Ray Stubbs the North East’s godfather of the blues, will be playing the Iris Stage on Saturday night along with his R&B Allstars.

For over 50 yeears Ray has played the blues, he started singing and playing piano / guitar and harmonica at the age of 16, became a founder member of acoustic blues trio ‘PIGMEAT’ along with Jim Murray and Sammy Johnson and during that period developed his AMAZING ONE MAN BLUES BAND and later The RAY STUBBS R&B ALLSTARS.