Skinny Velvet is now being called the "New Ministers of Southern Soul"! A blues-soaked,Rock-n- Funk, fried in a cast-iron skillet!!
The band consists of drummer Philipp Barry, guitarist/vocalist Ben Robinson, bassist/vocalist Jim Bolt and Hammond Organ/ piano player Neil Bartley.
Skinny Velvet has been touring the South Eastern US, gaining momentum all along the way. The group has shared the festival stage with Pat Travers, Johnny Winter, Delbert McClinton, Bernard Allison and Tommy Castro to name a few. SV has appeared at 2013 Winchester Blues House Festival, 2011 The Big Lick Blues Festival, 2001 and 2012 Blue Ridge Blues and BBQ Festival (Roanoke, VA), The 12th Annual Thunder Beach Rally (Panama City Beach, FL).
They group continues to tour constantly between Washington DC and Key West, FL...look for them on the road...you'll be glad you did!