Band of Wolves

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Sussex-based Band Of Wolves perform the very best in classic blues from turn-of-the-century America. This talented group of musicians readily conjures up vivid imagery of all the visceral excitement and danger, the economic struggle and the social frustration of early 20th-century USA.

“Band Of Wolves’ versatile repertoire is permeated with classic blues, ranging in mood from the lighthearted and carefree to the intensely personal and moving…”

Bandleader Dave Murrell, an exceptional blues guitarist, has a wealth of musical experience to call on, and has performed with the likes of B.B. King and Long John Baldry during a colourful and eventful career. He has the good fortune to be backed by one of the UK’s finest blues rhythm sections, immediately transporting you and your guests back in space and time to the repressed rural and Delta blues of America’s Deep South.

Performances and playlists can readily be tailored to suit the requirements of your event – pick and choose from an extensive selection of songs and instrumental items, liberally punctuated with various classic all-time blues hits such as ‘House Of The Risin’ Sun’ and ‘Who Do You Love’.

Band Of Wolves are fully-equipped with a top-quality PA system, adaptable to venues of all sizes, to balance, amplify and enhance their music.

The Blues have come to represent the birthpangs of an emerging society, warts an’ all. Band Of Wolves’ stylish and atmospheric performances bring this socially unstable period in recent US history back to life through song – it’s the perfect accompaniment to an American-themed event.

  • Classic blues from turn-of-the-century America
  • Repertoire can be tailored to suit your event
  • Fully-equipped with a top-quality PA system

 

  • All Your Love – Magic Sam
  • Back Door Man – Willie Dixon
  • Ball And Chain – Big Mama Thornton
  • Black Snake Moan – Blind Lemon Jefferson
  • Boogie Chillun – John Lee Hooker
  • Boom Boom – John Lee Hooker
  • Born In Chicago – Paul Butterfield Blues Band
  • Born Under A Bad Sign – Albert King
  • Come In My Kitchen – Robert Johnson
  • Crazy Blues – Mamie Smith
  • Cross Road Blues – Robert Johnson
  • Dust My Broom – Elmore James
  • Five Long Years – B.B. King
  • Forty-Four Blues – Roosevelt Sykes
  • Further On Up The Road – Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland
  • Give Me Back My Wig – Hound Dog Taylor
  • Good Morning, Little Schoolgirl – Sonny Boy Williamson
  • Hellhound On My Trail – Robert Johnson
  • Hideaway – Freddie King
  • Hoochie-Coochie Man – Muddy Waters
  • How Long, How Long Blues – Leroy Carr And Scrapper Blackwell
  • I Ain’t Superstitious – Willie Dixon
  • I Can’t Be Satisfied – Muddy Waters
  • I Can’t Quit You, Baby – Otis Rush
  • I Know What You’re Putting Down – Louis Jordan
  • If Trouble Was Money – Albert Collins
  • I’m A King Bee – Slim Harpo
  • I’m Tore Down – Freddie King
  • It’s My Own Fault – B.B. King
  • Juke – Little Walter
  • Mannish Boy – Muddy Waters
  • Matchbox Blues – Blind Lemon Jefferson
  • Memphis Blues – W.C. Handy
  • Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out – Bessie Smith
  • Pine Top Boogie – Pine Top Smith
  • Preaching The Blues – Son House
  • Reconsider Baby – Lowell Fulson
  • Red House – Jimi Hendrix
  • Shake Your Moneymaker – Elmore James
  • Smokestack Lightnin’ – Howling Wolf
  • Spoonful – Willie Dixon
  • Statesboro Blues – Taj Mahal
  • Stormy Monday – T-Bone Walker
  • Sweet Black Angel – Robert Nighthawk
  • Sweet Home Chicago – Robert Johnson
  • The Little Red Rooster – Willie Dixon
  • The Thrill Is Gone – B.B. King
  • The Things That I Used To Do – Guitar Slim
  • T-Bone Blues – T-Bone Walker
  • Worried Life Blues – Sleepy John Estes

Reviews (4)

  • 5 out of 5

    Jemima Lewis

    December 29, 2014 - 2:05 pm

    We hired Band of Wolves for our American-themed Christmas party and they absolutely blew us away. They played everyone’s favourites, and even took some song requests from hopeful guests! Thank you!

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  • 5 out of 5

    Jon Hearson - Jubilee Hall Jazz Night

    October 31, 2014 - 8:11 pm

    Hi Dave and the guys from Band of Wolves, What a stonking evening on Friday!! Everyone loved it. You even managed to get people dancing, not easy. Just wanted to say a big thank you, it was a special evening. Hope you will want to come back next year. Very best wishes and please pass on our thanks to all at Band of Wolves.

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  • 5 out of 5

    Dominica

    May 21, 2014 - 3:32 pm

    With my (new) husband being a huge fan of blues music, we knew we had to hire a band with an American feel for our wedding and Band of Wolves didn’t disappoint. Dave was helpful from the first point of contact to saying goodbye, and lent a laid-back, cool vibe to the whole thing, it was perfect!

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  • 5 out of 5

    Jenna Nice

    January 13, 2014 - 12:47 pm

    Just a quick note to say how grateful we are to you all for playing our wedding. You really made it special and everyone said how great you were and lots asked for your details in future.

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