There is something about the way we play together that I never had as a band before. You can hear it on this record. These guys are tight, and I gave them a lot of freedom. I told them, I love the way you play, here is how the song goes. Let play it until we find an approach. It was rather ambitious as I haven’t thought about that word, but you’re correct.
Planet Rock’s Rocktober will take place at the Norwich OPEN on Saturday 5th October and at the Sheffield O2 Academy on Saturday 12th October and will be headlined by contemporary blues master Walter Trout, with performances by the genre-defying Kris Barras Band, guitar virtuoso Dan Patlansky and THE incredible singer/songwriter Mollie Marriott.
‘Rockin’ The Blues’ brought together the talents of Kris Barras, Walter Trout, and Jonny Lang for what was an amazing night of blues-rock at London’s historic Forum!
I like to establish a relationship with the guitar. I have to have a connection with the guitar. It’s like a woman, do you want a real relationship with love or just a one night stand!
Following a hugely successful 2018 tour, the Mascot Label Group/Provogue ROCKIN’ THE BLUES tour returns in 2019 with an incredible line-up
Joyful, energized guitar-and-vocal performances frame the dozen original songs that narrate his hard-won, life-or-death struggle waiting for, and ultimately receiving, a life-saving liver transplant.
But Walter is not a modern day messiah, what he is a truly underrated blues man, sure he’s a legend in blues circles but hearing his music is spellbinding as it’s majestic and without a doubt needs to be experienced by more people in the mainstream.