Highlights for Your Monday Words & Music 19th July

Monday 23rd August Music to start your Week

Monday 23rd August Music to start your Week -Elles Bailey, Shaman's Harvest. Alfold Festival. Tony Kaye & The Georgia Thunderbolts
Monday 23rd August Music to start to your Week

Othello invites you to explore the music and that is catching his ears, also he will be sharing any news that comes his way…

We are sharing Video’s /singles that have had our music radar in a spin of delight. Our ears were doing tumbles of pleasure that would win Olympic gold.

The first issue of Doodle-Zine has been well received, thank you for the support and we are looking forward to Issue 2 it is going to be packed with creativity. We will be sharing selected stories and articles over the next six weeks.

Thank you for the coffee and treats. Lots of music and video’s for you to explore this week. You can buy the hoomans coffee or treats for me by clicking the cute mauve coffee cup Thank you very much in advance.


Highlights for Your Monday Words & Music 9th August

Bluesdoodles is looking for readers to consider the stories being submitted to Doodle-zine – for more information on how to volunteer your precious time email Liz our editor-in-chief at liz@bluesdoodles.com


Doodle-zine the home for creativity

Submissions for Issue 2 Are open – lots of new and exciting opportunities for your creativity – Check out HERE


Monday 23rd August Music to start to your Week

The Georgia Thunderbolts
Reveal ‘Can I Get A Witness (Lyric Video)’

Debut Full-Length Album, ‘Can We Get A Witness’

Released 15 October via Mascot Records / Mascot Label Group

“[Proof that] southern rock continues to thrive in the 21st century Rolling Stone

Watch their Paste Magazine Live Session HERE

NO STThe Georgia Thunderbolts have just unveiled “Can I Get A Witness,” a smouldering new track off their upcoming full-length, ‘Can We Get A Witness,’ out October 15th via Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group.

The song represents “overcoming the obstacles in life,” vocalist TJ Lyle explains. “Everybody has their ups and downs, but it’s how you persevere and prosper through adversity that shows your true colors. ‘Can I Get A Witness’ is a statement that goes out to anyone who has the desire and faith in themselves and others to be successful.”

Weekend of Live Music at Springbok Estate,
Friday 3rd – Sunday 5th September

Alfold Rock and Blues Festival September 2021 a new Classic Rock and Blues Festival in the Surrey Hills

Alfold Rock and Blues festival opens on Friday 3rd September with a blues and classic rock line-up

Monday 23rd August Music to start to your Week

Elles Bailey Single ‘Cheats & Liars’ Released Today from forthcoming album Shining in the Half Light – tour dates and live stream

Monday 23rd August Music to start to your Week

11th August 2021: Tony Kaye today releases Flight 11 as the first track from his forthcoming debut solo album End Of Innocence on Spirit Of Unicorn Music (distributed via Cherry Red Records).
The former YES keyboard legend was moved to commit his thoughts and feelings to a heartfelt personal musical interpretation following the terrible events of 9/11. End Of Innocence is a requiem for those who lost their lives and all those touched by those horrific events, a powerful and emotional suite, both beautiful and sinister, reflecting the dark forces at work that day.

End Of Innocence is released in CD Format on 10th September 2021 to mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11.

Monday 23rd August Music to start to your Week

Shaman’s Harvest and Mascot Records / Mascot Label Group present “Voices.” The song and accompanying video is the lead track from the band’s upcoming new studio album.

Guitarist Josh Hamler shares, “’Voices’ is a song that blends dark and light. From the sombre verses to the lifted anthemic choruses, it captures the full spectrum of emotion brought on by your own worst enemy… yourself.”  

Bluesdoodles Reviews & Interviews August 2021

Blind Raccoon Nola Blue Collection Volume 3 a great listen with some wonderful artists but, as with all compilations, its value depends upon how many of the songs you possess elsewhere – Read Tom Dixon’s review HERE

Halley DeVestern Band on The Lake Geneva shoreline

Halley DeVestern Band on The Lake Geneva shoreline with Money Ain’t Time is a great listen for a live set that showcases a talented vocalist and band giving the audience (and themselves) a good time in the process. – Read Tom Dixon’s review HERE

Mark Harrison travels The Road To Liberty

Mark Harrison travels The Road To Liberty a great listen for anyone who likes impeccably played resonator and twelve-string mixed with superb lyrical craft. – Read Tom Dixon’s review HERE

Krissy Matthews delivers Pizza Man Blues a wonderful album that takes a few listens before the depth and dexterity on this album shine; plenty of blues and lots of quality guitar…need I say more? Read Tom’s Full Review HERE
Chantel McGregor Shed Sessions Volumes 1 and 2 a stupendous couple of albums by such a talent that, although not blues or blues-rock, are essential listening for anyone that likes music for every played and sung beautifully. Read Tom’s Full Review HERE
Chris Tapp Talking Heavy Shoes – Lyrics and Superstition as The Cold Stares latest album is released on Friday 13th 2021
Read the conversation between Liz & Chris HERE
Mick Pini looks forward on Backtrack a wonderful album revealing, a genius of the blues guitar with such feel and ability that should elevate him to the status he deserves. Read Tom’s Review HERE
A Sweet Relief Tribute To Joey Spampinato let’s party a great listen for the diverse and fascinating readings of NRBQ and Joey’s legacy with the added befit of contributing to the Sweet Relief cause. Read Tom’s full review HERE
The Joy of live Music at The Waterloo Bar Blackpool as Ange Cobham relish live bands and the joy of capturing the moment. atmosphere & energy – HERE
Robert Jon and the Wreck Shine a Light on Me Brother a great listen on an album of blues, the 60s and 70s rock all fired up with southern whiskey shot through its veins. Read Tom’s Review HERE
Mark Germino joins the Midnight Carnival a great listen for all and an absolute winner for country lovers across fifteen tracks. Read Tom’s Review HERE
Lea McIntosh is on the money with Blood Cash a great listen with variation and skill pouring out of the speakers. Only seven tracks but plenty of positives and an exciting promise for the next album. Read Tom’s Review HERE

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