Blues Caravan 2011The name says it all. “Girls with Guitars” – the 2011 Ruf Records Blues Caravan Tour – presents three of the scene’s hottest young female guitar slingers on a single stage.

Dani Wilde(UK) sings with the old-school fervor of Aretha Franklin, but also takes a cue from contemporaries like Duffy and Joss Stone. Her newest album, Shine, a collaboration with renowned producer Mike Vernon, shows off new levels of maturity as a singer, songwriter and guitarist. Says Paul Jones of BBC Radio 2: “She sings with more conviction and passion than old legends from the Mississippi Delta.”

At the tender age of 21, Samantha Fish (US) is already a hot property on the live music scene in and around her hometown of Kansas City, Missouri. Her high-heeled, rock-edged performances have won her a loyal local following and carried her to venues like Rosa’s Lounge in Chicago, where she opened eyes during the 2010 Chicago Blues Festival.

Multi-instrumentalist Cassie Taylor (US) has appeared on eight critically-acclaimed albums by her father, Otis Taylor, and was a featured vocalist on Gary Moore’s 2008 release Bad For You Baby. Still just in her early 20s, Cassie has been hailed for her commanding stage presence and “heavenly” voice (Boston Globe). Her music ranges from heart-wrenching ballads to hard-driving blues and doesn’t shy from topical subject matter.

This trio of young, passionate performers is backed by a top-flight band of road-tested professionals for more than two hours of live blues excellence.

Girls with guitars – “Bitch” from Vantage Vanguard on Vimeo.

Blues Caravan 2011 – Girls With Guitars – Tourdates

January 2011
27.01. Gemeindesaal Lindewerra
28.01. Tholi Rheine
29.01. MusicHall Worpswede
30.01. Harmonie Bonn
February 2011
01.02. Garage Deluxe München
02.02. Merlin Stuttgart
03.02. Reithalle Offenburg
04.02. Jubez Karlsruhe
05.02. Zur Linde Affalter
06.02. Jegelscheune Wendelstein
07.02. Muddy’s Club Weinheim
09.02. Fabrik Hamburg
10.02. Bepop Cloppenburg
11.02. Blues Garage Hannover
12.02. Quasimodo Berlin
March 2011
10.03. Colos-Saal Aschaffenburg
11.03. Sang & Klang Luxemburg
12.03. Stadttheater Bruck an der Leitha
14.03. Rockhouse Salzburg
15.03. Altes Kino Rankweil
16.03. Galery Pratteln
17.03. Kammgarn Schaffhausen
18.03. Moonwalker Aarburg
19.03. Rubigen Mühle Hunziken
20.03. 11. Neuöttinger Gitarrentage Neuötting
21.03. Reigen -Vienna Blues Spring- Wien
22.03. AK-Kongressaal Linz
24.03. Café Hahn Koblenz
25.03. Alter Schlachthof Soest
26.03. Schouwburg Cuijk
27.03. Der Holzhof Göttingen
April 2011
09.04. Bluesfest Willich
28.04. Robin 2 Wolverhampton
May 2011
12.05. Art College Of Brussels Brussels
14.05. Kwadendamme Bluesfestival Kwadendamme

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