OUR BLUES BANDS - Tasman Bay Blues

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                           Meet Our Local Blues Bands
Formed in late 2020, JUKEJOINT is a Nelson band playing electric Blues and old-school R&B, with a touch of Americana.
They are inspired by Blues legends Jimmy Reed, Paul Butterfield, Bo Diddley, Junior Wells, Billy Boy Arnold, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, The Rolling Stones, Keb Mo and Tony Joe White. Their Set includes all-time favouritesWay Down in the Hole, Route 66, Muskrat, Born in Chicago and Mystery Train.
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Formed in 2022, THE RUBBER BISCUIT BAND is a Nelson band that plays the blues with an 'edge' channelling artists like
Howlin Wolf, Canned Heat, Bacon Fat, Rory Gallagher and Hound Dog Taylor. The band features Marcus Roebuck - Vocals/Harmonica(ex Boogie Train & The Lizard Kings) Brett Holland - Guitar, Fraser Campbell - Bass & Jim Boyden - Drums
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Nelson NZ blues quartet
DEM BLUES BOYS love the early roots of the blues. Showcasing traditional acoustic instrumentssuch as Resonater Guitar (Russ Mattsen), Double Bass (Andrew Aldridge), Harmonica (Alan Mills)& Stephan Gilberg (Guitar) open tuning, fingerpicking and slide guitar feature prominently in their sets. Russ is renowned as a Nelson luthier specialising in metal guitars which have sold worldwide.
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West Coast Blues Band play Blues in the style of many of the early Bluesmen from Chicago and the Southern states, made popular by the likes of Eric Clapton and the late Gary Moore. The band is led by local legend Ivan Outram on guitar and vocals, backed up by Jim Boyden (Drums), Jak Karaitiana (Bass) Jaap Visser (Keys). Often they call on local Blues harp virtuosos to join in.
Rich Luetchford put together the Poor Boys in March '23 as a harmonica-led Blues band playing Chicago blues covers and original songs.  Denny Jude plays bass and guitar, sings and writes his own blues songs.  Together with Jason Mills, drummer, they formerly played in the Coyote Blues Band.  Jason drums, and writes, sings and is an accomplished  blues harp player.  Andrew completes the lineup playing brilliant blues on his iconic guitars, plus slide and - occasionally bass guitar!  Catch them at The Boathouse,The Golden Bear and at The Barn on monthly Jam Nights.
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1 Point Road, Monaco, Nelson 7010

Home of The Tasman Bay Blues Club
Located behind The Honest Lawyer Pub

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