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DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 23RD APRIL 2014

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A very special edition of the British Blues Awards nominated Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 this week as I exclusively bring you the eagerly awaited nominations in the Female Vocalist of the Year category in the 2014 British Blues Awards. I have tracks from Ray Fuller and the Bluesrockers, Rod Piazza & the All Mighty Flyers with a slice of ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 16TH APRIL 2014

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In this week’s Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 I bring you an even more eclectic mix than ever! Just over a year after they called it a day there are two tracks from everybody’s favourite rockin’ rodents, The Hamsters plus new releases from Ray Fuller and the Bluesrockers, Thorbjorn Risager & the Black Tornado, The Robert Cray Band, David Migden ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 9TH APRIL 2014

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I am keeping everything crossed that things are back to normal this week, if not, please bear with me! On the 11th & 12th April, the fourth European Blues Challenge takes place in Riga and on this week’s Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 I bring you tracks from all 18 contestants – it is the next best thing to actually ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 2ND APRIL 2014

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Due to technical difficulties I am afraid I am unable to bring you a new Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 this week so instead, listen again to my New Year’s Day show crammed full with 27 great tracks as I looked back at some of my favourites amongst all the great CDs that arrived here at Digital Blues Towers in ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 26TH MARCH 2014

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The clocks go forward on Sunday so this week’s Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 has a fresh, British Summer Time feel about it! (No I don’t know what I am talking about either!) There is a slice of birthday cake for Steven Tyler (Aerosmith), new & newish releases from The Smoke Wagon Blues Band,Marcus Malone.,Nick Moss Band, Hot Tin Roof, ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 19TH MARCH 2014

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Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 – Wednesday 19th March – a cornucopia of  24 great tracks from artists old and new blues including the gig guide, four birthdays and some tracks from contestants in this year’s European Blues Challenge. We open with Matt Schofield then there are new releases from The Riotous Brothers, The Proof, Stark, Erja Lyytinen and Dukesy & ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 12TH MARCH 2014 – LADIES NIGHT!

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It’s ladies night on this week’s Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 with music featuring no less than 23 wonderful women in blues including the gig guide and a couple of tracks from contestants in this year’s European Blues Challenge. For your aural delectation I have tracks from Polly O’Keary & the Rhythm Method, Sunday Wilde, Patti Parks, Bella Collins & ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 5TH MARCH 2014

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OMG! There is just so much scrumptiousness crammed into this week’s Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 with music new and not so new, two birthdays, the gig guide and a couple of tracks from contestants in this year’s European Blues Challenge. Russia’s EBC reps Bomb Lane Blues Band open the show followed by the UK’s David Migden & the Twisted ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 19TH FEBRUARY 2014

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This week on Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 a chance to win one of three pairs of tickets for the HRH Blues Festival in North Wales as I feature tracks from some of the bands appearing. All you have to do is tune in and answer three simple questions and you could be a winner! So there are tracks from ... Read More »

DIGITAL BLUES ON GATEWAY 97.8 – 12TH FEBRUARY 2014

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This week’s Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 I feature a comprehensive look forward to the Broadstairs Blues Bash which takes place over the weekend 21st to 23rd February 2014. Reflecting the great variety on offer I have tracks from Jamie Williams & the Roots Collective (their brand new CD), The Blueswater, Brothers Groove, Tim Aves & Wolfpack, Katie Bradley, The ... Read More »