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Emma Wilson live @ The Cockpit

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October 18th // Emma Wilson // Live at the Cockpit // Tickets £8

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Hailing from Teesside Emma Wilson is a dynamic soulful blues singer.

2018 saw Emma making waves on the British Blues scene performing at festivals including "Darlington Blues Festival", "The Great British Rhythm & Blues Festival" & "The Crawdaddy Club Riverside Festival" she was a featured artist in November 2018 issue of "Blues in Britain" magazine & her single "Today I sing the Blues" a cover of an early Aretha track, has been played across the UK blues stations and chosen as a pick of 2018 by several DJs. Described as a "Blues Siren" Emma has a big fabulous voice and works her band to the max, moving from heartwrenching sweet soul licks to powerful blues, her live show is emotional and cool. Influences include Aretha, Ann Peebles, Muddy Waters & Etta James, she also pens some great originals !

Emma is also a much coveted guest singer and was invited by Pete Brown & Malcolm Bruce to be part of the Supergroup at "An Evening for Jack" celebrating the life & music of Jack Bruce alongside legends such as Terry Reid, Mick Taylor & Bernie Marsden , Shepherds Bush 2016.

They Say::

“From the moment Emma steps onstage until the final encore, Emma takes us on a journey through the classics and her personal favourites from her own experiences as a performer and promoter, with humour and warmth, an exciting, entertaining performance, Take a bow Emma Wilson” - John Tate (Blues Promoter - Sedgfield Blues Club & proprietor of the “Fridge Of Blues”)

"Emma is a big fan of Aretha Franklin and Ann Peebles and boy does she do their material well!” Mike Prendergast -(Blues Promoter - Darlington Blues Festival)

"Deserves comparing with the great blues sirens, oozes class and charm" Paul Dubbleman (Rock photographer)

"I love her voice - really soulful" - Mick Glossop (Record Producer for Van Morrison, John Lee Hooker)

“Emma reminds us how good the blues can really be" - Chris Scott Wilson (Author “Redcar Jazz Club”/Music journalist)

"Love it! Good Strong voice...Cookin'!" - Hughie Flint (Drums for John Mayall and The Bluesbreakers/McGuinnes Flint/The Blues Band)

"Very talented, A big personality with a big voice!" - Ian McHugh ("Blues is the Truth" Radio)

"I love your experimental stuff" - Arthur Brown "The God of Hellfire"

"She is without doubt one of the finest, most versatile Jazz & Blues Singers in the UK" -London Blues Festival

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