Thursday 02.09.2021 / Friday 03.09.2021 / 20:30 h
20 US Blues Music Award Nominiations: The Best Soul-Blues Singer On The Planet
John Németh & The Blue Dreamers with Special Guests Kid Andersen & Bob Welsh (USA)
20 US Blues Music Award nominiations! Once more it can safely be said: this is truly World Class in Basel! There may be no other singer carrying on, preserving and developing the Southern Soul-Blues Tradition of Otis Redding and O.V. Wright as convincingly and successfully as John Németh. Born in 1976 in Adaho, long and solidly established on the West Coast, Németh has been living and working in Memphis (Tennesee), the blues world's true capital, for some years already. His last album 'Feelin' Freaky' and the award-winning 'Memphis Grease' are deeply rooted in the classic Memphis sould of the 1960s.read more
John Németh is a great singer, band leader, composer and entertainer. He is regularly nominated for the US Blues Music Awards and is a favorite of Groove Now. He will be on stage in Basel for two evenings.
Groove Now is known for special projects that are rarely seen in Europe. In March 2012, John recorded two shows in San Francisco and San Jose and released them on the two CDs, “Soul Live” and “Blues Live”. The great guitar playerst Kid Andersen (Rick Estrin & The Nightcats) aned Biob Welsh (Elvin Bishop) play on both recordings. Groove Now also wanted to sign these great guitarists for the concert in Basel. So on the stage of Groove Now, alongside John’s great band – the Blue Dreamers with the young super talent on guitar Jon Hay – there will two otherr great guitarists.
A gripping live show with an absolute top band is guaranteed.
John Németh - Vocals / Harmonica
Kid Andersen - Guitar
Bob Welsh - Guitar
Jon Hay - Guitar
tbd - Keyboards
Matthew Wilson - Bass / Vocals
Danny Banks - Drums / Vocals
Thursday/Friday, September 2 & 3, 2021
Atlantis, Klosterberg 13, Basel
Concert start: 8:30 pm
Door opening: 8:00 pm
Ticket price: CHF 69
Festival Pass (CHF 650) available (see Starticket)
No guaranteed seats!