Welcome to BLUES 247 the online blues radio station broadcasting blues music around the world 24/7. whatever your taste in blues you will find it here.

Welcome to this roundup of new music in at Blues 247. Tracks from all the artists featured here can be heard on the stations playlist.

* Please note that ALL music is played randomly – No printed playlist is generated*

 

Danny Bryant (UK)
http://www.dannybryant.com/
Temperature Rising (2014) (Jazzhaus Records)

Definitely one for the blues rockers. Normally a big fan of Danny’s. Not so sure about this one. Jury’s out.

More info can be found here as well as free download of one of the tracks: http://www.noblepr.co.uk/Press_Releases/jazzhausrecords/dannybryant.htm

 

Harmonica Dave (UK)
https://www.facebook.com/harmonicadaveLoops
Box Full of blues (2014) (Mad Ear Productions)

Nice harmonica blues. Check it out.

More info can be found here: http://www.madearsproductions.com/#/harmonica-dave-chicago-blues/4570377924

 

                      
The Forrest McDonald Band (USA)
http://www.forrestmcdonald.com/
Turnaround Blues (2014) (World Talent Records)

I liked this a lot. Certainly should be on your “To Check Out List”.

The Album can be heard and purchased here along with other releases: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/forrestmcdonald3

 

Blacktop Deluxe (UK)
http://blacktopdeluxe.com/
Turn Up Be Nice Play Hard (2014) 

Two thirds of this band used to be Blue On Black. Now the boys from the west country are back with a new name, new bass player and a rocking good new album. A nice blend of Blues/Rock & Rock.

The album can be heard/purchased on the bands website or from:
Bandcamp: http://blacktopdeluxe.bandcamp.com/
CD Baby: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/blacktopdeluxe3

 

The Harpooninst & The Axe Murderer (Canada)
http://www.harpoonistaxemurderer.com/
A Real Fine mess (2014) (Tonic Records)

This is the third release from this two-man band consisting of Shawn ‘The Harpoonist’ Hall and Matthew ‘The Axe Murderer’ Rogers.

Listen to them at your peril!

Tracks from this and previous releases can be heard here: http://www.harpoonistaxemurderer.com/music/

 

Elvin Bishop (USA)
http://elvinbishopmusic.com/
Can’t Even Do Wrong Right (2014) (Alligator Records)

This latest release from Elvin, features a couple of guest spots from Charlie Musslewhite.

For me this is probably my most favourite Elvin release. Do check it out.

More info about this and Elin’s other other Alligarot releases can be found here:
http://www.alligator.com/news/index.cfm/nid/627/t/Blues-Legend-Elvin-Bishop-Re-Signs-With-Alligator---New-CD-Set-For-August-19/