Grainne Duffy Third Album Where I Belong Delights

This is Grainne’s third album having listened unless it’s by choice, it amazes me that a major label has not taken up this stunning talent. Now I am, by preference a stompin’, blues-rocking type and it may surprise some, that this is not as blues/rock biased as her previous releases, but this album is a … Read more…

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Exciting Blues – Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival 2015

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival: Blues takes centre stage 17 – 26 July 2015 Edinburgh goes blue of every hue for the  38th year of  Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival the festival mood is growing as they deliver a programme that covers jazz, blues, swing, funk, soul and gospel. There will be 150 concerts over … Read more…

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CD Review: Gráinne Duffy ~ Test Of Time

Gráinne Duffy Test Of Time Independent     Gráinne Duffy’s [pronounced Gron-yer] second album Test Of Time brings into your home some amazing singing guitar playing and the band. Many of the tracks included are on the set list when Gráinne and her band hit the stage and entertain you. Test Of Time showcases her … Read more…

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Bluesdoodles Top Fifteen Gigs 2014

The top fifteen bluesdoodles gigs 2014 – in alphabetical order… Jeff Beck Katie Bradley & Kirk Fletcher Cut The Funk Fish Grainne Duffy JJ Grey & Mofro & Phil Lesh & The Terrapin Family Hamilton Loomis Jo Harman Hat Fitz & Cara Heritage Blues Orchestra Layla Zoe Royal Southern Brotherhood Matt Schofield Ian Siegal & … Read more…

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Grainne Duffy @ The Beaufort Ballroom, Ebbw Vale Sept 2014

Grainne Duffy and her band are on a perpetual tour but tonight was a continuation of their ‘Reason To Be’ Tour; starting off in Wales then dates in England, Wales and Scotland before heading off to Europe from 6th October which, with an expectant crowd, created an atmosphere which got this leg of the tour … Read more…

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Abertillery Blues festival Saturday 13th July 2013

Saturday, the second day of the festival, was to provide twelve hours of solid entertainment. The show got under-way at Midday with a trio of local performers, starting with festival regular opening as an Acoustic duo Gordon Wride and Simon Gregory with an homage to early blues especially Robert Johnson. The Sam Andrews Band followed … Read more…

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Abertillery Blues Festival Saturday 13th July

SATURDAY 13th July 2013 second day of live music in the sun starts Midday in Abertillery The signs have gone up – and here is a map or for sat navs postcode is NP13 1TZ You know when you are nearly there this is the sign…. Midday today’s is the START of music, laughs, dancing and … Read more…

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