Archive of Editorial

Issue 166 – October 2015

September 30, 2015 | Leave a comment

Firstly our congratulations to all the Artists on their British Blues Awards 2015, we have a full list on our centre pages and are particularly proud to be sponsoring the Barry Middleton Memorial Emerging Artist award this year. As the number of festivals dwindles with the onset of autumn and winter the gig guide springs […]

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Issue 165 – September 2015

September 1, 2015 | Leave a comment

In September’s issue we have seven pages of festival reviews and it appears you are all enjoying the music and the good weather. Make sure your gigs or those of your favourite artist or venue are with us by the 5th of the preceding month to publication. gigguide@bluesinbritain.org. In this month’s magazine we talk to UK touring […]

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Issue 164 – August 2015

August 1, 2015 | Leave a comment

In August’s issue we have seven pages of festival reviews and it appears you are all enjoying the music and the good weather. Make sure your gigs or those of your favourite artist or venue are with us by the 5th of the preceding month to publication. gigguide@bluesinbritain.org. In this month’s magazine we talk to UK touring […]

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Issue 163 – July 2015

June 30, 2015 | Leave a comment

In July’s issue we have interviews with Andy Fairweather Low, Sonny Landreth, Warren Haynes and Lil’ Jimmy Reed, who’s about to visit our shores while Matt Edwards and Born Healer introduce themselves. BabaJack tell us all about their tour in Finland and there’s news of a UK Blues Cruise and the re-birth of Ealing. We bring you up […]

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Issue 162 – June 2015

June 1, 2015 | Leave a comment

In June’s issue we have interviews with touring artists Erja Lyytinen, Robben Ford, Hamilton Loomis. Ian Parker is back on the circuit with his electric band and we find out about Red Butler, while Jack J Hutchinson introduces himself. We bring you up to date with Festivals and the opening of the Glasgow Blues Club. We have our usual reviews […]

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Issue 161 – May 2015

May 1, 2015 | Leave a comment

In May’s issue we’ve a feature on the European Blues Challenge together with interviews with touring artists Beth Hart and Doug MacLeod who are about to tour. The Little Devils are launching their new album this month on a boat! We bring you up to date with Festivals and Blues Engine introduce themselves. We enjoy finding stunning […]

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Issue 160 – April 2015

April 1, 2015 | Leave a comment

In April’s issue we’ve included a few pictures from the European Blues Challenge and will have a full report next month. We have an even larger Festival guide and the South African, Dan Patlansky has caught our eye, he has a few UK dates coming up, so we had a chat to get the lowdown. Laura […]

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Issue 159 – March 2015

February 27, 2015 | Leave a comment

In March’s issue as Festivals are now offering great value ‘early bird’ tickets, we have put all the festivals we know about up to September in the guide this month. New albums are plentiful at this time of year and some of the overseas touring acts are starting to show their faces, so we find out […]

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Issue 158 – February 2015

January 31, 2015 | Leave a comment

In February’s  issue we find out from Norma and James Victor what’s been going on in Lucerne and from Bob Chaffey on a weekend in Bournemouth, while we get some background on a new festival happening in Northumberland. Also this month we have in addition to our usual reviews and guides, an interview with Mark […]

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Issue 157 – January 2015

December 30, 2014 | Leave a comment

A happy New Year to you all. In January’s  issue we have our usual reviews and guides and Part 2 of Cherry Lee Mewis’s US Trip. We find out about Lucy Zirins and Aynsley Lister’s current live shows and views on the music scene. With Gov’t Mule celebrating 20 years in the business and releasing Dark […]

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