THE BAND – 50th Anniversary Edition Release

THE BAND – 50th Anniversary Edition Release

The Band’s self-titled masterpiece celebrated with remixed and expanded 50th Anniversary Edition. To Be Released On 15th November on UMG. When The Band’s seminal eponymous second album was released fifty years ago

IRON KYTE

IRON KYTE

Introducing Jamaican band, Iron Kyte by Brendon Wesley. In 2013, rhythm guitarist and singer/songwriter, Brendon Wesley, formed one of only two alternative rock bands in Jamaica by reaching out to

SWEDISH BLUES CHALLENGE 2019 Malmö

SWEDISH BLUES CHALLENGE 2019 Malmö

Brian Kramer discusses the Swedish Blues Challenge. I was asked by Bert Deivert, mandolin ace and fellow US expat to accompany him for the Swedish Blues Challenge 2019, and I

R.I.P. JULIAN PIPER

R.I.P. JULIAN PIPER

OBITUARY: JULIAN PIPER. Respected musician and writer JULIAN PIPER sadly and unexpectedly passed away on 14th September, he will be greatly missed throughout the blues world. Julian Piper lived in

HARPDOG BROWN For Love & Money

HARPDOG BROWN For Love & Money

Album Review: Harpdog Brown – For Love & Money – Released on Doghouse Records. Harpdog Brown is a seasoned performer with almost 40 years as a professional musician under his

RADFORD MILL FESTIVAL OF RHYTHM & BLUES

RADFORD MILL FESTIVAL OF RHYTHM & BLUES

From a humble gathering, Radford Mill R&B Festival has swiftly become a challenger to more established similar events! Eight great Rhythm & Blues acts spearhead our next extraordinary music festival

SAMANTHA FISH Interview

SAMANTHA FISH Interview

On her recent UK tour, Kansas City hotshot guitarist, Samantha Fish, took time out to talk to Blues Matters about her music and soon-to-be-released album, Kill Or Be Kind. Kill

WICKED RUMBLE blues metal orchestra

WICKED RUMBLE blues metal orchestra

Introducing Wicked Rumble – blues metal orchestra from Moscow, Russia. Wicked Rumble – blues metal orchestra is a 12-piece band comprising of Egor KalinA guitars;    Ekaterina Vatolina – tenor sax;

MOULIN BLUES FESTIVAL

MOULIN BLUES FESTIVAL

Moulin Blues Festival Review – Friday 3rd – Saturday 4th May 2019. This long-running festival in the deep south of the Netherlands gives 10,000 fans a breath of country air

CHARLIE PARR

CHARLIE PARR

Duluth, MN: CHARLIE PARR is the eponymous new album by the Minnesota-based folk-blues artist of the same name. The album is a collection of new songs and new studio versions of classics/audience

DEBBIE BOND UK Tour Dates Announced

DEBBIE BOND UK Tour Dates Announced

Alabama blues-lady Debbie Bond returns to the UK for an extensive tour with dates from early July through September already in the bag and gigs that take her from Billericay

DANNY BRYANT To Release New Studio Album

DANNY BRYANT To Release New Studio Album

Danny Bryant, the critically acclaimed British blues-rock guitarist, is pleased to announce the release of his 11th studio album, “Means of Escape”. The album will be released by Jazzhaus Records

R.I.P. DR JOHN

R.I.P. DR JOHN

Obituary By Dom Pipkin. Malcolm John Rebennack – November 20th, 1941 – June 6th, 2019. Farewell then, Mac Rebennack, better known to the world as Dr John, who passed away

DOUG SEEGERS Interview

DOUG SEEGERS Interview

Anyone who has visited Nashville, Tennessee, the undisputed home of quality country music and birthplace of modern Americana, will know that it has long been a Mecca for aspiring young