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Issue 189 – September 2017

August 31, 2017 | Leave a comment

In September’s issue: Now that you and the bands are back from festivals and holidays the gig guide is bulging. As usual we have your festival, gig and album reviews. We chat to Rockers Black Stone Cherry about their Blues EP and hear from UK tourers; Thorbjørn Risager, Stacie Collins and Henrik Freischlader about his […]

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Issue 188 – Aug 17

July 30, 2017 | Leave a comment

As this month there are more artists are over here and on tour we chat to Eric Bibb, but couldn’t make contact with Lucky Peterson in Dallas, so Steve Morphew has written up a few notes to fill you in on what to expect. We mentioned last month in our news section that Clare Free […]

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Issue 187 – July 2017

June 30, 2017 | Leave a comment

We’re very much in west London this month with a piece on the Ealing Festival and a history of the Eel Pie Club in our Club spot. Matt Schofield will be returning to our shores shortly for a few gigs and some of them with Henrik Freischlader – we get the full run down in […]

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Issue 186 – June 2017

May 29, 2017 | Leave a comment

The festival season is now coming into full bloom. It’s nice to see some new names and you can find the UK’s most comprehensive Blues Festival listings starting on Page 39. Our Club this month is the Hope Tavern pub. We thought we’d interview three Chrises for this edition. Chris Antonik is from Canada, has a new […]

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Issue 185 – May 2017

April 27, 2017 | Leave a comment

This month we talk to Matt Andersen and Little Hurricane who are both visiting the UK, we catch up with Ruby Tiger as she and the Revelators release their new album and talk to Gerry Jablonski. He and the band will be appearing at clubs up and down the country as well as at festivals. […]

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Issue 184 – April 2017

March 26, 2017 | 3 Comments

The North are getting more than their fair share of attention in this month’s edition as we get an update on the live music scene (with the emphasis on blues) in Sunderland, we hear from Newcastle based band Broken Levee and Salford based Norman Beaker about being inducted into the American Blues Hall of Fame. […]

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Issue 183 – March 2017

February 27, 2017 | Leave a comment

Welcome to our new readers who signed up at the stand at the Skegness Festival back in January, we’ve put our review in the centre pages this month. We think our gig guide is the biggest we’ve ever had, so do check it out (starting page 34) and see who’s on where you’re going to be. […]

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Issue 182 – February 2017

January 31, 2017 | Leave a comment

This month, we have so many interviews we’ve had to drop the Big Picture and use the space. We talk to new album releasers Fran McGillivray and Mike Burke, Troy Redfern, Jack J Hutchinson and Catfish. We find out about two clubs and hear about the new arrangements for Colne in August. Blue Touch introduce themselves and Bad […]

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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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