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EXPERIENCED BLUES/ROCK BAND SEEK BASS PLAYER, VOCALS A BIG PLUS. MANY GIGS WAITING. GOOD TRANSPORT, GEAR AND ATTITUDE NEEDED. NO MORE BIG HEADS PLEASE, WE GOT PLENTY OF THEM IN THE PAST. WE WONT BE RICH, WE WONT BE FAMOUS, BUT WE WILL BE HAPPY.
bobcougar@hotmail.com      Tel:  07979 520060

Double Bass player wanted for Neoí Rockabilly 3 piece fronted by ex-name songwriter. Gigs/festivals played in 2008 and well received album recently released on large indie label. Applicant must have genuine ability, be flexible, and able to think outside box. High commitment required but all experience levels considered. Rehearsals in North Kent.  No bread heads or timewasters please. Email needabassplayer5@googlemail.com

 'FUNKY DIVA'  singer needed to join a funky bass player and drummer who added playing in a  70's soul/funk/motown/disco band to their years of bluesband  playing. Anyone out there preferably female with good experience who would enjoy a couple of  gigs a month fronting  our funky fivepiece 'fun' band (Bucks based) please contact: ian@huggyflares.com or  mark@huggyflares.com

Newly-formed rockabilly 3-piece (Doghouse Bass, Drums and Guitar/Vox) are looking for an Energetic, Charismatic Frontman with rhythm/lead guitar abilities to help take some(most!) of the load off me in the singing department. Hoping to gig the 50's circuit soon with a Rockin' Western-Swing-a-Billy-Boogie Style! We are Cambridge/Ruislip based. Interested? Give me a call on 01895 471957 or email valveampboogie@yahoo.co.uk
Bassist wanted. To complete newly formed Carmarthenshire based blues band. Accomplished bassist needed to match existing members, all with a passion for the blues. Some vocals an asset but not a deal breaker. We're crowd pleasers ready to get good blues out there. This is not high pressure stuff. Contact Dave wyford.by@virgin.net  01269 861126.
Lead guitarist and a drummer needed ASAP for a rockabilly/Western Swing/Rock n Roll band based in SE England/Kent.  This is not a start up project, but must be willing to rehearse a new set.  Get in touch - 07854632473 or email theshotrods@googlemail.com (18/05/09)

BLUES/BOOGIE PIANIST (experienced) wanted for new guitar & harp-lead 50s/60s style Chicago Blues band. Sunnyland Slim, Otis Spann, Memphis Slim, for Wolf, Waters, Walter, Dixon etc tunes. SW London area. Email for details: smokestack_uk@yahoo.co.uk (18/05/09)

Established rocking rhythm & blues band urgently require a rhythm/lead guitarist. Influenced by the British Blues boom of the 60's and require player in the style of Wilco Johnson/Peter Green/Paul Butterfield. We mainly perform our own material, have released one CD and are looking to record a new one in the Autumn. Local and distance gigs waiting. Must be committed and willing to take the band as far as it will go. We are based and rehearse in Suffolk. Contact Steve on 07814 420322 or 07751 272482 or e-mail loucosmic@hotmail.com  (17/04/09)

