Stompin' Dave & Lucy Piper
Stompin' Dave “a master of all kinds of American roots” The Telegraph, teams up with “Lucy Piper, one of the UK's leading blues drummers” The Guardian.
Forming a duo described as “WONDERFUL! Stompin' Dave the embodiment of authenticity! Lucy BLUES drummer!” Blues In The South
Bridport, Dorset based Stompin' Dave has worked exclusively as a musician, he has released over thirty albums and made well over two hundred and fifty festival appearances, including some major ones such as Glastonbury, Camp Bestival, and Bestival.
A former member of former UK Blues Band of the Year, The Producers. Dave was nominated for a British Blues Award in 2014.
Lucy Piper has over the past few years spent many nights performing in Mississippi, USA 'juke joints' alongside many top musicians, including the multi Blues Music Award nominee Watermelon Slim, and Robert Kimbrough Senior, son of one of the all time greats of hill country blues, Junior Kimbrough.
In 2019 and 2020 Lucy worked with double Grammy Award winning label Ruf Records on their annual 'Blues Caravan'. As well as appearing on Ryan Perry's album High Risk, Low Reward which was nominated for a Blues Music Award 2020. (Universally recognized as the highest award in blues music.)
In the UK Lucy is currently living in Exeter, Devon and performs with a plethora of different artists. She has recently appeared with many great performers including Adam Sweet, Ben Waters, Liam Ward and Sons Of The Delta, as well as her own Exeter based band Southern Fried Groove Queens. Last spring Lucy toured extensively with folk duo Sounds of the Sirens.
Lucy is a former member of the band Junkyard Angels, fronted by Julian Piper "One of the UK's foremost champions of African American blues" The Guardian. The band performed across the UK and Europe often as the backing band for touring blues musicians from the USA.
For more information on Lucy visit: https://www.lucypiperdrums.com
Last year Dave and Lucy released an album Nothing But Trouble featuring eleven original Stompin' Dave songs. The album was described as "one mighty little gem...The sound is authentic, with a richness that's as good as any of the best blues albums." in Blues In Britain magazine.
Months later Dave and Lucy have just completed another album We Can Talk In Person Blues. Featuring fifteen more original Stompin' Dave songs. “Great guitar work, fine singing and authentic lyrics and melodies.” Blues In The South.
“Here's two fabulous musicians delivering a record that deserves huge recoginition a modern blues album rooted nicely indeed in the traditions of the past.” Blues In Britain.