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25th August 2015
Posted by Ashwyn Smyth

On this week’s edition of the British Blues Awards finalist Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8, I have a cornucopia of new & recent releases including no less than three tracks from the corking new live CD/DVD from Thorbjorn Risager.

So join me and Thorbjorn Risager & the Black Tornado, IBBA Pick of the Month Blues Engine, Wily Bo Walker, Shoutin’ Red, Elsie Franklin, Del Ray & Adam Franklin, Tabitha, Dalannah and Owen, Andra Faye & Scott Ballantine, Slinky & P’tit Loup, Martin Harley and Daniel Kimbro, Mike Davis, King Rollo, Jon Cee Stannard & Blues Horizon, Andy Broad, Buddy Guy feat. Billy Gibbons, IBBA Picks of the Month Mike Vernon y Los Garcia and The Mentulls, Billy the Kid & the Regulators and the RG Band.

In the gig guide I have tracks from Chantel McGregor, The Electric Experience and Bad Influence.

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 26th August 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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Full playlists are published on the Digital Blues website soon after the show airs –