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Blues Matters Magazine: Issue #82 February/March 2015

Posted on Jan 15, 2015 in Current Issue, Featured, News

Current issue: Warren Haynes, Red Butler, Billy Walton, Popa Chubby, Split Whiskers, Shemekia Copeland, Tata Mackenzie, Matt Schofield, Bernie Marsden, Rev Shawn Amos and many more

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A Butlins Blues Odyssey

Posted on Jan 24, 2015 in Blog, Gig Reviews, News

A blog hot from the Rock and Blues Festival 2015 at Skegness… Friday 23rd January 2015 Even on a cold January day in Lincolnshire, a music festival brings out some interesting sights. The men dressed as...

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North, South, and Southwest get it on with the Blues

Posted on Jan 20, 2015 in News

A busy early period in 2015 beckons for British Blues. In the North of...

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Matt Schofield “Return of the Trio Tour” UK

Posted on Jan 9, 2015 in News

Matt Schofield announces UK dates for “Return of the Trio Tour” Multi...

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Ian Siegal to release new live album “One Night In Amsterdam”

Posted on Jan 8, 2015 in News

Ian Siegal to release new live album “One Night In Amsterdam”...

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Big Vocals at Venues Day

Posted on Dec 12, 2014 in News

There is a lot that is right about the British music scene – great artists,...

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Beth Hart Announces May 2015 UK Tour

Posted on Dec 10, 2014 in News

Beth Hart Announces May 2015 UK Tour Following her outstanding performance...

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New Robin Trower album and UK Tour with special guest Joanne Shaw Taylor

Posted on Dec 2, 2014 in News

Robin Trower’s new studio album “Something’s About To Change”, will be released by Manhaton/V12 Records on March 9th 2015 – the same day as his 70th birthday. It marks his first album since 2013’s critically acclaimed “Roots And Branches”, and dovetails his 17-date UK tour with special guest Joanne Shaw Taylor that kicks off on March 26 2015.

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Melinda Coliazzi video feature

Posted on Dec 2, 2014 in News, Videos

Melinda Coliazzi video feature –

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John Mayall at Ronnie Scott’s 26 November 2014

Posted on Nov 29, 2014 in News, Podcasts

On 26th November 2014, John Mayall played Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, part...

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Blues Matters Writer’s Poll 2014

Posted on Nov 25, 2014 in News

The results are in! We can announce the results of the Blues Matters Writer’s Poll 2014. The 2014 results for the best in blues across the globe!

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European Blues Challenge 2015 – EBU Board rejects UK Nomination

Posted on Nov 14, 2014 in News

European Blues Challenge 2015 – EBU Board rejects UK Nomination As a result of...

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Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion – “Exposed” album videos

Posted on Nov 14, 2014 in News

Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion – “Exposed” album videos Zoe...

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European Blues Challenge – Update 05/11/14

Posted on Nov 13, 2014 in News

European Blues Challenge – Update 05/11/14 – Blues Matters. Between issues there has been much hoo ha about the European Blues Union and the annual Blues Challenge to which we have submitted UK artists for four successive years at the EBU’s request and with their blessing…

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European Blues Challenge – Update 17/10/14

Posted on Nov 13, 2014 in News

European Blues Challenge – Update 17/10/14 From the Founder/Publisher of...

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Joanne Shaw Taylor UK Tour with Bernie Marsden

Posted on Nov 11, 2014 in News

Joanne Shaw Taylor UK Tour with Bernie Marsden: There’s still time to catch British blues rock guitarist Joanne Shaw Taylor on tour in the UK, with support from Bernie Marsden.

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Not just the Royal Albert Hall…

Posted on Nov 2, 2014 in Gig Reviews

The Royal Albert Hall Blues Fest has just wound up its 2014 dates, featuring...

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EUROPEAN BLUES CHALLENGE 2015 – update

Posted on Oct 10, 2014 in News

Many people have asked why The Blues Magazine is currently running a campaign to select the UK’s representative at the 2015 European Blues Challenge…

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New lyric video for Philip Sayce’s new song “Fade Into You”

Posted on Oct 6, 2014 in News

Philip Sayce’s new lyric video for “Fade Into You”, taken from his Influence album. Philip is touring the UK – dates below

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The Blues-playing Sharpees meet the Blues Moose – video

Posted on Oct 1, 2014 in News

UK-based ‘Maximum RnB Band’ The Sharpees, who recently released...

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