Blues musicians pays their tributes to Barry Middleton

Family and friends paid tribute to veteran music promoter Barry Middleton who passed away on 25th April, Saturday, only 4 days before his 68th birthday. Known for being a blues fan, he passed away at home in Nottingham.

His friends have taken to social mediums to pass their condolences and share their memories of Barry, who moved to Nottingham in 90s. Justin Dodsworth termed him as a true champion of the local blues music scene in Nottingham for as many years as he can remember. Hey had a lot of great nights and great gigs at the Runner and later at the Nav.

John England thanked him for his thirty years of gigs and keeping it live. Amanda Morgan called him a great person.
John Scarratt said that he had countless happy memories of Barry for him from when he was little, whereas Angie Tibbott said that it was a privilege to have known and shared a beer or two with you.

After getting lots and lots of messages, his partner, Caroline Miller, responded to all the posts on Facebook. She thanked everyone for the kind and sincere messages they have been a great comfort to her. She added: “I will miss my gorgeous Barry Middleton and will love him forever.”

Nj Duke, the US blues music artist, called him a dear buddy, who was also a confidant and great supporter of him, The Harpbreakers and the British Blues scene in general.

Barry Middleton was born in Shropshire.