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Thursday (7th July) The Bullfrog Blues Club present SplitWhiskers

This Thursday (7th July) The Bullfrog Blues Club present Split Whiskers

Last year I  was a the Great British Rock & Blues Festival in Skegness, and 
this band blew me away - superb musicianship, a wonderfully infectious
humour on stage,  coming to together to give  a great evening's
entertainment. A decision to book 'em for The Bullfrog was made then and

Split Whiskers have their roots firmly planted in Chicago blues, crossing
boundaries into rock, Americana and more than a hint of the Delta. 
The band's fame is spreading and they are becoming one of the busiest bands
at blues venues around the UK, in particular in great demand on the
Festival circuit. Indeed, their gig at The Bullfrog is sandwiched between
appearances at The Blues At The Farm Festival in Billericay, and Dereham
Blues Festival in Norfolk.

Split Whiskers are fronted by Gilby J. Fletcher on vocals & blues harp,
Johnny 'Magic Boy' Wright on vocals & acoustic, resonator & electric
guitars, Matt Willshaw on keys, Alex Machell on bass and Tony Hill on drums

"...Split Whiskers embrace excellence when playing live, the show is a
complete experience, 
you will leave after feeling refreshed and invigorated by their blues..." 

BBC Radio

"...must go and see them..."
 Blues Matters magazine

But the final word comes from front man Gilby J. Fletcher.... "Go tell
ever'body Split Whiskers are back in town, they got a dollar and a quarter
and they're ready to clown!" 

The Bullfrog Blues Club
@ The Dockyard Club
Onslow Road, Southsea

Tickets £8.00 adv £10.00 door