Duo want some more blues?


Chris James has performed in Cumbria and nationally as a solo acoustic Blues performer. Chris was nominated in the acoustic category of the British Blues Awards in 2012, and is 3 times finalist of the New Brunswick Battle of the Blues.

His most recent appearance in the final of this competition was as a duo with Martin in 2013.

A semi-acoustic northern-based Blues and originals duo, featuring:

Chris James, Vocals, Guitars,

Martin Fletcher, Harmonicas, Vocals,

The pair first met when booked to play at the same venue. 

Martin Fletcher is based in Morpeth, and known for playing in many bands in the north-east including the "Blues Burglars" and the eponymous Martin Fletcher's Usual Suspects. He is also known for the experimental Blues/ HipHop fusion band MFUS. He has played at major Blues Festivals in the UK and Europe including Peer Blues in Belgium.

Chris and Martin have played in many of the Northern Blues Clubs and Festivals over the past 6 years as a duo, and sometimes as a band with percussion and bass.