Chris Corcoran Band

Guitarist Corcoran leads an exciting and dynamic 7-piece group featuring the UK’s finest vintage blues and swing musicians. Hailed by Guitarist magazine as “endlessly inventive…our favourite purveyor of vintage blues”. Corcoran delivers music full of energy and passion. Their debut album ‘Blues Guitar Grooves’ was released this year to excellent reviews.

Line up:
Chris Corcoran – Guitar
Mike Thorne – Drums
Matt Radford – Bass
Big John Carter – Piano
Nick Lunt – Baritone Sax
Lee Badau – Tenor Sax
Simon Da Silva – Trumpet

It’s one of our records of the year. Guitarist Magazine

Spectacular. Highly Recommended. Blues Junction Magazine

Chris will also be running a MASTERCLASS at Bristol Folk House. You can claim 20% off the masterclass when booking in conjunction with this event. Speak to Colston Hall Box Office for booking.

Chris Corcoran is the Guitarist’s guitarist. He is one of the UK’s finest Blues and R&B players and has been performing across the UK and Europe for the last 20 years. His trio is a popular draw on the London blues scene and is the only instrumental band on the circuit, which is testament to Chris’s unique style and ability. The trio have released two albums, the latest ‘Listen Up’ brought him to the attention of Guitarist magazine who profiled him in 2016. Since then he has produced a Jump Blues column for the magazine too. In 2017 Chris recorded and released ‘Blues Guitar Grooves’ which features an extended line up of piano, saxes and trumpet. Chris runs workshops for groups of guitarists as well as working around 180 shows per year in a variety of line ups. He also holds the guitar seat for the highly rated ‘Laura B & Her Band’.