Cruiser Blues Band
Old and new numbers from across the Blues genre
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John Vasco Guitar/Vocals
John started gigging in Liverpool night clubs in 1969 while still at school. Highlight was playing in the original Cavern club. John moved to Norfolk and in 2003 and started playing with Norwich band Mr Buss. He is a founder member of the Cruiser Blues Band and a very acomplished guitarist.
Dave Armstrong Drums
Dave is a very experienced drummer and has been in several Norfolk bands since he started playing in the 1960's. He has played in all types of bands from Heavy Rock to Country, Pop, Blues and anything in between. He has supported such bands as Jimmy James and the Vagabonds and Status Quo. Dave is also a founder member of the Cruiser Blues Band.
DominicColeman Lead Vocalist
Dominic has a musical background, with his Grandparents performing in the 1920's onwards. His father is also a well known folk artist, who is still singing at the age of 85. Dominic ran his own sucessful Disco, and finally found his voice when performing Karaoke in 2006. He has an amazing Blues voice and great charisma with an audience. Dominic joined the Cruiser Blues band in 2016.
Barrie Stones Guitar/Vocals
Barrie took up the guitar while still at school. He played in the pubs and clubs in his home county of Leicesteshire. He was a member of the Red Nose Blues Band and also played in the Manchester based band Cold Flame. Since moving to Norfolk, he joined the Norfolk Blues Society where he met the other Cruisers. He has been a member of the band since November 2016.
Eric Perkins Bass
Eric started playing in the 60's when at school in South East Essex. He plays all types of guitar including 6 string and 12 string, but settled on the bass, which is his real love. After moving to Norfolk he joined the band Ridgback, a blues-rock band, he also played in Blind Spirit and Tattooed Angel. Eric has followed the Cruisers since their inception, and joined the Cruisers at the beginning of 2017.
You can find out a lot more about the band on our website www.cruiserbluesband.co.uk