Guitar legend Larry Miller is undeniably one of the must see blues/rock guitarists, bringing his unique showmanship to every performance. He is famous for his mesmerising guitar playing and high octane shows, wowing audiences in the UK and Europe.
One of the hardest working musicians on the live music scene, he was a regular headliner at The Marquee in London and produced a barnstorming set at the Reading Festival. He is now more popular than ever and holds the record for the most encores at The Cambridge Rock Festival. Reviewing the festival the Get Ready To Rock journalist said “Crowd reaction to his performance was ecstatic ...Joe Bonamassa watch out, there's another new blues hero snapping at your heels”.
In ‘Classic Rock Presents The Blues’ magazine readers poll, Larry Miller was voted number 3 only to be beaten by Joe Bonamassa and Walter Trout, plus a 5 page article proclaimed Larry Miller was “Keeper of the British Blues Rock flame”.
“Larry Miller explodes on stage and hits you right between the eyes. Polished, professional and highly entertaining, he serves up faultless playing as well as a lively, fun, hard-hitting show. He is one of the biggest crowd pleasers on the live circuit today and one of the nice guys. His engaging personality brings a dimension of showmanship to his performances like no other. This powerhouse blues/rocker is filling the niche left behind by Gary Moore and Rory Gallagher. The man has flair, memorable riffs, serious soloing as well as being a great blues vocalist and a consummate showman.”
“Full of intense passion, power, exciting guitar playing with both rockers and ballads. "Elegantly crafted compositions provide sturdy foundations for that deep, expressive soloing style of his and we, for one, are sold. Blues-rock brilliance." Guitar & Bass magazine.
“Put Rory Gallagher, Gary Moore and SRV in the ring together and you'd be close…. “
"A rock album with blues undertones; and it's brilliant" Classic Rock Society. “The new Gary Moore” Radio Caroline.
The band features Graham Walker on drums. For many years Graham toured with Gary Moore and played on Gary’s big selling blues albums. He has also played with BB King, Albert King, Mick Jagger and Eric Burdon and many other famous names. Derek White on bass completes the lineup.
If you like Rory Gallagher, Joe Bonamassa, Gary Moore, Walter Trout or Jimi Hendrix, you want to see Larry Miller.
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Already a well-known name on the rock circuit in Southampton, Timshel have been honing their bluesy brand of rock ‘n’ roll for a while now but since being rejoined by Rob Litten on drums they have really found their groove.
The Black Crowes fronted by “Vs” era Eddie Vedder with Jimmy Page on guitar goes some way to describing the sound but in no way does it justice. There are touches of Blind Melon, Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith - basically it is a melting pot of the rock illuminati.
Fronted by James Carey (who possesses the kind of voice that can only come from just the right mix of cigarettes and alcohol) they are watertight 4 piece, Paul Carter and Rob provide the foundation for Jami to build on with some truly amazing guitar work. Each song is crafted with a keen ear for melody and obeying the unwritten rule of rock, always have a chorus with a monster hook with a sing-a-long refrain!
Their back catalogue is extensive and houses some rock classics in waiting such as The Gate, Christmas Tree, Southpaw and hard rock stomp of Blame as well as the soaring High Angel. The Timshel faithful are already well aware of the sheer power of a live performance but I have seen at first hand the effect of these tracks on an unsuspecting audience, there is something quite rewarding about watching an entire room being won over by the rock behemoth that is the Timshel live show!
The band have been together for over ten years, during which time they have played with such artists as ‘Splodgenessabounds’, ‘Larry Miller’, ‘John ‘Rhino’ Edwards’ and ‘Wishbone Ash’.