BIP BOP BOOM #25


07. Dez 2018 @ 21:00

LIVE ON STAGE:
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ROY THOMPSON & THE MELLOW KINGS (FR)
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Rockin’ Rhythm & Blues” band from France composed with experienced roots, blues and rock’n’roll musicians from the Rockin’ Scene. After several years spent in Canada, where Roy Thompson setup in 2003 a band called “Roy Thompson & His Royal Acadians “, and some tours in Canada, USA and Europe, playing in countries such as France, England for the Rockabilly Rave, Switzerland, Belgium, Spain, Austria and Holland, backing up artists like Billy Lee Riley and Eddie Bond, Roy decided to go back to Europe in 2005, and started the band again in 2010 with a new line up called: The Mellow Kings.

ROY THOMPSON AND THE MELLOW KINGS ARE :

Roy Thompson aka Olivier LAPORTE – Lead Vocal / Guitar
Max Genouel – Lead Guitar
Jean-Pierre Cardot – Piano
Thomas Lesigne – Double Bass
Gaël Petetin – Drums
Sam Durand – Tenor & Bariton Sax

Their influences in music are pretty much wide in a range of Blues, Rhythm & Blues, Swing and Rockin’ from the 50’s to the early 60’s, referencing them selves to artists such as Ike Turner, Ray Charles, T-Bone Walker, Larry Williams, Little Richard, Young Jessie, Junior Watson, Bobby Blue Bland and the Memphis sound, Freddie King, Johnny Otis, Guitar Junior andthe Louisiana Style….plus lots of self-penned songs that accurate their shows. Their style is heading from a late 50’s Rhythm & Blues to an early 60’s Blues & Rockin’ tempo, with a rockin’ and kickin’ atmosphere, a sizzlin’ guitar and powerful Sax !

RECORD HOP BY
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DJ BOOGIEJUNKIE (GER)
DJ SHAKIN’ CASI (GER)

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Contact Info

Noels Ballroom

Irish Pub & Ballroom

Kurt-Eisner-Str. 43

04275 Leipzig

Phone: 0341 3032007

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