FRIDAY SPECIAL MARCH 30th 8.30pm @ST JAMES CLUB MARCUS MALONE BAND
Great Rhythm & Blues from Detroit born Marcus Malone featuring Innes Sibun
Venue is St. James Club, St James Cresecent, Swansea SA1 5DR
E ticket, no physical ticket will be sent out for this gig!
Growing up in Detroit meant that Marcus Malone was always open to musical diversity. He hung out with the MC5, opened for Bob Seager and counted Iggy Pop as a friend. But it waa his passion for rocking blues that led him to relocate to Europe.
Marcus has performed at the Royal Albert Hall opening for BB King; Burnley, Tenby, Upton and The Great British Rhythm & Blues festivals in the UK; and various UK Arts Centres and Blues Clubs including Darlington and the Brewery Arts. In 2014 he played the International Stage at The Great British R&B festival (International Stage) and 2015 The Great British Rock and Blues Festival.
Performances in the Netherlands include Kwadendamme, Tegelen, Huntenpop, Oisterwijk, Hoogeveen, Geithoorn, Enchede and Texel Festivals. The Luxemburg Festival and in France - Pleins Feaux Festival 2013 in Bonneville; 'American Journeys' in Cambrai, Fete de la Musique in Marc En Baroeul, Presqu'ile Blues Festival in Ambialet (opening for The Straits), Buc n' Blues, Blues & Rock Festival in Segoufielle and Le Show Room, Valenciennes France.
Since relocating to the UK Marcus has written, produced and recorded six albums on the Redline Music Label, including ‘One More Time’ in 1999 from which the title song is featured on ‘Blueprint 99 –The Best of The British Blues’ album. The second album -’Walkin’ Shoes’- was released in August 2002. The track ‘Take It To Heart’ is featured on Blues In Britain 2002 - ‘The Best of British Blues’ album. The third album ‘Blue Radio’ was released in early 2005, with the song ‘Mama Said’ featured on ‘The Best of British Blues” 2005. 'Hurricane' was released in March 2007 and received great reviews in several rock publications and traditional blues magazines including ‘Rock Tribune‘ in Belgium and ‘Bluesnews‘ in Germany.
In 2014 Marcus completed recording his 6th CD 'Stand or Fall' distributed through Inakustic of Germany. Another collection of original blues based rock songs, the album was nominated for ‘Best Recorded Session 2014’ by the European Blues Awards.
The band features Blues Guitarist Innes Sibun who has toured with Robert Plant
Member/Aelodau Jazzland £8 - Use discount code MBR2018 at the checkout
Student/Myfyrwr £5 - Use discount code STU at the checkout