Savoy Brown

Tue Apr 16 2019

7:30 PM - 10:30 PM (Doors 7:00 PM)

Stramash

207 Cowgate Edinburgh EH1 1JQ

GBP 18

Ages 18+

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Legendary…a blues/rock institution…true innovators. These are just a few of the ways Savoy Brown has been described over the past forty years by music critics and fans.

One of the earliest of British blues bands, Savoy Brown, with founder guitarist Kim Simmonds at the helm, helped launch the 1967 UK blues boom movement that brought blues music back to the USA invigorating the style forever. In the process, the band became part of the framework that launched the rock and roll music of the 1970’s. Their influence now stretches into modern rock as we know it today.

The band recorded their first singles for Mike Vernon’s Purdah label in 1966 and quickly followed up with the landmark album “Shakedown”. Singer Chris Youlden joined the band in 1968 and many classic records appeared with songs such as “I’m Tired” and “Louisiana Blues” becoming radio staples. Blues-rock and boogie music always was the band’s calling card and they captured, forever, the spirit of the music on the live side of “A Step Further” (1969) with a twenty-minute boogie “The Savoy Brown Boogie” dedicated to fans in Detroit.

With new goals in mind, Kim Simmonds took over the front singing duties in 2001and the 2003 Blind Pig release “Strange Dreams” was a hit with critics and fans alike and Kim, as front man vocalist, fitted the times perfectly. Changing into a three piece classic blues/rock outfit in 2006 and still doing double duty as guitarist and vocalist, Kim released the bands 30th album “Steel.”

With the three piece line-up intact, in 2017, a new album was released, “Witchy Feelin'”, which went to number one on the Billboard Blues Chart

From London’s Soho night clubs in 1966 to headlining the world’s most famous venues (Carnegie Hall, Fillmore’s East and West, Cobo Hall, etc) Savoy Brown has done it all and as the band continues to tour worldwide they give a glimpse into the past and also inspire new listeners with their personal brand of rocking boogie, blues and rock.

Rumrunners
Raised on a heady diet of rock'n'roll and blues, RumRunners formed in late 2016 with a mutual love of playing loud and hard. Inspired by artists past and present (Led Zeppelin, Royal Blood, Blackberry Smoke, Arctic Monkeys and Jimi Hendrix to name but a few), RumRunners fuse a love of music with that rock'n'roll spirit of old. Now working with Infinite Hive, their EP dropped on 31st March 2018 and has delivered a fresh take on the records that inspired it. 

Edinburgh Blues Club
Savoy Brown

  • Savoy Brown

    Savoy Brown

    Blues-Rock

    One of the earliest of British blues bands, Savoy Brown, with founder guitarist Kim Simmonds at the helm, were a major part of the UK blues boom movement.

    Savoy Brown released their debut album "Shake Down" in 1967. Finding success in the USA, Kim Simmondsenlisted Stan Webb and members of Chicken Shack to join the group in 1971 after most of the original band left to form Foghat.

    Savoy Brown have headlined NYC's Carnegie Hall, LA's Fillmore East and West and have cemented their name as one of the important British Blues bands of all time alongside Fleetwood Mac/Peter Green, The Yardbirds, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Ten Years After, and The Animals. 

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Edinburgh Blues Club

Savoy Brown

Tue Apr 16 2019 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

(Doors 7:00 PM)

Stramash Edinburgh
Savoy Brown

GBP 18 Ages 18+

Legendary…a blues/rock institution…true innovators. These are just a few of the ways Savoy Brown has been described over the past forty years by music critics and fans.

One of the earliest of British blues bands, Savoy Brown, with founder guitarist Kim Simmonds at the helm, helped launch the 1967 UK blues boom movement that brought blues music back to the USA invigorating the style forever. In the process, the band became part of the framework that launched the rock and roll music of the 1970’s. Their influence now stretches into modern rock as we know it today.

The band recorded their first singles for Mike Vernon’s Purdah label in 1966 and quickly followed up with the landmark album “Shakedown”. Singer Chris Youlden joined the band in 1968 and many classic records appeared with songs such as “I’m Tired” and “Louisiana Blues” becoming radio staples. Blues-rock and boogie music always was the band’s calling card and they captured, forever, the spirit of the music on the live side of “A Step Further” (1969) with a twenty-minute boogie “The Savoy Brown Boogie” dedicated to fans in Detroit.

With new goals in mind, Kim Simmonds took over the front singing duties in 2001and the 2003 Blind Pig release “Strange Dreams” was a hit with critics and fans alike and Kim, as front man vocalist, fitted the times perfectly. Changing into a three piece classic blues/rock outfit in 2006 and still doing double duty as guitarist and vocalist, Kim released the bands 30th album “Steel.”

With the three piece line-up intact, in 2017, a new album was released, “Witchy Feelin'”, which went to number one on the Billboard Blues Chart

From London’s Soho night clubs in 1966 to headlining the world’s most famous venues (Carnegie Hall, Fillmore’s East and West, Cobo Hall, etc) Savoy Brown has done it all and as the band continues to tour worldwide they give a glimpse into the past and also inspire new listeners with their personal brand of rocking boogie, blues and rock.

Rumrunners
Raised on a heady diet of rock'n'roll and blues, RumRunners formed in late 2016 with a mutual love of playing loud and hard. Inspired by artists past and present (Led Zeppelin, Royal Blood, Blackberry Smoke, Arctic Monkeys and Jimi Hendrix to name but a few), RumRunners fuse a love of music with that rock'n'roll spirit of old. Now working with Infinite Hive, their EP dropped on 31st March 2018 and has delivered a fresh take on the records that inspired it. 

Savoy Brown

Savoy Brown

Blues-Rock

One of the earliest of British blues bands, Savoy Brown, with founder guitarist Kim Simmonds at the helm, were a major part of the UK blues boom movement.

Savoy Brown released their debut album "Shake Down" in 1967. Finding success in the USA, Kim Simmondsenlisted Stan Webb and members of Chicken Shack to join the group in 1971 after most of the original band left to form Foghat.

Savoy Brown have headlined NYC's Carnegie Hall, LA's Fillmore East and West and have cemented their name as one of the important British Blues bands of all time alongside Fleetwood Mac/Peter Green, The Yardbirds, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Ten Years After, and The Animals. 

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Ages 18+
limit 10 per person
Standard Non Member
£18.00 (+ £1.80 Fees)

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UK Post
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Terms & Conditions

This event is 18 and over. Any Ticket holder unable to present valid identification indicating that they are at least 18 years of age will not be admitted to this event, and will not be eligible for a refund.