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NOTE - re KENT DUCHAINE Monday Nov. 1st at The R.M.A. Tavern..





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-----Original Message-----
From: spiderpromos@aol.com
To: spiderpromos@aol.com
Sent: Fri, Oct 22, 2010 9:14 am
Subject: STOP PRESS! Date added to KENT DUCHAINE's U.K tour - Monday Nov. 1st - back room of the R.M.A. Tavern! 


*The Official Barking Spider News Letter*


I’m delighted to report that KENT DUCHAINE, one of the Bullfrog’s all time 
avourite bluesmen, is on tour in the U.K from his home in Minnesota, and has 
UST added a last minute gig to his U.K tour.

e will be playing a VERY intimate gig in the back room of The R.M.A. Tavern, 
romwell Rd., Eastney. Tickets are just £7, and with a capacity of 65 this gig 
ILL sell out, so get your tickets NOW! 

Rather than repeat Kent’s biography (you can find it on www.kentduchaine.com) 
ere’s a review of Kent’s very first gig at the Bullfrog Blues Club on South 
arade Pier, Southsea, way  back in 2001. He’s been a welcome guest back ever 
ince…

"This review is for all those people who missed a feast of a gig at Bullfrog 
lues Club. Kent Duchaine took to the stage and made it his own. He is truly a 
andering minstrel as he constantly travels around the world playing and 
romoting the Blues. Armed only with 'Leadbessie', his beaten up national 
uitar, which is held together with gaffer tape and shows signs of rusting from 
he sweat of it's owner, he belted out classic Robert Johnson songs such as 
Sweet Home Chicago', plus others by such writers as Willie Dixon, Richard Jones 
nd some of his own compositions. His slide guitar playing is at times 
ggressive to the point where you are concerned for the wellbeing of 
Leadbessie' but he can show a tenderness when playing songs such as 'I'll Be 
rue to You' and one of my personal favourites, 'St. James Infirmary'. He is a 
light man but his music, charisma and obsessive love of the Blues fills the 
tage with ease. Kent is not just and excellent singer/guitarist he is also a 
toryteller and his explanations as to how some of the all time classic Blues 
ongs came to be written offers an insight into the social history of Black 
merica. The Blues is not all doom and gloom and Kent has a sharp sense of 
umour and ability to laugh at himself, especially when talking about his 
x-wives, much to the amusement of the audience. Sadly his set had to finish due 
o the ludicrous licensing laws. Were it not for this restriction I have no 
oubt Kent would have played all night and the audience would have boogied along 
ith him. The applause he received from the audience was one of the best I have 
itnessed at the Club. Having attended hundreds of gigs over too many years I 
ave no hesitation in saying this was one of the best nights of music I have 
istened to". 
Clive Goodwin)

ENT DUCHAINE plays the back room of The R.M.A. Tavern, Cromwell Rd., Eastney on 
onday November 1st. Doors at 8 pm - come early and enjoy a great pint in the 
ront bar! Tickets are just £7 (the beer's extra...)

Order your tickets NOW by any of the following methods…
1. Via our website http://www.barkingspider.abelgratis.com/html/tickets.shtml. 
ecure online service- credit or debit cards may be used to buys tickets via 
ayPal (You don’t have to have a Paypal account). No booking fees!
. In person from R.M.A. Tavern, RMA Tavern, Southsea, Portsmouth PO4 9PN, Tel: 
23 9282 0896 (any time during opening hours - just pay Kev Smith, the licensee. 
cash only)
. From Saraband Ltd, Safety Equipment & Clothing, 163 Goldsmith Avenue 
outhsea, PO4 8BJ, during shop hours (cash only) - just pay Tim Jones.
www.kentduchaine.com) here’s a review of Kent’s very first gig at the Bullfrog 
lues Club on South Parade Pier, Southsea, way  back in 2001. He’s been a 
elcome guest back ever since…

"This review is for all those people who missed a feast of a gig at Bullfrog 
lues Club. Kent Duchaine took to the stage and made it his own. He is truly a 
andering minstrel as he constantly travels around the world playing and 
romoting the Blues. Armed only with 'Leadbessie', his beaten up national 
uitar, which is held together with gaffer tape and shows signs of rusting from 
he sweat of it's owner, he belted out classic Robert Johnson songs such as 
Sweet Home Chicago', plus others by such writers as Willie Dixon, Richard Jones 
nd some of his own compositions. His slide guitar playing is at times 
ggressive to the point where you are concerned for the wellbeing of 
Leadbessie' but he can show a tenderness when playing songs such as 'I'll Be 
rue to You' and one of my personal favourites, 'St. James Infirmary'. He is a 
light man but his music, charisma and obsessive love of the Blues fills the 
tage with ease. Kent is not just and excellent singer/guitarist he is also a 
toryteller and his explanations as to how some of the all time classic Blues 
ongs came to be written offers an insight into the social history of Black 
merica. The Blues is not all doom and gloom and Kent has a sharp sense of 
umour and ability to laugh at himself, especially when talking about his 
x-wives, much to the amusement of the audience. Sadly his set had to finish due 
o the ludicrous licensing laws. Were it not for this restriction I have no 
oubt Kent would have played all night and the audience would have boogied along 
ith him. The applause he received from the audience was one of the best I have 
itnessed at the Club. Having attended hundreds of gigs over too many years I 
ave no hesitation in saying this was one of the best nights of music I have 
istened to". 
Clive Goodwin)

ENT DUCHAINE plays the back room of The R.M.A. Tavern, Cromwell Rd., Eastney on 
onday November 1st. Doors at 8 pm - come early and enjoy a great pint in the 
ront bar! Tickets are just £7 (the beer's extra...)

Order your tickets NOW by any of the following methods…
1. Via our website http://www.barkingspider.abelgratis.com/html/tickets.shtml. 
ecure online service- credit or debit cards may be used to buys tickets via 
ayPal (You don’t have to have a Paypal account). No booking fees!
. In person from R.M.A. Tavern, RMA Tavern, Southsea, Portsmouth PO4 9PN, Tel: 
23 9282 0896 (any time during opening hours - just pay Kev Smith, the licensee. 
cash only)
. From Saraband Ltd, Safety Equipment & Clothing, 163 Goldsmith Avenue 
outhsea, PO4 8BJ, during shop hours (cash only) - just pay Tim Jones.
ttp://www.barkingspider.abelgratis.com/html/tickets.shtml. 
ecure online service- credit or debit cards may be used to buys tickets via 
ayPal (You don’t have to have a Paypal account). No booking fees!
. In person from R.M.A. Tavern, RMA Tavern, Southsea, Portsmouth PO4 9PN, Tel: 
23 9282 0896 (any time during opening hours - just pay Kev Smith, the licensee. 
cash only)
. From Saraband Ltd, Safety Equipment & Clothing, 163 Goldsmith Avenue 
outhsea, PO4 8BJ, during shop hours (cash only) - just pay Tim Jones.


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im."
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