Archive of Editorial

Issue 181 – January 2017

December 25, 2016 | Leave a comment

We start the year in this issue by chatting to our cover artist Dave Kelly, Ronnie Greer from Northern Ireland, Dom Pipkin, who must feel he lives in New Orleans sometimes and Toronzo Cannon who will be playing at Skegness. Jam sessions and Open Mic Nights are discussed in depth by Trevor Turley and Tanya […]

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Issue 180 – December 2016

December 1, 2016 | Leave a comment

In December’s magazine we talk to Howlin’ Mat, The Voodoo Sheiks and catch Aynsley Lister as he comes back to the UK after a successful European tour. Boris ‘The Blade’ is working frantically to introduce many UK blues artists to the people of Russia and we find out who’s been and what they thought of […]

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Issue 179 – November 2016

October 30, 2016 | Leave a comment

In November’s magazine, we hear about the Limelight Theatre in Aylesbury. We talk to Guy Davis who is over on tour and to Beth Hart, find out about pianist Tom Seals and catch up with Cherry Lee Mewis’s latest escapades in the southern states of America, talking of which, Keith Thompson has a blues dilemma. We’ve […]

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Issue 178 – October 2016

October 1, 2016 | Leave a comment

We were especially proud to be able to sponsor The Barry Middleton Memorial Award for Emerging Artist of the Year at the British Blues Awards. This month we chat to runners up The Della Grants and to Alan Nimmo as King King go back on the road in support of their new Live album release. Red Butler’s long […]

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Issue 177 – September 2016

September 2, 2016 | Leave a comment

It was nice to hear about a follow up to a recent article and our thanks to Kirk Lothian for updating us on the Glasgow Blues Dancers. I know there are many groups of blues dancers around the country. This month we talk to touring artists, Robin Trower and Sari Schorr and find out how […]

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Issue 176 – August 2016

August 1, 2016 | Leave a comment

This month we hear about a new music venue opening in September  at The Old Courts in Wigan and we find out more about Peggy Sue’s Music Club in Leigh-on-Sea in our Club feature. One of the artists playing there in August is John Emil, who is over here on tour, so we have a […]

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Issue 175 – July 2016

July 1, 2016 | Leave a comment

With the Festival season now in full swing, in this month’s edition we find out from Bob Salmons about the background to the Ealing Blues Festival. We also talk to Beki Brindle and Chris Antonik who will both be over here and touring the UK. Robin Bibi is on the road in support of his […]

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Issue 174 – June 2016

June 1, 2016 | Leave a comment

I’m sure we were all sad to hear of the passing of Cliff Stocker recently so we have put him in our Big Picture feature looking happy and content on stage. The British Blues Awards 2016 are under way and you’ll find a full list of all the nominations on Page 15. Two of our regular […]

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Issue 173 – May 2016

May 1, 2016 | Leave a comment

In May’s magazine we hear about an interesting multi-media blues project from Glasgow, we talk to Terry Reid, Dana Gillespie and Dan Patlansky, all of whom are on tour this month. We catch up with the constantly touring Gwyn Ashton and Elles Bailey introduces herself. We have your gigs, festivals and new releases reviews and you […]

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Issue 172 – April 2016

March 31, 2016 | Leave a comment

In April’s magazine we hear all about the club scene in Norwich and introduce you briefly to three bands while Salvation Jayne tell us all about themselves. Mick Pini is over here from Germany and Joe Bonamassa flies in for a brief tour as well. We talk to them and review Joe’s latest CD. Hoping […]

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