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Live gig review for WILLE & THE BANDITS @ The New Continental, Preston, Lancashire – 24/10/15 http://www.willeandthebandits.com/ By Rosy Greer – Lancashire Blues Archive This was the third visit to the superb venue, The New Continental in Preston, for Wille & The Bandits and yet again they upped their game. Hailing from Cornwall, they produce […]

Live gig review for ‘THE STUMBLE’ @ Stumble Sunday, Tonic Live Lounge, Bears Paws, Preston – 5/7/15 – http://www.thestumble.com/ Another great Sunday afternoon was spent with Preston’s own powerful six piece Chicago style rhythm & blues band, ‘The Stumble’, at the Tonic Live Lounge in the heart of Preston. With three hours of wall to […]

Review for THE STUMBLE @ Stumble Sunday, The Tonic Live Lounge, The Bears Paw, Preston – 26/04/15 http://www.thestumble.com/ The Stumble are a powerful six piece Chicago style rhythm and blues band, based in Preston and the North West. They are Paul Melville on amazing charismatic vocals, Colin Black on excellent and technically brilliant guitar, slide […]

THE SECOND PRESTON BLUES FESTIVAL 30th MAY, 2015 – FROM 1 PM UNTIL MIDNIGHT TICKETS £20 ONLY MINIMUM AGE 14 At The Tonic Live Lounge at The Bear’s Paw, Hammond’s Row, Preston, PR1 3DH TEL: 01772 561697 KENT DuCHAINE – THE BROTHERS GROOVE THE BLUES DUO (TOMMY ALLEN AND JOHNNY HEWITT) WILLIE & THE BANDITS – ROSCOE LEVEE & THE […]

Review for WILLE AND THE BANDITS @ The New Continental, Preston – 19.10.14 http://www.willeandthebandits.com/ A treat was in store for the audience this evening at the versatile venue of the New Continental in Preston. Opening the show were Spiral Scouts, a five piece who are a collective band, playing popular folk with songs penned by […]

Cold Flame were initially lit 30 years ago in the North West of England. As a three piece tonight, they play their own style of blues rock with some self penned works and some covers, many taken from their new album ‘Blue Shadows’. Playing at the Ale Emporium in Preston (formally the Bitter Suite), a class […]

Taking place at The Club Tonic, Bears Paw, Preston, this was the 1st Annual Preston Rockin’ Blues Festival and what a success it was. With Chris Powers as MC and DJ, the day got off to a welcome start. With the help of the excellent sound man, Luke Paget, the first act to take 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 […]

Getting to a venue early has its advantages … first in the queue and a chat with the band! Great venue, hidden away in back streets of ‘down town’ Preston .. and it’s by the river. Good lighting and sound too. It’s deffo’ a ‘listen to the music’ place, with a nice atmosphere. A local […]

Blues rock guitarist Larry Miller will be at 53 Degrees in Preston on Friday night 11th October as part of his ‘Live & Outlawed’ tour, promoting his new live album. He is famous for his mesmerising guitar playing and high octane shows in the UK and around Europe, bringing his unique showmanship and energy to […]

Gig: The Chess Masters Blues Band

Posted on: Saturday, Apr 27, 2013

Some further pub gig dates announced for The Chess Masters Blues Band.  This is the band that are set to support Top Topham from the original line up of the Yardbirds on festival and theatre dates from May 25th in the UK and throughout Europe. The dates are: Thursday 25th April – The Cross Axes, […]

6th April, 2013 – Dr Bob’s Blues Night This newly formed band from the North West have started well, they have an abundance of skill individually as musicians, that there is no doubt, the gelling process will come the more they get involved in live performances and their stage craft will kick in when they […]

Saturday, 17th November, 2012 The Power 3 played their blues at this ‘new venue’ promoting live blues music. The band from the North West of England has risen like a phoenix from the ashes of former bands, and decided to get together and create The Power 3, and as it turns out it wasn’t a […]

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After Hours Blues Band – The Fishwick Ramblers, Preston 22nd September, 2012 I was delighted when I heard of a new blues venue by word of mouth from my good friend Rosy Greer from the Lancashire Blues Archive. I went to investigate and found that After Hours were on the bill  – what could be […]

Gigs: Blues in Preston

Posted on: Wednesday, May 9, 2012

**UPDATED** A couple of forthcoming blues gigs in Preston: Bowden & Williamson – The Continental – Sunday 13th May 8pm – Tickets £5 Johnny ‘Guitar’ Williamson has spent the last twelve years touring Europe as guitarist for The Animals, alongside original members John Steel and Mickey Gallagher. He’s now left that legendary outfit to team […]

Gig: The Stumble – Walmer Bridge – 12 Sept 2009

Posted on: Thursday, Sep 10, 2009

**STOP PRESS** The Stumble at Walmer Bridge Village Hall (nr Preston) Saturday 12 th September 2009 www.walmerbridgehall.co.uk Tickets £10 from Alan on 01772 748985 or Tom on 01772 613460