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July '14 ROTOSOUND strings and KING SIZE SLIM

We are proud to announce that following recent successes KING SIZE SLIM have arranged an endorsee deal with top British string manufacturer ROTOSOUND. Toby Barelli will be using custom gauge sets of Rotosound Jumbo King guitar strings along with other products from the acoustic range. The company have a long history of supplying British and international musicians with fine crafted instrument strings going back to 1958. Other endorsees include Pentangles' John Renbourn ,double bass legend Herbie Flowers and Sir Paul McCartney. All at KING SIZE SLIM are sincerely proud to endorse Rotosound.




June '14 London Shows and Festival Season

Early summer '14 has seen KING SIZE SLIM wooing the London scene with explosive shows at Oxford Streets 100 Club, The Blues Kitchen Camden and Shoreditch as well as the world famous Jazz Cafe. More 'Big Smoke' shows are scheduled for later in the year as the trio line-up prepares to go on the road throughout the festival Season across the UK and Europe.
Following radio play across France KING SIZE SLIM has been invited to play a number of festivals across the Channel, including Celebration Days Festival in Picardy and Lille Vintage Festival.
As voting continues in the British Blues Awards favourable reviews of the album 'MILK DRUNK' continue to go to press all over Europe along with features in UK publications 'The Blues Magazine' and 'Blues in the South'.




BRITISH BLUES AWARDS public voting open May '14

The public vote for the BRITISH BLUES AWARDS 2014 opened May 1st and remains open until the end of June. KING SIZE SLIM is nominated in the 'Emerging Artist' category. An original list of over 40 nominated acts was shortened to 6 final nominees by a panel from the British Blues Awards including IBBA D.Js, Festival promotors and other industry professionals.
KING SIZE SLIM now joins the other 5 nominees in a public vote via the awards website.
The link is below.Go on, vote KING SIZE SLIM....Go, on press the button.
Also this month KING SIZE SLIM will be appearing alongside fellow British Blues Award Nominee Paul Lamb and his band the Kingsnakes at Londons famous 100 CLUB, Oxford Street.

http://www.britishbluesawards.co.uk/vote.htm