Thu, 10 Nov

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Chislehurst

Stan Webb's Chicken Shack

“The best British Blues guitarist I’ve seen” – Freddie King

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Stan Webb's Chicken Shack

Time & Location

10 Nov, 19:30 – 23:00

Chislehurst, Beaverwood Rd, Chislehurst BR7 6HF, UK

About The Event

Stan Webb was at the heart of the British Blues Boom as he led his band Chicken Shack around the Blues club circuit in the late 60s. When the band signed for the new Blue Horizon label in 1967, they were called Chicken Shack and consisted of Stan on guitar, Christine McVie on piano (who later played with Fleetwood Mac), drummer Dave Bidwell, and bassist Andy Sylvester, who later played with Foghat.

In 1968, they released their album '40 Blue Fingers, Freshly Packed and Ready to Serve', and opened a big tour for labelmates Fleetwood Mac. Their most popular number was a version of 'I'd Rather Go Blind', the Etta James standard, sung by Christine McVie. Stan himself had a true Blues sensibility, and an excellent guitar technique, closely modeled on Freddie King.

In 1974, Stan dissolved Chicken Shack and joined another British Blues band, Savoy Brown, but returned a year later with Stan Webb's Chicken Shack.

Visit the band's website here.

Watch a video here: https://youtu.be/4hTfPNBbVOw

Venue: The Marquee

Tickets: £16.50 (includes 50p booking fee)

Doors open at 7.30pm (please do not arrive earlier)

The band usually goes on stage at around 8.15/8.30 pm.

Tickets are non-refundable unless the event is cancelled or rescheduled due to government restrictions, in which case you will be offered an exchange to another date, or a refund. By purchasing tickets, you agree to these terms.

Access

The Club House has now been demolished and is being redeveloped - please excuse our appearance while we build a fantastic new venue! Access is via a flat footpath with handrail approximately 70 metres long. It is suitable for wheelchairs.

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