New release in at Blues 247. Thanks to ALL artists/Labels for their support. Blues On! If you want your music reviewed or played. Go over to the contact page for details………..

If you are a harmonica player, or into harmonica music. I have now started a dedicated website. You can find it here: http://harmonicanews.wixsite.com/harpon

Lil' Ed And The Blues Imperials (USA)
https://www.facebook.com/LilEdandBluesImperials/
The Big Sound Of (2016)(Alligator Records)

Another fine release for Lil’ Ed and the boys. Great music from start to finish.

You can hear the whole album here:
http://www.airplaydirect.com/music/LilEd4972/

Nick Trill & The Thrillseekers (USA)
https://www.facebook.com/nick.trill
True Love (2016)(HeeBee Records)

Some excellent harmonica blues. One of my favorite albums of the year. Guest appearances on piano from Bob Hall/Fred Kaplan/Rob Rio.

The album can be heard and purchased here:
http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/nicktrill1

The King Brothers (USA)
http://www.kingbrothersplaytheblues.com/
Get Up And Shake It (2016)

The King Brothers are Lee King – Guitar/Vocals & Sam King Drums/Vocals.

Made up of a mix of originals and covers, this is great funky blues which is easy on the ear.

You can hear and buy the album here: https://www.cdbaby.com/cd/thekingbrothers1

Harpdog Brown (Canada)
http://www.harpdogbrown.com/
Travelin' With The Blues (2016)

Another great release from Canada’s premier blues harmonica player. If you not heard any of his music it’s time to get acquainted with the dog.

Guest appearances from Charlie Musselwhite/Big Jon Atkinson/Kid Anderson/Carl Sonny Leyland/Rusty Zinn/Little Victor & Jimmy Morello.

The album can be heard and purchase from his website.

Deb Ryder (USA)
http://epresskitz.com/website_ryder.php?u=35263917
Grit Grease & Tears (2016)

The lady sings the blues.

Some great guest spots from Kirk Fletcher/Bob Corritore/Sugaray Rayford/Albert Lee/Pieter Van Der Pluijm (aka Big Pete).

Well worth checking out. The album can be heard and purchased from her website.

Lancaster (Brazil)
http://www.lancasterferreira.com/
Say Goodbye To Trouble (2015)

A good solid release from Brazilian guitarist Lancaster Ferreira (aka Lancaster).

An mp3 version can be downloaded for free at on One RPM - https://onerpm.com/disco/album?preview=y
Just put Lancaster into the search box.

Jason Elmore & Hoodoo Witch (USA)
http://www.jasonelmore.net/
Champagne Velvet (2016)

It’s a bit hard to pigeon hole this release as it doesn’t seem to stick to one genre.

The album can be heard and purchased from the bands website.

Charlie Wheeler Band (USA)
http://www.charliewheelerband.com/
Blues Karma And The Kitchen Sink (2016)

Blues definitely on the rockier side.

The album can be heard and purchased from the bands website.