Cherry Lee Mewis is a 2009 Vocal graduate and a rising blues star.
Like most great performers, Cherry is best experienced live. 2013 has seen Cherry and her band performing all over the UK, the release of new EP Cherry Pickin', and Cherry being personally asked by Bernie Marsden of Whitesnake to accompany him on his upcoming UK tour, as she did in 2012, at sold out shows including London's Jazz Cafe and The Stables, Wavendon to Silverstone's British Grand Prix in front of a 15,000 plus strong crowd, to sing lead and backing vocals on tracks she recorded on Bernie's forthcoming album that she recorded at the famous Abbey Road Studios in May 2013.
Other highlights have included Cherry and her band being the 'Artist in Session' on Paul Jones' BBC Radio 2 show in May 2012 where they were invited to record 4 tracks at the legendary Maida Vale Studios, opening up for Robin Trower and Albert Lee, returning to the Mississippi with band member Nicky Slater to perform at the Market St Festival in downtown Columbus alongside US blues legend, Super Chikan, following on from Cherry's successful performance at 2010's Howlin' Wolf Memorial Festival in West Point, Mississippi. Being special guest of Blind Mississippi Morris in the legendary BB King's on the one and only Beale Street in Memphis, and being personally asked by Paul Jones to perform three songs at his annual charity concert at Cranleigh Arts Centre in Surrey which saw Paul and his harmonica joining Cherry onstage for a song.