Wednesday, October 9, 2013

BLUES AND LUNCH WITH THE REVEREND AT THE BEACH

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CBBlues fans and friends were treated to a rare and special show on the 9th of October at Platinos at the beach in Javea. 

The Reverend Richard John was in the region, playing normal night time gigs up and down the coast, however for our society of blues aficionados he performed a wild and ripping lunchtime gig.

For those of you who do not know of the Reverend Richard John, he is a unique bluesman.

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Following in the traditions of the US delta Mississippi cotton farm entertainers, RRJ keeps the beat on a box, while belting out melodies on a variety of guitars. To enhance the show RRJ blasts out even more notes on his harmonicas and whines out words giving the blues a "hurting and haunting" quality.

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Needless to say, it was a show that got the crowd to their feet and dancing in the middle of the day. Everyone enjoyed themselves and was begging for more.

RRJ gave two encores and then posed for a photo with some of our subscribers.

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Two members of the local blues band - THE WORKING PARTY
BLUES BAND got up on stage and performed a wee tune and promoted an event that they are hosting - THE BLUES PICNIC * 26TH OCTOBER * featuring THE GRAHAM FOSTER TRIO * LOCATION - Lliber @ Mas de Pau - 10 EUROS and kids under 11 are FREE * Here is the Ticket Reservation Form link - https://bluespicnic.wufoo.com/forms/the-blues-picnic-ticket-reservation-form/



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