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Gig: Jon Allen UK Tour Autumn 2014

Posted on: Friday, Jun 27, 2014 JON ALLEN ANNOUNCES UK TOUR FOR AUTUMN 2014 Acclaimed singer-songwriter Jon Allen will tour the UK in October and November 2014 in support of his widely acclaimed new album, Deep River. It’s the first time Jon Allen has toured his trademark mix of catchy tunes and folk and Sixties-inflected country blues in the UK […]

The Hamilton Loomis Band at Haig House, Liverpool – 6th June, 2014 The return of Hamilton Loomis and his band to Liverpool was guaranteed to attract a substantial audience to the elegant function room of Haig House, the home of Garston Royal British Legion, where he has become a firm favourite. The singer/guitarist from Galveston, […]

Review: Brothers Groove at Liverpool Marina – 15th May, 2014 Birmingham-based Brothers Groove comprise guitarists Shaun Hill and Nigel Mellor, bass guitarist Deano ‘Bass’ and drummer Jim Simpson. The band has been evoking rave notices up and down the country with their energetic live performances and their highly-acclaimed album, Play The Game. Unsurprisingly, their first […]

‘The Etta James Songbook’ – is presented by International West End vocalist MaKuini who brings her heart, soul and funk to the story of Etta’s turbulent life and sings her best loved songs including: ‘Tell Mama’, ‘Something’s Got A Hold On Me’, ‘Pushover’, the heart rending ‘I’d Rather Go Blind’, ‘Good Rockin Daddy’ from the […]

Rocking Blues in Preston on 31st, May, 2014 Preston’s first bi-annual Blues festival Featuring a great line up including five award winning bands, all on the same day, in an intimate venue. Tickets are limited so first come first served – and be warned this WILL sell out. Tickets £20:00 Doors open 13:30 Bands from […]

When : Friday May 2 Where : Cabin 5150 Ticket : free entry This just in from Garry White – PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS TOMORROW Paolo Fuschi, Sicilian by extraction, eccentric by nature, hugely talented by chance. A man always in flux, always pursuing a new project. Projects which never disappoint and are commonly […]

Doug MacLeod at Liverpool Marina – 24th April, 2014 I went along to Liverpool Marina having seen posters on the door advertising Doug Macleod. What a treat. Knowing little about blues music, and nothing about Doug, I wondered what the evening held in store. A warm welcome at a great venue. Being new to Liverpool, […]

Corey Harris The Grand, Clitheroe 17th May, 2014 Corey Harris is a guitarist, songwriter and performer who is leading a contemporary revival of country blues with a fresh, modern hand. He is a powerful and compelling singer and an accomplished guitarist whose musical artistry is complemented by serious explorations of the historical and cultural conditions […]

Honky Tonk Shindig – Dave Taylor sings and plays classic Country and Western, Blues and Rockabilly. Dave’s got some of the great songs that tell about love, life, not to mention drinking- the real soul of Country, but without glitter or sentimentality. Hank Williams, Willie Nelson, George Jones, Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash- great singers and […]

New Blues ’n’ Roots Festival for Shropshire Church Stretton, in Shropshire is getting a new addition to the festival calendar. The first ever Blues ‘n’ Roots Festival will be held in the town on Saturday, 31st May, 2014. The festival, which will be supporting MacMillan Cancer Support, aims to showcase some of the best singer-song […]

Windermere Rocks the Blues: 18 – 19 April 2014

Posted on: Sunday, Mar 30, 2014

News just in on a two day festival Easter weekend at Bowness-on-Windermere. Headliners Connie Lush and Aynsley Lister. See the poster for details.  I don’t have a URL.  

Review: The Simon Honeyboy Hickling Band at Fogherty’s Function Room, Liverpool – 22nd March 2014 Some blues bands exude talent, some set feet tapping, some engage the audience with warmth and good humour and a handful tick all of those boxes and deliver a complete performance. Simon Hickling and his band are one of the […]

The excellent Rag Mama Rag has an appearance at Wallasey Folk Club on 23 March 2014. Details here. The usual sessions are open mic – I hear that a few blues players pop along – blues players and blues fans are always welcome.

Sugarkane at Fogherty’s Function Room, Liverpool – 8th February, 2014 Enjoyment is guaranteed at any gig organised by John and Lorraine Welsh but there are some shows that exceed all expectations and enter the category of unforgettable. This performance of John O’Leary’s Sugarkane was a prime example of that rare phenomenon. The whole band exudes […]

The Citadel Arts Centre, St Helens Andy Fairweather Low and The Low Riders Saturday 8th March 2014, 7.30pm Tickets from £20 Andy Fairweather Low of ‘Amen Corner’ fame has rocked with some of the biggest names in the music industry over the past 40 years. Join him and The Low Riders Band for an evening […]

Infamous for his one-man band style, both in the studio and on the road, Son Of Dave, AKA Benjamin Darvill, has been making music for almost a quarter of a century. He has played hundreds of raucous shows across the globe, sold upwards of forty thousand records and built a fiercely loyal international fan-base. The […]

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