Interview with… Earl Thomas

Interview with… Earl Thomas

Earl Thomas is a bluesman from Pikeville, Tennessee, United States. Known around the world as The Blues Ambassador, he is also a two time Grammy Award nominated songwriter with songs covered by Etta James, Solomon Burke, Tom Jones, Will Wilde, and Screamin’ Jay...
In discussion with… Dave Cantwell

In discussion with… Dave Cantwell

Based in Stirling Scotland, Dave Cantwell is a professional Musician who has had a lifetime playing drums and has worked with many great artists in his 40 years behind the drum kit, including playing with John Martyn, Earl Thomas, Greig Taylor, GT Boos Band and The...
An Interview with Casey Hensley

An Interview with Casey Hensley

WORDS: Colin Campbell Around the world Casey Hensley is noted as a powerhouse vocalist and songwriter. She has taken the modern blues genre by its roots and puts real feeling into her vocal artistry. Influenced by the greats, certainly Janis Joplin and big Mama...
INTERVIEW: Sitting in with… Katie Bradley

INTERVIEW: Sitting in with… Katie Bradley

Kent vocalist, blues harmonica player and singer-songwriter Katie Bradley came into the spotlight with her 2012 debut album She’s Ready. The song I Hear The River, was nominated for Best Original Song in the British Blues Awards. Her career has been peppered with...
Catching up with… Ally Venable

Catching up with… Ally Venable

Words: Colin Campbell Pictures: Lindsay Steele I got the chance to talk to Ally Venable at her home in Texas, via Skype for blues matters magazine. She has a new album out on Ruf records on February 26th 2021. It’s called Heart Of Fire and follows on from her...