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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.
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 […]
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 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 […]
Porter have been added to the British Stage line up at the Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival 2012. The band will take to the stage from 2:30-3:30pm. The festival won Best British Festival at the 2011 British Blues Awards. For more information, please see the Live Dates page.
Porter appeared on Sue Marchant’s Big Night In on BBC Cambridge to play a session and talk about their new album ‘Can’t Keep Still’. The band played ‘River’ and ‘Emily’ with a fantastic response from the listeners phoning in. To listen to the session and for all other information on Porter press and radio, please see the Press & Radio page.
BBC Radio 2’s Alex Lester chose the Porter track River for his ‘Lester’s Library’ feature which plays up and coming tracks that you may never have heard before. The track was played alongside established artists such as AD/DC, Donna Summer and Michael Bublé. If you’d like to buy the album, CDs can be purchased from Amazon.co.uk while digital versions can be downloaded […]
For those of you out there who’d rather a CD copy than digital. A gatefold CD version of the album, ‘Can’t Keep Still’ is available from Amazon.co.uk through Cornerblock Records. Full credits listed with thanks to all who pulled in the same direction when making this record.
Porter would like to thank Coastline FM for being the first to support the album ‘Can’t Keep Still’. The album was recently featured as the station’s album of the week. To listen to Porter’s interview on Coastline FM, and for all other information on Porter press and radio, please see the Press & Radio page.