Elvis & the Sugar Bees will bring Cajun, Zydeco, Swamp ‘n’ Roll from the bayous of Staffordshire to the Ely delta. Having played in festivals all over Europe & the States, they promise to bring infectious good fun to Ely 2014. These ‘Bees will be buzzing at our Saturday night concert in marquee 2.
Elvis Fontenot and the Sugar Bees – Cajun, Zydeco, Swamp ‘n’ Roll from the bayous of Staffordshire. Formed in 1993 in Stoke-on-Trent, the band has evolved to become the premier European swamp ‘n’ roll outfit that it is today. The line-up is Nick Barber aka Elvis Fontenot (accordion, vocals, frottoir), Paul Asher (accordion, fiddle, mandolin), Craig Beverley (lead guitar, vocals), Stuart Duthie (bass, harmonica, vocals) & Chris Plimbley (drums).
The band has played at festivals all over Europe & the States and in 2006 and 2009 were crowned ‘European Zydeco band of the Year’ and Nick won European Rub-board player of the year.
“One of the most foot stompin’ thigh slappin’ bands on the circuit – a truly amazing experience” Get down to watch this band get the bar girls dancing up on the bar!”
The Navigation Inn, Nottingham