Sunday, 03 June 2012

The Gloucester Blues Project Live at Zack’s

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Head to Zack’s on Wilson’s Wharf on Tuesday, June 5 for fine dining and an awesome lineup of homegrown blues.

Taking to the Blues Train stage this Tuesday is Pietermaritzburg-based blues maestros the Gloucester Blues Project. The accomplished four-piece band will be bringing their blend of traditional blues and old school rock and roll to the stage to get feet tapping and heads bopping. With influences ranging from the classic roots music of John Lee Hooker to the fully loaded guitar-driven rock of Led Zeppelin, the Gloucester Blues Project is sure to impress.

The Gloucester Blues Project will be joined by Blues Train regulars Will’s Blues Band and Bobby and the Dynamites. For more than 10 years Will's Blues Band, in its various guises, has been the mainstay of the Blues Train.

Bobby and the Dynamites originated in 1986 at Pieces of Eight, where Robert van der Linde, Richard Haslop, Vic Schulze and Will Wallace played an eclectic collection of old blues, country, soul and folk rock. With Robert immigrating to the UK in March, Tiffany Sheppard has joined the band and added a whole new dimension, with harmonies and duets featuring strongly in the band's repertoire.

The Blues Train was founded in 2000 and is South Africa’s longest running Blues organisation. Having hosted many of South Africa’s blues greats including Dan Patlansky, Albert Frost, Jerry Kunene and Brian Thusi, the Blues Train remains a big part of the SA blues scene.

Currently housed at Zack’s Restaurant on Wilson’s Wharf in Durban, the Blues Train rocks the harbour with Bobby and the Dynamites, Will’s Blues Band and a wide variety of guest bands and artists every Tuesday night. Come down and join us on the deck for a great evening’s entertainment from 7:00pm to 10:00pm!