have taken the decision to cancel our gigs in March and
April and will take a view on dates for May onwards when we can
see how things are evolving with the Coronavirus. We believe this
is the right thing to do at this time.
Blues Band has a CD of some of our favourite blues classics recorded
live...."Just like that". The CD will be available at our
gigs for £10 and by post for £11.50 using the Paypal button
First review of our CD now in following a rush of sales at Poole Blues Festival........."Marvellous! got your cd which is really good- cheers guys"
In addition to the regular pub gigs Riverside Blues Band and Steamer have played at some great events and festivals over the years....
ALL SWANAGE BLUES FESTIVALS from October 2009
UPTON BLUES FESTIVAL, WORCESTERSHIRE - 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
Dorset Steam Fair 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014
Festival 2010, 2012, 2013, 2016
Motorcycle Federation Show in Peterborough - May & September 2012
Blues & Beer Festival 2012
Lymington Arts & Music Festival 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2018
The Hobbit Easter Blues Weekend 2008, 2009, 2010
Swanage Carnival 2008, 2009
Milford-on-Sea Music Festival 2006
We have played Support Slots at the music venues in the area for:-
Established in 2004, the 5 piece Riverside Blues Band plays a lively set of "Foot-tapping tales from Chicago, Texas and Canvey Island...Old School R'n'B with a healthy portion of Classic Blues - The focus is on uptempo and upbeat so get your dancing boots on!"
from Howling Wolf, Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson, Willie Dixon, Little
Walter, Chuck Berry, Jimmy Rogers, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, JB Lenoir,
the music of Chess Records and songs by the Beale Street Blues Boy himself
- the great BB King.
Sample Set List - A small selection of songs from our set.
the edge of The New Forest on the South Coast, Riverside Blues Band plays
and festivals across the South of England and beyond.
a high quality PA and lighting to suit both small and large venues, the
band can be relied upon to put on a professional show for pub gigs, private
functions or festivals.. A Riverside show is typically 2 hours long....played
at a controlled volume level to suit each venue's requirements.
Steamer is a 4 piece band and suitable for smaller venues - see the Steamer website www.steamermusic.co.uk.
as keeping the Riverside Blues Band and Steamer shows on the road, we
have also organised Stan's
Blues Jams since January 2009 - Check out the website for all the jam dates and
a weekly e-newsletter the "Blues Jammers Chronicles" with a
reminder of the date for the upcoming Stan's Blues Jam, along with