Skinny Velvet / Bio
Skinny Velvet is....One part Blues, One Part Rock...add equal parts of Southern Soul and Funk.....shake til' you feel the groove. As described by one concert attendee, "Skinny Velvet is the Carolina's Most Dangerous Band !!! "
The band consists of drummer Philipp Barry, guitarist/vocalist Ben Robinson and bassist/vocalist Jim Bolt.
After touring in their well respected bands for years, these talented musicians have joined forces in Charlotte, NC and are making waves!
Skinny Velvet has been touring the South Eastern US, gaining momentum all along the way. The group has shared the festival stage with Johnny Winter, Delbert McClinton, Bernard Allison and Tommy Castro to name a few. They have appeared at 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). With the release of their debut EP set for Christmas 2012, the 2013 festival season promises to be a banner year for this talented group of musical mad men!
- Band Members:
- Philipp Barry/ Drums, Ben Robinson/ Guitar and Vocals, Neil Bartley/ Hammond Organ, Piano and vocals, and Jim Bolt/ Bass and Vocals,
- Artist Name:
- Skinny Velvet
- Home Page:
- Active Since:
- Blues / Rock / Soul
- Charlotte, NC
- Mojo Mafia Entertainment, Inc. in cooperation with:
- Joe Bonamassa
- Philip Sayce
- Eric Gales
- The Jimi Hendrix Experience Official Page
- Allman Brothers Band