First class blues rooted in the heart of the North East.....

George Shovlin

New Album: 'Nothing To Lose'

Gigs: 

2018
  • 18 Jan-18: Sour Grapes, Morpeth
  • 19 Jan-18: The Cleveland Bay, Yarm
  • 24 Jan-18: Quakerhouse, Darlington
  • 25 Jan-18: Old Cinema Launderette, Gilesgate, Durham (Duo)
  • 06 Mar-18: Tuesday Night Music Club, Coulsdon, Surrey
  • 07 Mar-18: Anchor Inn, Sevenoaks, Kent
  • 08 Mar-18: Wrotham Arms, Broadstairs
  • 10 Mar-18: Blues at Barleylands, Billericay
  • 24 Mar-18: Bowness Bay Blues Festival, Quayside Bar 12.30-2.30pm (Duo)
  • 24 Mar-18: Bowness Bay Blues Festival, Storrs Hall Hotel 5.30-7.00pm
  • 08 Apr-18. Three Greyhounds Inn, Great Asby, Nr Appleby 5.00pm
  • 29 Apr-18: Schooner Inn, Gateshead
  • 06 May-18:Thornhill Inn, Thornhill Blues Festival 5pm
  • 27 May-18:Tyne Bar, Newcastle
  • 30 Jun-18: Philadelphia Beer Festival (Duo)
  • 11 Jul-18  Sunderland Tall Ships
  • 13 Jujy-18: Marina Vista, Sunderland. Tall Ships Celebration Dinner. SOLD OUT.(Duo)
  • 25 Jul-18: Quakerhouese, Darlington
  • 28 Jul-18: Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street. Festival following Durham 20/20 Match
  • 03 Aug-18; Barrel Ale Bar, Berwick (Duo)
  • 19 Aug-18: Sour Grapes, Morpeth
  • 26 Aug-18; Tyne Bar, Ouseburn Blues and Rock Festival
  • 31 Aug-18: National Glass Centre - 'Blues and Bourbon' Night (Duo)
  • 16 Sep-18: Darlington Blues Festival
  • 21 Sep-18: The Peacock, Sunderland. Concert along with Broken Levee (tickets from https://www.wegottickets.com/event/446678 )
  • 22 Sep-18: Cheviot Folk Club (Duo)
  • 28 Sep-18: The Orkney Blues Festival
  • 29 Sep-18: The Orkney Blues Festival
  • 30 Sep-18: The Orkney Blues Festival
  • 12 Oct-18: Southport Blues Festival, support for Dr Feelgood (Duo)
  • 13 Oct-18: Ilkley Blues Festival
  • 21 Oct-18. Coach and Horses, Dronfield, East Midlands (Duo) 4.00pm
  • 24 Oct-18: Charts, Newcastle, Acoustic Band
  • 31 Oct-18: Charts, Newcastle. Duo with Trevor Sewell and Trevor Brewis
  • 03 Nov-18 Mid Wales R & B Club Brecon (Duo)
  • 07 Nov-18: Charts, Newcastle. Duo with Martin Fletcher and Chris James
  • 14 Nov-18: Charts Newcastle. Duo with Auld Mans Baccie
  • 15 Nov-18 The Bassment, Chelmsford (Duo)
  • 16 Nov-18 Sir John Moore Cellar Bar, Appleby Magna (Duo)
  • 17 Nov-18 The Peacock, Sunderland. Concert. Duo with Ray Stubbs R'n B All Stars and Mitch Laddie and Friends
  • 21 Nov-18 Charts, Newcastle. George Shovlin, George Lamb and Friends
  • 28 Nov-18 Charts, Newcastle. Duo with The Mo Scott Band
  • 02 Dec-18 The Old School House, Barnsley. (Duo) 5.00pm
  • 05 Dec-18 Charts, Newcastle. Duo with Sour Mash Trio
  • 12 Dec-18 Charts, Newcastle. Duo with Dean James and The Black Dogs
  • 19 Dec-18 Charts, Newcastle. Band, plus Friends.
  • 27 Dec-18 Christmas Concert. Band plus STAN and Dave Taggart.

2019
  • 29 Jan-19 Great British Rock and Blues Festival, Skegness (Duo)
  • 01 Feb-19 The Blues Bar, Harrogate
  • 06 Feb-19 Charts Bar, Newcastle Quayside 
  • 10 Feb-19 Hartlepool Supporters Club (5.00pm)
  • 17 Feb-19 Tyne Bar, Newcastle
  • 26 Feb-19 Matt and Phreds, Manchester (Duo)
  • 06 Mar-19 Charts Bar, Newcastle Quayside
  • 11 Mar-19 Whitehouse, Ashington. Duo support for Josh Smith (USA)
  • 15 Mar-19 The Duck and Drake, Leeds
  • 23 Mar-19 Secret Blues Festival, Scarbrough (Duo)
  • 29 Mar-19 Potatoes Blues Festival, Luneray, France
  • 03 Apr-19 Charts Bar, Newcastle Quayside
  • 04 May-19 Peacock, Sunderland, along with The Archie Brown Trio and Paul Rose
  • 05 May-19 Private Party
  • 12 May-19 Tyne Bar, Newcastle
  • 16 May-19 Tring Cricket Club
  • 17 May-19 Railway Inn, Oakham
  • 18 May-19 Essex BluesRockFest, Billericay
  • 29 Jun-19 TBA
  • 02 July-19 Matt and Phreds, Manchester (Duo)
  • 05 July-19 Borders Blues Club (Duo support for Gus Munroe)
  • 04 Aug-19 Tyne Bar, Newcastle
  • 24 Aug-19 Great British Rock and Blues Festival, Colne. Little Muni Stage
  • 07 Sep-19 Margate Rhythm and Rock
  • 20 Sep-19 Blues at the Bay, Yarm
  • 24 Sep-19 Bristol Blues Club (duo)
  • 05 Oct-19 Blues Festival, France - TBA
  • 29 Nov-19 Sedgefield Blues Club (duo)

 
George Shovlin & George Lamb
Hall of Fame inductee, founding member of Sunderland Blues Club and a performer for over 40 years, George Shovlin is legendary on the north east blues scene. In a crowded pub on the banks of the River Tyne, former teacher Mr Shovlin and his band gave a master class in timeless electric blues with an outstanding, high energy, entertaining 2-hour set.
Blues afficienado Dave Scott

'Nothing To Lose'

A new studio album with self penned songs is due for release March 1st 2018. Watch this space for more details.