The Joff Watkins Duo
December 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Joff Watkins duo comprise Joff Watkins on harmonica and vocals and C.J. Williams on guitar
Both have been playing for their instruments for around 35 years and playing gigs for nearly all that that time. Joining bands and playing in pubs and clubs while still in their teens.
Joff and C.J. both in the band Jimmy Regal and the Royals. One of Britain’s most original blues bands who have just released their third album. As part of Jimmy Regal and the Royals they have played many of the country’s top venues and festivals including 100 club, Red Rooster, Leeds Blues festivals.
The band have been played on many radio stations around the world including Radio 2 and 4 in the U.K.
Joff has played for many other artists which has seen him play at festivals such as Womad, Tenby blues festival and the Jazz Café. Play live sessions on Radio 3 and 6 and appear on many albums.
Joff and C.J. share a love of West African music and travelled to Senegal to attend a music festival where they got to jam with great Senegalese musician Diabel Cissokho.