Tag Archive | Can’t Keep Still
The Blue Angel Awards took place last night at Southend’s Preview and local hero Gary Porter was invited to present Best Act & Best Newcomer. 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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Porter‘s album ‘Can’t Keep Still’ gets a great review in this month’s edition of Blues Matters! along with a feature in the ‘Blue Blood’ section of the magazine. Norman Darwen described the album as ‘sleazy and sophisticated blues…part Ray Charles, part Charles Brown, part James Hunter and part original’ Blue Blood features new and emerging artists […]
Porter wowed the crowd on the British Stage of the 2012 Great British Rhythm & Blues Festival in Colne, Lancashire with a stunning set of tracks from their album Can’t Keep Still. Performing at this award winning festival has been a dream come true for Porter who have spent the past few years negotiating a […]
As part of their trip up to Lancashire to perform on the British stage at the Great British Rhythm & Blues Festival, Porter were also invited to perform for BBC Radio Lancashire‘s Sally Naden before a local audience as part of the trip. The band performed ‘Hanging On’ and ‘Out of My Hands’ from their […]
Porter‘s album ‘Can’t Keep Still’ was reviewed in this month’s Blues In Britain magazine by Gordon Baxter. He described it as an album that ‘richly rewards repeated plays…There is a lot more going on than you can fully take in this time around…’ Click here to read the review.
Porter will be appearing on Mark Punter’s BBC Essex Summer Saturday show on July 7th 2012 where the band will be chatting to Mark about current activities and their new album ‘Can’t Keep Still’. Summer Saturday is on Saturday afternoon from 2-6pm, so be sure to tune in for an afternoon of music and fun. What better way to spend […]