17th July at 7.30pm: James Hunter
The twice Grammy nominated James Hunter is man who time and time again delivers a classic, yet perpetually modern brand of rhythm and blues. Hunter’s career has captivated listeners across generations and earned him two Billboard Blues #1’s, tours with Aretha Franklin, Van Morrison, Etta James, and Willie Nelson, performances on Leno, Letterman, and Conan, and critical raves everywhere from the NY Times to USA Today.
18th July at 1pm: Walk
WALK is the sequencer blues project of Rik Warren and David Schlechtriemenmay, they may be new on the scene but have already garnered formidable praise from audiences and critics across the UK. The duo have a formidable CV between them: Warren being a founder member of Ernie’s Rhythm Section, Noon and The Halelujah Whip, while Schlechtriemen drums with Driver Drive Faster, The Miserable Rich, Honeyfeet and his own project The Pickpocket Network.
18th July at 7.30pm: Cadillac Kings
The Cadillac Kings are firm favourites on both the blues & the retro scenes, featuring some of the UK’s top blues and roots musicians. Inspired by the sounds and styles of the ‘40s & ‘50s with a distinctly modern take lyric-wise, this is a band with a reputation for wowing their audiences, from intimate clubs to major festivals, from theatres to dance-halls, the length & breadth of the UK & Europe, from the Canaries to Spitzbergen in the arctic circle!
Tickets can be purchased for the whole weekend or for each individual gig: http://botw.ticketline.co.uk
Discounted tickets are available
Band on the Wall
25 Swan Street
Manchester M4 5JZ