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Album Review: Daddy Long Legs Release 4th Studio Album – Street Sermons

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Classic Compilation: B. B. King – His Definitive Greatest Hits

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Album Review: Son Volt – Notes Of Blue

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Bonamassa is sharing the latest taste of the album; a rambunctious rendition of ‘Well, I Done Got Over It’, originally released by Guitar Slim in 1953. The track is taken from his upcoming new album titled ‘Blues Deluxe Vol. 2’ which is due the 6th of October via J&R Adventures. Vol 2 comes twenty years since the …

Legendary frontman Chris Masuak of Radio Birdman fame rocked Woy Woy for the start of his east coast tour earlier this month. His first tour of Australia in 6 years, headlining shows across the ACT, NSW, VIC and QLD with his Australian band Dog Soldier comprising Tony Bambach on bass (Lime Spiders) and Stu Wilson …

8 Ball Aitken has released a powerfully soulful, blues duet with his frequent song-writing collaborator Taya Chani.  It is their first official duet, and features 8 Ball’s wistfully wailing guitar solos alongside Taya’s soaring blues vocal and the pair’s heavenly harmonies.  8 Ball Aitken has toured the world for more than a decade performing his …

Toward the end of last year, the John Beckmann-fronted New York band The Mortal Prophets released their debut album Me and the Devil, and you would have expected them to slow down a little bit after that but that isn’t the case at all. Just a month later, Beckmann released a solo piano record, which …

Following on from the unexpected evening’s entertainment on the day prior to the official opening of the world-famous festival, Byron Bay Bluesfest turned on the weather to see in their first day of acts. I am not going to tell you about all of the acts, just those that I had the privilege to see, …

An exciting new innovation has been unveiled at Bluesfest Byron Bay, with an extra evening’s entertainment put on for the early-arriving, 5 day campers.These particular patrons are viewed as the backbone and, some may say, lifeblood of the Bluesfest being. As a reward, and as a way of encouraging people to arrive as early as …

Words Caitríona Ní Dhúnlaing / Photos Ian Mc Donnell: ‘Who loves ya Baby,’ remarks Marcus King – the South Carolina riff based blues-rocker, half an hour into a two-hour, nineteen-song set at Monday nights sold-out Academy. The Academy for Marcus King is his biggest headline to date, on his third visit to Ireland, having supported …

Since the release of Evil Eye On You in 2012, Daddy Long Legs have been enchanting audiences the world over, with their particular brand of scuzzy harmonica led rhythm and blues, infused with punk attitude. Now Brian Hurd (Vox/harmonica) and the boys are back with their fourth studio LP and second on Yep Roc Records. …

Harry Manx, the master of the ‘Mysticssippi Blues’ turned in a beautifully accomplished performance to a crowd of around 200 fervent fans at The Showroom of Wrest Point Casino in Hobart. For those unaware of this Canadian troubadour, Harry Manx is a former sound engineer turned multi-instrumentalist who fits within the folk/blues/Americana (or is that …

‘RIDIN’ – OUT 24 MARCH 2023, VIA REPUTE RECORDS FEATURING GUEST APPEARANCES FROM TAJ MAHAL, JONTAVIOUS WILLIS,RUSSELL MALONE & HABIB KOITÉ LISTEN TO LEAD SINGLE “FAMILY” ERIC BIBB RIDIN’ TRACK LIST 01 Family02 Ridin’03 Blues Funky Like Dat feat. Taj Mahal & Jontavious Willis04 The Ballad of John Howard Griffin feat. Russell Malone05 500 Miles06 Tulsa Town07 Onwards (Interlude)08 Hold The Line feat. Russell Malone09 …