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Kris Barras Band unleash cover of Led Zeppelin’s 'Rock and Roll'

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Ahead of their sprawling UK tour kicking off next month, Kris Barras Band have unleashed a cover Led Zeppelin’s ‘Rock and Roll’.

Featuring the titular Kris Barras on vocals and lead guitar alongside Josiah J Manning (keys), Will Beavis (drums), Elliott Blackler (bass), James Davies (guitar), Alex Hart (vocals) and Phoebe Jane (vocals), the version of Led Zeppelin’s seminal 1971 classic was recorded completely live over the festive period.

Filmed by Jake Galvin, you can watch the video right here:


Kris Barras Band will kick off their biggest UK tour to date at Cardiff’s The Globe on Wednesday 6th February and wrap up at Edinburgh Voodoo Rooms on Friday 15th March.

The extensive trek also includes a performance at Planet Rock presents Winter’s End on Sunday 10th March where they will take to the stage ahead of headliners Reef.

Barras says: “I’m really excited to be heading out on a UK tour in February/March. We are taking a step up in venue size and I will be getting to perform in some great places that I’ve always wanted to play in, like The Garage in London.”

Kris Barras band will also play Rockin’ The Blues 2019 at London’s O2 Forum Kentish Town on Tuesday 4th June alongside Walter Trout and Jonny Lang.

See Kris Barras Band at the following shows:

FEBRUARY 2019
Cardiff The Globe – Wed 6th
Manchester Deaf Institute – Thu 7th
Newcastle The Cluny – Fri 8th
Hull The Welly Club – Sat 9th
Nottingham Rescue Rooms – Tue 12th
Cambridge The Portland Arms – Wed 13th
Leeds Brudenell Social Club – Thu 14th
Buckley The Tivoli – Fri 15th
Leek Foxlowe Arts Centre – Sat 16th
Bristol Thekl – Thu 21st
Fleet The Harlington – Fri 22nd
London The Garage – Sat 23rd
Brighton The Haunt – Tue 26th
Oxford The Bullingdon – Wed 27th

MARCH 2019
Truro The Old Bakery – Fri 1st
Frome Cheese & Grain – Fri 8th
Tavistock The Wharf – Sat 9th
Planet Rock presents Winter’s End – Sun 10th
Edinburgh Voodoo Rooms – Fri 15th

JUNE 2019
London O2 Forum Kentish Town – Tue 4th

For UK tour tickets, head to Planet Rock Tickets or Kris Barras Band’s official website. For Winter’s End click here and for Rockin’ The Blues click here.

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