rhythm & blues

Joe Bonamassa announces Spring 2020 UK Headlining Tour

Celebrated blues-rock guitarist and singer-songwriter Joe Bonamassa will return to the UK in April/May 2020 to perform six concerts. Dates include the Brighton Centre (25 April), Edinburgh Playhouse (27 April), Liverpool M&S Bank Arena (April 28), Gateshead Sage (April 30), Leeds First Direct Arena (1 May) and Cardiff Motorpoint Arena (2 May).

Captain Cheesebeard share new single “Deadwood”

Happily emerging many moons ago as a Frank Zappa tribute project, the Brussels-based decet (that’s Ten musicians, and yes, we checked), Captain Cheesebeard, have since developed into a unique fusion ensemble. After years of respectfully interpreting Zappa and his music, bandleader, Johan De Coninck decided that the time had come for the band to explore their own virtuosity and begin writing original compositions.
 

Mike Zito and Friends to release “Rock ‘n’ Roll: A Tribute to Chuck Berry” on November 1st 2019

He may be one of the most lauded artists in the contemporary blues arena today, and rightfully so, but for Mike Zito, the thing that counts the most is maintaining his honesty, authenticity and integrity. Those are the qualities that have steered Zito’s career since the beginning and continue to define every effort he’s offered since.

Wille & The Bandits announce Winter & Spring 2020 UK Headlining Tour

Following the release of their critically acclaimed album “Paths”, Wille & The Bandits return to tour the UK from February to April 2020. Dates include Manchester (28 February), Glasgow (7 March), Cardiff (14 March) and London (20 March).

A 48-hour ticket pre-sale will start from Wednesday October 2nd here. General on-sale date for tickets is Friday October 4th.

Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea II to sail in the Mediterranean on August 14th-19th 2020

Following six sold-out Caribbean cruises and a sold-out inaugural Mediterranean sailing – Joe Bonamassa, Keeping the Blues Alive Foundation, and Sixthman announce the second annual Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea Mediterranean II, sailing on August 14-19, 2020, on the beautiful Norwegian Jade from Barcelona, Spain to Genoa, Italy and Cannes, France. Sign up for the pre-sale here.

Josh Newcom releases music video for new single “Make My Mind Up”

Josh Newcom has announced the global release of “Low End of the Bottom”, via Warpaint Entertainment on August 16th. Within the plan to issue an album a month over the next year, this title follows Newcom’s Blues offering “The Blues Gonna Getcha”. A lead video for the song “Make My Mind Up” can be viewed below.

Beth Hart to release new studio album “War in My Mind” on September 27th 2019

The Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Beth Hart will be releasing her brand new studio album “War in My Mind” on September 27th, 2019, via Provogue and, following the stunning sold out performance at the Royal Albert Hall, London in May 2018, she will be bringing her band back for a February 2020 UK Tour.

Pre-order the album here.

Tracklist:
1. Bad Woman Blues
2. War in My Mind

Samantha Fish to release new studio album “Kill or Be Kind” on September 20th 2019

Multi-Award-winning American Blues guitarist and singer-songwriter Samantha Fish releases her new single “Bulletproof” on Friday 12th July accompanied by a music video.

The single is taken from her upcoming album “Kill or Be Kind” – released on Friday 20th September on Rounder Records and distributed in the UK by Proper Music.