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PAST EVENTS

SWANAGE BLUES FESTIVAL - OCTOBER 2018
Steamer had a lovely afternoon playing in the autumn sunshine in the garden of the Black Swan for Swanage Blues Festival October 2018

UPTON BLUES FESTIVAL - July 2018 With the Camping Field bursting at the seams in Upton upon Severn, and the award winning "Best British Blues Festival" in full swing, Steamer played in the baking heat of the long hot summer to an appreciative audience on the Camping Field Stage. 

SWANAGE BLUES FESTIVAL - MARCH 2018
Despite the arrival of the Beast from the East and various logistical issues resulting from the snow and ice Steamer  had a great time playing at The Black Swan.
Thanks, as ever, to Steve Darrington for masterminding the event.

SWANAGE BLUES FESTIVAL - OCTOBER 2017
Steamer had an excellent time at Swanage Blues Festival October 2017... Thanks as ever to Steve Darrington for impeccable organisation. www.swanage-blues.org

UPTON BLUES FESTIVAL July 2017
Our acoustic band Steamer played 2 slots on the new Camping Field Stage at Upton Blues Festival in Worcestershire - A really well organised Festival with a mix of Festival Stages and pub gigs, with camping!

SWANAGE BLUES FESTIVAL - March 2017
Steamer had a breezy weekend of gigs and jollity.Great organisation by Steve Darrington Esq. Thank you Steve!

BANKES ARMS BEER FESTIVAL - August 2015
Steamer had a great weekend playing at the Bankes Arms Beer Festival in Studland on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset.

LYMINGTON ARTS FESTIVAL 2015
Steamer took part in the annual Lymington Arts & Music Festival  playing at The Community Centre Hall,  The Angel Courtyard, and The United Reform Church Courtyard.

GREAT DORSET STEAM FAIR 2014
Steamer entertained the fair goers at GDSF  in 2014.
A great day out with steam engines galore, stalls, fairground, arts and crafts and live music for all tastes!


SWANAGE BLUES FESTIVAL 2014
Steamer was back in Swanage for the March 2014 Blues Festival  and had a fantastic weekend of blues by the sea in glorious sunshine.

 

 

 

 

THE BAND

The Steamer line-up varies depending on the venue and can be a  trio with Vocals/Guitar, Bass, and Harmonica or 4 piece band with small drum kit, or a trio with Vocals/Guitar, Bass and Cajon, sometimes a trio with keyboards... or other various permutations.....

For live videos see the Music page

"Foot-tapping tales from Chicago, Texas and Canvey Island...A healthy portion of Classic Blues - The focus is on uptempo and upbeat so get your dancing boots on!"

Songs from Howling Wolf, Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson, Willie Dixon, Little Walter, Chuck Berry, Jimmy Rogers, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, JB Lenoir,  BB King and many more.

A small selection of songs from our set:-
Don't start me talking
Kansas City
Matchbox
Hoochie Coochie Man
Caldonia
Just Your Fool
Stormy Monday Blues
Further on up the road
Highway 61 revisited
Route 66
Help Me
Talk to your daughter
Sugar coated Love



Based on the edge of The New Forest on the South Coast, Steamer plays in venues and festivals across the South of England and beyond.

With an extensive repertoire from which to choose material the set list changes regularly and can be tailored to suit the event, from festivals to parties and regular pub gigs.

With a high quality PA and lighting to suit a range of  venues, Steamer can be relied upon to put on a professional show for pub gigs, private functions or festivals.. A Steamer show is typically 2 hours long....played at a controlled volume level to suit each venue's requirements.

Publicity is a high priority and gigs are added to  Blues In The South, as well as various Facebook groups and pages and our emailing list.

Other Activities
We also organise Stan's Blues Jams each month- Check out the website for all the jam dates and info...
www.stansbluesjam.co.uk

at The Thomas Tripp, Christchurch
BH23 1HX on the
First Tuesday of Every Month

at The Owl's Nest, West Parley BH22 8SS on the
Last Wednesday of Every Month

at The Platform Tavern, Southampton SO14 2NY on the Third Wedneday of Every Month

Mailing List
We compile a weekly e-newsletter the "Blues Jammers Chronicles" with a reminder of the date for the upcoming Stan's Blues Jam, along with our bands'

gig dates for the month, links to the South's blues gig guide, and various other blues-related news items and events that we think would be of interest.
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