Blues rocking legends will soon be playing at the Robin 2.
On Monday 23rd January a local favourite returns to the Robin.
Vocalist/bass guitarist/songwriter Glenn Hughes is a true original. No other rock musician has carved such a distinctive style blending the finest elements of hard rock, soul and funk. That astonishing voice is Hughes’ calling card. He’s known as a singer’s singer. Stevie Wonder once called Hughes his favourite white singer.
A native of Cannock, Glenn first came to prominence with blues rock band Trapeze before joining Deep Purple in 1973. Since then he has played with legendary names, toured the world and recorded, both solo and with bands such as Black Country Communion and his latest project, California Bred.
On the following night, Tuesday 24th January, an old-time blues legends will be performing.
From shot-gun shack to festival main stage, the prodigious talents of Lil’ Jimmy Reed have taken him a long way from the Mississippi. One of the last surviving performers of the classic Louisiana down-home blues era, Lil’ Jimmy has recently been inducted into the prestigious Blues Hall of Fame after a career that has lasted the best apr tof seventy years. To ewatch him perform with hsi band is to witness a link with the original blues performers.
Tickets and information on all Robin shows can be obtained from the box office on 01902-301211 or by visiting www.therobin.co.uk