Inaugural FORMUKBlues Awards 2018 Celebrating Blues

Bluesdoodles’ Liz Aiken is delighted to be actively involved with UKBlues Federation.  From being on the board, a judge at the first UKBlues Challenge and now part of the inaugural FORMUKBlues Awards. Blues fans, musicians, PR and media were all on the May blues migration to Worthing Pier’s Southern Pavilion where the awards were going … Read more…

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HRH Blues 2018 Raising the Roof in Sheffield

HRH Blues 2018 Raising the Roof in Sheffield Turning the musical rainbow every shade of blue at The O2 Academy. King King headlined the festival the blue cherry on top of a rich rocking and blues cake. Only thing left to do is book HRH 2019 for another 48 hours of Blues mayhem and fun.

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Day 4 Advent UKBlues Federation

Day 4 Advent UKBlues Federation       The UKBlues Federation is a pan-UK Federation that has been established to promote and support Blues in and from the United Kingdom in all its forms and styles. We have created a not for profit federation of musicians, organisations, associations, groups, venues, companies, individuals and any other … Read more…

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Catfish to Play at the Inaugural UKBlues Awards

Catfish to Play at the Inaugural UKBlues Awards Following on from our announcement of the inaugural UKBlues Awards the presentation of which will take place on Saturday 19th May 2018 at the magnificent Worthing Pier’s Southern Pavilion, we are delighted to announce that providing live music at the event will be British Blues Award winners Catfish who … Read more…

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Bluesdoodles Album Picks First Quarter 2017

Bluesdoodles Album Picks First Quarter 2017     What a start to 2017 – two festivals and some fantastic live gigs, memory box of 2017 filling up fast. Adding to the mix of delights is a cascade of albums arriving through the letterbox both the electronic format and the traditional front door. First thirteen weeks, I … Read more…

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Catfish the album Broken Man Making January Complete

  Catfish the album Broken Man Making January Complete Catfish, that band creating a blue purring hum of pleasure whenever and wherever they play live. Catfish swims deep into the swirling maelstrom that is modern blues. The album is not a tribute or a painting by musical numbers of blues steps from the past it … Read more…

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Catfish Crowdfunding for Broken Man Album

Catfish Crowdfunding for Broken Man Album     Crowdfunding opportunities to demonstrate your support for a British award-winning blues band HERE British Blues Award winners Catfish crashed onto the blues scene in Jan 2015 when their debut album, So Many Roads, went to no 1 in the IBBA blues airplay charts. Their follow up EP, … Read more…

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Saturday 23rd January 2016 @ Rock and Blues Skegness

Saturday 23rd January 2016 @ Rock and Blues Skegness Started off Saturday’s music chain in Centre Stage with a laid back journey through the life of Snake Davies and his alto saxophone. The music flowed gently across the auditorium. Today it was The Snake Davies Band – Classic Sax solos and there were plenty from … Read more…

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Catfish sings a warm Tribute to BB

Catfish sings a warm Tribute to BB     Catfish sings a warm Tribute to BB. An EP, When BB Sings The Blues with four re-interpreted BB King Classics, and the quintet of gems is completed with an original homage to the forever great King of the Blues. Matthew Long has captured the essence of BB … Read more…

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CD Review: Catfish ~ So Many Roads

Catfish So Many Roads Independent Debut album, which has been causing a stir as album of the month by Independent Blues Broadcaster Association during February and has received lots of airplay reflecting the solid quality blues being delivered from the first to the last note. Catfish are a quartet of musicians Paul Long on keys, … Read more…

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