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First class reception for Second Hand Blues

PUBLISHED: 08:39 17 December 2010

The new Second Hand Blues album Bright Lights and Stereo has proved a hit with fans

The new Second Hand Blues album Bright Lights and Stereo has proved a hit with fans

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THE debut album from Second Hand Blues, Bright Lights and Stereo, has proved a big hit with fans, with the first pressing selling out in less than 24 hours.

Featuring songs of varying styles of blues, from Texas shuffles to hard-hitting, bass-driven foot-stompers and Mexican devil music, the album was released at a hometown gig in Great Yarmouth.

The album has been picked up by iTunes, Spotify, HMV, Tesco and Amazon for on-line distribution as well as in Better Leisure in Yarmouth and Music Lovers in Gorleston.

Second Hand Blues have been working tirelessly since 2008 to promote their music including support gigs with Terry “Superlungs” Reid and Dr Feelgood and plan to continue long into the future.

They can be heard performing live on the new Diss radio station Park Radio on Sunday, December 19 at 2pm and spend New Year’s Eve at The Mariners in Yarmouth where the band will be playing from 9.30pm till late performing songs from Bright Lights and Stereo as well as some old favourites and previewing new original material.

Second Hand Blues are booking for 2011 and already have follow-up support gigs booked with Dr Feelgood and a number of radio and festival performances planned.

For more information visit www.secondhandblues.co.uk or search for the band on Facebook.

Beat Deluxe look forward to seeing friends and fans at the California Tavern Christmas Eve Party on December 24. The three-piece rock harmony band play classic songs from across the years from names such as The Hollies, Beach Boys, The Who, Cockney Rebel and Zutons and there will be a few festive numbers as well.

Classic rock band Stealer play their final gig of 2010 at The Lord Nelson, Trafalgar Road West, Gorleston, tomorrow.

Covering bands including Whitesnake, Deep Purple, Kansas, and Led Zeppelin, the band look forward to seeing friends at “The Nellie”. Gig kicks off around 9pm.

Follow the band on Facebook by searching for ‘Friends of Stealer’.

A Country and Western evening is taking place tonight, 8pm, at Northgate Hospital Social Club in Great Yarmouth.

The event is raising cash for Norwich and East Norfolk Crossroads which helps demenitia sufferers and their families. Tickets at £5 include entertainment, buffet and raffle.


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