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"...whilst you have the likes of Joanne Shaw Taylor, Chantel McGregor and Rebecca Downes playing the Blues, then Blues in the UK is most definitely in a very good place."
Joe Bonamassa (via Kevin Cooper, UK Music Reviews)

March Gigs: 8th Temperance, Leamington Spa (Stripped Back Trio), 26th 100 Club London Tuesday Blues (Full Band)

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Rebecca Downes is a fully independent artist creating original blues/rock music with her co-songwriter Steve Birkett on her own label Mad Hat Records.


Rebecca and Steve perform their music within a 5-piece band, with Rebecca on lead vocals and rhythm guitar, Steve on lead guitar and backing vocals along with keys and Hammond (Nigel Darvill or Aidan Goldstraw), bass guitar (Owen Davidson) and drums (Neil Ablard).  Rebecca and Steve also perform their music in 'stripped back' style as a trio along with Neil Ablard on percussion.

She has released five studio albums, a live album, an EP and several singles.  Full biography here.

Rebecca's music is available to purchase direct or it can be downloaded or streamed.

Rebecca also works as a vocal coach in schools, colleges and with private clients.  Full details

For booking and all other enquiries, please call 07545 977165 or email us.

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