If you like your Blues with a heavy helping of Soul, music with feel and groove in equal measure – then Lee Ainley’s Blues Storm are the band for you. Uniquely fronted by the mother and daughter combination of Lee and Tori, Blues Storm draw on a wide range of influences taking in Bonnie Raitt, through BB, Freddie and Albert King and on to the likes of Etta James and Aretha Franklin. The band has been set a mission to entertain – set by bandleader Mike Howell whose music industry background saw him working extensively with such acts as John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, Peter Green, George Thorogood, and for a short, successful period, managing Texan guitar legend, Buddy Whittington. Lee Ainley’s Blues Storm are available as a five piece, or, where size and budget allows, a seven piece with the addition of tenor saxophone and trumpet. The band are West Sussex based but will travel.