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THE DELTA LADIES are multi-instrumental duoVicky Martin & Diana Stone who perform regularly throughout the UK and France as a duo, trio, or band. They perform both acoustic & electric shows.

Vicky Martin plays Guitar, Lap Steel, Kandela, Uke & Bouzouki. Diana Stone plays Piano, Fiddle, Keyboards & Accordion. The music, is an energetic  mix of originals & cover versions with influences ranging through vintage New Orleans rhythm & blues, Americana, swing and rock & roll, to Bluegrass and American roots music.

On occasion THE DELTA LADIES expands to a trio or band – they add Lee Collins (Robin Bibi, Afro World Orchestra) on percussion or drums, and Anita Mazzotta (London Stage, Broadway) – vocals.

In addition the DELTA LADIES are pleased to welcome ALAN GLEN (Nine Below Zero, Yardbirds, Dr Feelgood) on harmonica for selected shows. They complete the rhythm section with GLYNN EVANS (Martha & the Vandellas) on bass, and DANNY BRYAN (Bex Marshall) on percussion.

The DELTA LADIES  are regular performers at the world famous 100 Club where they recently had a triumphant album launch. Additionally they have played over 1300 shows in the UK and France including, the Famous Eel Pie Club (home of British Blues), Freddie’s Joint Toulouse, Bulls Head Barnes, Cambridge Folk Club, Charlotte Street, Round Midnight Islington, Blues Kitchen, Tunnels Bristol, Blues at the Farm, Royston Folk Club, Bar Gabariers St. Denise (Fr), St. Harmonica’s London. They have appeared at many festivals, Cambridge Rock Fest, Upton Acoustic, Hayling Island Boogaloo Fest, Colne, Plumpton. They had a famously storming appearance with French Band AWEK at the Blues at Beziers Festival. They have been backing band for Linda Gail Lewis (Jerry Lee’s sister), Tim Aves and Earl Jackson. Support slots have included Chris Farlowe, Larry Garner, Hans Theesink, Larry Miller & Jerry Donahue.

DELTA LADIES have a first class reputation for varied entertaining shows with Diana Stone’s fiddle showcases and their American Roots hoedowns as noted highlights.

Finally as tribute to the DELTA LADIES pedigree they have welcomed numerous noted musicians on live shows Robin Bibi,  – Art Themen (Stan Tracey), Tony Reeves (John Mayall, John Martyn), Louis Cennamo (Renaissance), Rafael Ravenscroft (Baker Street- Gerry Rafferty), , Gwyn Ashton, Nick Newell (Zoot Money).

 

 

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Gigs

August 2015

Friday 31 July 2015, The Lytton Arms, Old Knebworth, SG3 6QB Tel 01438 812312 9pm
Saturday 1 August 2015, The Old Mill, Plumstead Common, SE18 1QG Tel 020 3719 1499 4pm
Saturday 8 August 2015, The Red Lion, Arundel, BN18 9AG Tel 01903 882214 9pm
Sunday 9 August 2015, Ye Olde Mitre Inne, Barnet, EN5 5SJ Tel 020 8449 5701 9pm
Friday 14 August 2015, The Priory Dover
Thursday 20 August 2015, South Street Arts Centre, Reading, RG1 4QU Tel 0118 960 6060 9pm
Saturday 29 Blues Smoke House 11 London Road, Twickenham. TW1 3SX Tel 020 8891 2211 7.45pm

Sept 2015

Sunday 6 September 2015, The Oval Tavern, Croydon, CR0 6BR Tel 020 8686 6023 9pm
Friday 11 September 2015, The Woodman, New Southgate, N13 4BD, (no tel) 9pm
Sunday 13 September 2015, The Queens Head, Pinner, HA5 5PJ Tel 020 8868 4607 9pm
Saturday 19 September 2015, The Plough, Langford, SG18 9QA Tel 01462 701701 9pm
Sunday 20 September 2015, The Oddfellows Arms, Hemel Hempstead, HP3 9SP Tel 01442 249338 4.30pm
Saturday 26 September 2015, Halfway House, Barnes, SW14 8TA Tel 020 8878 3961 9pm
Sunday 27 September 2015, Harringay Arms, Crouch End, N8 9QH Tel 020 8292 3624 9pm

(Please note that gigs advertised may occasionally change, so its worth checking for up-dates)

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Brilliant“- LARRY MILLER      “GREAT MUSIC  GUYS” – LARRY GARNER  “EXCELLENT MUSIC“- HANS THEESINK  “IT   WAS   GREAT TO  PLAY  WITH   YOU   GUYS” -LINDA GAIL  LEWIS