Cherry and the boys have been having a whale of a time so far this year and have already done two festivals - back in January they played a blinder at Skegness Rock 'n' Blues Weekend and just last weekend at the Big Wheel Blues Festival in the Isle of Man!

Still lots more coming up though, take a look at the continually updated gig list and check out festival dates below to see if you can make one..or two..or three! Check the festival websites for full line-up.

Sun 3rd June - Hebden Blues Festival, Hebden Bridge - Cherry is headlining the Women of the Blues night, tickets available -

Mon 4th June - Jubilee Festival, Tingewick Playing Fields, Buckingham (special guests of Bernie Marsden) Tickets only £10 and available from David Partridge 01280 848460 or 01280 848843, also available in person from Tingewick Stores or the Royal Oak in the village.

Sat 7th July - Blues on the Meadow, Aldermaston - Tickets only £20 before May 31st, Cherry onstage 4.30pm -

Sun 26th August - Rhythm Festival, Biggleswade nr Bedford - Cherry onstage at 4.30pm -

Sat 8th September - Newark Blues Festival -

Sun 7th October - Esquires Blues Festival, Bedford -

Sat 10th November - Carlisle Blues Festival -


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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