Posts tagged ‘manchester

Cory Henry is a multi-instrumentalist and producer with a catalogue worthy of a man twice his age. His primary instrument is the organ. In his best moments, he captures the breadth of the Jazz and Gospel idioms and produce something altogether new through his unique blending of the two genres. Full details here:

Harry Manx has been dubbed an “essential link” between the music of East and West, creating musical short stories that wed the tradition of the Blues with the depth of classical Indian ragas. His unique sound is bewitching and deliciously addictive to listen to. He appears at The Ruby Lounge in Manchester, on Sunday, 1st […]

News from Jeff Winters of upcoming blues shows at The Welcome Inn, Bury Old Road, Whitefield, Manchester, M45 6TA. 30th September: The Marauders 14th October: Early Mac 21st October: Mr Gees Blues Band 18th November: Mat Walklate & Paola Fuschi 2nd December: Doublecut 16th December: The Mighty Revelators

A double bill of blues guitar and more, from Skip ‘Little Axe’ McDonald and King Size Slim, at the Band On The Wall, Swan Street, Manchester, on 27th October. Link below for full details:

Two of the most exciting outfits on the British blues/rock scene appear at the Band On The Wall, Swan Street, Manchester, on Thursday, 24th September. Full details via the link:

Jon Cleary and The Absolute Monster Gentlemen at The Band On The Wall, Manchester – 20th August 2015 Over the many years of our enjoying live music, a handful of gigs will remain in the memory for an eternity. This appearance of Jon Cleary and The Absolute Monster Gentlemen at Manchester’s Band On The Wall […]

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Coming soon . .  Beer ‘N’ Blues Weekend at Band On The Wall, Manchester – 17th & 18th July. More detailed post nearer the dates.

Young soul man Leon Bridges appears at Albert Hall, Manchester on 23rd September.

MANCHESTER GETS THE EUROPEAN BLUES Manchester Acoustic Blues Festival set to return 21st-22nd June, 2015 As a component of this year’s independent Biennial Festival, the Manchester Acoustic Blues Festival ‘MABS Fest’ returns with a world class line up. The event will also host the European Blues Awards from 2014 that were postponed from the London […]

Oli Brown Band / Friday, 19th June / Band on the Wall / 7.30pm / £12 Oli Brown’s name is synonymous with the “young blues” movement. Winner of the British Blues Awards for male vocalist, best album, best band and best young artist, he has released three albums through Ruf Records to critical acclaim. The list […]

THE MIDDLETON ROCK & BLUES FESTIVAL 2015 Boarshaw Working Men’s Club,  1 Dixon Street, Off Boarshaw Road, Middleton, Manchester, M24 6GB Sunday 28th June: 1.00 pm to about 6.30 pm Line-up: Victor Brox & Band: A real live blues legend, having worked with all the greats and recipient in 2014 of a Lifetime Achievement Award  from The British Blues Awards […]

Thanks to Barry Barnes for the cool poster for the upcoming 20th Annual Rory Gallagher Tribute Concert. Saturday, 17th October at The Ruby Lounge, High Street, Manchester – 4-11 pm. Tickets: £15

A rare North West gig for John Fairhurst next week in Manchester. John Fairhurst truly epitomises the modern day wandering blues man. Stories of hunger, listlessness, roaming and reckless abandon are just a prelude to John’s story, something that can only be fully understood in the presence of the man. His magnetic raconteur style and […]

Indiana trio Left Lane Cruiser come to raise hell in Manchester at Night & Day on Tuesday, 14th October:

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 […]

A long way off, but Kenny Wayne Shepherd has just one NW gig on his forthcoming tour, at Manchester Academy 2 on 30th October.