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In this issue of the new-look Blues Matters magazine…

Blues Matters Magazine is now bigger and better than ever. Love the Blues? You need Blues Matters!

In this issue, we have GA-20 on the cover. We have a mass of interviews where we talk to Joan Armatrading, The Commoners, Crystal Shawanda, Andy Fairweather Low, John Nemeth, Geoff Muldaur, Paul Jones, Michael McDermott, Happy Traum and many more.

Don’t miss our end-of-year round-up where we tell you our top albums of 2022!

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The Great British Rock & Blues Festival 2023 review

Well, it is the final, final Skegness blues spectacle and what a weekend it was. Saw loads of bands and the calibre of acts was brilliant. Situated predominantly in Hot Shots with Blues matters stage, still had time to at least catch other bands on other stages,...

Arielle to release new album in April

Award-winning American singer-songwriter and guitarist Arielle will release her new studio album ‘73 on Friday 20 April 2023. The new album is a sentiment of love and an ode to her personal 1973 Volkswagen Bay Window Bus that Arielle lovingly refers to as Magick, and...


This five-night music festival at sea will feature performances from 20+ amazing blues artists, including Joe Bonamassa, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Blackberry Smoke, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, Ruthie Foster and more. Cruisers can expect two unique sets from Bonamassa...

Edinburgh Blues Club Announces its concert schedule for the first half of 2023

Edinburgh Blues Club has announced its concert schedule for the first half of 2023 and comprises a broad spectrum of the blues, including blues rock, gospel blues, southern blues and blues funk. It features artists from the UK, USA, Canada and Germany. Things kick off...

one-off concert in London at The Black Heart announced by Jared James Nichols

Singer, songwriter, guitarist, and Gibson brand ambassador Jared James Nichols has announced a rare one-off concert in London at The Black Heart on Wednesday 22 February 2023.Jared’s special guests are Bad Luck Friday featuring vocalist and the UK’s leading harp...

R.I.P. Jeff Beck

Blues Matters is sad to hear of the passing of guitar legend Jeff Beck. Jeff's PR company release a statement that says:"On behalf of his family, it is with deep and profound sadness that we share the news of Jeff Beck’s passing. After suddenly contracting bacterial...

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