The Divine and Dirty Kris Barras Band supply riffs aplenty

Devon born Kris Barras isn’t new to the blues-rock stage, having released his first album, Lucky 13, in 2015. This new release is a step up for Barras, however, as it is his first for the Provogue/Mascot Label Group and should see him deservedly gain a wider audience. He is a man with an intriguing … Read more…

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Shaman’s Harvest Reveal New Single ‘THE COME UP’

Shaman’s Harvest Reveal New Single ‘THE COME UP’ The first release from anticipated album Red Hands Black Deeds Out July 28th on Mascot Records. Announcing their brand new studio album ‘Red Hands Black Deeds’, Shaman’s Harvest have released the first single ‘The Come Up’. Liz Aiken at Bluesdoodles loved the upbeat driving rhythm that worked on … Read more…

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Ronnie Baker Brooks Talking Why Times Have Changed

Ronnie Baker Brooks Talking Why Times Have Changed BD: I was delighted when Mascot Label sent me your latest album Times Have Changed to review. It is an album full of blues strong guitar that makes compelling listening. BD: What were your first musical influences growing up in Chicago? RBB: It has to be my … Read more…

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Rik Emmet & RESolution 9 Album Delivers as Resolved

Rik Emmet & RESolution 9 Album Delivers as Resolved We all make resolutions, listening to quality music is an easy one to keep, put Res 9 on and sit back and enjoy the bluesy rock fuelled ride taking you on across the eleven tracks. This is blues that sparks with the electricity of musicians that … Read more…

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Eric Johnson in Conversation Albums, acoustic and guitars

Eric Johnson in Conversation Albums, acoustic and guitars Eric Johnson, Grammy award-winning guitarist took time out to talk to Bluesdoodles about his first solo acoustic album EJ released on Mascot Group Label. BD: What were your first musical influences growing up in Austin, Texas and beyond? EJ: Lots there are some great bands and music … Read more…

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JD Simo Talking about Touring Albums Vinyl and more

JD Simo Talking about Touring Albums Vinyl and more Bluesdoodles was delighted to have a chat with JD Simo once again, In February shortly after we reviewed the stunning album Let Love Show The Way read what we talked about then HERE.  Today we talk about vinyl the up and coming Roadstars tour throughout the UK, BD: … Read more…

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Joe Louis Walker Playing The Convent Live

Joe Louis Walker Playing The Convent Live The Convent, Stroud tonight makes a beautiful and gospel fused arena for Joe Louis Walker to play his stuff, his tour of England drawing to close tonight. The multiple music award winner is bringing his message of the blues to the audience in the venue and further afield, … Read more…

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Walter Trout Alive In Amsterdam playing Hot Blues

Walter Trout Alive In Amsterdam playing Hot Blues The back story of Walter Trout’s recent clash with death where he rose victorious has been well documented and the joy of hearing his studio album Battle Scars was for his legion of fans affirmation the blues Phoenix had truly risen from the ashes of despair. Now, … Read more…

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Joe Louis Walker Adding Blues to UK Summer

Joe Louis Walker Adding Blues to UK Summer Joe Louis Walker Adding Blues to UK Summer, announces a 5 date tour Thursday 9th June – Dingwalls, London – TICKETS £22 Adv Friday 10th June – Worthing Pier’ Southern Pavilion, Worthing – TICKETS £29.70 Adv Saturday 11th June – The Brook, Southampton w/Cisco Bluesman –TICKETS  £15 … Read more…

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Coleen Rennison Giving Voice To No Sinner

Coleen Rennison Giving Voice To No Sinner     BD: Big thank you for taking time out of your busy life to chat with Bluesdoodles.  CR: Thank you for taking an interest it will be fun talking about music and stuff. BD: What were your first musical influences growing up in Vancouver? CR: Laughing, My … Read more…

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