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10th June 2015
Posted by Ashwyn Smyth

Tonight’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 has some birthday cake, a few more of my favourites from 2015 so far, some new arrivals, the gig guide and tracks from all four of June’s IBBA Picks of the Month.

So please join me and ZZ Top, Howlin’ Wolf, Kris Dollimore, Matt Woosey, Joel Fisk and the Breakdown, Bert Deivert & Copperhead Run, Micke Bjorklof & Blue Strip, The Josh Garrett Band, Raphael Wressnig, The Lachy Doley Group, Clayton Doley, Joanne Shaw Taylor, Little Devils,

Zoe Schwarz Blues Commotion and Mississippi MacDonald & the Cottonmouth Kings

In the gig guide I have Hamilton Loomis, Aynsley Lister, Robin Bibi & Tony Marten, Erja Lyytinen and Francesco Piu

Did I miss anybody?

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 Gateway 97.8 – Wednesday 10th June 2015 between 21.00 & 23.00 UK time repeated on Sunday 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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