BM Blues News

New KINGFISH Video – Hard Times (Shelter-At-Home mix)

New KINGFISH Video – Hard Times (Shelter-At-Home mix)

Once a generation, a blues artist comes along who not only reminds mainstream audiences how deeply satisfying and emotionally moving the best blues music can be but shakes the genre to its core. With both eyes on the future and the blues in his blood, 20-year-old...

New Episode of The Blues Podcast

New Episode of The Blues Podcast

A brand new episode of the Blues Podcast is out featuring Bernie Marsden (Whitesnake / UFO / Cozy Powell / Paice Ashton Lord). Recorded at John Henry’s in London the legendary guitarist sits down with host Big Boy Bloater and talks about his love of the blues, his...

GEORGE BENSON Releases Give Me The Night (Live)

GEORGE BENSON Releases Give Me The Night (Live)

As an all-time icon and Grammy-winning giant, we have grown used to seeing George Benson on the stages that befit his sky-high status. During a six-decade career marked by awards, acclaim and Billboard-topping output, the Pittsburgh, Hill District-born veteran has...

KAZ HAWKINS Top 10 Blues

KAZ HAWKINS Top 10 Blues

Hi Blues Matters, thanks for the invite to share my favourite blues tracks. Some in your magazine will know me from representing the UK Blues Federation in 2017 when we won the European Blues Challenge. Some may know me from my radio show on the BBC "Kaz Hawkins Got...

RICHARD TWEEDDALE’s Top 10 Blues

RICHARD TWEEDDALE’s Top 10 Blues

I'm Richard Tweeddale and I've been on the committee and a director of the Edinburgh Blues Club for 4 years and became its Chairman in March 2019. Originally a member of the club, I answered a 'call to arms' when the original directors became overwhelmed with the...

The Swedish Blues Scene and Covid-19

The Swedish Blues Scene and Covid-19

Swedish Blues Scene In The Midst Of The COVID-19 Outbreak By Brian Kramer. Photos by Lotta Lindström Saturday, March 21st 2020, I head out for my weekly Blues Jam in Stockholm, just celebrating our 23rd year. The train station is completely empty, and I am the only...

CHASIN THE TRAIN Dead Man’s Handle

CHASIN THE TRAIN Dead Man’s Handle

Album Review for Chasin’ The Train - Dead Man's Handle - Released Independently. The Scottish blues scene is still flourishing with top-notch bands. Here is an example of one of them, the band Chasin’ The Train, who all hail from the Dumfries delta country. This is...

IAIN PATIENCE’s Top 10 Blues

IAIN PATIENCE’s Top 10 Blues

Choosing ten tracks from a blues world that is so huge, sprawling and covers so many styles and musical tastes is a virtual impossibility. From Chicago to Delta, acoustic to electric, slide to steel…where to begin, where to end? I started my own journey coming from...

KAT PEARSON’s Top 10 Blues

KAT PEARSON’s Top 10 Blues

Hello, I’m Kat, Woman of the Blues and proud to be a part of the fabric and history of this beautiful city (London, UK). Singing the Blues, sometimes it feels like I’m connecting directly with my ancestors, this gives me a lifeline and reason for being. I’m from Los...

DANI WILDE – Howling At The Moon (new single)

DANI WILDE – Howling At The Moon (new single)

Blues Matters writer Dani Wilde has released a brand new single today called Howling at the Moon and it has been released via the Vizztone Label Group. British Blues Award winner Dani Wilde burst onto the international blues scene in 2007, opening for Jools Holland at...

Advertisements

image of poster for edinburgh blues club 2020 gigs