Brightwater Blues

acoustic blues band based in York County, Maine


Acoustic/Acoustic level band playing mostly blues in and around the York County, Maine locale.

Band Members:

Tom 'Ketchfish' Inglis - vocals, guitar, bass

Leo 'Blue' Chalmers - bass, blues harp

Kevin Byron - percussion, drums

Tim Spaulding - guitars, vocals


Restaurants, Lounges, Fraternal Organizations, Private and Public Functions


Brightwater Blues' material includes blues of several sub-genre, rock & roll of the 60's and 70's, motown, member penned originals  and more. They play organically, drawing inspiration from each other and getting inside the groove.

Each band member has a full resume of live performance in New England and beyond.

Brightwater Blues News

"remarkable talent"

September 14, 2013
Live music at the Plaza a ‘pleasure’ for writer
To the Editor: With all the activity of the Farmers Market, the Artisan’s Market and the Labor Day weekend traffic what a pleasure it was having live music in The Plaza this past Saturday. I would like to thank The Brightwater Blues Band…

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Brightwater Blues on Maine Music Journal blog

August 1, 2013

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July 31st at 11pm Brightwater Blues will be one of the featured acts on Maine Music Journal.  If you miss it, the podcast will remain on the page indefinitely so check it out…

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Brightwater Blues - They just love to play!

December 10, 2012

Every time the members of Brightwater Blues get out their instruments, they're inside the music. It doesn't matter if they're playing a Robert Johnson blues classic, a 60's rock & roll song or one of their member's more contemporary originals, they're in the inspiration zone.

They vary their sound…

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