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Blues at The Bombshelter

Bombshelter Brewpub
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Burton & The Blues is a 5-piece soul/blues band featuring the considerable vocal talents of front man, Graham Burton, who has been a regular performer on the Cape Town jazz scene for some years. He is equally at home in the soul and blues genres and has recently launched his own blues band, which focuses on the more soulful blues material, rather than the blues-rock catalogue favoured by many blues bands. But make no mistake ... this band can rock with the best of them.

Graham’s backing band comprises keyboards, guitar, bass and drums and, between them, the musicians have many years’ experience gigging around Cape Town.

The repertoire includes several soul/blues standards, such as Little Red Rooster, Texas Flood, Boom Boom, Dimples, Double Trouble, Need Your Love So Bad, Bring It On Home To Me, I Would Rather Go Blind, Stand By Me and Black Magic Woman, as well as many lesser known but equally good numbers, that are well suited to Graham's vocal style.

The range of material covered allows the band to play pure blues sets, upbeat party sets, laid back jazzier sets, or a combination.


Seating about 100 +30 or more standing, The Bombshelter is situated in The old Sunrise Toffee factory complex near the heart of Pinelands Cape Town.
Unit B3, Sunrise Park, Sunrise Circle, Ndabeni
It has an ambient feel to it and can be cool in summer and warm in winter.
A big variety of beers, local craft & international brands as well as a fine selection of the other usual brands.
They have a menu with wood fired pizza and other fare to suit your taste buds.
Special nights featuring specials,
Tuesdays - Craft G & T 50% off
Wednesdays - BBQ Rib Special 50% off
Thursdays - Pizza Special 50% off with live music – resident one man band/entertainer
A music orientated pub with atmosphere and good food.
021 532 1334