FAST EDDY’S BLUE BAND was founded by the London born Blues Rock singer Eddy Wilkinson ”The Voice from London” in 1990.The band combines an exciting, dynamic, blues and rock show, sprinkled with soul and funk elements.Topped-off with Eddy’s instantly recognisable voice, that comes right from the heart, the show is full of power, wit and passion.
The Fast Eddy’s Blue Band have been playing non stop since it’s beginning, radiating out from it’s base in Stuttgart, Southern Germany. The band have played many International Blues & Jazz Festivals & Top Blues, Rock & Jazz Clubs across Germany, Switzerland and Europe including: Montreux Jazz Festival (CH), Bowers & Wilkins Festival (D) Blue Balls Festival (CH), Cognac Blues Passions (F), Gastro & Blues Festival (H), Magic Blues Festival Vallemagia (CH) Blues Schmus & Apfelmus (D) and many more (check “Highlights”) Among others, the band has played support for Louisiana Red, Royal Southern Brotherhood, Ten Years After, Hubert Sumlin, Walter Trout, Bernard Allison, Peter Green, Popa Chubby, Ana Popovic, Long John Baldry, Dr. Feelgood & The Fabulous Thunderbirds.
The Fast Eddy’s Blue Band draw on influences from B.B. King / Freddie King to Stevie Ray Vaughan, Johnny Winter/ Willy Dixon/ Albert King / Muddy Waters / Jimmy Reed to the Fabulous Thunderbirds/ Joe Cocker/ Marvin Gaye/ Wilson Picket/ Otis Redding and too many more artists to mention.
Eddy’s prolific song writing reflects the influences of his time living in the USA, Sydney/Australia and of course his never ending travels and touring around Germany, Switzerland, France and Europe. Some of these songs are included in the bands repertoire and also on his CDs. He has produced and recorded four studio CDs and a Live CD: “Blues Club” (2011) , “Milestone On The Highway 1994” (2010) , “Blues Hunter” (2000) , “Honesty” (1996) , “One Step Ahead – Live” (2006) A new band studio CD “Best Of 25 Years – Blues & Songs” is being released with the record label “Stormy Monday Records” on the 15th February 2015.
The Fast Eddy’s Blue Band show is guarenteed to lift you up, get you in the groove and get you in the mood. ” Keep on Loving and Bluesing “