Blues fans are in for a treat when three of the very best in the business combine under the 'Ladies of the Blues' banner at Under The Bridge in London on March 23rd, 2018. Finnish slide guitarist Erja Lyytinen will join forces with two of the UK's best blues voices Connie Lush and Kyla Brox to showcase a wide range of blues influences. More about Erja, Connie, Kyla and venue details follows:
Connie Lush is regarded as one of the finest blues singers in the UK. As five-time winner of Best UK Vocalist and twice European Blues Vocalist of the Year, she has performed at some of Europe’s most prestigious festivals, wowed audiences from Moscow to LA and toured the UK with the late, great BB King at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall. And after twenty years of an award-winning career, entertaining audiences in thirty countries across the globe, Connie Lush has arrived at a new beginning. An enforced absence from the road turned into a period of re-evaluation, resulting in a new paragraph of her remarkable story.
Kyla Brox’s voice remains a stunning example of the soul singer’s art: lulling and charming before unleashing emotional catharsis, and blurring the distinction between pleasure and pain like the traditional soul greats. Whether fronting the mighty Kyla Brox Band, or harnessing undiluted soul power in a duo with musical and life partner Danny Blomeley, Kyla Brox is without doubt the most authentic UK blues and soul singer of her generation. In an age of conveyer belt pop stars and emote-by-rote singers, this blues and soul talent is the real deal.
Dubbed “The Finnish Slide Goddess” (The Blues Magazine), Erja Lyytinen has become a bona fide star in her homeland and a celebrated fixture on the international music scene. She has recorded nine studio albums in locations as diverse as Helsinki, Memphis and Clarksdale, Mississippi, earning numerous awards and honours along the way. Lyytinen is equally at home in traditional and modern blues, and has never been afraid to incorporate jazz, pop, and soul into her works and live performances.
UNDER THE BRIDGE