One with the blues: a Westhoek hero with a voice and a lot of skills on guitar. Blues, sincerely brought with great respect for the great masters of the past!
After walking hard metal and solid hard rock paths, Miguel Verschaeve found the roots back at the age of sixteen: back to basics!
He renamed himself “One with the blues” and first took to the streets with electric, then with acoustic guitar. The result is pure sincerity, a lot of passion and a lot of groove.
Miguel quickly sought out the greats of the Delta blues and brought full coverage of covers from Rory Gallagher , Mississippi John Hurt , Blind Boy Fuller , Eric Sardinas , Jeff Healy and Townes Van Zandt . One with the Blues also writes his own songs, which deal thematically with the fight of survival and his own psychological vulnerability.
His style? Fingerpicking and country blues, recently supplemented with a slide guitar on a resonator. His dream? Creating brand awareness within the blues circuit to share his passion with the general public. Our goal? Help him get started by offering One with the blues a place on our pleasant stage.
Blues Train are based in Buxton in Derbyshire, they are one of the longest running bands in Buxton, being on the road for around 28 yrs, the present line-up only 18yrs ! They gig all over the U.K., including many top Blues Festivals and venue’s, always giving 100% on stage. The music they pump out is Red Hot n’ Raw, Bar Room, Rhythm n’ Blues. All of the Train have been on the road for many years in other bands, some have been at it for as many as 50 yrs and there’s no sign of the Train pulling into the engine shed for good, just yet. So plenty of time to climb aboard n’ boogie, COME RIDE THE TRAIN !!!!!