SWANAGE BLUES FESTIVAL -
Steamer had a lovely afternoon playing in the
autumn sunshine in the garden of the Black Swan for Swanage Blues Festival
POOLE BLUES FESTIVAL 2018
Steamer enjoyed playing to the blues fans in
UPTON BLUES FESTIVAL - July
the Camping Field bursting at the seams in Upton upon Severn,
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
Thanks, as ever, to Steve Darrington for masterminding the event.
SWANAGE BLUES FESTIVAL - OCTOBER 2017
an excellent time at Swanage
Blues Festival October 2017... Thanks as ever to Steve Darrington for
impeccable organisation. www.swanage-blues.org
POOLE BLUES FESTIVAL 2017
had a fun weekend on the Quay for the
festival in September 2017
BLUES FESTIVAL July 2017
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!
POOLE BLUES FESTIVAL 2016
been approached by the festival organiser Anna Doyle, landlady of The
Lord Nelson Pub on Poole Quay, to advise on which bands to book for the
first festival in 2016, Stan & Helen were pleased to
of the acts they had recommended appearing on the line-up, including
several bands from the Southampton area.
Steamer also took part in the first Poole Blues Festival.
BANKES ARMS BEER FESTIVAL -
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.
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.
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.....
live videos see the Music page
tales from Chicago, Texas and Canvey Island...A healthy portion of
Classic Blues - The focus is on uptempo and upbeat so get your dancing
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.
small selection of songs from our set:-
Don't start me talking
Hoochie Coochie Man
Just Your Fool
Stormy Monday Blues
Further on up the road
Highway 61 revisited
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.
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
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
Blues Jams each month- Check out the website for all the jam dates and
at The Thomas
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|
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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