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20th February 2013
Posted by Ashwyn Smyth


On Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 this Wednesday, I look ahead to the 5th annual Broadstairs Blues Bash which takes place this weekend with more than 40 gigs in 16 venues around the town, all bar two being free!

So, in an extended gig guide there are tracks from the brand new CD from Jamie Williams & the Roots Collective, plus Roadhouse, Storm Warning, Steve Roux & the Brass Knuckle Band, Marcus Bonfanti, Papa George & Alan Glen, Dove & Boweevil, Robin Bibi, David Migden & the Dirty Words, Guy Tortora, Rosco Levee & the Southern Slide, David Ferra, Fran McGillivray & Mike Burke, Goldie Reed, Jo Harman, Katie Bradley, Little Devils, Rhythm Zoo, Babajack and Marcus Malone.

Plus more new releases from Navacross, Doug MacLeod, The Union and Tim Renwick.

With one exception, an all British line-up. Rule Britannia what!!!

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 20th February 2013 between 21.00 & 23.00 UK time repeated on Sunday 24th February 2013 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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