photo by Alan White, Early Blues

the blues 

& more!

"a masterclass on each instrument"
The Evening Mail, Barrow

"superb harp/guitar funky blues"

Get Ready To Rock

 "a rhythm section....sprung like an industrial coil"
The Times, London

"the best harp player since Sonny Boy Williamson
Champion Jack Dupree

"a sumptuous auditory experience
 that you don't want to end"
Blues In The North West

"the sublime guitarmanship of Steve Wright"
Blues in Britain

"O'Leary is simply superb....such a powerful precise tone"
The Times, London

"in the hands of the John O'Leary band the musical form clearly shows it's roots whilst demonstrating how far it has come"
Radio GTFM 107

Sugarkane enveloped us with deep grooves, impassioned playing, real feel, poise and presence, in a celebratory contemporization of the blues"
Pete Feenstra, promotor, broadcaster, author

John O'Leary (harp/vocals) - Steve Wright (guitar/vocals) - Jools Grudgings (keys/vocals) - Roger Inniss (bass) Joachim Greve (drums)