Archive of Editorial

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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Issue 171 – March 2016

March 1, 2016 | Leave a comment

A first for us I think with two artists on the cover! In March’s issue we chat to Ben & Stevie about their tour together and their new albums. We also investigate two Blues clubs, one in the North East and one in Scotland. We caught James Hunter while he was in town and The Red Dirt Skinners before […]

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Issue 170 – February 2016

February 1, 2016 | Leave a comment

I hope our front cover didn’t startle you. In this issue we find out about two clubs one doing well in Corby and a new one for Hereford. New albums abound at this time of year, so we talk to Kyla Brox about hers. Ever wondered what was behind the harp players’ hands? – Greg […]

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Issue 169 – January 2016

January 1, 2016 | Leave a comment

In this issue we look back at busy years for Katie Bradley and Wily Bo walker and see what they have planned for 2016. Our cover artist, Danny Bryant has had a busy year too, which included recording a new album, you can read all about it and his forthcoming tour starting on Page 24. We’ve also […]

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Issue 168 – December 2015

November 29, 2015 | Leave a comment

This month we thought we’d bring to your attention an artist in the blues. We have a number of Pete Marsh’s art works in our feature on page 18, again capturing the action and the feel of a blues gig. In this issue we catch up with Split Whiskers and Andy Twyman who has released […]

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Issue 167 – November 2015

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This month we talk to Leslie West about his latest album, Martin Harley, Dove & Boweevil, French band Milk and Green and Australian Lachy Doley about their music and forthcoming UK tours. We get the latest on Walter Trout as he starts his UK Tour and briefly introduce you to two artists in our Opening […]

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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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