From shot-gun shack and cotton-field to festival main stage, the prodigious talents of Lil’ Jimmy Reed have taken him a long way from the Mississippi river.
One of the last surviving performers of classic Louisiana down-home blues, Lil’ Jimmy’s stinging guitar work, gritty vocals and haunting harmonica have been taking Europe by storm.
His music has won him many awards and in 2014 he was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame. He is accompanied by the ‘A’ Team, comprising pianist Bob Hall, widely regarded as the UK’s finest blues and boogie exponent, and diminutive dynamo Hilary Blythe on bass
Kardomah94 is a unique city centre venue boasting good food and regional culture. Launched in 2015, it features a restaurant serving quality pizza, salads and sharers and an intimate exhibition-come-theatre space. With a jam-packed monthly calendar of events, from spoken word to film, theatre, comedy, photography and live music, this is the place to catch the best regional talent.