INTERNATIONAL JOHN BONHAM A CELEBRATION II
REDDITCH, WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND
SATURDAY 25th SEPTEMBER 2021
In Partnership With
TEENAGE CANCER TRUST
A line-up of 7 well known regional Blues Rock artists performing live on the Arena Stage from 12 noon - 6pm:
*Ritchie Dave Porter & Debra Susan
Birmingham-based Blues and Rock duo who have released six popular singles with airplay on the very best Blues and Rock Radio stations in the UK, USA, Europe, Australia, Canada and Brazil all to critical acclaim. The duo’s debut single 'One Hell Of A Ride hit #1 within Australia and four number 2 chart positions in Australian top ten for Banks Radio Australia, Valley FM and Sweet Sunday Sounds.
*The James Oliver Band
As “Titan of the Telecaster”, Bill Kirchen said, ‘James Oliver is the real deal, a passionate roots rocker loaded with guitar firepower.’ From 2012, first with GLAS and now with the three-piece James Oliver Band, he has built a formidable reputation in Wales and far beyond, so much so that last year he was awarded the title of Best Blues Emerging Artist. Last year he also released the acclaimed CD, Twang, made up of originals, on The Last Music Co.
A 3 piece boogie, blues and rock’n’roll band, formed in 2014 and hailing from Alcester in the West Midlands. The Scoundrels - Bernie (guitar, vocals), Phil (bass, vocals) and Terry (drums) - play an energetic and eclectic mix of songs by artists including Dr Feelgood, Cream, SRV, Rory Gallagher and the Pirates. They are currently in the process of recording their first album of original material - due for release in January 2022.
*Chimp On A Bike
Chimp on a Bike are 4-piece band from Gloucestershire covering all the best classic rock and blues. Performing songs from ZZ Top, The Cult, Hendrix, Free... and a couple of modern classics mixed in for good measure. With an emphasis on accuracy and plenty of volume & energy to match, you can rock out to all your favourite songs the way we all remember them. Expect a couple of surprises thrown in for good measure and guitar solos so sharp you could cut your hand on them!
Ever popular Arcadia Roots frontman, Dave Small, performing solo as Drifta, brings a mix of covers and self-penned blues and reggae tunes to the Arena stage
*The Haunted Souls
*Vincent Flatts Final Drive
The original and authentic "Whisky Swiggin', Bad Ass Kickin', Go Anywhere Giggin', Boogie Band". Featuring legendary frontman Steve Burton, Vincent Flatts will take you on a musical journey from southern-infused country rock to fast and exciting boogie. Whether or not you have seen this Birmingham band ‘live’, you are in for a real treat!
Over 18s. Sorry No Dogs Or Own Alcohol Allowed in the Arena
Please note: line up and times may be subject to change without notice
ARENA REDDITCH is the former covered market area beind the old Debenhams store, less than 100 yards from the John Bonham Memorial. It is also the location of Vintage Threads clothing shop.