The survivors of Dr. Feelgood will perform in Bilbao
It’s been nearly three decades since their vocalist and harmonica player, Lee Brillaux, and 45 since their adrenaline-pumping, spasmodic guitarist Wilko Johnson left them, but the survivors of the legendary Dr. Feelgood are still on the road with new songsas evidenced by the tour that will stop in Bilbao, in the room Santana 27 of Bolueta, next April 29. The group arrives with a new album, Damn Right! and tickets are already on sale.
Formed on Canvey Island, in the British town of Essex, at the beginning of the 70s and fans of Negroid r&b, Dr. Feelgood became the spearhead of the so-called pub-rock, a direct mix of electric energy that drank from both rock’n’roll and black genres such as r&b, skiffle and country bluesand that in the end, thanks to albums like the first three shared by Wilko, who died a few months ago, and Brilleaux ended up breaking down the door that opened the way to 77 punk-rock in Great Britain.
do raw, electric, simple, natural and vigorous musicwho left classics that in some classics rose very high on the charts such as Roxette, Back in the Night, Down the Doctors or Milk and Alcohol, continues on stage with the survivors of the group, as Brilleaux said just before die, in 1994.
the quartet that will perform in Bilbao led by guitarist Gordon Russellwho joined their formation in the 80s. The rest of the group is made up of bassist Phil Mitchell and drummer Kevin Morris‘feelgood’ rhythm section for 41 years, and the ‘youngest’ of the group, the singer and harmonica player Kevin Kane, who joined the group 24 years ago after leaving another mythical British group like The Animals.
luxury opening act
In addition to Dr. Feelgood, whoThe Survivors of Dr. Feelgood , the Santana 27 room have as opening act the Galician The Bo Derek’s, who give pub-rock and have some ex-member of Siniestro Total, and the mythical J. Teixi Band, who will keep their latest album, En el barrio . The concert will begin at 8:00 p.m. and tickets are already on sale at Power Records, Keep on Rockin’ and www.musikaze.com.