Capel Spring Blues Festival – Day 1: Papa George


Inspired by The Beatles and Rolling Stones in the early 60s paved the way for George’s introduction to other British & American Rhythm n Blues greats such as, Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac, Jeff Beck, Jimi Hendrix, Muddy Waters, Howling Wolf and many other legends

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Papa George started his professional career as a guitarist/vocalist playing in clubs and bars in London. During the 70s, whilst developing his guitar & vocal skills, he formed the Papa George Band. Since then he has toured the UK and many countries in Europe the USA.

  • 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.
  • New album (2021) “These Wheels” by Papa George is now available

Singer/guitarist VAL COWELL has been described as having “a tidal wave of a voice that can take on the mantle of our greatest singers”, with a wealth of experience that includes gigs, tours (including with Status Quo in 2012) and radio appearances.

Event Details

Date: 19 March 2022

Start time: 20:00

Venue: Capel Memorial Hall