DeWolff Announce London Show Tuesday 15th May 2018 The Black Heart, London

Psychedelic trio DeWolff will be releasing their new album ‘THRUST’ on 4th May via Mascot Records and to celebrate this they will be playing a special show at The Black Heart, London on Tuesday 15th May, support comes from London rockers The Dust Coda. Ahead of this they have revealed the new video for ‘Big Talk’.

 

Talking about the new video for ‘Big Talk’ the band say; “Every second you live there is a fork in the river where you can just follow the stream, do what other people expect you to do, think what other people tell you to think… or you can take control and live the best life you can live,” say the band. “For yourself, for other people, for the world. Don’t let anger control you and don’t let lies corrupt the kindness and innocence with which we’re all born. Don’t let the Big Talk kill ya, like the guy in the video.”

“We came up with the idea of a man who swallows everything that’s being put in front of him,” they continue. “Director / DOP Christiaan Kanis took our idea to the next level and using a RED camera (Stranger Things was shot with this camera) he created an intense and beautiful yet horrifying cinematic experience. The actor you see is our friend Mitch Rivers, an amazing songwriter and musician himself. The result is definitely the most incredible music video we’ve ever released.”

We will be chatting with the band closer to the gig. (more…)

Beth Hart Announces First Solo Live Release In 13 Years, ‘Live From New York – Front And Center’

On March 7th, 2017, the GRAMMY nominated “powerhouse vocalist” (Rolling Stone) Beth Hart performed a very special, intimate concert at NYC’s Iridium Jazz Club, which featured songs from her latest album ‘Fire on the Floor’ and from throughout her career. Now, 13 years after the release of her incredibly successful live release, ‘Live at Paradiso,’ Hart is treating fans to a DVD/CD release of this standout performance with ‘Live From New York – Front & Center,’ out April 13th via Provogue Records/Mascot Label Group. The performance is also featured on the Season 8 premiere episode of Public Television’s critically acclaimed concert series, Front and Center (airing now, check local listings).

 

Known for her visceral, soul-baring vocals and dynamic range, Hart is riding a creative tidal wave following the release of her critically acclaimed 2016 studio album, ‘Fire On The Floor,’ as well as her just-released studio collaboration with guitarist Joe Bonamassa, ‘Black Coffee.’ Levelling audiences with her incredible power and celebrated burnt-honey vocals for 20 years, Hart has just launched a 16-date coast-to-coast US tour, which will be followed by a European tour in April-May 2018.

 

 

Live

Hart has had an incredible career, beginning with the release of a fistful of hit albums through the ’90s, then reigniting in the post-millennium as both a solo artist and the head-turning vocalist for guitar heroes like Joe Bonamassa, Slash and long-time collaborator Jeff Beck. But it’s in recent times that Beth has truly blossomed, selling out ever-larger venues in cities around the world, including New York, Los Angeles, London, Paris, Berlin, Milan, Amsterdam, and Copenhagen. She is recognized as one of the great live vocalists of our time, with a voice “reminiscent of Etta James and Janis Joplin” (Music Connection), topping Billboard’s Blues Album Chart and receiving numerous GRAMMY and Blues Music Awards nominations. Dubbed “the ultimate female rock star” by The Blues Magazine, the Guardian has praised her “daring, brooding performances” and The Times has called her “Extraordinary.”

Malone Sibun Band World Premier !!

This Thursday 22nd March 2018 saw the world premier of the Malone Sibun Band at the Beaverwood Club.

The UK based, Detroit soulful blues-rock star Marcus Malone teams up with explosive British blues rock guitarist Innes Sibun, Roger Innes on bass, Chris Nugent on drums and Stevie Watts on keys.

As Innes Sibun explains: “When the chance comes along to play with a great musician who is travelling down the same musical road as you, then you jump at it.
Listening to Marcus Malone I hear echo’s of two of my favourite singers, Paul Rodgers, Otis Redding and early David Coverdale, but above all it’s Marcus’s own unmistakable style & delivery.”

Innes Sibun tearing up the stage at the Beaverwood Club

Marcus further adds: “To say we are moving in the same direction musically is an understatement. Not only does Innis have shades of my favourite guitar players – Jimmy Page, Hendrix and Paul Kossoff – but he also has the soulful approach and the dynamics of BB and Albert King. Put all those influences together and you get the unique style of Innes Sibun.”

Marcus works the audience

The set lent heavily on Marcus’s large catelogue of work and the evening was video for a potential album or EP

The Malone Sibun Band join us live on this weeks show

Detroit born UK bluesman Marcus Malone and the explosive British blues rock guitarist Innes Sibun  joined me live on this Wednesday’s (21/3/2018) to chat about their new venture the Malone Sibun Band!

Click here to listen to the full show

 

L-R Winston Blissett, Mark Hughes, Marcus Malone, Innes Sibun

 

 

Marcus and Winston in deep discussion

 

Kris Barras Band on Tour and New Album

As a former Mixed Martial Artist, the singer and guitarist has fought in front of 8000 people, lived it up in Las Vegas, dealt with bankruptcy, suffered a deep and personal loss, unleashed southern-fried blues fury on stages across Europe and been voted one of the best 13 Blues Guitarists in the World Right Now in 2017.

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Show 103 with my interview with Danny Bryant is now available on listen again!

Happy weekend everyone.

How’s the snow in your part of the UK?

For some strange reason we seemed to have escaped the worst of it here in Caterham on the Hill.

Today what snow we did have is beginning to melt! So why don’t we  skip Spring and go straight to Summer!

 

So here’s the link to this week’s Rock n Blues Show, which features a part interview with Danny Bryant.

 

Just click here!

Devon Allman on Tour

The Devon Allman Project September 2018 UK TOUR With Special Guest Duane Betts

On August 12, 2017 after spending much of the summer off the road, Devon Allman, former leader of Royal Southern Brotherhood and Devon Allman’s Honeytribe, reignited his career with an appearance at an all-star tribute to his father Gregg Allman and Butch Trucks at Peachfest (an Allman Bros. curated festival in the Northeast U.S.). Chuck Leavell, Jaimoe, Duane Betts, Marc Quinones, Peter Levin, Oteil Burbridge, Dave Schools and many others participated in the special tribute. (more…)

Glenn Hughes on tour

GLENN HUGHES PERFORMS CLASSIC DEEP PURPLE “LIVE” OCTOBER 2018 UK TOUR

Glenn Hughes, the former bassist and singer of Deep Purple, known to millions as the ‘Voice of Rock’, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, and the current front man for rock super group Black Country Communion, is pleased to announce that he will be performing Deep Purple only material with his “GLENN HUGHES PERFORMS CLASSIC DEEP PURPLE LIVE” nationwide UK tour in October 2018.

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This weeks gigs

22 Feb Chislehurst,Beaverwood club

New Generation Blues 2018 with Danny Giles Band + Brent Hutchinson Band + Red Butler –  – £12 Advance £13.00 On the door

 

23 Feb Sutton Boom Boom Club

New Generation Blues 2018 with Danny Giles Band + Brent Hutchinson Band + Red Butler – £12 Advance £13.00 On the door

20th February Coulsdon Tuesday Blues Club

Yoka & The Sugarbeats – £5.00

27th 100 Club London

Juicy Lucy + Xander and the Peace Pirates, A N Other TBC £12 advance