Category: Radio

Bill Mitton writes to inform us that he has a show called “Folk,Jazz &Blues Emporium” on WFM97.2 (Wythenshawe FM) every Monday night 7-8pm. He also has a show on ALLFM 96.9 (LevenshulmeFM) “The A6 Folk and Blues Road” every Tuesday 4-5pm. Bill is looking to help to promote local acts and would welcome live sessions […]

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Radio: Eddie & Frank Thomas on the Paul Jones Show

Posted on: Tuesday, Mar 20, 2012

The Paul Jones Show on BBC Radio 2 on Monday, 19th March, featured an excellent interview with the brilliant Thomas Brothers, Eddie and Frank, which was recorded on their recent very successful tour of the UK. The boys from Iuka, Mississippi, also played numbers from their various CDs, including the highly regarded Angels On The […]

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J.J Grey on NPR

Posted on: Friday, Oct 22, 2010

Multi-instrumentalist/vocalist/songwriter JJ Grey appeared on NPR’s Weekend All Things Considered on Saturday, October 2. The recording is still available online.  In the recording he talks about the new JJ Grey & Mofro CD Georgia Warhorse with host Guy Raz, and performs an acoustic version of Hide And Seek. Raz also plays tracks from the album. […]

I know that Geoff has a lot of fans in this region.  This week he was playing live on Dave Raven’s excellent blues show – available online.  You can podload the downcast. Raven ‘n’ Blues.

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Tom Doughty guests on BBC Radio Lancashire

Posted on: Sunday, Jul 11, 2010 Tom appears after about 13 minutes.  Interview and live music. Programme available for the next 6 days only.

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Radio: Roots and Fusion feature Lucy Zirins

Posted on: Sunday, Jan 24, 2010

Stockport’s award winning Roots & Fusion show (winner of Pure Radio’s “Best New Programme 2009”) was host to the amazing talent of Lucy Zirins recently. A podcast of the session is available at Click on the podcast link on the right hand side of the front page and scroll down the list of shows […]

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Roots & Fusion Radio Show

Posted on: Friday, Jul 3, 2009

The Roots & Fusion Radio Show on Stockport’s Pure 107.8FM has now been playing Blues and all kinds of Roots music for 6 months now (Fridays for two hours from 11pm – – livestream). I would love to play demos from Stockport based artists / bands and/or advertise up and coming gigs. Please email […]

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Beausoleil on Woodsongs

Posted on: Friday, Jun 19, 2009

BEAUSOLEIL bring their Grammy winning Cajun music to WoodSongs for a Special Event Broadcast. Since forming in 1975, BeauSoleil claimed their undisputed role as the most esteemed Cajun group in music. The band takes the rich Cajun traditions of Louisiana and artfully blend elements of zydeco, New Orleans jazz, Tex-Mex, country, blues and more into […]

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RnB Radio in Macclesfield

Posted on: Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Presented by the organiser of the famous Bluefunk concerts in Macclesfield and surrounding areas, Garry the Hat’s Rhythm and Blues Show is on CCR, Macclesfield It’s on Thursday night at 11.30pm and Monday night at 11pm (repeat). It can be picked up in the Macclesfield area on 102.8FM and on the internet at

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Blues in the Night on Phoenix FM

Posted on: Sunday, May 17, 2009

I received information that should interest readers just over the border in W. Yorkshire. Tony Fitton writes to tell us about PhoenixFM radio broadcasting from Halifax West Yorkshire on Sunday evenings. The programme going out is Blues in the Nite  from 10pm till midnight, hosted by Tony Fitton and Francine.  You can tune in […]

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Hans Theessink in session on Raven ‘n’ Blues

Posted on: Thursday, May 7, 2009

The great DJ and podcaster Dave Raven this week features Hans Theessink in session live from the houseboat on the Thames. Here’s the link to the Theessink special. and here’s the link where you can listen or download all shows…. or just add to your favourite newsreader or into iTunes

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Radio: Roots and Fusion on Stockport’s Pure 107.8FM

Posted on: Thursday, Apr 30, 2009

Roots and Fusion on Stockport’s Pure 107.8FM Since the recent post on Pure 107.8, we have been informed that the show will be moving to Friday nights from 11pm following on from the Classic Rock show, and it is also being extended to two hours. The first two hour show on the 8th May will […]

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Roots and Fusion Radio

Posted on: Tuesday, Apr 7, 2009

There is a new radio show broadcast from Stockport but also available streaming online.  I got the following message from Rick Stuart. There is now a Roots & Fusion show on Stockport’s Pure Radio 107.8fm which goes out at the prime time slot of 1 a.m. sat night / sun morning. It covers Blues as […]

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Blues Radio in Halifax

Posted on: Wednesday, Mar 4, 2009

The Radio Station Phoenix FM in Halifax, West Yorkshire have a blues show called “Blues in the Night”. The host is Tony Fitton and would love to promote your gigs (in his region) and will accept CDs for consideration.

J.J. Grey on Woodsongs

Posted on: Wednesday, Feb 25, 2009

I have been a fan of JJ Grey for quite a while ever since Chuck Nevitt tipped me off to the original Cheap Ass Funk of Mofro.  Grey has a great voice and all the Mofro albums are worth a listen.  He has recently done a session for the Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour that […]

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More Blues on Radio 2

Posted on: Sunday, Feb 22, 2009

Thanks to Paul Farmer for tipping me off to this.  As well as Paul Jones tomorrow at 7pm there is more blues at 11.30pm. As part of the series Wish You Were There? in which presenters journey back to a performance by the artist that inspired them to make their own music, exploring how it […]

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