It is with heavy hearts that we inform you of the passing of much-loved blues aficionado Tony Chilcott, of Red Lick Records in Cardiff, Wales.

Tony Chilcott was the Managing Director of blues specialists Red Lick Records since 2008, along with wife Julie.


Tony was a leading specialist in blues and rare, hard to find music and his expertise and considerable knowledge will be a great loss to the blues music community.


We have been asked by his wife, Julie to release this news to let their many loyal and regular customers know of his passing.

The office is closed for the time being and all condolences should be forwarded to [email protected]

If you would like to make a donation in Tony’s memory then please do so to his chosen charity – City Hospice, Cardiff who were a great source of comfort and support to both Tony and his family.

Donations can be made at