The Bladderstones

We are Blues crossover power trio which seeks tradition and an original story of the blues music in the present time. In the year of 2014 we have released an album called “Bored Of Love” and year after that we have won an international competetion called “Blues Aperitiv”. In the year of 2016 we have received a price for a “Best new band on the Czech blues scene for 2015” which was awarded by BLUESMUSIC.SK, a member of “European Blues Union” and world foundation “The Blues Foundation”. In 2017 we released a new album called “Without Cover”. It was released by a label Indies Happy Trails. Nowadays we´ve established cooperation with many abroad artists with which we tour four times a year around the Czech republic. Artists like Will Wilde (UK), Elles Bailey (UK), Troy Redfern (UK), Dom Martin (IE) etc.

When student becomes the master, there is nothing left to do but to start a band. If you are looking for a maximum freedom, an interaction and if you love a sound of a band (and also if you want be able to fit in a car), then you will play in trio. If you understand music with your heart more than your mind, you will end up with blues. And that´s what The Bladderstones is – a band, which comes out of blues to get back to it again.

Tomáš Frolík (guitar, vocal) — one of the most talented young guitar players from his generation. Succesful completion of HNC at London Centre Of Contemporary Music. Tomáš attended many masterclass lectures with great names such as Robben Ford or Marcus Miller. Since 2018 Tomáš established two new original projects. In 2019 a well known songwriter Michal Němec (Jablkoň) asked Tomáš to form a new original band called Krajina Ró. He can also be seen as session player with bands such as Livin´ Free, Charlie Slavik Revue, Tonny Blues Band atd.

Johnny Judl (bass guitar, lead vocal) — graduate at Prague Conservatory Of Music, multiinstrumentalist, as a musician traveled and performed through the Europe. He is a member of a famous band called Jablkoň (The Apple) with which he recorded over 11 CD´s and traveled through Europe, USA or Africa.

Michal Nosek (drums, vocal) – graduate at KJJ and Jazz intepretation at JAMU. His style of playing is very versatile and he plays in many different projects such as Personal Highway, Beata Hlavenková, eggnoise, Jana Lota, Maraca, Mario Bihari etc. With Michael we have put up some weight again, because he makes a great benefit for us and our playing.