The Ronnie Greer Almost Big Band

Saturday 3 August
Park Avenue Hotel

8pm
£15 / £12 (concession)

Blues guitar legend Ronnie Greer brings his powerhouse Almost Big Band to Eastside Arts Festival. Ronnie’s distinctive guitar playing, incorporating searing Chicago blues with sophisticated jazz inspired lines and chord voicings, has been critically acclaimed as world class. His band, featuring some of the very best musicians in the country, has to be heard to be appreciated. 

Support comes from award-winning performance poet, Alice McCullough. Ronnie will be joined by special guests Ken Haddock, Linley Hamilton and Dave Howell.

“This is a magnificent band, of world class” Blues in Britain Magazine

“Greer, the doyen of Irish blues guitar” allaboutjazz.com

“Proper blues from a proper bluesman” Ralph McLean, BBC Radio Ulster