Representing selected New Zealand and overseas blues and roots musicians.
touring NZ in 2010
confirmed festival dates:
30th: Marchwood Festival, Tauranga
31st: BluesFeast, Rotorua
21st: Tauhara Sunrise Lodge, Acacia Bay, Taupo
28th: Hamilton Gardens Summer Festival
Pete Harris interveiwed on phonic FM, UK Dec 2009
Pete Harris brings 30 years of experience as a UK blues guitarist and singer to New Zealand in 2010.
The Southampton-based Pete Harris Blues Band has been together in its current line-up since Autumn 1996 and is enjoying an enviable, and growing, reputation on the South Coast and beyond. Featuring Pete on vocals and guitar, the band also boasts , keyboard, harmonica, bass and drums, and for selected gigs, a two-piece brass section.Together they produce an irresistible blend of swing, funk and down-home blues. Pete has performed on stage with many American blues artistes, notably Phil Guy, (brother of Buddy Guy), Lowell Fulson, Tabby Thomas, Gene "Mighty Flea" Connors, Mojo Buford (ex Muddy Waters Band), Byther Smith, Carrie and Lurrie Bell and Jerry McCain. He has appeared on BBC Television and many times on local and national radio.
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