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New video

We've a hot new video of Claire strutting her stuff with the band in funky mode, from our January visit to Tap Social. Ian Siegal's 'Hard Pressed'. Definitely the good sort of winter blues!
 

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Summer’s gone but kingB is back ...

We’ve had a bit of radio silence over the summer, with members of the band busy travelling and even getting married! But we’re back with a couple of great gigs, showcasing very different parts of Oxford’s lovely music scene. From…

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White Hart today: it's on!

The weather is looking good and we've confirmed with the venue that we'll be on stage in the garden of the White Hart of Wytham, this afternoon from 5.30pm. Maybe wrap up a bit warm, but come and enjoy your…

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Food from Ethiopia and Eritrea

We just heard the good news that Saturday's gig at Tap Social will feature Lula’s Ethiopian/Eritrean Cuisine. Their spicy delights are often enjoyed at Gloucester Green Market, and now you can combine them with kingB's tasty blues!

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The dark days of winter - in the studio

So, what has kingB been up to in the last couple of months? Recording, that's what! We're working on what we've called old blues, new blues and our blues: some classic Chicago-style numbers, some of the best recent songs in…

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In appreciation of Paul Oliver

We were sorry to hear recently of the death of Paul Oliver, international authority on the history of the blues. He lived and worked in Oxford for many years, and we were privileged to have him in our audience on…

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Thank you the White Hart

Wow - a fine weekend! After a Saturday performance in an Oxfordshire vineyard, we spent Sunday in the ancient walled garden at the White Hart of Wytham. Thank you to Baz and the crew at the White Hart, and to…

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' ... and a big round of applause for the NHS!'

Applause for the NHS in our set on Sunday was a first for us, but much deserved, what with our singer on stage with a stitched-up hand and our bassist recovering from a hip op! Thanks also to the brilliant…

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Cornbury - thank you and good night!

We did it! Having opened the very first Cornbury Music Festival in 2004, we played out the final one in 2017. As the sun set magnificently over Great Tew Park on Sunday, we played our favourite numbers to a lovely…

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Festivals festivals

Summer 2017 is looking good already: we're expecting to be on stage at the final Cornbury Music Festival, 7-9 July. Watch this space for details!

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Thank you, Vicky Arms!

Thank you to the Victoria Arms for hosting a great gig last night ... and thank you to our lovely audience for making it special! A special shout out goes to the Oxford Blues club dancers who led the way…
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Island in the sun

This week some of us are excited to be heading off to do an acoustic trio gig on a rather nice Greek island! If you happen to be passing through Antiparos, just email us for details, and you can come…