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Milford Blues Night: Erin Harpe & Jim Countryman

27 Apr 2024

Tickets: £12


Erin Harpe .The two-time “Blues Artist of the Year”,  has earned a reputation as a captivating performer, playing stages large and small throughout the US, UK and Europe, and opening for everyone from ZZTop to Honeyboy Edwards, Buddy Guy and James Cotton. In Living Blues Magazine, Frank Matheis called Erin “one of the most dynamic, talented and exciting roots rocking blues women on the scene”, noting, “she has it all – a golden voice and guitar chops that dazzle!”  . Erin’s high-energy performances center around her exceptional finger-style and boogie blues guitar playing as well as her striking soulful vocals. She is skillfully accompanied by Jim Countryman on bass.

Supporting them will be Bob Long & Keith Miller, playing as a duo for more the 50 years. Between them, they’ve played with an impressive roster of British and American blues artists, including support for Pinetop Perkins, Bill Abel, Ben Payton, Reverend Robert and British blues legends Dave Kelly and
Maggie Bell, The Spikedrivers, Eddie Martin and festivals in the USA and the UK.

Sharing vocals and featuring Bob’s powerful guitar work and Keith’s soulful harmonica, they’ll be playing acoustic blues and jug-band music from the 1920s and 30s, with a dash of gospel and city blues