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Cherry on the road

Cherry with Morgan Freeman minutes after coming off stage at his Ground Zero Blues Club, Clarksdale, Mississippi

Cherry with legendary songwriter Dan Penn hanging out near Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, Alabama

Cherry with Steve Cropper after opening up for him and The Animals

Cherry onstage performing at the Silverstone British Grand Prix

Cherry recording at Abbey Road Studios guesting on Bernie Marsden's new record

Cherry hanging out in Nashville before performing at Red Rooster's Writer Night

Cherry & the band recording their BBC Radio 2 session at Maida Vale

Cherry with Bernie Marsden & Paul Jones after performing at Paul's charity gig at Cranleigh Arts Centre

"Great voice Cherry Lee!" Imelda May


Cherry with Aled Jones after coming off stage at Proms in the Park

"Thanks for supporting me, great music..." Albert Lee

"Cherry got the blues, that's why I wrote her name on my hand!..." Seasick Steve

"Real great touring with you Miss Cherry, thank you so much..." Mud Morganfield (Muddy Waters Jnr)

"Cherry, you sure can howl girl!" Hanging with Howlin' Wolf's two daughters and niece after performing at Howlin' Wolf Festival in West Point, Mississippi

Backstage with the Walter Trout Band after supporting him on his UK tour

Cherry backstage at Kentish Town Forum after performing onstage with The Quireboys

Onstage with Brad Webb & Blind Mississippi Morris at BB King's on Beale St, Memphis

Onstage at the 2010 Howlin' Wolf Memorial Festival in West Point, Mississippi

Onstage at the 2010 Howlin' Wolf Memorial Festival in West Point, Mississippi, band from l-r Grammy-award winning Billy Earheart, David Parker, Kelvin Holly (Little Richard, Pegi Young), Mike Chain, Cherry & Keith Shaddix.

Cherry onstage with her US band at the 2011 Market Street Festival in Columbus, Mississippi.

Backstage with US blues legend Super Chikan at the 2011 Market Street Festival, Columbus Mississippi
 

Well it's been festivals and gigs galore over the scorching summer and we're delighted at Cherry Towers how well the new songs are going down with you lot and the new EP Cherry Pickin' has been selling very well indeed.

Cherry guested with Bernie Marsden when they headlined at Maryport Blues Festival a couple of weeks ago, pics below thanks to Tony Winfield. Cherry will be on tour with Bernie this November, dates are on the gig page, and is a guest artist on his new album due out next Spring.

Cherry and the band had a fantastic set last weekend at their fourth Cambridge Rock Festival appearance where they managed to fill the Stage 2 marquee at 11am Saturday morning! Lots of new faces to see them aswell and we've since heard that Cherry and the band gathered one of the biggest crowds over the whole weekend out of the 40 or so bands that played. Check out pictures and footage below thanks to Roger Allen and Neil McCarthy. The song in the video is Meet Me At The Station which is taken from the new EP Cherry Pickin'.

 

Cherry also guested with Del Bromham later that day, they performed the duet they recorded together on Del's new album, Nine Yards due out this September.

 

If you've yet to catch Cherry and the boys playing live this year, then come out and see them on one of the upcoming gigs or festivals they've got coming up...

Wed 7th Aug - Dusty's Blues Club, High Wycombe - 8pm - click here for more info.

Thu 22nd Aug - Hot Numbers Coffee Bar, Cambridge - 8pm - click here for more info.

Sat 24th Aug - The Flowerpot, Bedford - 4.30pm - Bank Holiday shenanigans! 

Mon 26th Aug - Malt Shovel Tavern, Northampton - 2.30pm - click here for more info.

Sat 31st Aug - Wootton Club, Wootton, Northampton - 8pm - click here for more info.

Lots more dates on the gig page of the website, check them out right here and hope to see you soon!