rhythm & blues

Ben Poole to record new live album in July 2019 at three exclusive UK concerts

International Blues/Rock/Soul guitarist, singer-songwriter Ben Poole is set to record a new double live album at three UK venues in July 2019. The album will be recorded live at Barnsley’s Old Schoolhouse on Tuesday July 23rd, London’s The Half Moon in Putney on Wednesday July 24th and Bootleggers in Kendal, Cumbria on Thursday July 25th. Tickets for the concerts are available here.

Josh Newcom to release new studio album “The Blues Gonna Getcha” on June 28th 2019

Josh Newcom is an anomaly. As a musician and entertainer, he is continually in a whirlwind of creation. His mind never hits pause, and inspiration comes from all facets of life, family, his travels, alongside any subject that enters the bandwidth of his mind. Over the course of the last year and a half, he self-produced ten albums, each genre specific.

Danny Bryant to release new studio album “Means of Escape” on September 20th 2019

Danny Bryant, the critically acclaimed British Blues rock guitarist, is pleased to announce the release of his 11th studio album, “Means of Escape”. The album will be released by Jazzhaus Records on Friday September 20th, 2019, on CD, digital and 180g white vinyl.

The title track “Means of Escape” will be released as the first single on Friday 8th July. An official music video will accompany the single.

Laurence Jones to release new studio album “Laurence Jones Band” on September 27th 2019

Laurence Jones is back and is ready to tear up the UK and Europe with new self-titled album “Laurence Jones Band”. The accomplished new album, recorded in Miami, and produced by Gregory Elias is set for release on Friday 27th September, 2019, on Top Stop Music via Sony.

The first single form the album, “I’m Waiting”, is already out and will also be available as an instant grant track when pre-ordering the album.

Robben Ford & Bill Evans to release new studio album “The Sun Room” on July 26th 2019

earMusic is proud to announce the release of the newest project by Robben Ford and Bill Evans, called “The Sun Room” on July 26th, 2019.

Ford and Evans have often shared the stage and recorded together over the years and so it’s no surprise that they are joining forces again.

During the promotion of the album “Purple House”, Ford spoke enthusiastically about the forthcoming tour in Japan, together with Evans.

Joe Bonamassa live at The Royal Albert Hall in London 2019

Opening his set with a joyous run through of Muddy Water’s “Tiger In Your Tank” , Joe proceeds to play a superb set of songs from his most recent album “Blues of Desperation”. While the album is very good, it’s live that the songs really come into their own, with a horn section giving them that extra boost of energy.
 

Joe Louis Walker to release “Viva Las Vegas Live” on May 10th 2019

On May 10th, 2019, Cleopatra Entertainment - in association with Cleopatra Blues - will release a brand new concert film “Viva Las Vegas Live” from Grammy Award-nominated Blues legend Joe Louis Walker.

Directed by Brent Backhus, this stunning 85-minute concert was captured in all its glory at the infamous Boulder Station Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada last summer during Walker’s 2018 U.S. tour.

Yngwie Malmsteen - Blue Lightning

Ahh… Yngwie Malmsteen, the ego driven virtuosic Swede, that could probably have been the greatest guitarist ever, but has managed very much on his own to throw a spanner in that plan and nowadays is reduced to working on his own, singing on his own albums, which suffer as a result and overall, selling himself short of the great player he actually is.