The King Blues are a punk rock band from London that started as a ska duo. The band has now grown to include Jack Usher, Dean Ashton, Kat Marsh, Josie Dobson, Robin Guy, Chris Goodman, George Lindsay, Mike ‘Fruitbag’ Payne, Perkie, Ade Preston, Charlie Wilson, Jim Parmley, Johnny Rich and Al Gunby, alongside original members Jonny ‘Itch’ Fox, Jamie Jazz.
The band released three full length albums before announcing their split in 2012.
At last Manchester finally has a music event to plug the gap left by In The City. Oliver Wilson has built on his father, the late and great Tony Wilson, with an event called Beyond The Music that moves into the 21st century.