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21st June 2016
Posted by Ashwyn Smyth

This week’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 is the 350th! Wow! Thank you so much to the good folk at Gateway 97.8 for putting up with me for so long!!

In the show I have some of the contenders for Album and Song of the Year in the British Blues Awards plus tracks from this month’s IBBA Picks of the Month. In the gig guide I look forward to this coming weekend’s Billericay Beer & Blues Festival with tracks from many of the bands playing.

So please join me and King King, Dove & Boweevil, Guy Tortora, Connie Lush, Jesse Davey, Chantel McGregor, Rebecca Downes,The Blues Bones, Kris Barras Band, Cry Baby & The Hoochie Coochie Boys and the Henrik Freischlader Trio.

In the gig guide tracks from Roy Mette Band, Flawless Carbon, Lucky Dog, Connor Selby Band, The Roosters, Northsyde, Booga Red, The Blues Spiders, Egypt and Kaz Hawkins Band.

Listen in between 21.00 & 23.00 p.m. UK time by tuning your radio to 97.8fm in Basildon, East Thurrock and surrounds or by clicking on the Listen Live button in the web site header at and/or at

Digital Blues on Gateway97.8 – Wednesday 22nd June 2016 between 21.00 & 23.00 UK time repeated on Sunday between 20.00 & 22.00 UK time

Playlists for this and every Digital Blues radio show can be found at where you can also find links to the podcasts which will be available from 22.00 (UK time) on Sunday at, Mixcloud at and on i-tunes at

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