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29th August 2013
Posted by Ashwyn Smyth

I have the perfect antidote for the post Bank Holiday blues on this week’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 which is crammed full of new and recent releases for your listening pleasure.

To mark the announcement on Sunday of the results of the 2013 British Blues Awards there are tracks from three of the winners – Ian Siegal & the Mississippi Mudbloods, King King and Chantel McGregor

New or recent releases come from Howard Glazer, Lewis Hamilton, Samantha Fish, Layla Zoe, Henrik Freischlader Band, Sugaray Rayford, Buddy Guy, The Kendall Wall Band, Roadhouse, Sean Taylor, Sam Hare, Richard Studholme, Nicole Hart & Anni Piper Dayna Kurtz and Smokin Joe Kubek & Bnois King.

In the gig guide there is a track from Lincoln Durham plus I have tunes from Sandi Thom, Ruthie Foster and Rick Estrin & the Nightcats.

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 28th August 2013 between 21.00 & 23.00 UK time repeated on Sunday 1st September 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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