Experienced Bass Player with a passion for live performance, Surrey based with pro gear and own transport, seeks good standard Blues, R&B (Feelgoods/nine below zero) or Classic Rock Band. Would consider forming band with like minded experienced players. (No SRV or Hendrix tributes please).  email jetglo@live.co.uk or call Bob on 0791 207 3591. (17/04/09)
Blues guitar player is looking for a bass player, keyboard player (or rhythm guitar player) and drummer to play Texas/Chicago/Funk style blues. High standard of musicianship is required. Please see my old band site www.mattbullardbluesband.com for more about me. I have some contacts and I know a promoter so we should be able to hit the ground running gig wise. Would like to rehearse once a week, would like to record CD ASAP and would want to play covers and originals. BB King to Kirk Fletcher, Otis Grand to SRV. It should be all about making good music, money MIGHT come later but you have to put the music first thatís all I ask. Please email at mattbullard7@yahoo.co.uk. I am Bromley, Kent based. 16/03/09       
Blues musicians wanted drummers, bass,lead,rythym guitarists, harmonica any age or ability for club night forming in Northolt Middlesex come practice, gig experience very friendly atmosphere no pressure  call Brendon 07808 096440 brendongibson@hotmail.com for more details.  16/03/09
'Country-Blues-a-Billy' Singer/Frontman with strong vocals wanted for new Central/West London trio (drums, doublebass, guitar) looking to gig. Broad influences ranging from 'early' Sun to Moon Mullican to Delmore Bros.to Wayne Hancock and beyond.  Any guitar or blues harp abilities would be great too! If you're interested, call - Brent 01895 471957 or Owen 07814641949 or email: triodeking@yahoo.com  16/03/09
Double Bass Player and Drummer looking for an acoustic guitarist/singer for a frontman and lead guitarist to form a 4 piece, or Lead/Rhythm Guitarist/Singer as a frontman of a trio, to play Country/Rockabilly/Pyscobilly/Honky Tonk
Already well rehearsed (as trio) Influences:- Sun label, Hank 111, Wayne Hancock, Br549, Johnny Cash, and all rockabilly. Call  Steve 07900 403712/Rob 07748 082825 16/03/09

We area rockabilly band based in SE London/Kent that needs a drummer.  We are upright bass, lead guitar, rythm guitar and vocals and we play rockabilly, rock n roll, western swing and Hillbilly boogie.  We have tried many drummers t that thought they could cut it, and sadly they couldn't.  If you are more influenced by Slim Jim Phantom than Phil Collins and can't understand why anyone needs more than a snare, hi hat and bass drum, then you could be the man for us! m Interested?  Send us an email: theshotrods@googlemail.com  16/03/09

We are looking for a rythm or lead uitarist with vocals for a rockabilly band, based in SE London/Kent.  There will be some rhearsals but hopefully you know what you are doing, so it won't be too taxing on the grey matter.  You would be joining an uipright bass player, maybe a female vocalist and another guitarist.  Your influences are Scotty Moore, Paul Birlison and you are able to tear up any place you play with your rockin' !! Get in touch with theshotrods@googlemail.com.   We'll be giging by March if you can hack it!  16/03/09

Bass player / vocalist wanted to join drums, keyboard and guitar for new blues band. Age immaterial, West Reading area. Contact Mike 0118 9412390
For the love of Blues....High Wycombe based guitarist is looking to start a new BLUES project.  Influences range from JJ Cale to John Mayal, Peter Green and Stan Webb.  Apart from jam sessions, I do not yet have gigging experience.  I'm looking to put in some hard work with a view to gigging in the future.  Hope to hear from you:  Dan  07817 030 752 dan@djdlandscaping.co.uk
Drummer and Bass Player needed for new blues project with experienced guitarist to work on new material. Influences: SRV, Jeff Beck, Buddy Guy, Larry Carlton with psychedelic spice from Hillage and Hendrix! South London. Contact: alex@alexpym.wanadoo.co.uk

tmccree55@yahoo.co.uk

LEAD VOCALIST AND BASS PLAYER OR GUITARIST WANTED FOR NORTH EAST BLUES BAND. We are looking for a frontman (or woman) with a good bluesy voice to front a new blues power trio. We need someone who can sing but can also play either bass or lead guitar to a good standard.  We are a drummer and a guitarist/bassist (happy to play either) both very experienced quality players aged 30s/40s. We are looking for a third member to complete a top class blues outfit aiming at regular pub gigs in and around Tyneside/Northumberland area and also occasional gigs on the national blues club circuit. bluespower@blueyonder.co.uk   

