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3rd August 2016
Posted by Ashwyn Smyth

On tonight’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 an international gumbo of great music from around the world including tracks from all of this month’s IBBA Picks of the Month.

So, whatever you are doing, stop it and join me along with my cast of thousands – Paul DesLauriers Band, Albany Down, John Verity, Foghat, Robin Bibi Band, Eddie Turner & Trouble Twins, Vargas Blues Band, John F Klaver Band, Big Jon Atkinson & Bob Corritore, Mississippi MacDonald & the Cottonmouth Kings, Jerimiah Marques, Si Cranstoun, Dan Bubien, Mojo Preachers, Markey Blue and Born Healer

In the gig guide I have tracks from Chantel McGregor, Debbie Bond, Modou Tore & Ramon Goose (West African Blues Project), The Beki Brindle Blues Band and Doug MacLeod.

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 3rd August 2016 between 21.00 & 23.00 UK time repeated on Sunday between 20.00 & 22.00 UK time a

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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Full playlists are published on the Digital Blues website soon after the show airs –