SAM KELLY’S BAND has been featuring on the U.K. live music circuit for many years. SAM KELLY (included in Blues in Britain magazine’s “Gallery of Greats”) leads from the drum-seat, selecting his Band from a wealth of fantastic musicians and tailoring the overall sound to suit the event booking.
For a “funky/blues” feel, Sam is joined by lead guitarist/vocalist, TONY QUNTA and RICHARD SADLER on bass. Steve Simpson (Roger Chapman, Slim Chance) is a regular guest with SAM KELLY’S BAND and spectacular blues artist, Papa George, brings his “Blues with a Feeling” to the line-up . For set lists spanning most musical genres, SAM KELLY’S BAND is fronted by guitarist/vocalist MICHAEL ‘LALLY’ CAREY with Richard on bass and invited guests including Rowena Poole (vocals), Dom Bon de Souza (sax), Paul Jobson (keys/vocals), Jerome Marcus (percussion), Jim Reece (bass), Frankie Connolly (guitar/vocals) . For a blues groove, the Band is joined by guitarist/vocalist T.J. Johnson. If you are after a Delta blues sound, Sam is joined by Giles Hedley on vocals, guitar and double-harmonica together with bass guitarist/vocalist Andy Hodge.