King King at the Maltings Arts Theatre, St Albans

Alan Nimmo

Alan Nimmo - Credit: Archant

AWARD-winning band King King featuring Alan Nimmo are playing Shades of Blue at the Maltings Arts Theatre in St Albans next Saturday, March 16.

The gig is part of St Albans Music City 2013 and the band is visiting the city as part of a tour promoting their imminent release of Standing in the Shadows.

King King’s brand of multi-faceted blues rock has won over audiences as diverse as The Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival, the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival, the internationally acclaimed Belgium Rhythm & Blues Festival in Peer and Glastonbury.

Their rise to prominence has seen them racking up a host of accolades culminating in 2012 Best Band and Best Album at the British Blues Awards

Alan Nimmo, the driving force behind King King, is an award-winning bluesman in his own right who is widely known across the UK and Eukrope.

Support for King King will come from Devlin Blue and tickets at £12.50 are available in advance from www.ticketsource.co.uk/ovo, by phone from 0844 8700887 or in person at St Albans Tourist & Information Centre, Town Hall, Market Place.