Catfish is a newly formed five-piece band playing straight ahead blues, with original interpretations of traditional post war electric styles, from early jump blues to later Texas and Chicago material, all played with real authenticity and swing.
Catfish comprises of Ben Packer on vocals and harmonica, Luke Cawthra (Phantom Limb) and Neil Smith(This is The Kit) on guitars, and the superb rhythm section of Tom Kuras, bass ( Shimmer Band) and Matt Brown on drums.
Collectively the band has played with some incredible roots music artists and bands in the past, such as: Pee Wee Ellis, Martha High, Andy Sheppard, Rodriguez, Phantom Limb, Marc ford, Lillian Boutte etc etc..
Catfish is a band that has evolved out of a desire to hear blues music played the way they want to hear it-Swinging, dynamic, melodic and full of bold statements.
The NEW MOTELS: Five-piece from Bristol writing skilful, upbeat blues pop straight from the 60s. Fringe-toting lead singer Ellie Thomas fronts four highly experienced live players on keys, guitar, bass and drums.
SMALL DAYS: Post war blues set from earthy duo!
Doors Open: 7.30pm Admission:£5 on the Door
Tickets: £4Adv + BF from Bristol Ticket Shop, Union Street, Bristol Tel 0117 9299008 www.bristolticketshop.co.uk