Featuring - Jim Kirkpatrick (FM, Bernie Marsden), Scott Ralph (Robbie Williams), Sarah Miller (Nearly Dan), Kate Robertson (Nearly Dan), Mike Yorke and Adrian Gibson
Chris Bevington Organisation hail from North Staffordshire and hit the Blues scene in 2014 with the release of their debut album ‘Chris Bevington & Friends’. The album topped the Blues Charts in the UK and the USA receiving fantastic reviews in both the Blues and Rock community, including Blues In Britain and Classic Rock.
Formed by Nearly Dan bassist Chris when he was just 51 (although he has been playing since the age of 15) , during 2015 and 2016 the nine-piece band have toured up and down the UK and have grown a solid reputation for their live performances, with one review for Upton Blues Festival remarking of their performance: “ a brilliant set from an exceptional band”. ‘CBO’ have also graced the stages at Cambridge Rock Festival, The Great British Rhythm & Blues Festival and co-headlined with Rebecca Downes at the legendary Robin 2 in Bilston, West Midlands.
2016 has brought the release of the second album ‘Better Start Cookin’ ‘ which received considerable airplay, including Paul Jones at BBC Radio 2. The album features a number of star guests including; Robert Hart (The Jones Gang, Bad Company, Manfred Manns Earthband, Don Airey), George Glover (Climax Blues Band) , Rebecca Downes, FM / Bernie Marsden guitarist, Jim Kirkpatrick – along with his FM buddy, Steve Overland. Drummer Paul Burgess (10CC, Camel, Jethro Tull) also features on ‘…& Friends’.