New Zealand has an opportunity to see and experience the best of Chicago Blues and Soul with the announcement of a New Zealand tour by Chicago Blues Star, Carlise Guy and her amazing six piece band 'Nu Blu'! Carlise Guy is one of the blues world's shining stars with her amazing, soulful blues voice that has tones that will melt your heart and get your feet stomping. Carlise has gained a reputation as a world class performer with shows that thrill and entertain while taking you through the story of the blues. Carlise is also the daughter of legendary blues guitarist and King of the Blues, Mr Buddy Guy. Joining Carlise on stage is Chicago guitar maestro, Mark Maddox who's scorching guitar solos compel even the most conservative listeners to fist raising accolades! With their incredible authentic Chicago Blues Band Nu Blu audiences are in for a treat!!
In New Zealand for only 5 shows don't miss out on your chance to see this amazing six piece band. Joining Carlise on tour is NZ international blues guitar legend Billy TK Jnr.
Billy has also just headlined his own show at Buddy Guy's Legends in Chicago and confirmed his status as New Zealand's premier international blues guitarist.
Billy TK Jnr is achieving what many musicians and budding guitar players dream of - that is to share the stage with your hero at his world famous blues club in Chicago. 'Billy TK Jnr has just been confirmed to open up for the legendary, world famous, legendary Blues guitarist 'Buddy Guy’ at his eminent blues club, Buddy Guys Legends. He will be the first New Zealander to be formally booked to perform at this prestigious venue in front of Buddy Guy as a promoted international act in the US’.
'Billy TK Jnr is an iconic Kiwi Blues & Rock guitarist who has toured extensively including the United States, Europe, Australia, Japan, the Pacific and New Zealand over a career spanning over 25 years. Billy has an impressive performance heritage having worked with a number of international acts including George Thorogood, the Neville Brothers, Jimmy Barnes, Junior Wells, Joe Satriani and Renee Geyer among many other others.
Special guest for some shows is West Coast, Californian Blues Harmonica Master, John Clifton. As a co-founder (w/ brother Bill Clifton) of Fresno's The MoFo Party Band, John Clifton has solidified himself as one of Central California's most in demand Blues frontmen since he started in the late '80's. His from the gut vocal and harmonica presence and high energy performances have captivated audiences worldwide. John tours Europe every year and also toured New Zealand in 2012 and performed at the Fiji International Jazz & Blues Festival in 2014.
This is an incredible tour - Get your tickets and see a rare tour package of world class artists!