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Blues Matters Magazine: Issue #88 February / March 2016

Posted on Feb 2, 2016 in Current Issue, Featured, News

Blues Matters Issue 87 is available NOW from all good newsagents including WHSmiths and of course direct from us here at Blues Matters. Read on for more information!

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

Posted on Jan 25, 2016 in News

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”

Posted on Jan 25, 2016 in News

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’

Posted on Jan 25, 2016 in News

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)

Posted on Jan 18, 2016 in News

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

Posted on Jan 18, 2016 in News

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

Posted on Jan 14, 2016 in Featured, News

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

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Album Reviews…

Posted on Jan 11, 2016 in News

Did you know we have over 400 Blues album reviews online here on the Blues Matters website? They’re listed alphabetically by artist…

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BETH HART announces 2016 UK Tour Dates

Posted on Jan 4, 2016 in News

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

Posted on Dec 14, 2015 in News

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

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Happy Christmas from Blues Matters!

Posted on Dec 7, 2015 in Blog

Happy Christmas from all at Blues Matters magazine. We will celebrate the...

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

Posted on Dec 6, 2015 in News

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…

Posted on Dec 6, 2015 in News

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”

Posted on Dec 6, 2015 in News

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

Posted on Dec 6, 2015 in News

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

Posted on Nov 28, 2015 in News

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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KING KING May 2016 UK Tour

Posted on Nov 17, 2015 in News

Award-winning Blues Rock band King King announce in association with Planet Rock radio a new nationwide UK tour for May 2016

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JOE BONAMASSA March 2016 UK Dates announced

Posted on Nov 17, 2015 in News

In addition to the re-scheduled Bournemouth BIC date, Bonamassa is pleased to confirm that he will perform two new dates that will include Birmingham and the Plymouth in March 2016

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Review: Laurence Jones, 27/09/15, Litchfield Guildhall

Posted on Oct 27, 2015 in Gig Reviews, News

The fast rising, award winning Laurence Jones Band played a set of assured blues, jazz, rock and funk when they appeared at the Guildhall.

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Stephen Dale Petit joins Walter Trout on Autumn UK Tour

Posted on Oct 20, 2015 in News

Walter Trout invites ‘Blues Brother’ Stephen Dale Petit onto Double Header Bill for major Autumn UK Tour…

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EDGAR WINTER announces Euro Tour 2015

Posted on Oct 12, 2015 in News

Legendary blues guitarist, vocalist and saxophonist, and award-winning...

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HUSKY TONES Debut Album Launch Party

Posted on Oct 12, 2015 in News

Husky Tones will release their debut album, “Time for a Change”, on Friday 23rd October 2015, followed by an album launch party on Saturday 24th October…

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Erja Lyytinen UK Tour October 2015 – amended dates

Posted on Oct 5, 2015 in News

Award-winning Finnish blues guitarist and vocalist Erja Lyytinen is currently partway through a 12-date UK tour. Check our her amended UK Tour Dates here

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CHANTEL McGREGOR releases video for new single “Take The Power”

Posted on Oct 5, 2015 in News

Chantel has released the video for her new single “Take The Power” – watch it here!

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Reviews of Joe Bonamassa’s “Live At Radio City Music Hall” CD and DVD

Posted on Sep 29, 2015 in News

Reviews of Joe Bonamassa’s “Live At Radio City Music Hall” CD and DVD are here, plus his UK Tour Dates for October 2015

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Blues Matters Writer’s Poll 2015

Posted on Sep 28, 2015 in News

Blues Matters Writer’s Poll 2015. The results are in! We can announce the results of the Blues Matters Writer’s Poll 2015.

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Accept no substitute!

Posted on Sep 21, 2015 in Featured, News

Subscribe to BLUES MATTERS magazine and keep up with all the Blues news, interviews, reviews and much more. Find out how…

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Blues Matters Magazine: Issue #86 October / November 2015

Posted on Sep 21, 2015 in Current Issue, News

Blues Matters 86, featuring Robert Cray, Sugaray Rayford, Layla Zoe, Richard Townend, Eli Cook, Vonda Shepherd, Guy Tortora, Delta Moon, My Baby, Chantel Mcgregor, Little Devils and so much more…

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FEDERAL CHARM ‘Across The Divide’ album release

Posted on Sep 7, 2015 in News

Blues Matters brings you all the news on the new album from the Manchester quartet as they prepare to hit the road supporting Joanne Shaw Taylor…

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JOE BONAMASSA “Live At Radio City Music Hall” + UK Tour Dates

Posted on Aug 27, 2015 in News

Joe Bonamassa will release his new album/DVD “Live At Radio City Music Hall” through the Provogue/Mascot Label Group on FRIDAY 25TH SEPTEMBER 2015. We have all the details here!

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WALTER TROUT returns with new album ‘Battle Scars’ + UK Tour

Posted on Aug 24, 2015 in News

WALTER TROUT returns with new album ‘Battle Scars’ + UK Tour...

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BOOZE & BLOOZE FESTIVAL 2015 – SUNDAY AUGUST 30TH

Posted on Aug 18, 2015 in News

BOOZE & BLOOZE FESTIVAL 2015 – Sunday August 30th HEADLINE ACT: Phil Brown...

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Blues Matters Magazine: Issue #85 August/September 2015

Posted on Aug 6, 2015 in Current Issue, News

Blues Matters Issue 85, featuring Erja Lyytinen, Pretty Things, Barbara Blue, Jorgen Asling, Little Chevy ,Lucky 3, The Strypes, Cheryl Lescom…

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CHANTEL McGREGOR announces new album “Lose Control”

Posted on Aug 4, 2015 in News

Guitarist and singer-songwriter Chantel McGregor is proud to announce the release of her highly anticipated new album, “Lose Control”…

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Watch “Fetch Your Spade” – the new music video from DAN PATLANSKY

Posted on Aug 3, 2015 in News

South African singer-songwriter and guitarist Dan Patlansky has today launched the official music video for “Fetch Your Spade” – watch it here…

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Blog – Dr Feelgood and feeling Good Good Good

Posted on Jul 14, 2015 in Blog

Lately I’ve gotten into listening to a BBC Radio London DJ named Jo...

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Last chance for Early Bird tickets for Great British Rhythm & Blues Festival, Colne

Posted on Jun 24, 2015 in News

There are just a few days left to take advantage of Early Bird tickets for this year’s Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival in August.

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JARED JAMES NICHOLS begins 3 intimate UK gigs (PHOTO GALLERY)

Posted on Jun 24, 2015 in News

Jared James Nichols is performing 3 intimate UK concerts this month. The first...

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Blues Matters Magazine: Issue #84 June/July 2015

Posted on Jun 10, 2015 in Current Issue, News

Issue 84 available now! Featuring JJ Grey and Mofro, Innes Sibun, Mahalia Barnes, Randy Bachman, Malcolm Bruce, Robben Ford, John Mayall and much more…

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JOANNE SHAW TAYLOR releases lyric video for ‘Wicked Soul’

Posted on Jun 9, 2015 in News

Joanne Shaw Taylor has released the official lyric video for her new single “Wicked Soul” taken from her critically acclaimed album “The Dirty Truth”.

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