Celebrated blues-rock guitarist, and singer-songwriter Joe Bonamassa gave a tremendous performance at the Hampton Court Palace Festival in London on Wednesday 12th June. Our writer Pete attended the show and gives us a review of what was delivered to the London audience in the glorious grounds of the Palace.
GIG REVIEW for Beth Hart who performed to a sold-out audience at the Royal Albert Hall in London on Friday 4th May. Our reviewer described her set as being an intimate affair where Hart opens up and draws you in with her deep and heartfelt numbers whilst also rocking out on a few of her favourites. Follow the link to read more.
UK Blues-rockers King King kicked off their 2018 Tour by playing their first ever headline show at the O2 Shepherds Bush Empire in London in support of their latest album Exile And Grace. Frontman Alan Nimmo is back on form after some recent vocal problems and is out on the road again belting out his special blend of blues-rock anthems.
UK artist Laurence Jones is set to release his new studio album The Truth on Friday, March 9th 2018. To dovetail the release of his new album Laurence will start his nationwide tour at Londons' Borderline on Tuesday 23rd January. One of our writers attended this gig and its reviewed here, to find out about the tour schedule and more then please follow this link.
Gig review from Friday 16th June at Tivoli Theatre in Wimborne where UK blues rockers and multi-award winners King King played an amazing set to a full house with support from Norfolk's Bad Touch. Blues Matters writer Clive Rawlings was there and gives us his review here and tells us there wasn't a dry eye in the house by the end of the night.
Matt Andersen live at The Borderline, London - gig review. With over 10 million views on YouTube, 2 European Blues Awards, and winning Best Solo Performer at the Memphis Blues Challenge, it appears that the entire world is now discovering Matt Andersen. He's a powerhouse performer with a giant soul-filled voice and commanding stage presence.
Nigel Foster attended Surrey's, Boom Boom Club on Friday 31st March 2017, to see The Mike Zito Band, led by the inimitable Texan Bluesman Zito and Weston Super Mare based The Blue Horizon deliver a monstrous concoction of music and vibes of this genre, sending a packed house into delirium, it really was that good. Video and pictures included.