Thursday 27 September 2018
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
£10 in advance £12 on the door
Elles Bailey has a talent for crafting and seamlessly weaving rootsy blues, country, and soulful rock, with a contemporary edge. What’s more fate has blessed her with a ‘smoky vocal’ style that perfectly fits her music, after a stint in hospital as a child changed her voice forever.
Her debut album Wildfire (Sept 1st 2017) which debuted at no.2 in the iTunes blues Charts was tracked in Blackbird studios Tennessee. Produced by Brad Nowell ‘Wildfire’ assembled a host of Nashville’s finest, including Grammy Award winning guitarist Brent Mason and three-time ‘Musician Hall Of Famer’ Bobby Wood. Blended together back in the UK with the likes of Jonny Henderson (Robyn Ford, Matt Schofield) on Hammond organ and Joe Wilkins on blistering guitar, the result is a unique trans-Atlantic coming together of styles.
Reviewers have been wowed by Elles and her debut album with Maverick Magazine gave ‘Wildfire’ top marks (5/5) calling every song ‘Fresh & Original’ And Blues In Britain reminding us that ‘It’s a fact that very few make it to the big stage but Elles Bailey has the necessary talent, the drive, and now the product.’
“Every Song is Fresh and Original – 5/5*” – Maverick Magazine
“Wildfire – A Scorching Debut Album” – Blues Matters
“One of the Best Of British Albums of the year” – Country Music Magazine
“A childhood illness gave her a remarkable tool and she uses it to its very best effect. One of the best things I’ve heard” – Music News
“A Young woman blessed with an incredible voice” – Powerplay Magazine
“A hugely impressive debut album” – Dancingaboutarchitecture
“So, to sum up, not just a very impressive debut album from Elles Bailey, a very impressive album full stop. – FATEA
“With Shades of the late Dusty Springfield… A genuine triumph / wonderful offering” – Elmore Magazine
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