Sparky and the Wailer are a new piano and vocal duo on the blues scene and hailing from Cumbria. Comprising Alex Clarke (Sparky), the man proficiently tickling the ivories, and Stephen Bailey (the Wailer), providing some strong vocal lines to create an uncomplicated blend of piano and voice reminiscent of the old days.

Both fit gigging into their busy work schedules with Alex Clarke being a full time music teacher. They are looking forward to returning to the Bowness Bay Blues Weekend for a second year playing at the Lamplighter and Beresford’s.