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DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – WEDNESDAY 4TH MARCH 2015

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With just over a week to go until the 2015 European Blues Challenge takes place in Brussels, I have tracks from all 19 contenders in this week’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8. So for your aural delectation there are tracks from Leif de Leeuw Band, Marius Dobra Band, Jessy Martens Band, Laurence Jones, Pillac, Jergus Oravec Trio, Eles ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – TONIGHT!

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Tonight’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 is crammed to the max with recent arrivals at Digital Blues Towers. There are tracks from this month’s IBBA Picks of the Month – Catfish, Joel Fisk & the Breakdown, Joakim Tinderholt & His Band and Rebecca Downes – plus Kaz Hawkins, Jeff Jensen, Maple Blues Award winner Guy Belanger, Larry Garner ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – TONIGHT!

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Tonight’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 opens with tracks from many of the winners at the Maple Blues Awards and the International Blues Challenge. Hear great tracks from MonkeyJunk, Steve Hill, Matt Andersen, Angel Forrest, Paul DesLauriers, Denis Coulombe, Brandon Isaak, Harpdog Brown, 24th Street Wailers, Paul DesLauriers Band, Downchild, Eddie Cotton, Nico Wayne Toussaint, The Altered Five, ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – TONIGHT!

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On tonight’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8, virtually the whole show is a preview of the Rock & Blues Week-end at Butlins, Skegness which takes place between the 23rd & 26th January. So there are tracks from Girls with Guitars – Eliana Cargnelutti, Sadie Johnson, Heather Crosse – Laura Holland Band, Red Butler, Sharon Colgan Band, Babajack, The ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 14TH JANUARY 2015

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On this week’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8, I remember two passings and then have loads of new & recent releases for you. I remember ‘Popsy’ Dixon of the Holmes Brothers who dies last week and Big Pete Gale who left us 6 years ago with two tracks from the Holmes Brothers featuring ‘Popsy’ plus a classic from ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – CHRISTMAS EVE SHOW – TWO HOURS EARLIER THAN USUAL

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N.B. FOR THIS WEEK ONLY DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 WILL AIR TWO HOURS EARLIER FROM 19.00 TO 21.00 GMT ON WEDNESDAY 24TH DECEMBER 2014 It will be Christmas Eve when this week’s episode of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 first airs and so the show offers you a hamper full of Christmas goodies old and new! To keep you ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – TONIGHT!

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On tonight’s episode of Digital Blues  on Gateway 97.8 – well where do I start?!! First of all there are two slices of birthday cake for Booker T and then it is new &/or recent releases almost all the way with tracks from the late Jack Bruce feat Gary Moore, John Mayall, Mojo Makers, Bad Bob Bates, Brett Marvin & ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – TONIGHT

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On this week’s episode of Digital Blues, I look back to the results of the Blues Matters! Writers’ Poll announced last week with tracks from Wilko Johnson & Roger Daltrey, Paul Lamb & the Kingsnakes, Ian Siegal, Grainne Duffy, Matt Woosey, Otis Grand, Paddy Milner, Red Butler, Eric Bibb, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Rick Estrin and the Selwyn Birchwood Band. In ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – EUROPEAN BLUES AWARDS 2014 RESULTS

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On this week’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8, I am delighted to be bringing you exclusive news of all the winners of the 2014 European Blues Awards with tracks from all them although, obviously, I cannot tell you any more for now! In the gig guide there are tracks from David Migden & the Twisted Roots, Roy Mette, ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 29TH OCTOBER 2014

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On this week’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8, I remember Jack Bruce, offer birthday wishes to Peter Green, celebrate with a touch of Halloween and give a taste of the upcoming Carlisle Blues/Rock Festival So there are tracks from Jack Bruce & the Cuicoland Express, Peter Green and Fleetwood Mac, Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion, Kelly’s Lot, Katie Bradley, ... Read More »