Papa George Band
Inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame as a 'Master Blues Artist' Papa George presents his 'Blues With a Feelin' music with his powerful Blues/Rock trio. His expressive lead vocal and guitar style play across a repertoire from his own songs to those of past blues masters expressing an emotional delivery. With a great band including Pete Stroud on bass and backing vocals & Pete J. Stroud on drums. You can experience the The Papa George Band improvisation skills, the show is never the same twice...
Papa George, born in London from Greek Cypriot parents, is no stranger on the UK & European blues scene. Four decades of playing "live electric and acoustic blues" was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame (An American Heritage, International Organization) in 2013 as a "Master Blues Artist".
Awarded as a 'British Blues Greats' from the Blues Awards 2016 by The Cavern Freehouse, London.
Papa George - Guitar & Vocals: George started his professional career as a musician during the mid 70's playing in clubs and bars around London and the South East developing his guitar & vocal skills, he formed the Papa George Band. Since then through the decades he has toured the UK and many countries in Europe as well as the USA.
Pete Stroud - Bass Guitar: He has toured and recorded with Roger Chapman's 'Shortlist, The Moody/Marsden Band, Peter Green's Splinter Group and in the ex John Mayall's Bluesbreaker and Buddy Whittington's Band.
Peter J. Stroud - Drums: Has toured and worked with: Sassafras, Mike Vernon, Foster Brothers, Rocky Sharp, Chris Thompson, Bjorn Again, The Foundations, William Bell and Papa George amongst others!