ROB TOWNSEND • SIMON CURRIE • WAYNE ELLIOTT
And Their Special GuestsALAN PRICE • MAGGIE BELL
Following numerous critically acclaimed tours and due to public demand, Maximum Rhythm N’ Blues is back, once again boasting some of the finest quality talent ever assembled on one stage before.
These artists learned their craft by playing the exciting London club circuit in such famous clubs of the time as ‘The Flamingo’, ‘Klooks Kleeks’, ‘Ricky Ticks’, ‘Eel Pie Island’, and ‘Ronnie Scotts’ and ‘The 101 Club’ creating the birth of British Rhythm N Blues, which rapidly spread across the nation. This new generation of music buyers very soon shot these artists into the charts through hit singles and albums and sold out concerts.
The Maximum Rhythm N’ Blues tour reunites original Manfred members Paul Jones, Mike D’Abo, Tom McGuinness and Mike Hugg. After the successful reunion of The Manfreds in 1991, the band injects all of the enthusiasm back into classics such as Do Wah Diddy Diddy, 5-4-3-2-1 and Mighty Quinn.
These pioneers of the groundbreaking British Rhythm N’ Blues scene performs a show that features The Manfreds on stage throughout the night introducing all their classic hits and those of their special guests.
Alan Price the quintessential British singer/song writer of the 20th century has enjoyed a successful career n music, film and theatre spanning over 40 years. Iinitially a member of The Animals, has huge solo hits in the mid-60s with I Put A Spell On You and The House That Jack Built.
Returning for her second consecutive tour is former Stone the Crows vocalist and winner of the 1971 Melody Maker readers’ poll for Best Female Vocalist Maggie Bell. Maggie was hailed at the time as the British Janis Joplin, her first solo album, Queen of the Night with her unique soulful voice wowed record buyers and critics alike.
An all star line up with the hits to match!