News: Red Rooster

by Adam Aiken

Deep South blues star Christone “Kingfish” Ingram and fellow US singer/songwriter Fantastic Negrito are the headliners at next weekend’s Red Rooster festival.

The ninth Red Rooster – held at Euston Hall, just south of Thetford – will run from June 1 to June 3 and will once again celebrate a wide range of soul, blues, country, rock’n’roll, Cajun and roots music.

And in something of a coup, the bill also includes the Take Me To The River Allstars, who comprise some of the most influential figures in Mississippi Delta and New Orleans funk, R&B, soul and jazz.

His Lordship follow-up their recent blistering set in Norwich with a slot at the festival, as do Us (who supported His Lordship at that show).

It'll be the ninth Red Rooster at Euston Hall
It’ll be the ninth Red Rooster at Euston Hall

Other acts on the bill include Daddy Long Legs, the New Yorkers who merge R&B with rock’n’roll, and Chuck Prophet & The Mission Express.

Nicole Atkins, Shardé Thomas And The Rising Stars, and country chart-topping Ashley Campbell are amongst the other acts due to descend on Suffolk, although Jesse Malin has had to pull out.

Click here for more details and here for tickets.

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