The Honey Bees welcome back one of our yearly regulars, Paul Cowley.
Originally from Birmingham UK via mid-
in Morbihan Brittany France. A singer, songwriter,acoustic
fingerstyle and slide guitarist he was originally inspired
by the country blues of Lightnin Hopkins, Mississippi John Hurt,
Robert Johnson, Big Bill Broonzy and others.This interest led to
him becoming involved with the acoustic guitar/ folk club scene
in the West Midlands UK and ultimately to the formation of
The Sutton Blues Collective.
The Sutton Blues Collective became a respected name on the
UK blues circuit over a ten year period and Paul was instrumental
in bringing some of the worlds great acoustic blues performers to
intimate venues in Sutton Coldfield, a suburb of Birmingham,
During the period he immersed himself in acoustic and pre-
Subsequently Paul has performed at festivals, clubs and venues
throughout the UK. He has performed live on BBC & other
radio stations and given interviews on numerous occasions.
Paul tours in France and the UK throughout the year.
“If you like your blues acoustic and played with skill, feeling and obvious respect and love for the country blues, then, go get yourself a copy of Paul Cowley’s album. It is terrific.”