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Blue Label turns on the Blues with Gwyn Ashton 13/04/2004

Blue Label Smooth ‘N’ Creamy is sponsoring the return to Malta of Gwyn Ashton, one of the best exponents of blues-rock today. This highly acclaimed international blues musician, is performing at various pubs and bars in Malta, starting on Thursday, 15th April 2004 at Muddy Waters in St. Julian’s.

Compared favourably with Rory Gallagher who spearheaded and influenced the entire Irish rock movement, Ashton has taken his brand of high-energy blues-rock from Australia to the USA, Europe, Poland, Czech Republic, Switzerland, New Zealand and the UK. He tours with his band or as a solo artist playing slide, acoustic, electric, steel guitars and harmonica.

Ashton has been invited onstage with Mick Fleetwood, Canned Heat and Hubert Sumlin and has played in festivals and clubs with BB King, Buddy Guy, Peter Green, Johnny Winter, Rory Gallagher, Ray Charles, Junior Wells, Mick Taylor, Albert Lee, Steve Morse and Wishbone Ash. He also opened for Status Quo on a 15-date arena tour of the UK.

“Blue Label Smooth ‘N’ Creamy’s endorsement of Gwyn Ashton is an initiative which demonstrates the brand’s contribution to promoting blues music in Malta. Gwyn Ashton’s pub tour this week will certainly attract all blues lovers to all the pubs where Ashton will be playing,” said Jocelyn Degiorgio, Blue Label Brand Executive.

Gwyn Ashton will be performing as follows:

 Thursday, 15 April 2004  Muddy Waters, St. Julian’s
 Friday, 16 April 2004  Castille Wine Vaults, Valletta
 Saturday, 17 April 2004  Ryan’s Irish Pub, St. Julian’s
 Sunday, 18 April 2004  The Alley, Paceville
 Wednesday, 21 April 2004    Portside Bar, Gzira
 Thursday, 22 April 2004  Time Square, Sliema