Neil Simpson, Bass PlayerNeil Simpson, Bass PlayerNeil Simpson, Bass Player

Country Cookin'

16th Apr 2011

Thursday 14th April 2011: Neil played bass at "BlueFunk at Poynton WMC" with U.S. singer/songwriter and ace guitarist Chris Cook to an appreciative, capacity audience. Accompanied by Jim Kirkpatrick Jim Kirkpatrick on guitar and Neil (Keggsie) McCallum on drums, the band stormed through a ninety minute set of songs taken from Chris's six albums.

The band played the following evening at the Jolly Tar, Nantwich, to an equally enthusiastc audience. Guitarist Jim couldn't make it as he had an FM gig in Madrid the next day, but was superbly replaced at very short notice by keyboard player John Gunstone.

Neil, having only just met Chris on the day of the Poynton concert, said that both shows were "amongst the most fun gigs" he'd been involved in for a long time.

Chris, hope you enjoyed your brief stay in Britain and come back soon!