Dr Feelgood @ Borderline, Friday 19/01/2018 and Saturday 20/01/2018

Dr Feelgood in LondonFormed on Canvey Island in the early 1970s, Dr Feelgood remains one of the most popular live rhythm and blues acts in the world.

Dr Feelgood has enjoyed a string of hit singles around the world, including ‘Milk & Alcohol’, ‘Roxette’, ‘Down at the Doctors’, and ‘She’s a Wind-up’.

The final album to feature singer and bandleader Lee Brilleaux, Down at the Doctors, was recorded live on Canvey at the Feelgood’s own music bar only a couple of months before he died. Lee’s final wish was for Dr Feelgood to carry on. The current line-up is led by drummer Kevin Morris (in the band since 1983) and features Steve Walwyn on lead guitar, Phil Mitchell on bass and charismatic vocalist, Robert Kane.

There will be a different support act each night. Here is the current line-up filmed in 2016:

Dr Feelgood will take to the stage at 8:30 pm each night for one long set.

Special Guests:

Friday: Sean Taylor

An absolutely superb guitarist … reminiscent of John Martyn” Bob Harris, BBC Radio 2
”A bluesy devotional intensity that rightly draws comparisons to John Martyn” Q Magazine
”A star in the making …a superb talent” Metro

Sean Taylor is one of the most exciting and hardworking names on the roots and blues scene. His latest album ‘Flood & Burn’ has been played by Bob Harris, Paul Jones (Blues show) and Mark Radcliffe (Folk show) on BBC Radio 2. It has also been featured in the Daily Mirror, Mojo, The Guardian and listed in the Daily Telegraph Best Albums of the year.
“Sean Taylor is a wonderfully talented modern troubadour whose sincere, thoughtful songs pull you in. I’ve had the pleasure of sharing the stage with him. He swings. Check him out!” Eric Bibb

Saturday: TV Smith

“Fiercely intelligent and interesting, as reflected in his brilliantly crafted, socially aware songs (both with the Adverts and in his solo career)” – Louder Than War magazine
TV Smith rose to prominence as the singer and songwriter of the punk band The Adverts, best known for the 1977 single ‘Gary Gilmore’s Eyes’. When The Adverts split up in November 1979, Smith formed TV Smith’s Explorers, before becoming a solo performer.
The BBC aired a documentary about TV Smith to high acclaim. TV Smith continues to tour and astounds audiences whenever he plays.

The Borderline, Orange Yard, Manette Street, London W1D 4JB

Doors open at  19:00 each night
19:20- Special guests (Sean Taylor on Friday; TV Smith on Saturday)
20:30- Dr Feelgood

Buying Tickets

 

• Buy Tickets Online

(£19.50 advance for each night.) No booking fee for online orders, just a £1.50 per order handling charge regardless of the number of tickets bought. Paypal process our online orders, but you do not need to open a Paypal account to buy tickets.
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FRIDAY tickets (January 19th) with Sean Taylor

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SATURDAY tickets (January 20th) with TV Smith

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Tickets will usually be posted to UK addresses via Royal Mail within 7 days of purchase. We will email to confirm when they are being sent out.

• Buy tickets from Ticket Agencies (please note: booking fees will be charged)

• Buy Tickets On The Door

Tickets may be available to buy on the door from 7 pm, priced at £20.00, but this cannot be guaranteed. The only way to make sure of tickets is to buy them in advance. So, come on down and see Dr Feelgood + support play live at the Borderline in 2017.

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