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9th July 2013
Posted by Ashwyn Smyth

Phew what a scorcher! This week’s edition of the British Blues Awards’ nominated Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 will warm things up even more with a sizzling feast of live tracks.

Yes, almost without exception, all this week’s tracks are from live recordings by the Jon Lord Blues Project, Jimmy Thackery & Tab Benoit, the B.T.C. Blues Revue, the Snowy White Blues Project, Jeff Healey, Girls With Guitars – Dani Wilde, Victoria Smith, Samantha Fish – Erja Lyytinnen, Oli Brown, Savoy Brown, Elvin Bishop, Sista Monica Parker, Blues Women International – Julia Magness, Kelly’s Lot, Northsyde, Tony Joe White, the 24th Street Wailers, Hideaway, The Cadillac Kings and Dale Storr.

In the gig guide there are tracks from Aynsley Lister (this month’s IBBA Album of the Month), Kent Duchaine and the Nightporters

Now that’s what I call Digital Blues alive!

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

Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 – Wednesday 10th July 2013 between 21.00 & 23.00 UK time repeated on Sunday 14th July 2013 between 20.00 & 22.00  UK time.

A podcast of the show will be available from 22.00 Sunday on i-tunes  and on PodOmatic at

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