BM Blues News

The Blues Foundation – Blues Music Awards 2022 winners

The Blues Foundation – Blues Music Awards 2022 winners

The Renasant Convention Center was packed with blues musicians, fans, and music-world luminaries on May 5th, anxious to see who would be the winners at the 43rd Annual Blues Music Awards. Besides awarding honors in 25 categories, the BMAs, as is its tradition,...

blues-rock band Ghost Hounds announce new album

blues-rock band Ghost Hounds announce new album

Today, blues-rock band Ghost Hounds announce their new blues album, You Broke Me, out May 13th via Maple House Records. Written and produced by guitarist Thomas Tull and songwriter, producer Kevin Bowe (Etta James, Paul Westerberg and the Replacements), the 9-track...

Jake Shimabukuro Announces June 2022 UK Tour Dates

Jake Shimabukuro Announces June 2022 UK Tour Dates

The acclaimed Hawai’i-born ‘ukulele player Jake Shimabukuro has announced a ten-date UK tour for June. He will play the Grand Northern Ukulele Festival in Huddersfield and headline performances in Brighton, Hebden Bridge, Bristol, Birmingham, Liverpool, York,...

Dereham Blues Festival News Update

Dereham Blues Festival News Update

After a two-year covid related absence, this year’s Dereham Blues Festival is returning on 6th July through to Sunday 10th July and will be bigger and better than ever. In addition to more venues and over 60 top blues acts the Festival will have a brand-new open air...

The Hogtown Allstars set to Debut ‘HOG WILD’

The Hogtown Allstars set to Debut ‘HOG WILD’

A new band of multi-award-winning not-so-new blues players are set to make their musical mark: The Hogtown Allstars will release their debut album, Hog Wild, this May 6th, 2022 via Stony Plain Records. Featuring eight new all-original songs, and two covers, Hog Wild...

News from The UKBlues Federation

News from The UKBlues Federation

Time is moving fast and we're getting close to one of the highlights of our year. The UKBlues Awards 2022 will be presented on 15th May at The Powerhaus (formerly Dingwalls) in Camden, London.The evening will be hosted by the legend that is Paul Jones, there'll be...