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17th February 2014
Posted by Ashwyn Smyth

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 Dr Feelgood, Grainne Duffy, Big Boy Bloater, Lucy Zirins, Simon McBride, Jo Harman, The Idle Hands and Brothers Groove whilst in the gig guide there are tracks from Rag Mama Rag, Sam Kelly’s Station House, Neil Cowley, Kat & Co, Andy Twyman, Kyle & Moore and John O’Leary.

Add in a load of new and recent releases with tracks from Matt Andersen, Mississippi MacDonald & the Cottonmouth Kings, The Trevor Sewell Band, Charlie Musselwhite, Eddie Cotton, Joe Louis Walker, Mick Simpson, King Size Slim and La Vendore Rogue and you have a veritable cornucopia of great music as well as prize-winning possibilities!

I can hardly wait!!

Listen in between 21.00 & 23.00 p.m. UK time Wednesday 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 19th February 2014between 21.00 & 23.00 UK time repeated on Sunday 23rd February 2014 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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