Danny Bryant's latest album REVELATION has just been released and is quickly gathering rave reviews from all across the globe. Our writer says of this newest offering, that 'Danny has the credentials to leave a legacy of the blues comparable to B.B. King and Buddy Guy.' He goes on to say - 'To describe Danny Bryant as a national treasure is an understatement.' Links etc all here.
Album Review for GRAHAM ROBINS new album MAJESTIC HALLS. Graham Robins has been on the UK music scene for over 30 years - his voice and guitar thrilling audiences both here and in Europe, especially on the Dutch club scene. This is an album of original blues, soul and jazz compositions, with a real jukebox jive on songs such as Three Foot Spoon. Video & song links inc. here.
Big Boy Bloater & The LiMiTs will be releasing their brand new album Pills on 15th June 2018 via Provogue/Mascot Label Group. Pills is the follow up to 2016’s hugely successful Luxury Hobo album and highlights the constant need for pills today but there's a sinister edge to them, explains Bloater. Check out their rip-roaring video here.
Mr Boogie's Back In Town and has a brand new duets & trios album out called Friends Along The Way. Its a big old blues party with many traditional songs given a brand new lease of life. Mitch Woods is nominated in 2 categories of the 39th annual Blues Music Awards, Mitch discusses the album and more in issue 101. For music videos, album links and more, please click the image above.
If you ask the question 'How Blues can you get?' then the answer has to be Bobby 'Blue' Bland who sadly passed away in 2013. He mixed gospel with blues and R&B and is described as one of the greatest story-tellers of blues and soul music. This album is a reissue of the previously rare 1962 original, with 10 added bonus tracks. "Ladies & Gentlemen Here's The Man! I mean THE MAN".
Album review for British Blues Rock guitarist/singer-songwriter Danny Bryant. Described here by our writer as a national treasure Bryant has a career spanning over 20 years, he was mentored by Walter Trout and fronted his band while he underwent a liver transplant. Bryant is back with a strong new album out called Revelation, which is a tribute to his dad Ken.
Issue 101 is Out Now! Interviews include new star Toby Lee, Bernard Allison, Lance Lopez, Danny Bryant, Mitch Woods, Errol Linton, Dana Gillespie, Zoe Schwarz, Ronnie Earl, Band of Friends, Kris Barras & Laurence Jones. Regular features include Blue Bloods, album, festival & gig reviews plus chart positions. Links for App, Digital & Print formats are also available here.
John Fogerty (Credence Clearwater Revival) & special guests Steve Miller Band are the first headline acts confirmed to play the opening night at London's BluesFest 2018. They will perform at the O2 Arena on Thursday 25th October and this will be their only UK shows for the year. Fogerty will be performing all the hits such as Bad Moon Rising and Proud Mary.
This one-time collaboration, Steady Rollin’ Blues, is not to be missed. In May 2018 two giants of the blues are coming together for a UK tour. Hans Theessink and Brooks Williams share a love of the old blues songs, Piedmont fingerpicking and bottleneck slide. Check out the video premiere of Rock Me & their packed tour schedule here.
Internet sensation TOBY LEE, the 13-year-old British guitarist recently appeared on the famous hit TV show - The Ellen Show where he impressed celebrity host Ellen Degeneres. During this visit, he also spent time at the Gibson studio and at Norman's Rare Guitars. This video has an awesome surprise at the end of it for guitarist Toby Lee. So be sure to watch it right to the end!