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DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 29TH JULY 2015

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This week on Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 I look forward to the Uckfield Blues & Roots Festival and the Tuesday Night Music Club’s first anniversary special. And I remember JJ Cale, have a slice of birthday cake for Buddy Guy, tracks from the IBBA Picks of the Month and loads more. So join me, J.J. Cale, Buddy Guy, Grainne ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 22ND JULY 2015

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Tonight sees the 250th edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 and in a busy show there is a look ahead to the Ealing Blues Festival, the White Cliffs Blues Festival and the Maryport Blues Festival plus IBBA Picks of the Month, the gig guide and I remember my dear friend Ray Bartrip. So join me, birthday boy Tony Joe ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 15TH JULY 2015

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On Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 tonight I am exclusively announcing the six nominees in the Digital Blues sponsored Female Vocalist category of the 2015 British Blues Awards. I also look ahead to the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival which starts on the 17th plus there are tracks from three of the IBBA’s Picks of the Month for July. So ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 8TH JULY 2015

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On Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 this week a real box of all-sorts for your listening pleasure with lots of new stuff, the gig guide and another chance to hear tracks from all four of July’s IBBA Picks of the Month. So join me and The Kentucky Head Hunters with Johnnie Johnson, Blues Engine, Rob Berry, Dave Hunt, Breezy Rodio, ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 1ST JULY 2015

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This week’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 is a fantastic and eclectic mix of great tracks from around the world in cluding, of course, the gig guide and a first chance to hear tracks from all four of July’s IBBA Picks of the Month plus a few new arrivals. So tune in, drop out and join me and ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 24TH JUNE 2015

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Tonight’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 is a cracker as I look forward to two great blues events taking place in the Basildon/Billericay area this weekend – Bluesey Day at the Farm at Barleylands and the Billericay Beer Festival. Plus, comme d’habitude, there’s the gig guide and tracks from all four of June’s IBBA Picks of the Month ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 17TH JUNE 2015

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Today’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 is a cracker as I look forward to Blues on the Farm and the Linton Festival, both of which take place this coming weekend. And, of course, there’s the gig guide and tracks from all four of June’s IBBA Picks of the Month plus a few new arrivals. Do join me and ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 10TH JUNE 2015

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Tonight’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 has some birthday cake, a few more of my favourites from 2015 so far, some new arrivals, the gig guide and tracks from all four of June’s IBBA Picks of the Month. So please join me and ZZ Top, Howlin’ Wolf, Kris Dollimore, Matt Woosey, Joel Fisk and the Breakdown, Bert Deivert ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – WEDNESDAY 3RD JUNE 2015

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When tonight’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 first airs it will be the day after my birthday and so by way of a combined celebration and a present to myself I am looking back at some of my favourite releases amongst the almost 200 CDs that have arrived at La Maison du Blues Numerique during the first five ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 27TH MAY 2015

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On this week’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 a musical melange that truly pushes the boundaries! Join me and King King, Long Tall Deb, Songhoy Blues, Bert Deivert & Copperhead Run, Royal Southern Brotherhood, Eliza Neals, Beth McKee, Beth Hart, Kat & Co, Deb Ryder, Blues Engine, Dr Izzy Band, Samantha Fish, Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, Fran ... Read More »