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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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Important Blues Matters news for Subscribers

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Between issue 88 and 89 we handed over mailings of subscriptions etc to Warners Group as it became a big a task for us to do ourselves any more…

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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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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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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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Congratulations to Sandi Thom

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Congratulations to Sandi Thom on the birth of her 9lbs 15oz baby Boy, from all...

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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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Album Reviews…

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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

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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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Happy Christmas from Blues Matters!

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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’

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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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KING KING May 2016 UK Tour

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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HUSKY TONES Debut Album Launch Party

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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

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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”

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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

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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

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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BOOZE & BLOOZE FESTIVAL 2015 – SUNDAY AUGUST 30TH

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

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