The Errol Linton Band – Hideaway

Sweet vocals and stomping harmonica from Errol Linton as he leads his band to blend Chicago blues with the influences of his Jamaican heritage into an inspiring and intoxicating mix.

‘Britain, once a blues powerhouse, has several fascinating new talents. Most notable is Errol Linton’  Sunday Times

‘ A gifted bluesman… refreshingly free of clichés’  Independent On Sunday

‘A voice that can be surprisingly sweet or get close to the sound of a young Muddy Waters… a timeless feel R2

Errol Linton

“A good friend sold me a harmonica one day, started blowing on it, never stopped, the harp lead me to the blues, not the other way ’round.”

In 1991 a chance meeting with John Walters (BBC Radio 2 producer) led to radio session on the Andy Kershaw Show and in 1993 Errol was featured along side Big Bill Broonzy in BBC 2’s Arena documentary (Rhythms of the World) called Two Generations of the Blues.

1995 saw Errol touring Spain and the UK with Henry Gray, piano player for 14 years in the mighty Howlin’ Wolf. Linton’s band have opened the show for Screaming Jay Hawkins, Bo Diddley, Dr John and Blind Boys of Alabama.

Linton released his first album, Vibin’ It (Ruby Records), in 1998. Across the UK BBC Radio DJs Charlie Gillett, Paul Jones, John Peel and Andy Kershaw all played the album.

He toured the full length of the UK and Ireland, playing festivals, clubs and pubs. Promoters in Germany, France and Spain all booked the band. They were the first UK artists to perform at Park Tower Blues Festival in Japan, on the same stage as the soulful Howard Tate and even jamming with the late great Clarence ‘Gate Mouth‘ Brown.


Thursday, 15th Feb 2018 – Doors 7pm, Show 8.30pm – £10.00


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