Brett Puffett won Best Newcomer and the Best Act award went to Dave Woodcock on a night that saw live performance from a number of acts including guest artist The West Brothers.
The album due for release later this year will see the band take more of a blues direction from Can’t Keep Still but without losing that classic Porter sound you all know and love.
Porter are set to kick off their Summer in style with a performance at the 2013 Brentwood in support of Help For Heroes which will features the likes of ‘rockney’ legends Chas & Dave, The Jam’s Bruce Foxton and Britain’s Got Talent runners up Loveable Rogues.
Following a very positive review of debut album ‘Can’t Keep Still’ describing the band as ‘sleazy and sophisticated’ and also ‘New Blood’ feature, Gary Porter took some time out from the studio recording the new Porter album ‘Stone Chucker’ to speak to Pete Sergeant from Blues Matters! magazine.
The feature sees Gary talk to Pete at length about the creative process within the band as well as each band member’s input and the various influences that have helped shape their sound. Continue Reading »
Porter made a triumphant return to BBC Cambridge with a session on Sue Marchant’s Big Night In featuring the tracks ‘Don’t Wanna Work No More’ from the album ‘Can’t Keep Still’ and new, bluesier number ‘Can’t See The Wood For The Trees’.
We would like to thank Sue for having Porter in the studio and for all the support she has given the band. A great way to kick off what looks set to be a very promising 2013 indeed!
Porter are honoured to have been invited back to BBC Cambridge by Sue Marchant for her final Big Night In show. If you enjoyed the band’s previous session on her show then you’re in luck as the band are set to return on Thursday 3rd January to wish Sue best of luck in her next venture. Porter will be playing live on the show some current live favourites and some material.
The band previously played Sue’s Big Night In around June 2012 where they played tracks ‘River’ and ‘Emily’ from their current album ‘Can’t Keep Still’
After a great 2012 for the band, this radio session looks set to build on the success for an even better 2013 with plenty more to come from Porter.
After making waves up north, Essex favourites Porter returned home to play local haunts The High Barn and the Riga Music Bar with storming sets of tracks from their album ‘Can’t Keep Still’.
Porter played such delights as ’10 Days’, ‘Emily’ and crowd favourite ‘The River’.
Be sure to check out the Live Dates page to find out when you can see Porter live in concert.