soul-blues

Dave Mason and Steve Cropper to tour together for first time on Rock & Soul Revue Tour 2018

Come Summer, classic rock fans will be in for a truly memorable evening of timeless music and endless hits, as Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitar greats Dave Mason and Steve Cropper will be hitting the road together for the first time in their careers on the Rock & Soul Revue tour that will be landing in several cities throughout the U.S. (see all currently confirmed dates below including first show/special engagement at Saloon Studios in West Jefferson, NC on May 12).
 

Zeal & Ardor to release new studio album “Stranger Fruit” on June 8th 2018

Picture the scene: a late Summer evening, crickets sing their song, your bare feet firmly planted in the soil, the poplars gently sway in the wind, and the stench nearly knocks you out cold.
 
Creative firebrand Manuel Gagneux returns with a brand new Zeal & Ardor single.

“Gravedigger’s Chant” was released on Good Friday, March 23rd, and serves as an omen of what's to come from his forthcoming second Zeal & Ardor album, “Stranger Fruit”.
 

Beth Hart and Joe Bonamassa to release new duet album “Black Coffee” on January 26th 2018

It has been 4 years since Grammy nominated and number 1 Billboard Blues album “Seesaw” was released by singer-songwriter and blues-rock powerhouse Beth Hart and guitar hero Joe Bonamassa. Since then, they have both been on fire, both in the studio and live.

In 2017 they finally managed to block their busy schedules and record a new studio album, called “Black Coffee”. So, the time was perfect to reunite for another collection of ten soul gems that encompass Hart's breath-taking vocals and Joe's masterfully expressive playing.

Sari Schorr introduces new band member Ash Wilson and announces January 2018 UK Tour

Sari Schorr is delighted to announce that she will be joined for all her 2018 dates by one of the most exciting young contemporary guitar players and singers on the blues scene today – Ash Wilson. Ash will also be heavily featured on Sari's new album.

Lincolnshire's Ash Wilson has just been nominated has one of the best blues guitarists of 2017 by Total Guitar magazine.
 
Of his debut album “Broken Machine”, released earlier this year, Planet Mosh wrote: “Ash Wilson is a truly wonderful musician, singer and songwriter whose future is brighter than a solar flare”.

Jessie Galante to release new album “The Show Must Go On” on May 12th 2017

The cross-continental produced CD “The Show Must Go On” takes soul rock singer Jessie Galante on new journey in honor of late husband double platinum producer Larry Swist.

The full-length, 11-track album release, “The Show Must Go On” was recorded in various cities and countries from NYC to Rome. The album embodies a universal flare of many genres, all embracing Galante's distinctive soulful voice.

Larry Swist's (Lou Gramm, Spyro Gyra, Chuck Mangione, Tina Turner) production is augmented by a high-profile international team of songwriters, performers, producers and mixers.

Jessie Galante signs with Tanzan Music

Soul Rock singer Jessie Galante has signed with Tanzan Music and will make her debut with the Italian Record Label this May with her new album featuring many amazing guests.

Jessie Galante has enjoyed the success of two major bands since she started singing in her hometown, Buffalo, NY and crowned Buffalo's First lady of Rock with the band “Actor”. Moving to LA Galante fronted the band “Fire”. They gained international appeal and regional acclaim as one of LA's top bands.

Rainbreakers to release new EP “Rise Up” on April 7th 2017

Rainbreakers are pleased to announce the release of their highly anticipated second EP “Rise Up” on Friday 7th April 2017.

The 5-track EP was recorded at Purple Door Studios with highly acclaimed producer Robin Andrews (Conduct, Samplephonics, Blu Mar Ten Records).

Rainbreakers, a four piece outfit from Shrewsbury, have been hailed as one of the freshest new sounds in the UK blues rock and soul circuit. The band have developed a distinctive sound that embodies a fusion of dynamic musical elements that bridges the gap between Blues, Rock, Pop and Soul.

Sari Schorr & The Engine Room announce Spring 2017 UK Tour

Following the September 2016 of Sari Schorr & The Engine Room’s critically acclaimed debut album “A Force of Nature”, Sari is pleased to announce her upcoming 2017 UK Tour dates as follows.

“We’re really looking forward to coming back to the UK to perform songs from the new album to our lovely British blues fans”, says Sari. “British blues audiences are the best. They are very passionate about their music”.

UK Tour Dates 2017:
Bar Brunel, Bridgewater - Wednesday 15 March
Colston Hall, Bristol Jazz & Blues Festival - Thursday 16 March
Crawdaddy Club, Essex - Friday 17 March