The James O Hara Blues Band


Sun Jun 26 2022 at 01:30 pm to 04:00 pm


Seven Arts Leeds | Leeds, EN

James O’Hara is a UK born and based Blues musician with a wealth of experience in fronting bands since 1985 including The Detonators and The Giantkillers.
JAMES HAS PLAYED WITH: Phil Guy, Lurrie Bell, Billy Branch, Jimmy Thomas, Jimmy Burns, Eddie Taylor jr, Willie “the touch” Hayes, Chico Banks, Charles Mack, EG McDaniels, Holle Thee Maxwell, Lazy Lester.
IN CHICAGO JAMES HAS PLAYED AT: Buddy Guy’s Legends, Rosa’s Lounge, Kingston Mines, B.L.U.E.S, Artis’s Lounge, Lee’s Unleaded and Andy’s Jazz Club.
IN THE UK AND EUROPE JAMES HAS PLAYED AT: Ronnie Scott’s, The 100 Club, Band on the Wall, The Groucho Club and made countless mainstage appearances at Blues and Jazz festivals.
“An appealing bluesman with a confident, low-key vocal approach and an enjoyably hard-to-predict solo style… truly enjoyable music” – BRUCE IGLAUER, PRESIDENT AT ALLIGATOR RECORDS
“A truly gifted blues singer and a brilliant guitar player, and one of the nicest guys you are ever likely to meet.” JIMMY THOMAS
The rest of the band
Marc Layton Bennett (Drums) – recently played in The Albert Hall as part of Jah Wobble
Paul Corry (Rhythm guitar) – also a talented saxophone player who’s part of Roy Wood’s band, played many times with Duane Eddy, and others, including Jamiroquai.
Courtny Thomas (bass) – played with (among many others!) The Bluebirds, Dennis Rollins, Tony Christie and recently on Malcolm Strachan’s albums.
Jon Burr (harmonica) – played with The Bluebirds and Pan Jumby.
James O Hara Blues Band @Seven Arts – Sunday 26th June 1:30pm £10 full price, concession for £8, under 25s for £5 and under 16s come along free

Where is it happening?

Seven Arts Leeds, 31A Harrogate Road, Leeds, United Kingdom

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