Archive of Editorial

Issue 200 – August 2018

July 31, 2018 | Leave a comment

In this month’s issue we talk to Mark Harrison and we have three artists introducing themselves: The Achievers, The Milk Men and Tony Palumbo. As always there are reviews and our guides to gigs, festivals and IBBA radio shows. We also have a chuckle on the humour page. It’s interesting to note that artists in […]

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Issue 199 – July 2018

July 1, 2018 | Leave a comment

It’s not often we get to put a mega rock star on our front cover but Billy Gibbons is touring with Supersonic Blues Machine and we couldn’t pass up the opportunity. We also chat with drummer Kenny Aronoff. Elsewhere in this month’s edition two bands introduce themselves: Mojo Hand and Thirty Two/20. We catch up […]

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Issue 198 – June 2018

May 31, 2018 | Leave a comment

In this month’s magazine Joe Flip writes to tell us about his company making guitars from Vintage Oil Cans and he hopes to be over here next year to play you some blues. Oli Brown is back with his blues to celebrate the 10th anniversary of his debut album and Guy Bennett introduces himself. Our […]

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Issue 197 – May 2018

April 30, 2018 | Leave a comment

We have an update on the Edinburgh Blues scene this month while Plunger takes a wry look at the phrase ‘Raw & Dirty’. We missed getting Angel Forrest into the magazine last month while she was on tour here from Canada, but thought we should feature her, so that she’ll get plenty of bookings for […]

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Issue 196 – April 2018

March 29, 2018 | Leave a comment

In the magazine this month we have a chat with Eric Gales who is making a few appearances here in the UK. Our other interviews are with home-grown artists: Errol Linton and Kris Barras who both have new albums to play to you as they gig around the country. Catfish had a successful run of […]

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Issue 195 – March 2018

February 26, 2018 | Leave a comment

In our News section this month we report on a new venue in Surrey, we wish them well, but sadly this month we also have three obituaries of members of the blues fraternity. Previously we’ve brought to your attention the antics of northerners George Shovlin and this month we find him and George Lamb playing […]

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Issue 194 – February 2018

January 30, 2018 | Leave a comment

In February’s issue we continue our feature on Spotify, bring you reviews of the gigs that you’ve been to up and down the country, and we review many of the new album releases. Overseas artists are starting to visit the UK for a tour and promote their new albums, so we find out the details […]

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Issue 193 – January 2018

December 28, 2017 | Leave a comment

A happy and prosperous new year to you all. We look forward to bringing you all the latest news, reviews and interviews in the coming year. To start the year we continue our feature on Spotify, bring you reviews, from the highest number of contributors we’ve ever had, of the gigs that you went to late […]

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Issue 192 – December 2017

November 28, 2017 | Leave a comment

In this month’s issue we catch up with Gwyn Ashton and find out about his latest album and a very technical and detailed account of how he gets his ‘sound’ on stage. Bad Day Blues Band are preparing for a busy 2018 and we catch them in conversation, whilst Bruce Mississippi Johnson tells us about his […]

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Issue 191 – November 2017

October 29, 2017 | Leave a comment

In this month’s issue there are some big names on tour and a final farewell tour from Kaz Hawkins. Get along to see them, you’ll find all the details listed in our extensive Gig Guide starting on page 34 and don’t forget there are some good savings to be had on Early Bird festival tickets for […]

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