Ben Poole one of the more rising stars in England played at a local venue, also talking to National Blues Review about upcoming projects.
The Ben Poole Band is based on the south coast of the England in Brighton and are made up of Ben Poole on guitar, Pepe Le Moko on bass and Samuel Wade on drums. Grappling with the likes Jimi Hendrix, Freddie King, Otis Redding and The Temptations in his live set, showing the diversity of his influences.
Ben recently released the follow up to his first studio album Let’s Go Upstairs with a live album which was recorded by the BBC at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall in London last year. He is currently on an extensive UK tour opening for fellow British Blues guitar virtuoso Matt Schofield.
Ben spoke to us here at National Blues Review, and told us a bit more about the band, his experience at the Royal Albert Hall, being on tour with Matt Schofield, his influences as well as what 2015 has in store.
Interview with Ben Poole: