Tag Archives: blues

Falling Doves

Hollywood hard rockers The Falling Doves off 2020 with a series of dates worldwide. Currently out in Australia they  will also visit China, Turkey, Dubai and South America for the first time as well as a planned return to the UK, Norway, Sweden, Japan, Italy, Mexico, USA, France and Germany. This American band fuses British rock, glam and blues, laced ...

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DeadRisen

From the USA’s East Coast Tri-State area come DeadRisen, embracing the evolutions the metal genre has taken and seeking to push the envelope to the next level as the genre approaches its 50th anniversary. Intended as an explosive cocktail of older, traditional musicians with young, hungry new school guys where you can expect to hear them incorporate anything from blues ...

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Rory Gallagher The Check Shirt Wizard

Live on stage, and caught in the moment, there have been few whose virtuoso guitar playing has been as inspired as the late Rory Gallagher’s.  The bestselling Live! In Europe, Irish Tour ’74 and Stage Struck released during his lifetime attest to this fact. However, following on from the highly successful Blues album, Chess/UMC is about to release Check Shirt ...

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Samantha Fish – Kill Or Be Kind

Will the real Samantha Fish please stand up? On previous recording we’ve had country rock, Mississippi blues, songs that rock out and lingering love ballads.Live she can be a tour de force (Ignore those i-Phone Youtube videos, they don’t do her justice), she’s got a voice that can roar like a female version of a young Robert Plant to something ...

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A Wail of a Time at Sea

Even with less than 10% availability left, guests keep being announced for Keeping The Blues Alive at Sea Mediterranean II cruise taking place between 14th – 10th August 2020. Most recently, it was revealed that Ian Anderson Presents Jethro Tull would be stepping on board. For Anderson 2020 is going to prove an incredibly busy year, aside from this musical ...

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Samantha Fish Hangs Stockings out for Christmas

If you didn’t get chance to see Samantha Fish raising a storm on stage during her tour earlier this year you can catch her when she returns to the UK in February 2020 with Félix Rabin as her special guest. Her latest studio album Kill Or Be Kind is nominated for the top 20 albums of 2019 by Blues Rock ...

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Kris Barras Moonlighting on Beth Hart Tour

Kris Barras will be special guest on Beth Hart’s February 2020 UK Tour, where he will be performing an acoustic set as part of a duo. The former cage fighter, member of Supersonic Blues Machine and solo artist has just finished his own headline tour with his full band in support of his new album Light It Up. “I kinda ...

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Irish Music Award Nomination for Cormac Neeson

Cormac Neeson, lead vocalist with The Answer is on the short list for the prestigious Northern Ireland  Music Prize 2019 for Album of The Year, for his solo debut recording White Feather. Now in its sixth year, the Northern Ireland  Music Prize celebrates the pinnacle of that country’s music with nominees shortlisted by people from across all areas of the music industry – ...

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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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Cormac Neeson Signs Solo Deal

The Answer’s Cormac Neeson is the latest international artist to join the burgeoning independent label Social Family Records (SFR), as the Irish rock singer takes a musical detour exploring Americana, country soul and blues, beginning with the re-release of his debut solo album, White Feather. “This feels like the perfect fit for me and for a record that represents a big part ...

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