Reverend Peyton set for date at 2013 Edinburgh Jazz Festival

Fingerpicking genius returns after two-year hiatus

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This article is from 2013.

Reverend Peyton set for date at 2013 Edinburgh Jazz Festival

Birch Miller

Along with his Big Damn Band, Indiana’s Josh ‘Reverend’ Peyton will be storming a barn or two in Edinburgh with tracks from his trio’s most recent album, Between the Ditches. This ‘pre-war country-style blues’ man has fully recovered from a two-year hiatus when he was unable to play guitar due to cysts on his hand caused by constant playing. Praise be that this fingerpicking genius is back among his flock.

Palazzo Spiegeltent, George Square Gardens, 0131 473 2000, 26 Jul, 9.15pm, £15.

This article is from 2013.

The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band

Right out of rural Indiana comes The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band. This fingerpickin', scrubboard scratchin', drum-bucket country blues trio conjure up such greats as Son House and Charley Patton. They apply great musicianship to direct and powerful blues with great songwriting, and a killer live show. They’ve had…

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