Tag Archives: blues rock

Blues Cruise II

Following six sold-out Caribbean cruises and an inaugural Mediterranean sailing earlier this year, Joe Bonamassa, Keeping the Blues Alive Foundation, and Sixthman have announced a second European cruise to rock your blues away. Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea Mediterranean II will set sail aboard the beautiful Norwegian Jade from August 14th through 19th 2020. The tour will travel from Barcelona, Spain to Genoa, Italy and Cannes, France. As with ...

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Laurence Jones Band – Everything’s Gonna Be Alright

The Laurence Jones Band has released a brand new single ‘Everything’s Gonna Be Alright’, ahead of their eponymously named the full length album due out on Friday 27th September. RAMzine’s advance review of the album, described ‘Everything’s Gonna Be Alright’ as rock and roll, beefing up empirically towards party mode, with a voice that carries the tune and catches the ears. For the ...

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Matt Pearce & The Mutiny

Voodoo Six guitarist Matt Pearce shifts his hard rock credentials to one side to allow a little blues, funk and soul into his side project Matt Pearce & The Mutiny. “I was fortunate enough to work with the cream of the London blues scene to make this dream a reality,” said Pearce of the band’s debut album Gotta Get Home. ...

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Allman Betts Band Shining Bright

Following a recent show in London and an appearance Ramblin’ Man Fair, The Allman Betts Band has released single ‘Shinin’’, the second single to be taken from their debut album Down To The River. Featuring Devon Allman (son of Greg Allman) and Duane Betts (son of Dickie Betts), they began pairing up when Betts first turned solo after a touring stint with folk-rockers Dawes ...

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Jared James Nichols brings Blues Power to The Boston Music Rooms

Long, Long ago, (OK, maybe not all that long ago, but a good couple of years at least!) I found myself the pleasure of witnessing Jared James Nichols live for the first time. That was that, I’d been sold on his music for a year or so beforehand and was over the moon at the chance. Having then seen him ...

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Beth Hart Has War on her Mind

Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Beth Hart releases her new studio album War In My Mind on 27th September via Provogue and, following her sold out performance at the Royal Albert Hall last year, will be bringing her band back to tour through the UK as of next February. “More than any record I’ve ever made, I’m more open to being myself on these songs,” Hart said ...

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Samantha Fish is Bulletproof!

Not satisfied with having wowed audiences during her recent UK tour, Samantha Fish has announced she’s coming back for more early next year, and while there’s a short wait for her new album Kill Or Be Kind there was no stopping the release of her latest single ‘Bulletproof’. The multi-Award-winning American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter return for another trek round ...

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Hannah Wicklund Steps Out

Hannah Wicklund & The Steppin Stones release their self-titled album in the UK on Friday 13th September through Strawberry Moon Records. It coincides with her Roadstars UK Tour alongside Gorilla Riot and the recently added Piston this October. 21 year South Carolina born Wickland formed the band back when she was only eight years old, drawing influences from the sixties ...

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The Allman Betts Band Debut Down to the River

Sons of The Allman Brothers Devon Allman and Duane Betts having played together in recent years have now officially united under The Allman Betts Band, and following the release of their first single ‘All Night’ deliver  their debut album together Down To The River. Featuring Peter Levin (Gregg Allman’s Hammond B3 player) and Chuck Leavell (former Allman Brothers Band keyboardist ...

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Rocktober Coming Your Way!

The Planet Rock Radio Station is introducing two brand-new rock-packed nights featuring four bands this October. Steaming out under the Rocktober masthead at the Norwich OPEN on Saturday 5th October, followed by Sheffield O2 Academy on Saturday 12th October will blues master Walter Trout, the Kris Barras Band, Dan Patlansky and singer/songwriter Mollie Marriott. From his early forays as a gunslinger ...

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