Tag Archives: Blues

Joanne Shaw Taylor announces November and December UK Tour 2022

Award-winning blues rock guitarist and singer-songwriter Joanne Shaw Taylor is pleased to announce a 14-date UK tour in November and December 2022. Planet Rock will start a 48-hour ticket pre-sale at 10am on Wednesday August 3rd at www.planetrocktickets.co.uk. Tickets go on general sale on Friday August 5th from www.JoanneShawTaylor.com, www.SeeTickets.com and www.Gigantic.com. The tour starts at Cardiff, Tramshed on November 22, followed by dates at Exeter Corn Exchange …

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Review: Walter Trout – Stramash, Edinburgh

Walter Trout

Stramash is a beautiful venue located in Edinburgh’s Cowgate area, next door to La Belle where I was just a few weeks ago for Church of The Cosmic Skull. With its exposed wooden beams and wooden-backed venue name above the stage, it feels like a converted barn and feels like …

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Review: Joe Bonamassa – Armadillo, Glasgow

Opening day of the baseball season is a frequently used image in the medium of cinema; usually when some old-timer gazes wistfully into space and utters how something reminds him of “Opening day at Wrigley Field, with a hot dog and a beer…”. It conjures up memories of times gone …

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Joe Bonamassa kicks off UK Tour in Glasgow on Wednesday April 20th

Grammy-nominated blues-rock guitarist and singer-songwriter Joe Bonamassa returns to tour the UK for the first time in three years, when he performs five concerts in April and May 2022. The tour starts on Wednesday 20 April at Glasgow’s The Armadillo, followed by Cardiff Motorpoint Arena on Friday 22 April, Brighton …

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Review: Eric Gales – Oran Mor, Glasgow

Tonight was always going to be different. It was always going to be something fairly unique. A break from the norm. Tonight, Eric Gales was in town, and time to check your perceptions of what a blues artist should sound like, at the door. A quick glance at the festival …

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Elles Bailey UK Chart Success

Chart-topping Elles Bailey Hits UK Chart Success, Landing # 42 in the UK Official Album Charts Multi-award-winning Elles Bailey hits the top of her native genre charts with her acclaimed new album ‘Shining In The Half Light’: #1 in the Official Blues charts; #2 in the Official Americana charts; and …

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Elles Bailey: Lands at No11 in the official UK mid-week charts

It’s a Red-Letter Day for multi-award-winning singer-songwriter Elles Bailey, whose latest album ‘Shining In The Half Light’ has just secured a place in the UK Top-20 album midweek charts, reaching #11: a remarkable achievement for a blues/rock grassroots Americana artist. Official charts press release – see below. https://www.officialcharts.com/chart-news/tears-for-fears-heading-for-third-uk-number-1-album-and-first-in-33-years-with-the-tipping-point__35340/ In order …

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Joanne Shaw Taylor Announces April 2022 Live Dates

Award-winning guitarist and singer-songwriter Joanne Shaw Taylor is pleased to announce five UK concerts in April 2022. Dates include Sunderland Fire Station (Saturday 23 April), York Barbican (Sunday 24 April), London O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire (Tuesday 26 April), Bexhill De La Warr Pavilion (Friday 29 April), and Coventry HMV Empire …

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Dom Martin: Announces New Album/New Single

Now and again, you stumble across a rare talent of such sheer genius that you wonder whether what you have witnessed can possibly be for real. Dom Martin is one such talent’ – Blues in Britain Multi-award winning and multi-nominated Northern Irish blues guitarist Dom Martin will release his highly anticipated sophomore …

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