Monday, June 09, 2014

Photos from the Screamin' Festival

Just returned from the Screamin' Festival in Calella, near Barcelona, with some excellent rock and roll and doowop. Here is a selection of photos.
First, here is Tommy Hunt who was absolutely superb in a Flamingos doowop set with the Velvet Candles.
Here's an excellent French band - Nico Duportal and his Rhythm Dudes.
Also on the first night this is a Spanish rock and roll band Double Six.
Stars of the second night were a doowop group from Sicily Freddy Velas and the Silvertones.
Here's one of Freddy and the boys singing an impromptu acapella version of I Wonder Why in the hall after their set.
Representing original rockabilly - Sun recordings artists Alton and Jimmy.
From Los Angeles this is Alex Vargas.
Perfoming with the Jets, here is Graham Fenton doing his tribute to Gene Vincent.
Star of the third day of the show was Freddy 'Boom Boom' Cannon, backed by Los Straitjackets.
Many of the scts took part in a doowop showcase on day three. Here is American R and B singer Gizzelle who also did an excellent solo set.
This is Big Sandy who appeared in the doowop set and also with Los Straitjackets.
Also in the doowop showcase, this is Junior Marvel.
This is British rockabilly act the Doel Brothers.
Also from the UK, this is R and B sensation Sister Cookie with Spanish band Los Mambo Jambo.
Hillbilly band the Starliters.
Rockabilly singer Don Cavalli with his band the Flatheads.
Finally a couple of photos of me with the artists - Tommy Hunt and Freddy Cannon.
Photos by Nick Cobban.


At 7:42 pm , Anonymous Harry van Vliet said...

Great Pics Nick ! Still wanna know what your Anti Aging secret is :) ! . Can you shoot me an e mail ? Want to talk to you about you're upcoming Amsterdam visit !
Ta ! Harry.

At 1:24 pm , Blogger Tantoine said...

Great Shout, and great memory


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