Next Gigs - Friday 24th May - The White Buck, Burley 8pm - 10.30pm
and Saturday 25th May - The Chequers. Lymington 8.45pm - 11pm
Saturday 17th August 2013
We are delighted to announce
that Stan's Blues Jamboree will be taking to the Blues Stage at the
Freshfields Festival in New Milton on Saturday 17th August. The Jamboree
will be starting at 12 midday till 6pm. Riverside Blues Band will be
playing along with 3 other blues bands and there'll be jamming for afters.
Find the Freshfields Festival event on Facebook
More details on www.stansbluesjam.co.uk/jamboree.htm
Dorset Steam Fair 2013
Blues Band will be entertaining the Stallholders on Tuesday 27th August
from 1pm- 3.30pm in the Real Ale Tent and in The Shires Tent on Sunday
1st September from midday.
A great day out with steam engines galore, stalls, fairground, arts and crafts and live music for all tastes!
Swanage Blues Festival March 2013
Riverside Blues Band had two fab gigs at the Festival. Our "Stan's Blues Jamboree" event was great fun with more than 30 musicians taking part. The Legion was busy all afternoon (...but that could have been the burgers and fish'n'chips..). If you missed it catch up with the videos of the highlights here... www.stansbluesjam.co.uk/jamboree.htm
Year's Eve 2012
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The BMF Show
British Motorcycle Federation Show
Riverside Blues Band returned to the Blues, Booze and Bikers Stage for the Tailend BMF Show in September 2012 and had a fabulous time with the bikers.
Riverside Blues Band
was very well received by the discerning biker crowd at The BMF show
near Peterborough on Saturday May 19th 2012. We were really pleased
to have been asked to play at this prestigious event particularly as
this was the first time a Blues Stage had been included in the event..
Shaftesbury Arts & Music Festival 2012
Riverside Blues Band joined two other bands to open the Festival's music programme on Wednesday 5th September at Shaftesbury Arts Centre
Great Dorset Steam Fair
Poole Quay Blues
Riverside Blues Band
joined 4 other bands for an afternoon of blues on Poole Quay on Bank
Holiday Monday 27th August 2012. The
blues fest raised funds for the Margaret Green Animal Rescue Charity:-
Riverside Blues Band played at the 2012 Christchurch Festival along with 5 other local bands on the the Sunday. The weather was kind to us and a good crowd enjoyed the show. Excellent organisation by Ian Peterson and his team and hopefully a healthy dollop of cash was raised for the Mayor's Charities.
Lymington Arts Festival
Riverside Blues Band played their part again at this year's festival on 23rd June 2012 on the Main Stage in the High Street (outside the United Reform Church - opposite Boots and up a bit) followed by more shenanigans at The Chequers later that night....
Wallingford Blues & Beer Festival - June 2012
Riverside Blues Band supported Mud Morganfield (the eldest son of Muddy Waters - he sounds just like his dad....), 24 Pesos, and Earl Green & the Right Time, at Wallingford Blues & Beer Festival on the first weekend in June 2012...
The Tivoli, Wimborne
Riverside Blues Band supported the fabulous VOODOO ROOM on Saturday 14th April 2012 and hope to see them down this neck o' the woods again soon. Absolute sheer class!
Riverside Blues Band had the pleasure of supporting Nine Below Zero and The ZZ Tops at The Tivoli Theatre in Wimborne in 2011. A great live music venue with nice comfy chairs......fantastic!
Swanage Blues Festival T-Shirts
latest design t-shirt is still available from us by mail order
:- S (36") - M (40") - L (44") - XL (48")
(Measurements are based on T-shirt's pit to pit when laid flat, times 2)
We have another CD for you! First available at the Swanage Blues Festival in March this year, "Living High, Lying Low" contains new studio recordings of 6 of our most popular songs...
Get it from us at any gig - only £5!
Our first CD - Great Big Mystery - has sold out.
the edge of The New Forest on the South Coast, the four-piece Riverside
has been up and running since the summer of 2004 playing
Not being limited by any particular musical era, the set list spans a century. You'll hear songs by Robert Johnson, Sonny Boy Williamson, Lazy Lester, , Howling Wolf, Little Walter, Junior Wells, Otis Rush, T-Bone Walker, JB Lenoir, Willie Dixon, Muddy Waters, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Peter Green, Dr Feelgood, ZZ Top, Stevie Ray Vaughan and many more, with some original songs for good measure......and not forgetting ACDC.....well....it sounds like blues when we play it.
a high quality PA and lighting to suit both small and large venues, the
band can be relied upon to put on a professional show for pub gigs, private
functions or festivals.. A Riverside show is typically 2 hours long....played
at a controlled volume level to suit each venue's requirements.
The acoustic blues trio "Steamer" is a more recent development, featuring Stan on guitar/vocals and Helen on bass with Tom on djembe/cajon - see link above for more details.
as keeping the Riverside Blues Band and Steamer shows on the road, we
also organise Stan's
Blues Jams in three venues each month- Check out the website for all the
jam dates and info...
a weekly e-newsletter the "Blues Jammers Chronicles" with a
reminder of the date for the upcoming Stan's Blues Jam, along with