Most readers are probably aware of the idea that a harsh urban environment helped shape the tough Chicago and Detroit blues sound of the 40s and 50s. In sharp contrast, 3Hattrio’s inspiration comes rather from the expansive desert spaces of south-west Utah and it does not need a romantic streak to hear this setting in...
South African blues-rock guitarist Dan Patlansky is set to return to the UK in April 2017. For tickets, dates and venues, read more.
Read all about JD & Straight Shots performance at The Brooklyn Bowl, London on 28th October 2016.
Rainbreakers are pleased to announce the release of their highly anticipated second EP “Rise Up” on Friday 7th April 2017. The 5-track EP was recorded at Purple Door Studios with highly acclaimed producer Robin Andrews (Conduct, Samplephonics, Blu Mar Ten Records).
Wilson Brothers Music in association with Cadiz Music Distribution are pleased to announce the release of singer-songwriter and guitarist Ash Wilson’s debut album 'Broken Machine' on Friday 21st April 2017.
Thorbjorn Risager (DEN) Lisa Lystam (SWE), Shakin' Stevens (UK), Chuck Leavell (USA), Xander & The Peace Pirates (UK), Aaron Keylock (UK), Kat & Co. (UK) Gonzalo Bergara (ARG), Billy Gibbons (USA), Spencer Mackenzie (USA)
The Great British Rock & Blues Festival, Skegness. Fri 20th-Mon 23rd January 2017. Join us at Butlins Skegness for a 3-day break showcasing some of the biggest and best stars of the Rock & Blues scene. All stages & times included here.
This long awaited second album tells, once again, stories of cosmopolitan life, questioning the relevance of the Blues in contemporary settings. The lyrical content and their trademark Urban-Blues sound, a mix of modern beats played by traditionally sourced instruments.
Electrifying blues guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Toronzo Cannon, performing songs from his Alligator Records debut,THE CHICAGO WAY, will be touring the United Kingdom between Thursday, January 19 and Saturday, January 21, 2017.
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