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Thank you for visiting FFAR COTTON PROMOTIONS. Please check out our vast wealth of musical talent available for corporate entertainment, festivals and concerts.  As well as promoting all genres of music at large and small venues,  we also provide live music for many types of sporting events.

NEWS:

NOW WORKING ON BOOKINGS THROUGHOUT 2020…… please keep checking our website for up-to-date news

 

PAUL LAMB & THE KING SNAKES/ PAUL LAMB & CHAD STRENTZ (DUO)

We are thrilled to be working with British blues harmonica player and bandleader, Paul Lamb.  Bookings for 2020 now open for his duo shows with Chad Strentz and his full band shows with “The King Snakes”.   There are many confirmed bookings, tours and Festivals in the diary already for next year – so if you want Paul to bring his “Best Blues Band in Britain” (Blues Matters Magazine) to your hometown, please get in touch.

JAMES & BLACK (USA) www.jamesandblack.org

James & Black have just completed a fantastic debut tour in the UK with drumming legend, Sam Kelly and Richard Sadler on bass .  There are Festival offers and venue bookings already in the pipeline for next summer.  Keep checking in to find out more details.  And if you want to book this amazing band, please do get in touch.


MA BESSIE AND HER BLUES TROUPE

“Ma Bessie” (Julia Titus) and her Blues Troupe are playing to sell-out crowds. Celebrating the amazing contribution that Bessie Smith made to the blues with a narrated show and 21 tracks.  Nicknamed the “Empress of the Blues” she was the most popular female blues singer of the 1920s and 1930s.  She is often regarded as one of the greatest singers of her era and also had a major influence on jazz singers at that time.


SAM KELLY’S STATION HOUSE – still funkin’ off them blues

Fans across the World have waited more than ten years for news of a new SAM KELLY’S STATION HOUSE album.   “No Barricades” portrays the musical vibe and on-stage camaraderie of this established line-up – at times, showcasing the individual talents of each one of these accomplished musicians yet, within a heartbeat, reverting to a tight unit of exciting entertainment. The new SAM KELLY’S STATION HOUSE album “No Barricades” has been released and selling fast.   Packed with a range of covers and funky blues tracks, this new album combines the musical talents and creativity of MD Paul Jobson (keys/vocals), Tony Qunta (guitar/vocals), Jerome Marcus (percussion/bvs), Richard Sadler (bass/bvs) and  Rowena Poole (vocals), under the production guidance of band leader, Sam Kelly (drums/bvs).   The album also acknowledges the great works of TW Henderson incorporating a selection of tracks from “The Wilderness Years” album.   One of the most powerfultracks entitled “Black & White” has been captured on video.

FOWOKAN  

Date City Venue Country
29/02/20 London Chelsea Arts Club United Kingdom
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: £tbc. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 143 Old Church Street.

Ma Bessie & her blues troupe  

Date City Venue Country
15/12/19 London, SW16 2BF Hideaway United Kingdom
Time: 2:00pm. Admission: £12.50. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2 Empire Mews, Streatham.
12/01/20 Swindon Swindon Arts Centre United Kingdom
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: £21.50. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: Devizes Road, Old Town.
19/01/20 Skegness Great British Rock & Blues Festival United Kingdom
Time: 4:30pm. Admission: £tbc. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: Ingoldmells.

Ma Bessie and her Pigfoot Band  

Date City Venue Country
23/01/20 Tring Blues Bar United Kingdom
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: £tbc. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: Tring Park Cricket Club Beechwood, London Rd.

Paul Lamb & The King Snakes  

Date City Venue Country
20/12/19 New Milton Hampshire Forest Arts Centre United Kingdom
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: £14. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: Old Milton Road.
21/12/19 Fareham, Hampshire Ashcroft Arts Centre United Kingdom
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: £14. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: Osborn Road.

Sam Kelly’s Band  

Date City Venue Country
31/12/19 London Toulouse Lautrec United Kingdom
Time: 8:30pm. Admission: £25. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 140 Newington Butts, Kennington.

Sam Kelly’s Station House  

Date City Venue Country
18/01/20 Skegness Great British Rock & Blues Festival United Kingdom
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: £tbc. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: Ingoldmells.

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