Below are upcoming Eric Bibb - Rye Jazz & Blues Festival events happening in Brookland and the surrounding area. You can add your own events here.
Below are past that have already happened in Brookland and the surrounding area. You can add your own events here.
|Saturday, 26th August 2017 from 8:00pm|
St Mary's Church Tower
Rye Parish Church Of St Mary
We are delighted to announce Eric Bibb to headline Sunday at the festival.
Blues meets gospel and soul when Eric Bibb sings from a beautifully realised repertoire of soulful, gospel-infused folk and blues; a melding of traditional rootsy American style with a subtle contemporary sensibility.
Those who have followed Bibb’s career, know that Bibb owes much of his success to the subtle balance he has achieved between tradition and modernity. This is true of his music, and even more so of his lyrics, as he treats themes such as love, the universality of man, and his belief in mankind with a sincerity that never sounds jejune, a simplicity that’s never trivial, an empathy that carefully avoids pathos.
‘The heir to the roots and blues throne created by Richie Havens and Taj Mahal’ - New Yorker
‘A voice to die for!’ - The Times