Acoustic/Acoustic level band playing mostly blues in and around the York County, Maine locale.
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
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…
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…
This ugly thing with no strings on the guitar is what currently serves as our logo. I altered an image from the public domain to create it. If you can create a new image with no copyright restrictions that we like better and can use, we will give you a FREE download and credit it everywhere it is used.
Brightwater Blues performed at Make Music Portland on 6/21/13. From left to right, Kevin Byron, Tim Spaulding, Tom "Ketchfish" Inglis, Leo "Blues" Chalmers.
From left to right, Tim Spaulding, Tom "Ketchfish" Inglis, Leo "Blues" Chalmers. Not pictured, Kevin Byron.
No safety net, we performed completely acoustic. Great event and a fantastic time was had by all!
Tom performs vocals and plays guitars and bass with Brightwater Blues.
Of note: The guitar pictured is autographed by Taj Mahal! It's my most prized possession.