Eel Pie Club, Twickenham.
International touring blues rock powerhouse, Catfish, are making waves on the music scene in the UK and Europe. This year they were nominated for 3 UK blues awards, winning 2 of them - Band of the Year and Blues Instrumentalist of the Year (Matt Long). In 2018 they won the UK Blues Award for Blues Act of the Year (England) to add to their 2016 British Blues Award.
In the last few years, they have played at almost every major UK blues festival and have established themselves as a real force in the British Blues scene.
Their first two albums, 'Broken Man' and 'So Many Roads' both reached No. 1 in the IBBA airplay charts. The second of these, 'Broken Man' was also nominated for a UK Blues Award and was named album of the year by the IBBA. Their current album, 'Burning Bridges', was released in May 2019 and has received excellent reviews from the UK and European music press and has been nominated for a UK blues award for 2020 as album of the year.
'Catfish' are one of the finest live bands in Britain today. The quality of musicianship is outstanding and in Matt Long, they have one of the greatest young guitarists on the scene today' Blues Matters Magazine.