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Bullfrog Blues Club - Stompin Dave and Sam Kelly - Thursday 7th January 2016


This Thursday [7th January] at The Bullfrog Blues Club we start ioff our
2016 gigs with a bang, as we're welcoming back the extraordinary Stompin'
Dave Allen accompanied on this occasion by the award winning blues drummer
Sam Kelly for an unmissable musical extravaganza!

Described by Maverick Magazine as "one of the world's greatest performers."
Stompin' Dave is a vocalist, multi instrumentalist and dancer, and has
worked exclusively as a musician since 2000. He's performed across the UK
and beyond, at bluegrass, blues, country, folk, rock n roll and old-time
music festivals including major festivals such as Glastonbury.

A former member of former UK blues band of the year The Producers, Stompin'
Dave was nominated for a British Blues Award in the acoustic act category
2014.
Although Dave mainly performs solo he does from time to time perform as a
duo with a variety of friends and with various acts including with drummer
extraordinaire Sam Kelly. Sam also currently drumming with Cymande, Papa
George Band, Geoff Achison and the UK Souldiggers, Chuck Farley, Giles
Hedley and the Aviators, Serious Blues and Connie Lush.

Early in 2008, Sam went into the studio to record the rhythm tracks for the
late great, Gary Moore's last R&B album, `Bad For you Baby'. He also joined
Gary's band for a 10-date tour in Germany.
Over the years Sam has worked with Chaka Khan, Dr John, Ben E. King, Robert
Plant, 

The Foundations, Gordon Haskell, Billy Ocean, Desmond Dekker, Eddie Floyd,
Roger Chapman, Michelle Shocked, Stan Webb, Gary Moore and OtisTaylor to
name but a few., and recently with Mick Ralphs, Paul Jones, Imelda May,
Robben Ford, Andy Fairweather Low and Chris Barber.

A gig not be missed!Tickets available NOW from Street Level Music, Albert
Rd., Southsea, on the door from 8pm, or online here :

http://webplus.barkingspider.abelgratis.com/tickets/