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22nd July 2015
Posted by Ashwyn Smyth

Tonight sees the 250th edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 and in a busy show there is a look ahead to the Ealing Blues Festival, the White Cliffs Blues Festival and the Maryport Blues Festival plus IBBA Picks of the Month, the gig guide and I remember my dear friend Ray Bartrip.

So join me, birthday boy Tony Joe White, Devil Drives, Mumbo Jumbo, Mark Harrison, Debbie Bond & the Trudats, 3AM, Tim Hain & Alan Glen, Andy Twyman, Spikedrivers, Catfish, Malaya Blue, Ruby Tiger, Babajack, Blues Spiders, Sandi Thom, Kaz Hawkins, Big Daddy Wilson, Guy Tortora, Dave Hunt, Rob Berry and Ray Bartrip

In the gig guide I have Chad Strentz, Loz Netto Band, Ryk Mead & the London Blues Machine and Ian Siegal.

250 down and many more to come, I hope!

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 22nd July 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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