PAPA GEORGE & VAL COWELL
Since the mid-70s Papa George has forged a reputation for stunning performances on the blues circuits and festivals, “Highly regarded, both here and in the US, and Europe, for the gritty passion of his voice and his finesse on the blues frets…” Paul Jones BBC Radio2. Recognised as one of the top guitarists and vocalists and described by THE TIMES as “a mean axeman”, he captivates audiences playing Fender Stratocaster, or bottleneck blues-style on Amistar and National Steel Guitars.
Val Cowell is founder member, guitarist and vocalist in the successful South London blues band, Bad Influence. Val sings the blues in all styles - blues, soul, rock and country. Bad Influence headlined The Marquee Club numerous times in the 1990s and supported Status Quo on their 2012 Christmas tour.