He has played with such luminaries as Alexis Korner, Jo Ann Kelly, Eric Bibb and Bonnie Raitt in a long and varied musical career.
But somehow singer, slide guitar and harmonica player Raphael Callaghan has remained largely hidden from the wider world of blues and roots, while continuing to operate around his native Merseyside area.
All this began to change in 2017 when his first solo album, Said And Done, received rapturous reviews and was championed by Paul Jones on his BBC Radio 2 blues show and on digital stations around the world.
*Acoustic magazine called it ”a great album from an immensely talented home-grown blues king.”
*fRoots hailed his ”personal brand of sensitive songwriting and individual singing style.”
*Blues Matters said it was ”a joy to listen to, honest and true meaningful blues at its best.”
This rare London date, a special one-man show, is a chance to discover, at last, one of the UK’s finest acoustic blues stylists and singer-songwriters.