Sat 20th June, 20208:00 pm - 10:30 pm (Doors: 7:30pm)
The Liam Ward Band bring you modern rhythm and blues like you’ve never heard before.
Get your mojo working with the epic harp-driven sounds of vintage American dance music: rocking blues, west coast swing and funky, soulful roots music.
With one foot firmly in the past, the band also have innovation at the heart of everything they play and are well-known for originals that push blues boundaries, bringing you some of the freshest rhythm & blues on offer.
One of the UK’s most revered harmonica players, vocalist and bandleader Liam Ward is a winner of the National Harmonica League Player of the Year and has been described by Harmonica World as “endlessly inventive”. His harmonica style is a blistering blend of traditional and unconventional, producing a modern sound that is truly his own.
Debut album ‘Uprising’ comprises ten original compositions and is emotionally charged and lyrically rich throughout. The album has garnered acclaim with both the public and critics and is already being hailed as a new direction for the genre. ‘Uprising’ exhibits the band’s dedication to keeping the blues alive and well in the twenty-first century.”