Ruby Tiger Creating Bluesy Vistas on Her EP

Ruby Tiger Creating Bluesy Vistas on Her EP Olivia Stevens (aka Ruby Tiger) is a British blues & soul singer that deserves to be heard – and Vistas provides the perfect opportunity. The five tracks that make up this debut EP go beyond the realms of a standard 12 bar blues and take in elements … Read more…

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Spikedrivers live at Pontardawre

Spikedrivers live at Pontardawe, Saturday 7th November       Pontadarwe Arts Centre, with cabaret style tables all ready for the show, sadly, that meant for some of the crowd especially ‘ The Swansea Ladies’ limited room to get up and dance. The Spikedrivers started with Got My Ticket as the trio that bring their … Read more…

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E.P. Review: Rob Richings ~ Half Way Up

Rob Richings Half Way Up Crescent Records RELEASE DATE 20th November 2015 This four track EP is a delightful taster of the power of singer songwriter Rob Richings, and like any taster it whets the appetite and you are left wanting more, already anticipating a full length debut album of magical delights, which one is … Read more…

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Steve Hackett ~ Live at Colston Hall October 2015

Steve Hackett Acolyte to Wolflight with Genesis Revisited Tour Colston Hall, Bristol 28th October 2015 Tonight it is Bristol on the final leg of Steve Hackett’s latest tour, who are treated to an evening of Prog Rock in two halves, the first set a celebration of the solo career of Steve Hackett from his first … Read more…

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Joe Bonamassa Live @ Motorpoint, Cardiff 2015

Joe Bonamassa Motorpoint, Cardiff 27th October 2015       Tonight, Bluesdoodles is in the heart of Cardiff for Joe Bonamassa at The Motorpoint visiting the twelfth European country on his current world tour. Expectations were high as the 4000 strong audience sat on the edges of their seats waiting to hear the Bonamassa blues … Read more…

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Jared James Nichols and Glenn Hughes Live @ Robin 2

Special Guest Jared James Nichols and Glenn Hughes Robin 2, Bilston 26th October 2015   Monday night and the Robin 2 was jammed to the rafters for the opening act Jared James Nichols from Wisconsin USA hit the first resounding chord and we knew that this was going to be a show of rock infused … Read more…

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CD Review: O’Connor, McSherry & Graham ~ Ulaid

  Donal O’Connor – John McSherry – Sean Og Graham ULaid Independent Release Date 23rd October 2015 Many weave Celtic/Irish traditional music into their acoustic, rock and progressive music due to the melodic, beat music that is drenched in an infectious beat. This is an album that is one hundred percent authentic it is the … Read more…

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CD Review: Kris Barras Band ~ Kris Barras Band

Kris Barras Band Kris Barras Band Independent     True Rock/Blues that springs into action on Never Too Late sums up Kris Barras Band as they deliver a self-titled debut album of eight tracks full of dark emotions and cries of anguish. This is blues with sharp edges the vocals have a rough primeval texture … Read more…

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EP Review: Lucy Zirins ~ What’s In Front Of Me

Lucy Zirins What’s In Front Of Me Gingersnap Music   There has been a long wait for follow-up of recorded music from Lucy Zirins, her debut album Chasing Clocks set the bar high.  This is a snug little E.P. What’s In Front Of Me is a signpost of a future that shines bright as Lucy … Read more…

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CD Review: Joe Louis Walker ~ Everybody Wants A Piece

Joe Louis Walker Everybody Wants A Piece Provogue/Mascot Label Group       An album that is a powerhouse of blues that rocks, rolls and thrills as the eleven tracks have real attitude but never strays from quality blues that you simply have to sit back, listen and enjoy you will be smiling by the end … Read more…

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