The Delta Wires release their new music video for All I Have To Give taken from their 7th album Born In Oakland which was released in summer 2017. The Delta Wires are a big, high-energy harmonica and horns blues band from the Oakland/San Francisco Bay Area in the US. This latest track has been described as a bluesy love song with a distinctive West Coast flavour.
The 4th Uk Blues Challenge took place this year at Liverpool's iconic venue The Cavern Club. The winners of this competition will go on to represent the UK at both the 34th International Blues Challenge in Memphis and the 8th European Blues Challenge in Hell, Norway during 2018. This event is hosted yearly by the UK Blues Federation and seeks to promote diversity within the UK blues scene.
Live at Brighton Road finds Dani Wilde performing live in the studio with her touring band, featuring her brother Will Wilde on harmonica. Dani is performing mostly original songs, split into an acoustic and electric set. For her fans, this will be a long-anticipated treat, for newcomers it will serve as a beautiful introduction to the depth of spellbinding talent and impact of this young British Blues Lady.
Black Country Communion is set to release their long awaited and highly anticipated 4th album, "BCCIV" via Mascot Records on Friday 22nd Sept 2017. Their first studio album since 2013’s "Afterglow". In the meantime, you can check out their brand new video Collide & get tickets for their 2 exclusive 2018 concerts in Europe.
Kentucky rockers Black Stone Cherry release Black To Blues a 6 track EP of blues classics originally written and/or performed by legendary blues musicians like Willie Dixon, Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, Booker T. Jones, Albert King and Freddy King. On Black To Blues, these traditional songs get wildly Black Stone Cherry-fied, while also paying homage to the original on the other hand.
Deano from Backwater Roll Blues band catches up with The Red Devils after their performance at the Borderline Club in London last night. The Red Devils are currently on tour to celebrate their 25th anniversary and have a new promo cd available at gigs only. Their performance in London came as an invite from Billy Gibbons from ZZ Top who also asked them to share bills with his band on their current European Tour. Video links and photos included here.
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'Blues for Gary' are 3 unique shows that will take place this weekend in London, Bristol and at Maryport Blues Festival. Matt Schofield and Henrik Freischlader will co-headline these gigs. Our writer Pete Sargeant recently caught up with Henrik to discuss Gary Moore, gigs and gear. For dates and tickets...
Walter Trout returns with his brand new studio album ‘We’re All In This Together’, which will be released September 1st via Provogue/Mascot Label. Featuring 14 guest musicians, including Joe Bonamassa, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, John Mayall, John Nemeth, Robben Ford, Warren Haynes & more. UK Tour Dates, Pre-order Link + FREE gift.
Robin Trower is back with perhaps his best solo album since he was in his 40s and considering Robin is 72, that’s saying a lot! Time and Emotion will be released in the UK on Friday 4th August and Robin will perform his only concert in the UK this year at London’s Islington Assembly Hall on Wednesday 29th November. If you love electric guitar then you will love this album.