Kris Barras

Kris Barras

Blues/Rock  |  Seated+Standing

Inspired by his father at the early age of only Six years-old, Kris was already making an appearance on stage before turning Ten. He has since gone on to spend more than twenty years thrilling audiences throughout the globe playing live.

The UK based guitarist has extensive experience touring in various bands, throughout the UK, Europe and USA, as both a solo-artist & session-musician.

A published author who has written many guitar-technique columns, books and instructional DVD’s; Kris Barras has also been a featured lecturer at the distinguished Academy of Music and Sound. Kris currently writes a guitar technique column for Blues Matters magazine.

The band has released two albums: The self-titled debut album in March 2015 and the latest release, ‘Lucky 13’ in April 2016. The second album has been a much larger success, reaching number 2 in the Amazon Blues Charts and number 3 in the iTunes charts. The album has also been voted ‘Pick of the month’ by the Independent Blues Broadcasters Association.

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Formed in March 2013, the Brit’ blues rock four-piece have made a name for themselves with powerful performances of their original and atmospheric, blues-rock material.

The band’s debut album, Turn Up, Be Nice, Play Hard, was released on May 14th 2014 to wide acclaim reaching No 4 in the Independent Blues Broadcasters Association charts.

Their music has been described as “Signature Brand”, “Guitar driven, Rockin’ Blues” and has already allowed them to share stages with Walter Trout, Larry Miller, Robin Trower, Martin Barre, Wishbone Ash & Focus among many others.

“Take some early ZZ Top (before they became commercial), add some sizzlin' slide guitar, mix in some Dire Straits (but with a modern edge to it) and you'll start to get an idea of their unique & irresistible sound"

Fri 16th Jun8:30pmBuy Tickets
From 6pm on the night £10.00
In Advance £9.00
Wharf Music Club £8.00

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