Big Boy Bloater returns to RMH on January 20th for a night of brilliant blues!
Bloater has it all; writing, performing, singing and playing. He’s received huge accolades from the likes of Jools Holland, Craig Charles and Mark Lamarr, and has played guitar behind contemporary artists like Paloma Faith and Imelda May!
In short: an essential experience for keen listeners of the blues!
Big Boy Bloater is a well known figure on the blues and roots music scenes around the world – his unique and powerful style has thrilled audiences from London to Las Vegas and his peformances have built an enviable profile and following, not only from the roots crowds but from anyone that has ever witnessed his charisma and talent on stage.
As well as touring all over Europe, the middle-east, the USA and Canada, Big Boy Bloater has made numerous TV and radio appearances. In March ’12 he was a guest on the Jo Whiley show on BBC Radio 2, chatting to Craig Charles (sitting in). In 2011 he recorded a live session and interview on the Jools Holland Radio 2 show and was a live guest on the Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show on BBC 6Music. Previous to that he recorded three live sessions for Mark Lamarr’s late night Radio 2 show God’s Jukebox (Nov 06, Dec 08 & Jan 10) and two sessions for the Paul Jones R&B show.
With his new band Big Boy Bloater and the Limits, Bloater is building on his rhythm and blues roots, inventing a new, fresh sound – delivered in his unique, mesmerising and powerful style. He brings you brand new sounds from his own songbook, a stunning mix of swamp soul, dark blues and twang.
“One of the great Blues men of our time” – Jools Holland
“I love this guy. He has a voice that sounds like it’s been soaked in turpentine for the last decade!” – Craig Charles
“Bloater is a phenomenal guitarist!” – Mark Lamarr