Britain’s best loved R&B band was formed in 1971, and is known for songs such as She Does it Right, Roxette, and Milk and Alcohol, which reached the top ten.
Formed on Canvey Island in Essex in the early 1970s, Dr. Feelgood remains one of the most popular and exciting live rhythm and blues acts in the world. Their energetic live performances secured them a following on the seventies London pub rock circuit. The raw and uncompromising style of their performance resulted in the album Stupidity that immediately went to the number one position in the U.K. charts.
Dr. Feelgood have also enjoyed global success with a string of hit singles including Milk and Alcohol, Roxette, Back in the Night, Down at the Doctors, She Does it Right, Going Back Home and See You Later Alligator – which gave the group their first gold record.
The current line up features the rhythm section Kevin Morris on drums and Phil Mitchell on bass, both 29 years in the band and Steve Walwyn on guitar who has been with the band for 23 years. Vocalist Robert Kane (formerly of the Animals) is the most recent addition – joining in 1999 after the tragic death of Lee Brilleaux. The band continues to tour extensively throughout the World and enjoy a loyal following at home and abroad.
“From Bill Drummond to Bob Geldof, Paul Weller to Joe Strummer, many have testified to the quartet’s transformative effect.” – The Guardian.
Support from poet Mike Garry and local music duo Grace Gillan and Jake Miller.
Mike Garry’s gritty poems won him a collaboration with New Order in New York’s Carnegie Hall in 2014. His work has been championed by Philip Glass, having worked with him since 2014 at concerts in the USA and Europe. His Ode To St. Anthony, a poem dedicated to the Factory Records boss Tony Wilson, put to classical music by the composer Joe Duddell to great success. Mike has toured with John Cooper Clarke since 2011 opening shows for him in the UK, Ireland and The United States.
GRACE GILLAN AND JAKE MILLER
Former lead singer of Papa Le Gal, Grace Gillan now works with the soul group Hot Java and reggae guitarist Jake Miller.
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Bar opens 6:30 P.M., starts 7:30 P.M.
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