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Johnny's Blues Club started life as 'Blues at the Liverpool Marina' in November 2005 with the prime objective of presenting live performances by top class blues and R’n’B artistes from the UK and abroad. The programme of shows covers the broad spectrum of the genre from Delta and Piedmont acoustic styles, through Chicago and West Coast influences to rocking Texas blues. Quality entertainment and variety are guaranteed.

John & Lorraine Welsh

2019 Gig List

Kaz Hawkins

Music Room, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Friday 5 April 2019 8pm

Multi award winning singer-songwriter Kaz Hawkins has now successfully relaunched as a solo artist with her sell out theatre show My Life And I. An intimate and personal show about her life in song that has been a hit with audiences now being introduced to the powerful, emotive new direction of a woman who owes being alive to the music she now performs. The Belfast born singer-songwriter has wowed fans with her emotional honest performances across the globe. Her music brings an honest, fun, inspiring & hopeful message to those who need it. Using her story in song to break the barriers around mental health, Kaz Hawkins proves that music can heal, soothe and sometimes save souls that are lost.

Kaz Hawkins on My Life And I : "It's a change of direction for now, it's non genre for me, how can I put a tag on my life. Yes it may have some blues injected into it but it is definately not a blues show, it's a mental health musical mission and a message of hope in a mad world."

Plus support Sam York

Tickets for the concert, (£12, £15 (Premium), are available from the Liverpool Philharmonic Box Office (0151 709 3789) or



Ma Bessie & Her Blues Troupe

Music Room, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Sunday 23 June 2019 8pm

Nicknamed the ‘Empress of the Blues’, Bessie Smith was the most popular female blues singer of the 1920s and 1930s. She is often regarded as one of the greatest singers of her era and was a major influence on other jazz singers. Ma Bessie (Julia Titus) and her Blues Troupe perform to a narrated show, featuring music from the era and showcasing many of Bessie's songs. The show chronicles her life from a one-room shack in Blue Goose Hollow, to becoming the highest-paid black entertainer of that time, to the tragic accident on Route 61 in September 1937 that ended her life aged 43 years.

Tickets for the concert, (£15, £18 (Premium), are available from the Liverpool Philharmonic Box Office (0151 709 3789) or