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CATFISH
CATFISH

CATFISH

HAMPTON HUB CLUB

Hampton

About

Five times UK and British Blues award winners and international touring blues rock powerhouse Catfish are making waves on the music scene in the UK, Europe and this summer played their first festival headline in the USA 'Catfish are one of the finest live bands in Britain today. The quality of musicianship is outstanding and in Matt Long, they have one of the greatest young guitarists on the scene today...' Blues Matters Magazine. mattlong-4173.jpeg Their first two albums 'So Many Roads' and ‘Broken Man’ both reached no. 1 in the IBBA airplay charts. The second of these, ‘Broken Man’, was also nominated for a UK Blues Award and was named album of the year by the IBBA. Their third album 'Burning Bridges' was released in May 2019 and has received excellent reviews from the UK and European music press. It was the third most played album by the Independent Blues Broadcasters Association in 2019 and was nominated for a UK blues award for 2020 as album of the year. They released a new live CD and DVD set on 1 December 2020 'Exile - Live in Lockdown’ which was recorded during lockdown at a full band live stream broadcast across Europe by Blues Maastricht festival in Holland. This was nominated for a UK Blues Award in 2021. ‘A true lockdown masterpiece full of anger frustration, defiance and hope’ Will Carter, Two Finger Media ‘Exile is an incredible statement in the darkest of times… a band at their peak’ Ritchie Birnie, Jace Media ‘Quality, high-octane blues rock, full of emotion’ Paul Dubbelman PCN Magazine ‘A brilliant live album, from a top class band’ Colin Campbell, Blues Matters Magazine B25I6514 copy.jpeg Here is the short promo video for the live album and DVD https://www.youtube.com/watch?fbclid=IwAR0R75XhPBZ-x2J6Z5yP_B7OHhIlah3kJKwhW0bF5LpSn0X3YZw3kocENyU&v=UwBFcffMWt8&feature=youtu.be _DSC9246.jpeg Here is a couple of mins of guitar solo from Exile, the title track of their live album and DVD. https://www.facebook.com/thecatfishbluesband/videos/629388698000434 If you would like to hear more of the range that they do, here is a five minute montage of clips from their recent live album recorded during lockdown and broadcast across Europe by Blues Maastricht festival. https://www.facebook.com/watch/?ref=saved&v=901051520780733 The band just played their first ever festival in the US at Playing with Fire in Nebraska, where they headlined Saturday night. Good festival offers are now pouring in from different parts of Europe and the UK. They also played in front of several thousand people at Culemborg Festival in August this year, which was a very special moment! Doors are at 7 and show starts at 8:45. Can't wait to see this fantastic show... KEEPING IT LIVE!

Venue

Opens Fri 27th Jan 2023 at 7:00 PM (GMT)
3 ASHLEY ROAD, Hampton, TW12 2JA
HAMPTON HUB CLUB