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11th February 2015
Posted by Ashwyn Smyth

Where do I start? On tonight’s edition of Digital Blues on Gateway 97.8 there is a taster of the European Blues Challenge which takes place next month in Brussels, tracks from this month’s IBBA Picks of the Month, some great live tracks, the gig guide and more.

Tune it to hear tracks from Laurence Jones, Micke Bjorklof & Blue Strip, Doghouse Sam & his Magnatones, J T Lauritsen & Friends, Pillac, Jessy Martens and Band, Steve Strongman, Mighty Mo Rodgers, Mississippi Heat, Robin Bibi & Tony Marten, Ian Siegal, Mariella Tirotto & the Blues Federation, The Corey Harris Band, Ben Poole, The Mighty Bosscats, The Tom Gee Band, Back Porch, The Blues Consortium, Big Boy Bloater & the LiMiTs, Joakim Tinderholt & His Band, Joel Fisk & the Breakdown, Catfish, Rebecca Downes, Rhythm Zoo and Jimmy Thackeray

I thank you!!

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 11th February 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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