The Bel-Airs started life in 2011 as an occasional band backing  local blues talent. The original drummer, Pete Rabjohns,  was running Blues Revue shows in Colinsburgh village  hall and The Bel-Airs were formed as the House Band. An early recording, “You Can’t Hang”, which is on the highly acclaimed Jock’s Juke Joint vol 1, was nominated for best blues song of the year 2012 .

After a few line-up changes over the years,  the current line up  is:

Kim Seymour – Vocals

T Bone Duffy – Guitar/Keys/Harp/Mandolin/Vocals

Ian Homes-Lewis – Percussion/Vocals

Martin Tollick – Drums

Gilly Dick – Bass/Vocals.

This line up has been solid now over the past two years. The band is firmly rooted in the Rhythm and Blues genre but happily strays into other areas such as Rock and Americana. The bands multi-instrumental capacity, the deployment of a full-time percussionist and the dynamic performance of vocalist and front woman, Kim, give the band an impressive range and commanding  stage presence,  delivering,with style and authenticity,  a mixture of original songs and songs from influential artists such as Bonnie  Raitt, Etta James, Joe Bonamassa, Carlos Santana, Stevie Winwood and many others.

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