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In this issue we have the Starlite-Campbell band on the cover talking about their new album ‘The Language of Curiosity’. We have a mass of interviews where we talk to Ina Forsman, Pattie Parks, Emma Wilson, Kenny Neal, Steve Ellis, Chris Barnes, Neal Black, Albert Castiglia, Laura Evans, The Bad Day and the legend that is Robin Trower.

We’ve also got the winners and images from the International Blues Challenge, The UKBlues Awards and the Blues Music Awards,

Don’t miss our new Record Round Up, live gig listings plus our huge reviews section too.

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Robert Jon & The Wreck release new single & music video

Following their triumphant 12-date tour of the UK in May 2022, which showered them with rave reviews and accolades, Robert Jon & The Wreck are pleased to announce the release of a brand new single and music video She’s A Fighter, released on Blues Rock Titan Joe...


American blues guitarist and singer Christone ‘Kingfish' Ingram has announced that he's returning to the UK this October for a 5-date tour which will see the singer perform in Sheffield, Birmingham, Glasgow, Newcastle and Manchester. His show at Islington Assembley...


On the heels of the announcement of her first U.S. concert film Blues From The Heart Live set for release on June 10th, KTBA Records recording artist and British blues-rock star Joanne Shaw Taylor releases “Can’t You See What You’re Doing To Me” featuring five-time...

ROBBIE REAY & FRIENDS Live – Repas7, Berwick Upon Tweed

Took a saunter over the border to Berwick to see Robbie Reay play at Repas7; a contemporary music venue/restaurant, that offers live music on Friday and Saturday nights. The venue has a low roof making acoustics sound really tasty and tonight was no exception. A full...

The UKBlues Awards Winners 2022

After two years of holding these Awards on line it was great to be back hosting them live!The UK Blues Federation organise these awards to give recognition to those who have made an impact over the year preceding. With ’21 having been a year where we found ourselves...

Laura Evans announces new single “Fire With Fire”

Welsh singer songwriter Laura Evans announces the release of her second single “Fire With Fire” from her debut album "State Of Mind" and is on an exciting roll with yet another big, perfectly crafted song which is sure to appeal to her ever-growing fanbase. The new...

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