LBF presents: THE DELTA LADIES
August 2 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
THE DELTA LADIES are joined regularly by percussionist DANNY BRYAN (Bex Marshall) whose dazzling array of world percussion creates a driving poly-rhythmic, multi timbral sound-scape. ALAN GLEN (Nine Below Zero, Yardbirds) award winning harmonica player features regularly. TALI TROW (Bonnie Dobson, Coal Porters, Cosmic Charlie) adds double bass & mandolin and is also currently producing tracks for a further projected Delta Ladies’ album.
The band has been described as ‘Very good indeed’ by Steeleye Span (a folk act of almost mythical status) who were entranced by the Deltas at a recent major festival. Among a large number of positive reviews; one the UK’s leading folk magazines
AROUND KENT FOLK said ‘Mesmerizing and brilliant .‘ They then added the comment ‘You can almost smell the incense’. As a homage to the psychedelic era one of their new album tracks is the Deltas’ extended version of the classic Bonnie Dobson song ‘Morning Dew’ which was premiered on Radio Seagull in the spring of this year.
The DELTA LADIES were recently filmed in concert at the Convent Glocs for PPV TV. They are also regular performers at the world famous 100 Club and will be appearing on November 15 this year. They have played close to 2000 shows in the UK and France including, the Famous Eel Pie Club (home of British Blues), Freddie’s Joint Toulouse, Bulls Head Barnes, Cambridge Folk Club, Blues at the Farm, Islington & Dartford Folk Clubs. Festivals include Ealing Blues, The Great British Folk Festival in Skegness, Tenterden Folk Fest, South London Folk Blues, Harpenden World Folk & Roots, Cambridge Rock Fest, Upton Acoustic, Brownstock, They have been backing band for Linda Gail Lewis and support slots have included Chris Farlowe, Lindisfarne, and Fairport.