Cameo of Rebecca Downes live Performance Centre Stage Skegness 2018

Cameo of Rebecca Downes live Performance Centre Stage Skegness 2018

Rebecca Downes returns once again to Butlins, Skegness in January. From performing on the Introducing Stage and winning the evening in 2015 thus guaranteeing her a Centre Stage slot in 2016. Rebecca and her marvellous band of musicians are back to entertain us. Rebecca’s wonderful voice will always capture the attention of the audience. Now combine with a confident stage presence full of warmth and pose her show has gone from strength to strength as we have watched her perform over the years. This is down to hard work and dedication, Rebecca and her band have toured around the country thrilling audiences whenever she picks up the microphone and sings. A golden voice matching her stylish golden hair.

The performance delivers a beguiling mix of blues with the hit of soft rock, she is a consummate professional.  The set is full of power and beauty with her signature song Believe. Rebecca is the voice of the band and now with guitar in hand, she adds an additional layer of rhythm guitar. The quartet that surrounds her provides the perfect backdrop of textures and tones, with lead guitarist Steve Birkett and the keys of Rick Benton combining with the rhythm section of bassist Dan Clark and Lloyd Daker at the back on drums.

Closing out a set that had the magic of a live performance her own special version of With A Little Help From My friends. This rearrangement is the perfect encore for a band whose foot is firmly on the accelerator of success.

Not once, Not twice but three times she delighted the audience on The Blues stage. Her own set then late on Saturday as the guest of Slack Alice and then invited to duet with Connie Lush on Sunday evening. They are made for singing together as they stage a powerful duet. It is these special unique moments that make festivals special as musicians come together and share their talents making the Blues Stage and The Great British Rock & Blues Festival 2018.

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Read overview of the Great Rock and Blues Weekend over at Bluesdoodles

Rebecca is out on tour with Magnum opening the show Check out the Dates 

Check out Bluesdoodles reviews of her albums Be Live and Believe

Check out what we talked about when Liz and Rebecca had a chat.

Cameo of Rebecca Downes live Performance Centre Stage Skegness 2018

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