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IAN SIEGAL

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"...the cleverest writer and most magnetic blues performer in the UK."- MOJO.

In more than a quarter century of touring multi-award winner Ian Siegal's mission statement has barely changed: songs that are real, shows that resonate, vocals served raw. Today he is considered by many to be the most compelling British blues artiste since the great names of the sixties.

Classic Rock tags Siegal "a national treasure," America's blues bible says "vast talent" and MOJO magazine ranks him "the cleverest writer and most magnetic blues performer in the UK." He has taken his music to some 50 countries and presided over a trophy haul that includes two UK Blues Awards, 10 British Blues Awards, four European Blues Awards, two Mojo Blues Albums Of The Year not to mention three US Blues Music Awards nominations - an unprecedented nod for a non-American. And that's just what he has clocked up in the past ten years.

Siegal is known as a bluesman, but it's just one shade in the palette of an artist who slips between continents, eras and expectations. They say you can't sing the blues until you've lived the life, and when Ian Siegal steps up to the mic, you can hear the slings and arrows. His forte is playing to an audience. He takes command of the stage in a way very few artists alive today can match. Sweat, passion, humour, incendiary slide guitar and a soul-infused voice big enough to fell trees!

"Siegal is no ordinary man ... a national treasure." - CLASSIC ROCK MAGAZINE

"Siegal maintains his position as one of the most gifted singers and writers in contemporary blues." - MOJO magazine

IAN SIEGAL "I'm The Shit"

IAN SIEGAL "I'm The Shit"

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KYLA BROX

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Blues and soul become inextricably entwined in award-winning singer-songwriter, Kyla

Brox, whose raw talent has seen her described as “the finest female blues singer of her

generation”. Winner of the UK Blues Challenge 2018 and the European Blues Challenge

2019, voted Best Female Vocalist in the 2019 European Blues Awards and semi-finalist in

the International Blues Challenge 2019 and 2020, Kyla Brox is at the very top of the UK

Blues scene.

Daughter of cult blues figure, Victor Brox, the Mancunian vocalist began her career as a

teenager in her father’s band and has now honed her own sophisticated sound, as heard on

her last two critically acclaimed and award-nominated albums, Throw Away Your Blues and

Pain & Glory, which reached No.1 in the IBBA Charts for 2019 and was nominated Best

Album in both the European and UKBlues Awards.

Her voice; tender, urgent, gritty, blurring the distinction between pleasure and pain, mixed

with the enchantingly fluent guitar work of Paul Farr, inspired bass playing of Danny

Blomeley and in-the-pocket drumming of Mark Warburton, combine to make a unique and

powerful, often joyous, always emotional experience.

Kyla also plays in duo form with her husband, virtuoso acoustic guitarist, Danny Blomeley,

whose playing, by turns delicate and unrestrained, has earned him a following in his own

right.

A completely independent artist, Kyla has built her career year on year; starting out at

grassroots with local pub gigs and growing to headlining concerts all over the globe,

including some of the most prestigious Blues festivals in the world.

With thousands of albums sold and a constantly growing fanbase, Kyla Brox is widely

regarded as one of the very best soul-blues singers the British Isles has ever produced.

“The finest female blues singer of her generation” Manchester Evening News

“Manchester's answer to Aretha Franklin.” Tony Wilson, Factory Records�

“Surely one of the finest voices Britain has ever had” Pete Clack, Blues In Britain

“Kyla Brox knows how to handle the gears... the Mancunian vocalist lets songs percolate,

raising the temperature by degrees, then giving it both barrels in the final stretch. It's a

thrilling tactic.” Henry Yates, The Blues Magazine��

"An authentic soul diva… sensitive, sexy, and with infinite reserves of sassiness" City Life

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