Interview : Robert Cavuoto Early this year Gary Hoey released his latest blues creation, Neon Highway Blues via Mascot Label Group/ Provogue Records. The self-produced album features 11 soulful blues tracks by Gary with appearances by Eric Gales, Lance Lopez, Josh Smith and Gary’s son, Ian. Many of the blues songs on Neon Highway Blues are […]
Joe Bonamassa performed a masterclass in the blues for the 10th Anniversary of his seminal Royal Albert Hall gig. It is fair to say that this was two-hours and fifteen minutes of the blues and blues rock at its best.
It is originality with a ‘hint of familiarity’ as the band weave their way through various musical styles
I like to establish a relationship with the guitar. I have to have a connection with the guitar. It’s like a woman, do you want a real relationship with love or just a one night stand!
It was pretty amazing to see the transition from that into what he would become one of the most iconic blues guitarist of all times.
Words & Pictures: Jon Theobold / Jon Theobald Photography When I originally heard that a new blues festival was taking place in Gillingham – where I grew up – at a school with somewhat of a reputation at that time, I was in parts excited, curious and slightly nervous. On arriving at the newly-named Woodlands Arts […]
Post blues soundscapes for the soul. Released by: Noise Appeal Records Release Date: 28 September 2018 Genre: Blues , Post Blues Links: www.the-ghost-and-the-machine.com Line Up: Andi Lechner – Resonator guitar, vocals Heidi Fial – Double bass, vocals Matthias Macht – Drums Tracklist: 1. Falling 2. Dirty Mind 3. Blue Day / Yellow City 4. Caroline […]
Kris Barras works hard …. VERY hard…whether it is through his previous life as a mixed martial artist or through his full-time career now, as the celebrated Prince of blues and one of the top 15 blues guitarists in the world, as voted by readers of Music Radar/Total Guitar Magazine.
A must have for any blues devotee. Released by: Snakefarm Records Release Date: 21st of September Genre: Blues, Blues Rock Links: https://www.billygibbons.com Line Up: Billy F Gibbons: Guitar, Harp & Vox James Harman: Additional Harmonica Joe Hardy: Fender Bass Guitar Greg Morrow & Matt Sorum: Drums Mike Flanigin: Keyboards Tracklist: (all songs by Billy F […]
A soulful and mature album that is a must have for any fan of the contemporary blues scene. Released by: Manhaton Records Release Date: September 14, 2018 Genre: Blues Links: http://benpooleband.com Line Up: Ben Poole: Guitars, Vocals & Backing Vocals Beau Barnard: Bass Wayne Proctor: Drums Ross Stanley: Hammond Organ, Wurlitzer, Piano, Synths Tracklist: Anytime You […]