White Lightning

White Lightning are a powerful blues duo from Melbourne, featuring blistering slide guitar licks from Sean McConnell and driving grooves from Benny Gerrard (Catfish Voodoo) on drums. The pair decided to team up in 2015, sharing a mutual love of thick blues tones, coupled with Hill-country, chickin’ pickin’ rhythms.The band’s second album ‘Mongrel Blood’ was nominated for Best Blues Album at The Age Music Awards 2017.Influences include the delta, Chicago and hill-country artists from the USA: Son House, R.L Burnside, Leadbelly, Hound-Dog Taylor as well as modern bands such as The Backsliders and The Black Keys.

There’s no slowing this freight train down, so keep an eye out for one of the hottest young blues acts in town.