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Features

PREVIEW: British Blues Archive Launch Night
"Be at the start of this compilation of the history of British Blues."
Sept 2011

PREVIEW: Howlin' Wolf 100th Birthday
"It's all about that booming / belting voice, I read once it described as ‘machinery working on a gravel road’..."
June 2010

Mojo Weekends Blues School
A series of blues workshops running throughout 2010
May 2010

PREVIEW: Tamikrest & Dirtmusic
"Tamikrest are bursting with energy and with enthusiasm for their mission. In a standard-issue world, they have that precious commodity: individuality. "
April 2010

F-Stop Blues
Bluesinlondon Photographer Andy Hall
March 2010

On The Road with The Big Girls Blues Band
A mini tour of Ireland...
March 2010

Blues Kitchen Festival of Rhythm & Blues
22nd - 28th Feb 2010. The Pretty Things, Son Of Dave,Ian Siegal, Big Joe Louis & His Blues Kings, Little Barrie, Nine Below Zero
Feb 2010

Preview: Oil City Confidential premier & Wilko gig
Dr. Feelgood documentary to launch across the UK with a ground breaking rock & roll cinema event.
Jan 2010

Preview: Michael Chapman
"If you want a masterclass in acoustic guitar playing (including some highly individualistic slide playing), go see him."
Jan 2010

Preview: Harry Manx
"Expect slide guitar blues, Indian folk melodies, a bit of gospel... Expect some instruments you don’t see every day too."
Nov 2009

Charlotte Street Blues - Update
We catch up with Artistic Director Sophia Natso for an update on how it's been going.
Oct 2009

The Blues Kitchen
Yes, yet another blues related venue opens in London. This time in North London’s fashionable Camden...
October 2009

Five Years of Not The Same Old Blues Crap
A mini-festival of eight rockin’ shows throughout September and October that reflect the diversity of NTSOBC’s history.
August 2009

Ramon Goose & The Triangle Project
The NuBlues frontman tells us about a project exploringthe roots of blues and jazz all the way back to Africa...
July 2009

'Round Midnight
Another new blues venue, this time in Islington
June 2009

Charlotte Street Blues
A new seven nights a week blues venue in central London
June 2009

Back to Wax
Tom Rodwell on his upcoming shows which take the CD vs. Vinyl debate to a whole other level...

Valcour Records
Charlie Munn takes us on a Cajun / Zydeco journey via Valcour, from Eunice, Louisiana

Bluesinlondon Records
We put our money where our mouth is a launch our own label

Coulda Had Religion
David Atkinson casts a secular eye over God's music

Recapturing The Banjo
Otis Taylor's celebration of the history of the Black Banjo

Brother Can You Spare a Dime?
BluesinLondon writer takes underground music where it belongs: The Underground!

Cyril Davies & The Birth of the UK R&B Scene
Todd Allen give us the low-down on the influential early UK blueser

The Greatest Blues Pianists You Never Heard Of
Our Boogie Man Carl 'Sonny ' Leyland introduces some lesser known masters of the 88's

Amp Technician Theo Argiriadis
Andy Hall twiddles some knobs
October 2007

Our Man in... California - Episode 2
Carl goes to Chicago to play some shows
October 2007

Some Instrumental Acoustic Players
Mark Harrison takes us through a personal selection of acoustic guitar players purveying a wholly instrumental repertoire.
Sept 2007

Our Man in... California - Episode 1
Stellar pianist Carl 'Sonny' Leyland introduces hisself
Aug 2007

Our Man in... Alabama - Episode 3
Eric chats with inspirational local character Byron Wilkes.
July 2007

Spitz Festival of Blues 2007

Weenie Campbell Juke Radio
David Atkinson finds an internet radio station worth listening to!
Jan 2007

Top Five Blues Albums
Latest: Eric Gebhardt
Nov 2006

Our Man in... Alabama - Episode 2
Eric meets local legend max Russell
August 2006

Podcast Blues
Our Nu Meeja editor Emily Clarke gives us the lowdown on the downloads
May 2006

IN THE ARCHIVE:

55 Bar & Lounge, Camden Oct 2007

Spitz Festival of The Blues 2006 April 2006

Our Man in... Alabama Jan 2006
Episode 1: Tales from the frontline in Florence, Alabama

Ain't Nothin' But... Dec 2005
London's 'Home of The Blues'

Green Bullet Nov 2005
A new London based internet record label

Not The Same Old Blues Crap May 2005
South London's Punk Rock Blues club night profiled.

Change Mai Blues May 2005
Our man in Thailand Dave Toussant gives us the lowdown on the state of the blues in Chang Mai in the North.

The Spitz festival of the Blues 2005 April 2005