Steve Browning Band

“Guitarist Steve Browning is especially impressive.” Blues in Britain Magazine.

The Steve Browning Band creates a modern blues style, mixing a solid blues sound with elements of jazz, funk and rock. The band has played at many venues in the U.K. and performed at festivals, including the Gloucester and Upton Blues Festivals.

STEVE BROWNING – Guitar and Vocals
Steve has performed at major festivals such as Glastonbury and Womad with African drummer Ben Baddoo, and has played in Europe with The Michael Roach Band and Patsy Gamble. He has performed with his own band at the Gloucester and Upton Blues Festivals, and the Cheltenham Jazz Festival.  He was also a member of the Tubby Blues Club house band in Cheltenham, playing alongside major British and American blues artists.

MARK BUTLER – Bass Guitar
Mark was active in the alternative rock scene in New York, performing regularly at legendary clubs CBGB’s and The Knitting Factory, as well as many other venues in the U.S. More recently he has played many U.K. festival and club dates with The Hawds. Mark also plays fretless bass, and is a very versatile musician, playing blues, jazz, funk and rock.

GRAHAM BARR – Keyboards
Graham has performed throughout the U.K. with various groups, most recently the Patsy Gamble Band. He has played at major jazz and blues festivals such as Cheltenham, Gloucester and Upton. Graham is also a talented composer and has written and performed music for BBC documentaries, and theatre and dance productions at The Sage Theatre Gateshead, and the Cheltenham Dance Festival.

Jez Kirkwood combines superb technique with great feel, and is a very versatile drummer who can play blues, jazz, funk and rock. He has performed at many U.K. music festivals, including the Upton and Gloucester Blues Festivals and Linton Summer Sessions.

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