THE SHOOTERS urgently require a singer/harp player who can work a crowd and is committed to help produce a great R&B band.We are a new band putting together a sure-fire set and will start gigging early in 2009.
Line up is bass / drums and guitar we all are experienced and ready to roll just as soon as we can find the right man for the job. We rehearse in Burntwood (Staffordshire) every Saturday. Please do not apply if you are not willing to put the work in...or if you can't sing! Kev 07803 943 052 Dave 07807 347 626 Or email:  theshooters@hotmail.co.uk  
491 blues a successful rhythm and blues, gigging for the past two years and booked to March 2009, is looking for a lead vocalistto front the band. We need someone with a unique blues style voice who would be committed to weekly practice and two to three gigs per month. Playing an instrument is not essential but would be a bonus. We already have lead guitar, bass guitar, harmonica and drums.We practice in Stevenage, Hertfordshire and play from Essex to Warwickshire. Check our web site to see and hear us www.491blues.co.uk If you are interested in attending for an audition, please contact Tony on 07850 792141.
Strong singer wanted for Blues/Rock band Mid Wales area commited to practicing. Covering stevie ray vaughan, jimi hendrix, jeff healey, eric clapton etc.  Email ollie at ollie.harding@btinternet.com
New bues band with a jazzy, rocking feel, needs vocalist, bass player to join guitarist and drummer. Other instruments of interest, age immaterial. Reading area Call 0118 9412390 
SOUTHAMPTON / BOURNEMOUTH  area - Blues/Rock Band seeks experienced local DRUMMER for all, or some of the gigs. Established band playing mainly pubs, and some private parties, Poole to Portsmouth. 28th October 2008 www.riversidebluesband.co.uk  contact Stan 07595 595380
Drummer wanted. Professional standard drummer required by Surrey based blues/rock band. Second album in progress and UK tours/festivals arranged for 2009.  Excellent gear and transport essential. Replies to stta@uk2.net
Horn player wanted for gigging blues band in the Perth/Dundee/Fife/Aberdeen areas. Must be able to read and stick to arrangements.Phone: Robin 0794 1676292
Blues harp player required to fill a space in the line up of a rocking Blues Band, Essex Based band, gigging through this year, although will be heavy gigging next year, Studio booked for new recordings late Sept.  Must be a solid player, with energy and imagination!! professional attitude required. Contact gavin@surefix.org.uk
Drummer wanted for Delta Blues duet later to become trio.New Orleans Singer/Slide Guit/Harpist needs 'In The Pocket' rhythmist to kick ass and take names. Brush knowledge wd be good but not essential. Currently Hatfield-based. Work waiting (London) 01707 694758.
We are AXIS, and unfortunately have just lost our new singer. We are a rock band from BUCKS with a great following and this is an awesome opportunity for that special someone. Currently, we have gigs lined up all over Bucks (including New Year's Eve booked already) and we are looking to expand our horizons. AXIS perform from Pink Floyd to Greenday, Bon Jovi to Dream Theatre, and Guns N Roses to The Eagles. We don't care if you are male or female but you MUST be able to sing this material with passion. Instrumentally we have a reputation for being one of the best bands in this area but unfortunately lack the powerful lead vocalist we need. We also have two PAs of our own. A good little earner as many gigs await the right vocalist. Own transport a must. If you are interested let us know! LIVE IT LIVE!    www.myspace.com/axisrockyou 
We  are  a 4 piece band playing  50's  rock n roll, 60's RnB and a bit of 70's  punk {Stones, Dr Feelgood, Hot Rods, NYD, Clash} , all up tempo stuff. i'm struggling with singing and playing bass, so we're looking for someone to step in and do one or t'other.  we are all in our 30's and 40's, are based in the london borough of bexley and are all accomplished musicians but not up ourselves. we have a few tunes on yahoo from one of our rehearsals.  email me for the link if you are interested.  gigs lined up locally, just awaiting the right line up. call rob on 07956 475170 or email robismename@netscape.net

Singer required to join recently formed power trio. We are open minded/experienced players.  We are looking for a charismatic vocalist/front person to work on mix of originals, & covers, to complete line up. Influences; Hendrix/Trower/Groundhogs/Winter/John Spencer Blues Explosion/Early FMac/Green/Psychedelic Blues. Age Immaterial, but enthusiasm, & fun a must. Berks/Bucks based. Please call Mick on 01844 354051

