Print Advertising

Blues Matters is available in outlets across the UK via Warner Distribution in WHSmith, certain HMV and other independent stores also at Smiths kiosks in mainline railway stations and airports.

In the USA, we are stocked nationwide in Barnes & Noble, Hudsons’ News Stands and a growing number of outlets in Canada as well as across Europe, NZ, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan.

To advertise in Blues Matter magazine give us a call on 01656 745628 or email us


Artwork sizes and specifications

¼ page: 58 x 90mm for print (no bleed)

½ page: 58 x 190mm PORTRAIT or 128 x 90mm LANDSCAPE (no bleed)

Full Page: Trim Size 148mm x 210mm (+3mm bleed). Please allow 7mm all round safe zone for content.

Artwork should be supplied at 300dpi and all fonts embedded.




Print Deadlines


Issue 113
(Period Apr–May 2020)
Goes to print: 13th Mar 2020
On Sale date: 27th Mar 2020
Advert Booking deadline: 28th Feb 2020
Artwork deadline: 6th Mar 2020

Issue 114
(Period June-July 2020)
Goes to print: 15th May
On Sale date: 29th May 2020
Advert Booking deadline: 1st May 2020
Artwork deadline: 8th May 2020

Issue 115
(Period Aug-Sept 2020)
Goes to print: 17th July
On Sale date: 31st July 2020
Advert Booking deadline: 22nd June 2020
Artwork deadline: 6th July 2020

Issue 116
(Period Oct-Nov 2020)
Goes to print: 11th Sept
On Sale date: 28th Sept 2020
Advert Booking deadline: 28th Aug 2020
Artwork deadline: 4th Sept 2020

Issue 117
(Period Dec ’20-Jan 2021)
Goes to print: 13th Nov
On Sale date: 27th Nov 2020
Advert Booking deadline: 26th Oct 2020
Artwork deadline: 2nd Nov 2020