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Blues Matters Magazine: Issue #92 Oct / Nov 2016

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Coming soon our first ever all-female cover with Beth Hart, Fiona Boyes and Lisa Simone!

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Blues Matters Magazine: Issue #91 Aug / Sept 2016

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Tommy Castro (USA), Vargas Blues Band (SP), Sari Schorr (USA), Ben Harper (USA), John ‘Gray Hound’ Maxwell (USA), 56. Rocky Athas Pt1. (USA), Robbie Hill (SCO), Albany Down (UK), Albert Castiglia (USA), Stacy Jones (CAN), Eleanor Mcevoy Pt2 (IRL) And J.W. Jones (CAN)

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Roadhouse – City Of Decay

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Roadhouse – City of Decay – Album Review by Nick Dalton

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Ilfracombe Rhythm & Rock Blues Festival 11th-13th November 2016

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Ilfracombe Rhythm & Rock Blues Festival   Live Music in the South...

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Aaron Keylock to release debut single – Against The Grain

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    Debut single ‘Against The Grain’ available on Limited 7” vinyl     PRESS...

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The Blues Foundation September 2016 Newsletter

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Our Mission To preserve blues heritage, celebrate blues recording and...

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Robin Trower UK Tour 2016

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ROBIN TROWER UK TOUR 2016 + support from Stevie Nimmo The effervescent Robin...

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The Blue Poets release their new video With Your Eyes

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New video release from The Blue Poets – With Your Eyes – directed...

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Thorbjorn Risager & The Black Tornado

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Finally, it’s time for Thorbjorn Risager to hit the UK with full power!...

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Ian Siegal releases limited edition 3 CD box-set!

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Ian Siegal releases limited edition 3 CD box-set! Time to tell you more about...

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Interview: Kyla Brox

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KYLA BROX    Kyla Brox is a sexy, sassy, authentic soul diva with a...

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Johnny Winter The Auction

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Johnny Winter, The Auction The Blues / Rock Legend’s Iconic Guitars and...

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Madeleine Peyroux – Everything I Do Gohn Be Funky (From Now On)

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Madeleine Peyroux – Everything I Do Gohn Be Funky (From Now On) Twenty...

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BETH HART announces 2016 UK Tour Dates

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Following her critically acclaimed May UK tour in 2015 and the rapturous response to her latest studio album, Better Than Home, Grammy nominated singer-songwriter, Beth Hart and her band will embark on a Nationwide 7-date UK tour in November 2016…

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Sari Schorr & The Engine Room – A Force Of Nature – OUT NOW

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Sari Schorr & The Engine Room – A Force Of Nature Sari Schorr’s new...

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Colne, Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival, August 2016 – Videos

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Colne, Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival, August 2016

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Mulholland Drive Live At The Borderline

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Mulholland Drive Live At The Borderline

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Butlins Skegness

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Join Blues Matters in association with Butlins Skegness for the 2017 Great British Rock and Blues Festival.

Blues Matters have their very own stage there in Jaks. here you will discover some amazing talent including, Roadhouse, Catfish and Husky Tones. Once again there will be the amazing Roadhouse Jam Sessions which are always in such great demand.

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Colne Rock & Blues Festival – Monday 29th August 2016

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Where better to spend Bank Holiday Weekend 2016, than at the Colne Rock & Blues Festival.

Bank holiday Monday, 29th is our very own Blues Matters day and with the James O’Hara Band, Bushman Brothers and the amazing Roadhouse you are in for a real treat.

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Big Blues Festival at The Atkinson

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The Big Blues Festival at The Atkinson in October promises to be an outstanding event.

Until 1 October, Early bird Tickets are available offering £5 of their price

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Blues Matters Magazine: Issue #90 June / July 2016

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available now! Featuring The Rides, Romi Mayes, Eric Burdon, Supersonic Blues Machine, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Ron Hacker, Happy Traum, Eleanor McEvoy, Ric Lee (Ten Years After), Eric Bibb and more…

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UKBlues in North American Blues competition with Billy Walton and Chris Antonik

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In June, the award-winning Billy Walton Band from New Jersey returns to the...

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News from the Blues May 2016

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As we do in our magazine – feature, interview, and review packed though...

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Blues Matters Magazine: Issue #89 April / May 2016

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Issue 89 is available NOW from all good newsagents and direct from us here at Blues Matters

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The Blues shows off with Exhibitionism at the Saatchi Gallery 5th April to 4th September

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From time to time British Blues has a bit of swagger about it and although not...

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Hear the first new Jeff Healey song in 15 years…

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2016 marks the release of Heal My Soul – the extraordinary lost album from Jeff Healey which has never been heard before by the public. Hear

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SIMO release new album and video

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On 29 January 2016, Nashville trio SIMO released their new album Let Love Show The Way on Provogue/Mascot Label Group, plus the official video for Long May You Sail

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STEVIE NIMMO confirms “Sky Won’t Fall” album, plus co-headline UK tour with Ben Poole

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Award-winning blues rock guitarist and singer-songwriter, Stevie Nimmo, will release is second solo album “Sky Won’t Fall” via Manhaton Records on Friday 4th March…

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JOE BONAMASSA announces new album “Blues Of Desperation”

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Joe Bonamassa’s new album Blues Of Desperation will be released in March 2016 – watch the album trailer here at BluesMatters.com!

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NEW TRACK: Big Boy Bloater & The LiMiTs stream ‘It Came Out Of The Swamp’

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We have the new track from Big Boy Bloater and the LiMiTs “It Came Out Of The Swamp”, plus all the info on the new album “Luxury Hobo”…

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OBITUARY: Giorgio Gomelsky (1934 – 2016)

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Gomelsky played a major role in the career of the mighty Yardbirds, among others. Hamish Grimes – Giorgio’s partner at The Crawdaddy Club

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Introducing.. Teed Up

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Teed Up are a recently formed four piece blues band although the members are certainly not new to the music scene…

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Listen to Kim Lembo’s new album 45 Miles online

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Hear Kim Lembo’s new release “45 Miles” in full on the Blues Matters website…

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BETH HART announces 2016 UK Tour Dates

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Following her critically acclaimed May UK tour in 2015 and the rapturous response to her latest studio album, Better Than Home, Grammy nominated singer-songwriter, Beth Hart and her band will embark on a Nationwide 7-date UK tour in November 2016…

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Skegness Rock and Blues Festival 2016 – Blues Matters stage line-up

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The Great British Rock and Blues Festival in Skegness is just around the...

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SUPERSONIC BLUES MACHINE giveaway FREE DOWNLOAD of ‘I Ain’t Falling Again’

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On 26th February 2016, the collaborative extravaganza that is Supersonic Blues Machine will release their debut album on Provogue/Mascot Label Group

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LITTLE DEVILS update – Words flow like a river that will never get to sea…

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This is how it starts…. Back in the day, myself and another songwriter, Alex Brewood, wrote a bunch of songs and decided…

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DANNY BRYANT announces new album “Blood Money”

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Danny Bryant is pleased to announce the release of his highly anticipated new studio album Blood Money

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MELINDA COLAIZZI releases Keeper Of The Flame music video

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Pittsburgh, PA: recording artist Melinda Colaizzi has released her first music video for her original song “Keeper Of The Flame”. …

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Blues Matters Magazine: Issue #87 December 2015 / January 2016

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Blues Matters Issue 87 is available NOW from all good newsagents including WHSmiths and of course direct from us here at Blues Matters. It’s one day later than planned, but worth the wait!

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