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On The Road To Nashville 2012
Lane Club Holland 2010

A real pleasure and honour for me to tread the boards at the world famous Bluebird Cafe in Nashville 2012

So many greats have played on this stage ... It was AWESOME !

On my way to the fabulous 'Tracking Room' studio in Music Row Nashville
Nashville Cowboy 2012
My beautiful 'HONEY' Fender Strat 54........ Never let me down!
HONEY
LEO My custom Fender Strat 54
LEO
New rig 59 Plexi + 1960 Vintage cab
Old rig 9200 + Boogie & Ampeg cab
'Outside Looking In' video shoot
DRIVE on set at 'Tweeters' UK
Quinns Club, Whittlesey 2010
Romans, Southwick 2010
Riverside Bar, Selby 2010
Riverside crew and DRIVE 2010

On stage at 'McCabes' in Ayr Scotland on CROSSROADS UK tour 2010

Goor Blues, Belgium 2010
Bourbon Street, Amsterdam 2010
LANE Club, Holland 2010
Cafe Havenhoekje, Holland 2010

On stage AMERICANA FESTIVAL July 10th 2009 in Nottingham (UK)

On stage July 4th at GOSPORT FESTIVAL 2008

LANE Blues Club, Oostburg in Holland May 2009
TWEETERS (UK) 2010
Bays Hill Inn (UK) 2010
Blues Bar Harrogate 2010
McCabes Ayr Scotland 2010

*BREAKING NEWS*

Checkout Pete's article in issue 95

 

SOUNDBYTES

February 2012

'I never cease to be amazed at the talent of this fantastic entertainer, in my opinion one of the truly great entertainers in the UK' ..... Jim Whitman ( Country Singer/Songwriter, Performer) Nov 2012.

 

 

'Pete is a pure talent. He brings energy and flavor to music that listeners crave......

He is a credit to the music industry' .....Bill Kelly (USA Country Singer/Songwriter, Performer) Nov 2011.

 

 

'Pete is a trooper, Nice fella and true to the blues. All round lovely fella'..... Terry Knott (UK Blues Singer/Songwriter, Performer - Inducted into Blues Hall Of Fame) November 2011.

 

 

Crossroads tour November 2010

'Everyone who was there at the Aspinall agrees that your band’s performance was

one of the best we’ve ever had and as you know, we get some exceptionally good musicians playing for us.

We look forward to next time'... Richard Rawsthorn The ASPINALL ARMS, Mitton, Lancashire.

That was a **Really** good gig last week at the Aspinall Arms! Thanks for the entertainment.

 Kind regards...Dave Duperouzel The ASPINALL ARMS, Mitton, Lancashire.

Brilliant night last night. Everyone really enjoyed themselves. All the best Ian

BADDESLEY ENSOR CLUB, Warwickshire

 

 

DUCK AND DRAKE, LEEDS - BOOZE N' BLUZ tour June 2010 .....'Thanks for a great show,

everyone enjoyed it and talked about it the next day - it was the highlight of our night!

Thanks, Paul Wheeler

 

 

TK & THE ROAD RASH BLUES SHOW - Terry Knott (Blues Hall Of Fame)


'Bless you Pete, people cant ignor quality and thats why all your fans love you. Keep

being "YOU" buddy and im so glad it all went well, you deserve it.

Bless you mate Terry'


'If you like your Blues to Rock, Stratmaster is your man' ....Peter 'Blewzman' Lauro, USA

 

'The show tonight features some great Blues Rock. Pete Mitchell, The Stratmaster from

the UK plays so straight ahead that it's hard not to call his Rock n Roll the Blues'.

'Great riffing, always complimenting the songs and great songwriting telling compelling

stories, make for an extraordinary CD' .... Hairy Larry, Delta Boogie, USA

 

 

'Their second appearance here is a bit of a coup. Very rarely are we able to get a Top

band as part of a European tour. DRIVE feature the amazing blues guitar talents of

Pete Mitchell, a seasoned pro with many years of touring experience. The band are

travelling thousands of miles playing at hundreds of venues. Covering artists as Stevie

Ray Vaughan, ZZ Top and JJ Cale' .....NOT TO BE MISSED! 

FOX GOES FREE  Charlton, West Sussex. October 14th 2009

 

 

'Rocking Boogie Blues at it's very best, expect ZZ Top, SRV, JJ Cale and more, from this

superb trio' .... Burnley Blues Festival 2009

 

'It was another great night, started off witha real toe tapping fest of R&B anthems from

Pete Mitchell's DRIVE interspersed with many of Petes own songs. We managed to

capture these 'seasoned veterans' on a leg of their current UK tour, and it was well

worth it' ............... Otis Mack (promoter) Tubbys Blues Club, Cheltenham 2008

 

 

Pete Mitchell (early band) on YOU TUBE (2008) Click Here

*Live at Tweeters Video 'Outside Looking In'

*Latest Video 'Bee My Honey'

Both trax are on Pete's solo CD 'Cutting The Mustard'

The video's were recorded with previous members and were part

of an earlier project using keyboards.

DRIVE has always been a Bluzy Rock Trio

 

DRIVE  have rocked the Blues since 1986

 

Destiny tour March 2008

Gosport Festival July 2008

Buzz tour October 2008

UK mini-tour November 2008

Roadhouse tour March 2009

Burnley Blues Festival April 2009

Holland and Belgium mini-tour May 2009

UK Americana Festival July 2009

Back On Track tour October 2009

Blue Honey tour March 2010

Booze N' Bluz tour June 2010

Crossroads tour November 2010

Nashville Showcase USA February 2012