All things tagged as: Blues


Gig: Olli Brown

Late 2002 saw Oli pick up a guitar for the first time and just 2 ½ years later, at 15, he was invited to America, as the guest of American Blues band Blinddog Smokin’, this first trip saw Oli play for Buddy Guy and Taj Mahal.

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Gig: Lucky Peterson

Lucky Peterson is the most dangerous triple threat working in the blues. Nobody would refute his reputation as one of the preeminent performers of the modern era. A searing lead guitarist, fantastic organist, and first-rate vocalist, Lucky’s many talents are truly mind-boggling. On Double Dealin’ (Blue Thumb), all ... Read on


Gig: Graveyard

Playing all sorts of rockish music makes Graveyard stand out from the crowd. Be it classic rock, blues, jazz, folk – you name it – the authentic quintet makes it sound real at any time. With wide influences spreading throughout different genres, Graveyard always stay top notch

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Gig: Kill It Kid

Harder, grittier and more malevolent than anything previously heard from Kill It Kid, new single ‘Pray On Me’ marries a punishing blues riff a la Black Keys to Chris Turpin’s dust bowl howl and Stephanie Ward’s softer but no less strident vocal. The strange, electrifying scream that opens ... Read on


Gig: Cold Specks

Cold Specks is 23-year-old Al Spx from Etobicoke, Canada. Already making critical waves in the U.K., with television performances on Later With Jools Holland and British media such as The Guardian, The Times, NME and more weighing in on the recent U.K. release of “Holland”, Cold Specks is ... Read on


Gig: Hanni El Khatib

The son of Palestinian and Filipino immigrants (and the first American in his family), Hanni El Khatib grew up in San Francisco and was obsessed with classic Americana and pop culture of the 1950s and 60s. Influenced by pioneers of early Rock and R&B, the multi-instrumentalist serves as singer, songwriter ... Read on

Gig: Ruby Tuesday

Ruby Tuesday are a two piece bluesy rock band from greater Manchester. Newly formed in early 2011 the two piece band decided to go on their own after playing in the Manchester music scene with several established bands. Finding mutual influences in the likes of The Doors, Dead Weather, The ... Read on


Gig: WE ARE WILLOW presents ’3 Ep’s – 3 Videos’ Film Screening

‘We Are Willow’ is self released collaborations by artist/musician Chris Butler, formerly one half of Manchester duo ‘Butler – Williams’. At the beginning of 2010 he set himself the task of recording and releasing 3 EP’s with 3 different friends/fellow musicians he admired, within a year…and to tour them ... Read on

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Gig: Marcus Foster

MARCUS FOSTER releases his debut album, ‘Nameless Path’ on the 26th September through Communion/Polydor Records.

The 13 tracks on Nameless Path sound as though they’ve been discovered from a golden age of music. Marcus is keen to distance himself from the greats, but the spirit of prime Van Morrison is ... Read on