Porter

The Blues and Soul Show – Review Stone Chucker

Posted by on Jul 7, 2015

This is a great swinging toe-tapper of an album. After an interesting 2012 debut album ‘Can’t Keep Still’, Gary Porter follows up with a terrific ten track album made up of a mixture of dance jazz, cool big band and even a little ska/reggae. The new big line up totals eleven, all consummate musicians and everyone getting to play a part in the carefully arranged numbers. The...

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PORTER Festival announcements …just been confirmed !!!!!

Posted by on May 31, 2014

THREE NEW FESTIVAL ANOUNCEMENTS..!!!! PORTER are playing at the Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival in Lancashire on Sat 23rd August..just confirmed.. PORTER are playing the Croperdy fringe festival at the Brasenose in Oxfordshire on Fri 8th August.. PORTER are playing the Blues in the City festival in Chelmsford Essex on Fri 26th September… more dates to follow…!! Next gig is...

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Porter to play Touchline Live, Hullbridge

Posted by on Nov 3, 2013

Porter to play Touchline Live, Hullbridge

As part of their UK Stone Chucker Tour, Porter play Touchline Live at Hullbridge Sports Club in Hockley, Essex on Friday 29th November 2013. The gig sees a new addition to the band’s brass section Mr. Joe Green on saxophone (nephew of Fleetwood Mac legend Peter Green), alongside our very own Dave Barlow. The band fronted by songwriter Gary Porter also includes the multi-talented Dave...

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And The Winner Is…

Posted by on Jun 8, 2013

The Blue Angel Awards took place last night at Southend’s Preview and local hero Gary Porter was invited to present Best Act & Best Newcomer. Brett Puffett won Best Newcomer and the Best Act award went to Dave Woodcock on a night that saw live performance from a number of acts including guest artist The West Brothers. Gary even took to the stage himself to give the audience a solo...

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