Band of Storms Ridden by Jimbo Mathus

  Band of Storms Ridden by Jimbo Mathus   With Jimbo Mathus, expect the unexpected and expect to be entertained with music steeped deep in the roots of the soul of American music. Band of Storms is no different, Come On Ya’all opens the album with a smile as he sings Gringo Man. This is a … Read more…

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Nothing Wayward Music from Ian Siegal and Jimbo Matthus

Nothing Wayward Music from Ian Siegal and Jimbo Matthus     There are many roads in creating stand out music that gets noticed. It is a certainty that the musical furrow Ian and Jimbo are ploughing is one of them. Definitely Nothing Wayward in the Live Music from Ian Siegal and Jimbo Mathus. Opening with Ian Siegal … Read more…

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Broken Wings Heal sings Caroline Aiken

Broken Wings Heal sings Caroline Aiken Broken Wings Heal is a deeply personal album for Caroline Aiken. Her ninth recording and has special guests joining her adding depth and feeling to the lyric driven songs. The album is a journey, from despair to hope, empowering as her daughter’s life unfolds from the beauty of birth, … Read more…

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The Grahams @ The Convent, Stroud via Netgig

The Grahams @ The Convent, Stroud via Netgig.     Once again Bluesdoodles was not disappointed with the service via The Convent website –  a couple of clicks, payment made and the link to access the show was in my inbox. Now for the important bit;  was the show good?, did listening at home feel like … Read more…

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Martin Simpson & Dom Flemons Live @ St David’s Hall

Martin Simpson & Dom Flemons @ St Davids Hall Cardiff 13th October 2015 Tonight delivered everything that this show, as part of the Roots Unearthed on the 3rd Floor of St David’s Hall, promised to be; two hours of superb musicianship the blending, and mixing of British traditional music and blues in many guises and … Read more…

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CD Review: Willy Porter ~ Human Kindness

Willy Porter Human Kindness Weasel Records Opening with a whistle and a cheerful sunny number Willy Porter brings Human Kindness to your musical repertoire, on the opening track Chippewa Boots. Why the title for Willy Porter’s latest album? It is an exploration of the nature of human kindness, the seed was sown for the project … Read more…

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Frankie Lee: Debut Single ~ ‘Where Do We Belong’

Frankie Lee’s debut single  Where Do We Belong  is out 4th September 2015 via Loose Music Frankie Lee will release his debut single ‘Where Do We Belong’ through Loose Music on 4th September. Available on 7” vinyl and featuring the AA-side ‘Buffalo’, the single was recorded at Real Phonic Studios in Minneapolis, MN. Born on the … Read more…

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Preview: Israel Nash’s ~ New Album : Silver Season

Israel Nash and his band return from the Texas Hill Country with the new album Israel Nash’s Silver Season to be released October 9th, 2015 via Loose/Thirty Tigers. Following his critically acclaimed 2013 album Rain Plans, Israel Nash’s Silver Season was written and recorded on Nash’s 15-acre ranch in Dripping Springs, near Austin TX, where … Read more…

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Live: Gill Landry Guest of Laura Marling

    Laura Marling with Special Guest Gill Landry Colston Hall, Bristol 5th May 2015     Tonight was a first for Bluesdoodles, we came to hear and see the support Gill Landry – why? When the main event was Laura Marling who was visiting Colston Hall performing at yet another sell out gig? Bluesdoodles … Read more…

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CD Review: The Milk Carton Kids ~ Monterey

The Milk Carton Kids Monterey Anti-Records Release Date 19th May Two singer/guitarists from Eagle Rock, California, Kenneth Pattengale & Joey Ryan, who after struggling with their individual solo careers joined up to form The Milk Carton Kids in 2011; and success followed. This flat-picking harmonious pair with voices that match the guitars have created a … Read more…

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