The band was formed by two musicians and singers who had been playing the blues for years. The Little Devils play a choice of both covers and own compositions, in various styles. Very much influenced by the Chicago blues of the 1950’s and the 1960’s, the musicians recreate the experiene and atmosphere of the clubs of the time, while at the same time they add a more modern touch.
The band members have been or are still involved in a great mamy different musical projects: Mike & The Northerners (The Immigrants), Bottleneck, BluesAirlines, Paint-It-Blue, Little Fat Daddy & The Wild Guys, Hinoki, FeedBack, Tumble Home etc.
Little Fat Daddy (Dom Floch), singer and harp player of the band, performed at many blues festivals in France and in Europe: Cognac, Cahors, Bay-Car, DK Blues, Rock in Blues (Fr), Gloucester Blues Festival, Red Car Blues Festival, Dr Feelgood Music Bar (UK), Houthem Blues Festival (Belg), etc…. Little Fat Daddy also accompanied solo musicians and groups like: Philippe Ménard, Cisco Herzhaft, Elmore D. and the Wild Boogie Combo. He was also support act for Larry Garner, David Honey Boy Edwards, R.L. Burnside, Louisiana Red, Debbie Davis, etc… He jammed with, among others: Connie Lush, Mojo Buford, Dave Peabody, Peter Bursh, Nigel Fiest, Paul Lamb, Larry Mc Cray, Zora Young, Jimmy Burns, Jimmy Johnson, etc…
Little Devils Live 11th November 2017
LITTLE DEVILS & THE SHUFFLE BLUE FLAMES played at Blues en Nord, Sam Blues Festival, Beautiful Swamp Blues Festival, Nuit du Blues d’Abbeville, Aux Bordées Dunkerquoise, Cahors Blues Festival, Espace Athena, Ferme Decaestecker, Scène Vauban Bulwark Blues Festival, St Nicolas Lez Arras Blues Festival, Buco’Licques Festival, Au CroqueNotes, au Baladin, Au Trou Flamand, Week End des Estaminets Flamands, La Belle Anglaise, Broadstairs Blues Bash (UK), Lounge Music Festival (Savoie), Bay Car Blues Festival, Suwalki Blues Festival (Pol), La Craywickette, Brexit UK Tour 2016 (Broadstairs, Faversham, Whistable), etc…
LINE UP :
– Mat “Devils Hands” Candas: Vocals /Guitar
– Dom “Little Fat Daddy” Floch: Vocals / Harmonicas
– Mike de Oliveira: Drums
– Samuel Vlieghe: Electric bass
– Onno Ottevanger: Piano