Concert during SBF 2016
Saturday, 09.07.2016, 7.10 p.m.
stage near the City Hall, Kościuszki St./Mickiewicza St., free admission


WILLE & THE BANDITS is a blues-rock trio from UK. On one hand they continue The Cream and Jimi Hendrix Blues Experience’s tradition but on the other they go further by adding some tno and folk to the music they perform. The band takes its inspitarion from such artists as: Pearl Jam, Ben Harper or Joe Bonamassa. Thoughout its 6 years’ experience, the band shared the stage with Status Quo, Deep Purple or John Butler Trio.

Charismatic trio of young British musicians who made a huge success on the British Isles. Although the band has no plans to achieve media, they already have a huge number of. Therefore, the band decided to go on a tour across the USA and Europe. At the British lists in the category of “blues” they were placed second. Artistic quality they present on stage and countless concerts resulted in their concert at the London Olympics. Moreover, lots of popular radio stations in Britain, Germany and Belgium started playing their tracks. Their music can be described as eclectic sound, reminiscent of the sounds characteristic to Deep Purple, Joe Bonamassa, The John Butler Trio and Status Quo.

The group is known for creating great, spacious sound evolving from hypnotic groove to heavy rock. To create that, the musicians use very interesting instruments like: acoustic guitar, 6-string bass, double bass, ethnic drums, percussion. The leader of the group is one of the best slide guitar players ever. During live concerts, musicians do not avoid improvisation which makes their concerts exceptional and unique.

The band also performed at well known festivals such as Glastonbury, Isle of Wight, Greenman, Shambala and Greenbelt. WILLE & THE BANDITS have also recorded four albums, including one from the concert.

Wille Edwards – vocal, guitar
Matthew Brooks – bass
Andrew Naumann – drums


See also:www.willeandthebandits.com