The last three months have seen Cherry visiting Norway, Iceland, Denmark, Lithuania, Finland, and Russia as part of another jazz tour on the high seas, Poland for two blues festivals with Krissy Matthews (see previous news entry) and more recently, Orkney Isles for Orkney Blues Festival which was a welcome return for Cherry and her band after their last performance there was 9 years ago! It sure has been a whirlwind and throughout all this Cherry has been planning her upcoming wedding which takes place next month!

The end of August saw Cherry perform for the first time ever in a cave! A venue called The Devil's Arse in Castleton which sure was an experience and then this month also saw Cherry performing with her Johnny Cash Roadshow family as the role of June Carter where she had to play the autoharp on the song Wildwood Flower. There are talks this may be added to Cherry's set with her own band so stay tuned!

Enjoy the photos below.

 

 

 

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

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

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