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Liam Ward Band at Barnoldswick Arts Centre, Barnoldswick, Lancashire.

Date: Saturday, September 23, 2023

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Liam Ward writes;

Just a quick one for my friends in the north-west…
Tickets are now on sale for my first ever appearance at Barnoldswick Arts Centre in Lancashire. The gig falls a couple of days from my birthday so it’ll be a bit of a party too. Come along for a night of rockin’ Rhythm & Blues!

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The Liam Ward Band
Sat 23 September 2023 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Barnoldswick Music & Arts Centre


“Liam Ward has become a monster harpman, capable of playing almost anything” - Blues in the South


“Shining harp, swings warmly” - Blues Blast (Chicago, USA)



“Hot rhythm, searing guitar and soulful vocals that leave you with a nice warm feeling” – Blues & Roots


Catchy and clever but without histrionics” – Blues Doodles


“Liam plays beautifully!” - John Sebastian (The Lovin’ Spoonful)


“His playing is a joy” - Blues Matters


“Tremendous… splendid, wistful” - The Blues & Soul Show


“Good harp!” - David Crosby


The Liam Ward Band bring you modern rhythm and blues like you’ve never heard before!

Get your mojo working with the epic harp-driven sounds of vintage American dance music: rocking blues, west coast swing and funky, soulful roots music.

Liam Ward is a winner of the National Harmonica League Player of the Year and has been described by Harmonica World as “endlessly inventive”. His harmonica style is a blistering blend of traditional and unconventional, producing a modern sound that is truly his own.

With one foot firmly in the past, the band also have innovation at the heart of everything they play and are well-known for originals that push blues boundaries, bringing you some of the freshest rhythm & blues on offer.

Debut album Uprising has garnered acclaim with both the public and critics and is already being hailed as a new direction for the genre. The album, in conjunction with their live work, exhibits the band’s dedication to keeping the blues alive and well in the twenty-first century.

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