George Shovlin and The Radars have Nothing To Lose

What is it about the North East of England that keeps throwing out blues biased talent? I mean, we have Eric Burdon and Mark Knopfler from the Tyne end, and Paul Rodgers and Micky Moody from the Tees end, to name but few. (I purposely left out the Brylcreemed passenger ship and the honey-making insect!). … Read more…

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Joe Bonamassa Playing Live Celebrating British Blues Explosion

This is a recording of Joe Bonamassa paying homage to the British Blues Explosion. The music was recorded at Greenwich Music Time at The Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich, London on July 7, 2016. This is a collection of tracks that were for many the guitar soundtracks of our youth, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, … Read more…

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The BluesBones Chasing Shadows Come Out On Top

Formed in 2011, The BluesBones are a 5-piece band from Belgium. Noted for their solid blues-rock foundations, they have had success over the intervening years with 2 studio and two live albums. They have just released the next chapter of all original compositions, entitled Chasing Shadows. I must admit to a shiver of apprehension when … Read more…

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Big Boy Bloater and The LiMiTs help the medicine go down

In case you haven’t heard of Big Boy Bloater (the moniker is derived from a nickname at school), he was born in Farnham, Surrey in 1971 and took up the guitar aged 11. He was heavily influenced by his father’s great love of music. “Our house was always filled with rock & roll, 60’s hits … Read more…

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Bad Pennies turn up playing the blues

Originally from South East London, Gary Seager pulled Bad Pennies together when he turned up in the Medway Towns (they’re in Kent, in case you’re wondering). After more than a few changes in personnel, the current band has been working together for a couple of years. The band released their first EP in 2016 called, … Read more…

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Real rhythm and blues from The Achievers

The Achievers’ Steve Ferbrache began his musical journey by busking around New York, Boston and Philadelphia and then spent time immersed in the London Blues & Roots scene (where he opened for James Hunter, Seasick Steve and others). In 2013, chance meetings, in an open mic night in a pub, with drummer Aron Attwood and Harmonica player Rufus Fry led to the … Read more…

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