Drummer wanted for hard rock/alternative metal band. Age 18-30. This is a serious project so no timewasters please. I'm looking for people who are willing to rehearse, play gigs on regular basis and people who are willing to go the extra mile to achieve success in music. Influences Guns 'n Roses, Metallica, Black Sabbath, Godsmack, Stone Sour. Give me a call or text me a message and I'll send you a link to our music. 07961815991 Vlad
Harmonica Player/Singer, 58, looking for Blues Guitarist/Singer to form Duo - someone who knows the playing of Muddy Waters, Jimmy Rogers, Robert Lockwood, Luther Tucker, Louis Myers, Charlie Christian, Duke Robillard, Hollywood Fats, Junior Watson, Alex Schultz, Charlie Baty. Genuine passion for traditional blues, Chicago, West Coast style, and jazz-tinged swing. Hertfordshire based. Please email: gord.onsound@virgin.net
West Wales - musician or vocalist wanted to join funky bluesy band. Could be keyboards, guitar, whatever. Contact Terry on 07966 374204 or blackpearl456@googlemail.com

Keyboard player wanted to join guitar, bass & drums to complete recently formed blues rock band.  The existing band members are from Gloucester, Bristol and Weston super Mare. Playing late 60ís blues rock like Ten Years After, early Fleetwood Mac, Muddy Waters etc.  We will be gigging soon so give Bob a ring on 07860 669396   ra007e4130@blueyonder.co.uk

Hi I'm a Blue singer Harmonica player, I write good songs in a blues/ country style,I've lots of live expierience. I'm looking for a good blues/country guitar player, to form a duo,also interested in any band offersI live on the East coast Nr Bridlington contact stevieford@hotmail.com

Semi-pro 60s -70s band The Vintage Corporation (9-piece band) requires a competent, experienced male vocalist/front man. Commitment required, must be reliable. Average age of band is 42.  You-tube : search the vintage corporation where you can see our promotional DVD. www.TheVintageCorporation.co.uk    

Based Ashford-Kent area. Contact Peter or Chris on 01233 733 993 Day or 01233 733 161 Evenings and Weekends.

Oldham/Saddleworth based Bass player looking to form a Blues band.  Need lead guitar, vox, drummer & keyboard/guitarist. To play music of the Blues style, Cream,  Green , ZZtop etc. Not looking to make money, but am looking for great musicians who love making music. BIGd
Musicians wanted to tour with a gifted singer/songwriter who's gained a lot of interest from the Major Labels and is on the verge of being offered a development deal. All interested parties contact 07920 033 044. Ideally we are looking for the following musicians: Drummer, Bass Player, 2 Guitarists, Keyboard/Pianist, Backing Vocals.
Lead Vocalist wanted. Lincolnshire based soul band (Commitments/Blues Bros style) looking for new frontman. Working the function/party/dance circuit. Great gigs, good money. Own transport and good gear essential.E-mail: petebenney@aol.com or call 07732 694055
We are looking for a rockabilly / rock & roll drummer, nothing technical, we have double bass and guitar and need to get one that is local (Upminster), and won't expect too much from us.  We are aiming to gig from March onwards, everything we do is very easy.
Please mail me at   simon@qplates.biz
Bass and/or Guitarist with vocals and needed to join piano player to play either or all 50s rock and roll/ western swing / jive / boogie / rockabilly based in northwest local to manchester and hopefully of a good standard. Reliable sober and able to travel .experience of 50s club circuit helpful. 0161 766 1410 Dave
Bass Player (25-45) needed for 3 piece Blues based rock band in the Leeds area.
We play originals and covers by and influenced by The Stones, The Black Keys, Dr Feelgood etc.We rehearse once a week and gig 2 or 3 times a month. Check out  myspace.com/thechiefwhips 
Tel. 07939 156611

Singer wanted to front 'VoodooSnakes', an established blues/rock band based in West Wales. We are experienced musicians with excellent gear - you must be ambitious, committed, & have a sense of humour. Listen to us on myspace.com/voodoosnake & check out voodoosnakes.com - if you think you've got it then give us a call. Terry@beecham3.orangehome.co.uk     Tel: 07966 374204

 

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