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The Robin Robertson Blues Band

  • Bar Brig 96-98 Leith Walk Edinburgh United Kingdom (map)

The Robin Robertson Blues Band are a five piece blues band- all professional musicians who play for the love of this style. The band play a unique blend of Blues mixed with early RnB and a smattering of Jazz. Influences range from such diverse artists as Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, Katie Webster, Rae Charles and Robben Ford! All busy musicians working within a wide range of ensembles from orchestras to Jazz groups to supporting artists as session musicians. The band have toured and headlined festivals and venues for 4 years with their international debut at The Mijas Blues Festival in Spain in July 2014. The fist album RRBB had excellent reviews including Blues Matters and Blues Blast Magazine, with tracks included on Krossborder Records , Best of British Blues on Proper Records distribution. The second album ‘Look Before You leap’ has again had critical acclaim, excellent magazine and online reviews and radio air play in the UK, Europe, Australia and The USA, online reviews and extensive radio air play from stations in Argentina, Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal UK and USA. The band continued to write as a group with the song writing partnership of Annette Chapman and Robin Robertson being as strong as ever. “We have been very successful with our project throughout the UK with continued invites to play Blues Clubs and headline Blues Concerts including the Great Rock and Blues festivals” The band’s last UK tour in 2016, saw sell out audiences and great reviews. The band intend to get back into the studio for a new album later next year “We are currently in talks re festivals in UK ,France, Poland, Spain, and Switzerland. We love what we play, and it comes over that way as we delight audiences with our “ energy” and “highest quality playing” Social Media: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6jfmjZvM8Y

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