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THE KEVIN BROWN TRIO- The Bullfrog blues Club, this Thursday- 5th June


 
This Thursday - 5th June - we're delighted to welcome THE KEVIN BROWN
TRIO to The Bullfrog Blues Club for the first time. 

Kevin Brown has
been playing blues guitar since 1964, specialising in slide guitar. His
first album, 1983's . 'Road Dreams'.was released by the legendary Joe
Boyd on Hannibal Records . 

In 1984 Kevin formed the Hawaiian
influenced band '5 Guys Named Mo', although 'Rust', Kevin's second
release on Hannibal, Kevin used mainly the cream of local musicians from
his native Bath. 

The next album 1999's 'Time Marches On' was produced
by Van Morrisons' producer Peter Van Hooke for the Chrysalis label and
featured top musicians including Paul Carrack, Clem Clempson, Mo Foster,
Alvin Lee, Rabbit Bundrick, Pete Thomas and Adrian Utley. Two songs were
co-written with Alvin Lee, and two more with Roger Cook. However, the
Chrysalis label label was sold to EMI shortly after the record was in
the can, and was released on Taxim, an EMI "spinoff" label. 

The
instrumental album "Sunny Side Up" was to be released on Hannibal; but
the company was bought out by Rykodisc and it was finally released on
Doodah Records. 

During this period Kevin met Mark Knopfler, who
invited him to guest on his album "Golden Heart". 

In the summer of
2001 Kevin's solo acoustic album 'Mojave Dust' was released to ecstatic
reviews, and ever evolving, Kevin become friends with Moussa Kouyate, a
master Kora player from Senegal, and toured the UK and Europe with him.
They later released the live recording "Kora Blues' 

"Tin Church", the
follow up to "Mojave Dust" was released to wide critical acclaim in
2005, and the year 2010 saw the release of two albums - "Slideville"
featuring featuring Kevin on slide guitar, lap steel, dobro and
Weissenborn, and the slide guitar album "Abundance". 

2011's "Home and
Dry" -released as The Shackdusters - was recorded with uke player and
multi instrumentalist Gary Rudd and Kevin Brown on Weissenborn/slide
guitar, supplemented occasionally with bass. In 2012 The Shackdusters
also released 'Home for Christmas', again with Gary Rudd on selected
tracks,with special guest Ben Powell appearing on the Kevin Brown
original "Giant Steps'. 

Joining Kevin at the Bullfrog will be Lazy
Dave Hatfield on upright bass, and Fiddlin' Mick Candler on drums- The
Kevin Brown Trio!!!! 

The Bullfrog Blues Club is at The N.B.E.C.S.A.
Club (a.k.a.The Dockyard Club), Onslow Rd, Southsea, PO5 2NH 

You can
also buy your tickets in advance from Street Level music store 139
Albert Rd, Southsea, Hampshire, PO5 2SQ or get them at the door on the
night. 

Doors open at 8 p.m, and there's a well stocked bar at club
prices.