Countdown to new Blues Festival for Kent Blues on The Farm

  Woolton Farm, Bekesbourne, Canterbury June 15-17 A new festival, inspired by the much-missed original Blues On The Farm in Chichester, and organised by the team responsible for the successful A New Day Festival held at Mt Ephraim Gardens in August, is set to take place 15th-17th June. Whereas A New Day largely features progressive and … Read more…

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The Moon Goes Boom encapsulating a Boom through the Blues

The Moon Goes Boom encapsulating a Boom through the Blues The Boom Band The Moon Goes Boom – Live in London Every live album should have the energy, joy and sheer delight at performing like the seven musicians who went boom in Putney. Listening you just wish you had been there you know you missed … Read more…

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Bluesdoodles in The Press – May 2015

Blues Matters Matt Schofield with Support from Ben Poole @ The Globe Marcus Bonfanti @ The Prince Of Wales Skegness 2015 & Chris Rea Bobby Spencer, Hurricane Unleashed – Mighty Mo Rodgers ~  Mud ‘N’ Blood – Dixiefrog Records    Blues In Britain Back Cover Photograph Andy Fairweather Low & the Low Riders @ Beaufort Theatre

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Babajack & Marcus Bonfanti entertain Malvern

Tonight The Cube in Malvern had not one but two reasons to get out and listen to live music, each of the double headliners Babajack and Marcus Bonfanti play acoustic music with energy and combine the music with some great stories. We had a cut down version of Babajack, the set was a combination of … Read more…

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CD Review: The Boom Band ~ Deluxe Edition

The Boom Band Deluxe Edition Boom Recordings New tracks and refreshed tracks are the essence of this glorious super group creation of an album that has a combined energy of a quartet of guitarists and a shining pianist that has been distilled into a stylish debut album. The first thing that you notice is the … Read more…

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Marcus Bonfanti – Live @ The Prince Of Wales, Ledbury

Marcus Bonfanti The Prince Of Wales, Ledbury 1st February 2015 What a glorious start to February it may be cold outside but a warm welcome awaits you in this small pub in the heart of the town, the ale is excellent and the food tasty but on a Sunday afternoon the real attraction is the … Read more…

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CD Review: Marcus Bonfanti ~ Borrowed Time

Marcus Bonfanti Borrowed Time Independent Borrowed Time, the latest offering from Marcus is an acoustic E.P with a giant heart and soul that encapsulates emotions of hope, love, fear and addiction as Marcus delivers lyric driven vocals of six numbers and guitar playing that adds the punctuation to the words. The opening track Layla is … 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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