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Eugene "Hideaway" Bridges

TitleEugene "Hideaway" Bridges
Group NameCanberra Blues Society
DescriptionEugene “Hideaway” Bridges is a nomadic musician living his life on the road. His home is wherever the next performance takes him, from America through Europe, to Australia with many other stops in between. A mix of blues, soul, jump, funk, gospel & rock make Eugene’s show an upbeat journey through all the musical influences that have made Eugene the seasoned and versatile performer we have today. By the age of 5 years he was singing gospel with his brothers as The Bridges Brothers, touring with the Pastor, Elder A A Edwards. By the age of 19 years, he joined The New Chosen on guitar and vocals and went on to play with The Mighty Clouds of Joy, then travelled alone to Europe, where B B King’s Bassist Big Joe Turner spotted him in Paris and offered him the position of Guitarist/Vocalist with Big Joe Turners Memphis Blues Caravan. The following year he formed The Eugene ‘Hideaway’ Bridges Band and recorded Born to be Blue, produced by Mike Vernon for the Blueside label. His live performances received rave reviews and Eugene was awarded Blueprint magazine’s (UK) Vocalist of the Year and The Trophees France Blues 99 Chanteur De L'Annee. $20 CBS; $25 Gener
DateMarch 25, 2017
RecurranceOnce only
Time20:00 pm
End Time22:30 pm
Physical LocationHarmonie German Club, 49 Jerrabomberra Ave, Narrabundah
Special Needs Facilitiesmobility parking spaces, disabled toilets, ramps, wheelchair accessibility
Contact NameKerry Sattler
Contact Emailcontact@canberrabluessociety.com.au
Contact Phone0419607710

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