A powerful and raunchy Rhythm & Blues 5 piece, Chris Lord & her Blues Express produce classic Blues, R&B and Blues Rock with exuberance and joy.

The band is driven by the superb voice of Chris Lord, supported by a heady mixture of tenor saxophone and guitar, all built upon a first class rhythm section.  Together the band merges to weave a magical spell wherever they perform.

Influences range from early artists like Bessie Smith and Big Mama Thornton, to the golden years represented by the three Kings, all the way to more modern exponents of the art like Etta James and Beth Hart; but don't expect the same old covers -  The Express take pains to dig out some rare gems of lesser known tracks which always keep the night interesting.



Marigolds Jazz Club 

Chris and the boys are excited to be asked to play some sultry, saucy laid-back jazzy blues at The Victoria Hall Theatre in Old Harlow hosted by Marigolds Jazz Club.  We're looking forward to seeing lots of old friends and meeting new ones, see you there.

"Blues at The Red" 

Yes, we're back with more raunchy and saucy blues at The Red Lion, Old Town Stevenage on Sun 26 September - can't wait!

"Boozy Blues at the 'Shoes" 

The band are very pleased to announce their forthcoming gig at The Three Horseshoes in Hinxworth nr. Baldock (address on gig page).  Music starts at 1pm on Sunday 15 August, great pub, great food and fabulous music - join us.

The Old Riverport Jazz/Blues Festival 2021 

Good news - The Old Riverport Jazz/Blues Festival is due to take place this year from Thursday 16 September - Sunday 19 September with good luck and a fair wind!

The band is keeping everything crossed as we are playing on The Quayside at 2pm on Saturday 18 September.  The programme could be subject to change of course so we will keep you updated.

Check out our Video page! 

Take a look at our Video Page, we've posted some recent videos expertly taken by Jean Burdett-Coutts aka Jean Allard-Mower - thank you Jean you've done an excellent job as always!

Great Review from Blues In Britain Magazine 

John Mitchell, journalist for Blues in Britain Magazine, attended a gig we did at Farnham and gave the band an excellent review  - here's a snapshot 

"Chris Lord and her band was witnessed by a discerning audience who appreciated the fine voice, great musicianship and an interesting selection of covers: some unusual, some familiar but done with a twist ..... A fine performance from Chris Lord and her Blues Express, I shall look forward to catching them again."

Thank you John.

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 Photography by:

Anna Domagala

 Laurence Harvey 

Mike Chase 

Louise Dove 

Jean Allard-Mower

Clive Lord

John Morrow