Mark Harrison presents new album The Road to Liberty

The Mark Harrison Band have just launched their sixth album called The Road to Liberty. I met Mark at Ealing Blues Festival a few years ago where I talked to him after his set. He was charming and patiently chatted to a few of us for quite some time, discussing the beautiful National Resonator guitar…

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Jimmy C and the Blues Dragons: almost a festival

JUNE 2021: VERY SHOCKED AND SADDENED TO HEAR OF THE DEATH OF JIMMY C. He will be missed by his friends, family and everyone who has seen this wonderful band perform over the years. Being able to hear live music again lifts the spirits and gives us hope for the future. Jimmy C & the…

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Robin Trower album and tour

Good to hear there’s no stopping for Robin Trower, who just released a new studio album entitled Where You Are Going To, by Manhaton Records.  Trower was a member of Procol Harum in the 60s, and became known for his ‘soft psychedelia’. The legendary  blues rock guitarist and singer-songwriter is also going to be heading out on…

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Review: Ealing Blues Festival 2015

  With a rare glimpse of sun in a gloomy July, we headed to Ealing Blues Festival held in Walpole Park, it’s one of a series of summer festivals run every year put on by Ealing Council. The event always resembles a ‘proper’ festival in miniature, with a choice of two big music tents – the Main Stage,…

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