Archive of Editorial

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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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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