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31st October 2012
Posted by Ashwyn Smyth

It is all treat and no tricks on this Wednesday’s Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 which is spooky Halloween special featuring a wonderfully eclectic mix of tracks new and not so new!

Donning full fright night costumes are Johnny Mastro & Mama’s Boys, Sonny Landreth, Omar & the Howlers, Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion, the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band, those Girls With Guitars -Dani Wilde, Victoria Smith and Samatha Fish, Dr John with Cyril Neville & The Mardi Gras Indians, Santana, The Mannish Boys, Peter Novelli, Mary Bridget Davies, Catfish Keith, Half Deaf Clatch, Monkey Paw Finger, Marcus Bonfanti, Alan Black, Buddy Guy and Junior Wells, Corey Lueck and the Smoke Wagon Blues Band and he Agnostic Phibes Rhythm & Blood Conspiracy.

To round things off, in the gig guide there are tracks from 24 Pesos and Tim Aves & Wolfpack

Listen in between 21.00 & 23.00 p.m. UKtime Wednesday by tuning your radio to 97.8fm in Basildon, East Thurrockand surrounds or by clicking on the Listen Live button in the web site header at

Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 – Wednesday 31st October 2012 between 21.00 & 23.00 UK time repeated on Sunday 4th November 2012 between 20.00 & 22.00  UK time.

A podcast of the show will be available from 10.00 p.m. Sunday at i-tunes  and on PodOmatic at

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