Matt Schofield Shining A Lantern on The Blues in Bristol

Bristol Jazz and Blues Festival filling Colston hall and beyond with Jazz, blues, dancing and people having fun enjoying live music.  This year due to snow and other constraints Bluesdoodles crossed the bridge into England only once to visit the festival. Friday was a night not to be missed for a lover of electric blues … Read more…

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Bluesdoodles Live Shows in England 2017

Bluesdoodles Live Shows in England 2017 Bluesdoodles Live Shows in England 2017 – Throughout 2017 Liz and Kevin travelled to hear good music to share on Bluesdoodles. Bristol was the number one city we visited not surprisingly as it is just across the Severn from South Wales.  So behind Door Six, we are re-visiting the live music that … Read more…

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The Lantern Bristol Shines on Dan Owen’s Vocals

With a crowd full of anticipation to hear once again the vocals of Dan Owen with his twenty-first-century mix of singer-songwriter angst, blues and ‘modern man with a guitar’ sound. Before the main act of the night, the evening opened with a singer-songwriter behind the keyboards as Billy Lockett hit the stage. Billy set the … Read more…

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Dan Patlansky Joins Joanne Shaw Taylor November Tour

Dan Patlansky Joins Joanne Shaw Taylor November Tour The UK tour dates includes Gateshead Sage (Nov 7), Cambridge Corn Exchange (Nov 9), Manchester Bridgewater Hall (Nov 10), Glasgow Royal Concert Hall (Nov 12), Bristol Colston Hall (May Nov 14), London Royal Festival Hall (Nov 15), and Birmingham Symphony Hall (Nov 20). Tickets are available from … Read more…

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Led Zeppelin Classics Mastered by Violins and more

Led Zeppelin Classics Mastered by Violins and more     Tonight, was the juxtaposition of classic rock courtesy of Led Zeppelin favourites with the Heart of England Orchestra, renamed for the UK Tour with Zep Boys Black Dog Orchestra.  Tonight the Colston Hall stage had the unusual combination of Marshall Stacks with music stands for … Read more…

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Double Bill of Blues Delights, Kirk Fletcher Then Mud Morganfield

Double Bill of Blues Delights, Kirk Fletcher Then Mud Morganfield Memories and the music that is the sound portrait of his father. More Blues within the jazz with a double bill of blues delights, Kirk Fletcher followed by Mud Morganfield. Starting the late afternoon helping of the blues, Kirk Fletcher with Jonny Henderson on Hammond … Read more…

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Robben Ford Bringing Blues to Bristol Jazz and Blues Festival

Robben Ford Bringing Blues to Bristol Jazz and Blues Festival   Colston Hall over the weekend is filled with music, from the foyer to the main stage. Opening Saturday afternoon Robben Ford’s guitar and vocals were joined by Hammond Organ supremo Jonny Henderson and jazz/blues drumming wizard Evan Jenkins.  This was Robben Ford bringing blues to … Read more…

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Bristol Lantern shining on Singing Divas Northsyde & Sari Schorr

Bristol Lantern shining on Singing Divas Northsyde & Sari Schorr   Colston Hall, returns with the Bristol Jazz & Blues Festival. The venue is awash with music, a chance to catch up with friends and chill in the foyer with an array of free spectacular shows. Tonight The Lantern shone bright as Lorna took the … Read more…

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Bluesdoodles Listening to Live Music 2014

GIG & FESTIVAL REVIEWS  Bluesdoodles Listening to Live Music 2014 Fish @ The Globe, Cardiff – December 2014 Brit Floyd @ St David’s Hall, Cardiff – December 2014 Banned From Utopia @ The Scene, Swansea – December 2014 Ian Siegal & Jimbo Mathus @ The Flowerpot, Derby – November 2014 Bellowhead @ St David’s Hall Cardiff – November 2014 Stevie … Read more…

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Bluesdoodles Listening to Live Music 2015

GIG & FESTIVAL REVIEWS  Bluesdoodles Listening to Live Music 2015   Northsyde @ The Convent, Stroud – December 2015 Stark @ The Convent, Stroud – December 2015 Chantel McGregor @ The Tunnels Bristol – December 2015 Waterboys @ Colston Hall, Bristol – December 2015 Planet Rockstock  Jamie Smith’s Mabon @ St David’s Hall. Cardiff – November 2015 The Grahams @ The … Read more…

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