Eugene Hideaway Bridges
One of the world's finest exponents of the blues is returning to the Nambour Civic Centre on Wednesday 31st March at . He made his first appearance on the
Eugene Hideaway Bridges has one of the freshest, most distinctive voices to come around in a long time. Bridges' vocal ability is what immediately grabs your attention with an uncanny ability to sound like his idol Sam Cooke. The end result, however, is a style very much his own, with a degree of versatility that allows him to seamlessly swap between Blues, Soul, Gospel and Funk. To cap it all, he's a great songwriter too, with a good ear for a catchy melody.
"A dynamic young bluesman whose combination of instrumental prowess, lyric and musical vision, and passionate and emotional commitment results in a refreshingly adult set full of joy and meaning" - Living Blues
"...hands down one of the best of the younger crop of blues slingers. Bridges' arsenal is that rare triple threat - an outstanding vocalist, guitar player and a fine song writer' -
Jeff Harris Bad Dog Blues
With reviews like this, it is easy to see why he is considered to be one of the newest members of the blues elite.
Bridges' highest profile came in 1996, when he hooked up with Big Joe Turner's Memphis Blues Caravan as lead guitarist/ vocalist. A year later he left to work under his own name again and formed The Eugene "Hideaway" Bridges Band and has been receiving rave reviews for his live performances ever since.
Like BB King, Bridges sings about true life. Like Jimmy Reed, he continues to sing and play the true sound of the Blues. Like Sam Cooke, he combines Gospel, Blues and Soul and shows how to put messages in the songs.
Don't miss your chance to catch this magnificent performer and his band at the Nambour Civic Centre on Wednesday 31st March at . Book now at the venue on 5475 7755. Tickets are only $25!
Don't miss Bridges - he's a sensation
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