Jimmy Regal and the Royals is one of the UK's most exciting and original bands, with growing acclaim locally and internationally. With their latest album topping UK and international charts and extensive live performances with globally recognised artists, along with enthusiastic reviews from major music publications and radio DJ's, Jimmy Regal and the Royals stand out from the crowd with a powerful sound that translates to stellar live performances. The band have recorded with world-renowned artists and explores music and rhythms from New Orleans and North Mississippi to Senegal and Canvey Island.
“Jimmy Regal and the Royals is one hell of a blues band and First and Last Stop is one hell of a blues album.” Steve Harrison, Blues Matters.
“Williams is an inventive guitarist and his duetting with Watkins is something quite joyful.” RnR Magazine.
“It’s not hard to hear why this outfit is carving a reputation on the live circuit.” Hi Fi News.
"****" Mojo Magazine.
“Robust music in the hands of masters” Blues Blast Magazine.
“Feels like a walk down the Crescent City’s Bourbon Street” Classic Rock Magazine.
Cedric Burnside (Grammy winning blues artist)
B.B.King Band (the legends touring band featuring Claudette King)
GA 2020 (U.S. Billboard #1 artists)
Red Rooster Festival
100 Club (Full band + Acoustic Blues)
Leeds Blues Festival
HRH Blues Festival Great Yarmouth
Ain't Nothin' But The Blues
Great British Rock and Blues Festival Skegness
First and Last Stop (Lunaria Records)
# 1 IBBA (U.K.) 2023
# 1 Roots Music Report (International) 2023 (3 weeks)
# 8 RMR Contemporary Blues (USA) 2023
Ain't Done Yet (Lunaria Records)
#1 Amazon Blues Charts (U.K) 2021
#3 IBBA (U.K.) 2021
Late Night Chicken (Lunaria Records)
#2 IBBA (U.K.) 2020
Jimmy Regal and the Royals (Independent)
#19 IBBA (U.K.) 2018