Women in Music – International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day and thought how male-dominated Bluesdoodles the ration is dismal not deliberately but how music is promoted perhaps or internal and unrecognized biases. As a woman and blogger of music, it dawned on me that this needed to be rectified not for one day but every day. So to celebrate International Women’s Day … Read more…

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Cameo of Rob Tognoni live Performance Centre Stage Skegness 2018

Cameo of Rob Tognoni live Performance Centre Stage Skegness 2018. Tasmanian Devil thrilled Sunday afternoon crowds on Blues stage with his powerful rhythm section Mike Hellier on Drums and bassist Gaz Rackman. Butlins Great British rock & Blues Festival 2018 were delighted to be entertained with a helping of rock-blues

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Day Of Music Celebrating Life Cancer On The Rocks

Day Of Music Celebrating Life Cancer On The Rocks     Rick Palin of Skyfire Interactive has announced today a new event Cancer On The Rocks. The acts are varied and are mostly rock and blues. The event is close to Rick’s heart. This event is fundraising for Macmillan with the goal on the day … Read more…

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Jeff Beck Live At The Hollywood Bowl Out October 2017

Jeff Beck Live At The Hollywood Bowl Out October 2017   Jeff Beck Live At The Hollywood Bowl Out October 2017. Eagle Rock Entertainment are proud to announce the release on 6 October 2017 of the “Live At The Hollywood Bowl” DVD, Blu-ray and DVD + 2CD from the incomparable Jeff Beck.  This release captures the … Read more…

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Dan Reed Network New Album Video plus Supporting Extreme

Dan Reed Network New Album Video plus Supporting Extreme     The O2 Pre-sale starts Wednesday, 2 August at 9am, followed by a Live Nation Pre-sale on Thursday 3 August at 9am. Tickets go on sale to the general public from livenation.co.uk and www.ticketmaster.co.uk on Friday 4 August at 9am.   All cylinders are furiously firing, Dan Reed Network are back all guns blazing. With the recent release of their critically acclaimed album “Fight Another Day” safely in their … Read more…

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Bluesdoodles Picks of 2016 Recorded Music

Bluesdoodles Picks of 2016 Recorded Music   What a fabulous year for music at Bluesdoodles HQ. I have enjoyed listening to all the recorded music sent. Liz makes a note (must do better in 2017 and review more! I have started a new hopefully more organised system!). Album Highlights 2016 One Hundred and Forty-eight reviewed. What … Read more…

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Zeal & Ardour With Tour Dates and Album plans

ZEAL & ARDOR SIGN TO MVKA SINGLE AND ALBUM RELEASE PLANS ANNOUNCED LIVE SHOWS IN APRIL 2017     The forthcoming album ‘Devil Is Fine’ – set for release February 24, 2017 –  thematically revolves around more typical black metal fare – rituals, human sacrifice, fire, and blood. Zeal & Ardor take the blaspheme up … Read more…

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Rocking across the Bay @ Planet Rockstock

Rocking across the Bay @ Planet Rockstock Rocking across the Bay, it must be the first week in December, Trecco Bay, Porthcawl and Planet Rockstock hits town the rocking jamboree from Planet Rock with three days and nights of live music. Bluesdoodles had a rocking good time Rockstock is a brilliantly organised festival, thanks to … Read more…

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RUNRIG Celebrates – Final Studio Album plus a UK Tour

RUNRIG CELEBRATE THEIR FINAL STUDIO ALBUM “THE STORY” NEW ALBUM RELEASED: FRIDAY 29th JANUARY 2016     Runrig release The Story – their 14th and final studio album on Friday 29th January, 2016.  The 11-track album brings the curtain down on a remarkable and unique recording career. The new album will be released on Deluxe … Read more…

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Dylan LeBlanc returns with third release, Cautionary Tale

Muscle Shoals’ singer/songwriter Dylan LeBlanc returns with his third release, Cautionary Tale, which hits January 15 on Single Lock Records. LeBlanc’s first two releases were the acclaimed 2010 recordings Pauper’s Field and 2012’s Cast The Same Old Shadow. With his reflective, mournful songs that belied his age, critics previously hailed the young singer; The Guardian noted that LeBlanc … Read more…

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