PRESENTING LONDON’S ONE AND ONLY

A FAST-ACTING REMEDY FOR THE BLUES

LATEST NEWS

BRAND NEW LINE UP

We are excited to share our stunning new line-up for 2023. With a shared passion for blues and soul and some wicked chemistry, the Snake Oil potion is more powerful than ever before!

Here is our new line up:

Vocals: Gemma Elmes
Vocals/Harp: Hugh Evans
Guitar: Tony Harris
Bass Guitar: Jeff Dudley
Drums: Ed Marks

‘THE BAND WAS FANTASTIC.’

Russell, 50th birthday bash

PLAYLIST

OUR TOP TRACKS

 Below is a selection of some of our most popular renditions, performed live at various gigs over the years. 

The Stomp

by Snake Oil Band | The Bohemia, Finchley, 2018

Can I See You Tonight

by Snake Oil Band | The Bohemia, Finchley, 2018

I Put a Spell on You

by Snake Oil Band | North Nineteen, London, 2019

Roadhouse Blues

by Snake Oil Band | The Bohemia, Finchley, 2018

Got My Mojo Working

by Snake Oil Band | Hope & Anchor, Islington, 2019

Born Under a Bad Sign

by Snake Oil Band | Horse & Well, Woodford Green, 2020

‘WHAT A BRILLIANT NIGHT OUT. THEY WERE GOOD LAST TIME. THIS TIME THEY WERE EVEN BETTER.’

Roger, Charlotte Street Blues Club

FUTURE GIGS

COMING RIGHT UP

  New dates to be added soon…

PAST GIGS

WHAT WE DID BEFORE

North Middlesex Cricket Club (Railway Taverners’ 40th Anniversary Do)
Mother Red Cap, Holloway Road – Fantastic night and great Guinness!
Horse & Well , Woodford Green – Thanks to all for the support!
The Great British Rock & Blues Festival – What a crowd at Skegness Butlins!
OFF THE HOOK FESTIVAL ’19 – Our second time at this amazing festival!
NORTH NINETEEN – Three great nights already including a Halloween Special!
PINNER – Private event – May ’19 a crazy night with the good, the bad and downright mad!
THE 100 CLUB, Tuesday Blues Night, Oxford Street London in April ’19 with Storm Warning and Felix Rabin.
THE HOPE AND ANCHOR – Islington, London, March 2019. Thanks to Dead or Alive Promotions.
MOORS BAR – Crouch End, London, March 2019. Amazing atmosphere!
THE WATER RATS – Kings Cross, January 2019. Great historic venue!
SPIRIT OF THE TORRINGTON – The Bohemia, Finchley, North London in November 2018. Nice basement venue, supporting Billy Walton Band.
OFF THE HOOK FESTIVAL – Hook, Hampshire September 2018 – brilliant festival and lovely people. Will definitely play there again next year!
THE 100 CLUB, Tuesday Blues Night, Oxford Street London in June ’18 Supporting American Blues player Debbie Bond.
HARPENDEN HALLS – Harpenden (!!)
THE FIDDLERS’S ELBOW – Camden.
THE WHITE LION, St Albans Road, Barnet.
OLD FOLD GOLF CLUB, Old Fold Lane, Barnet EN5 4QN. Opening for The Billy Walton Band on their UK Tour.
THE MONK, Hadley Green, Barnet; brilliant night of smoking’ blues-rock!
THE BLUES BAR, 5 Station road, West Drayton, UB7 &BT; another great set and we met great people. (Hi to Richard and the Metro Blues Collective).
THE 100 CLUB, Tuesday Night Blues, Oxford Street London. Thanks to Stephen at Solid Entertainment.
THE HEN AND CHICKENS, 51 South road, Baldock, Hertz, SG7 6BZ. Great showcase, and a return engagement in the pipeline.
THE GEORGE 111, 8 High Street, Hoddestone, Hertz, EN11 8BL. Another smoking’ set of foot tappin’ soul shakin’ blues rock from the Snake!
THE 100 CLUB, Oxford Street, London. Tuesday Blues, supporting Billy Walton, back on their European Tour.
THE FIDDLER’S ELBOW, 1 Malden Road, Camden. Blues-rock with the Snake and some other great bands.
BARNET FOOTBALL CLUB, Opening for the incredible Billy Walton on their European tour.
THE WOODBINE INN, Honey Lane, Waltham Abby, Essex, EN9 3QT.
THE LORD HAGUE, Hertford, at the Hertford Music Festival.
THE BLACK HORSE, Union Street, Barnet, Hertz, EN5 4HY. Recently renovated, and a great night of real beer and real blues-rock!
THE LADYWELL TAVERN, 80 Ladywell Road, Ladywell, Lewisham, London, SE13 7HS.
THE PORTLAND ARMS, St Albans.
THE BLACKSMITH’S ARMS, St Albans.
THE EAST FINCHLEY FESTIVAL, East Finchley, London, N2.
JOE’S GARAGE, The All Saints Arts Centre.
THE WAGGONERS, Welwyn.
THE OAKS, Rickmansworth.
CROXLEY COMMUNITY CENTRE.
THE CHARLOTTE ST BLUES CLUB, London.
THE CHESS VALLEY FESTIVAL.
THE WHITE HEART, Hemel Hempstead.
THE BUZZ CLUB at Barnet Football Club.
WOODS, Borehamwood.
THE AIN’T NOTHIN’ BUT, Kingly Street, W1B 5PZ.

‘REALLY ENJOYED THE SET AND HOPE THE BAND RETURN TO THE 100 CLUB SOON.’

John, 100 Club patron

LATEST PHOTOS

NEW SNAKE OIL SNAPS

Recent pics of the band.

PHOTO ARCHIVE

OLD SNAKE OIL SNAPS

Archived pics of the band.

‘THESE GUYS WERE BORN TO PERFORM.’

Anthony, North Nineteen patron

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