Current album:

EXILE - LIVE IN LOCKDOWN (2020)

Album:

BURNING BRIDGES (2019)

CATFISH (UK)

Music-Style: BLUES-ROCK


Catfish

Band of the year 2020

Nominated in 5 categories for UK Blues Awards 2021

 

International touring blues rock powerhouse Catfish are making waves on the music scene in the UK and Europe.

 

They have now won a total of five UK and British blues awards. In the last few years, they have played at almost every major UK blues festival and have established themselves as a real force in the British blues scene.  They now tour regularly in Europe.

 

Blues Matters Magazine.

'Catfish are one of the finest live bands in Britain today.  The quality of musicianship is outstanding and in Matt Long, they have one of the greatest young guitarists on the scene today...

 

Their first two albums 'So Many Roads' and ‘Broken Man’ both reached no. 1 in the IBBA airplay charts.  The second of these, ‘Broken Man’, was also nominated for a UK Blues Award and was named album of the year by the IBBA.  Their third album 'Burning Bridges' was released in May 2019 and has received excellent reviews from the UK and European music press.  It was the third most played album by the Independent Blues Broadcasters Association in 2019 and was nominated for a UK blues award for 2020 as album of the year. 

 

They released a new live CD and DVD set on 1 December 2020  'Exile - Live in Lockdown’ which was recorded during lockdown at a full band live stream broadcast across Europe by Blues Maastricht festival in Holland.  This was nominated for a UK Blues Award in 2021.

 

Press:

‘A brilliant live album, from a top class band’

Colin Campbell, Blues Matters Magazine

 

Catfish is another answer to the question of the future of the blues.

Joachim Joe Brooks, Rocktimes

 

‘A true lockdown masterpiece full of anger frustration, defiance and hope’

Will Carter, Two Finger Media

 

‘Quality, high-octane blues rock, full of emotion’

Paul Dubbelman PCN Magazine

 

Burning Bridges is without a shadow of doubt the best blues album of 2019. It will be my go to album for Catfish and probably blues... it is a masterpiece.

Ritchie Birnie, metalplanetmusic.com

 

‘Catfish are one of the finest live bands in Britain today. The quality of musicianship is outstanding and in Matt Long, they have one of the greatest young guitarists on the scene today…’

Blues Matters Magazine.

 

 

Availability:      on request (booking lead time 4 weeks)
Location:          Clubs, Festivals
Requirements: Hotel (Travel Party 4-5), Catering, local PA

Price:                on request