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*

 

Links Page Updated. I’ve updated the links page to include all Bands/Artists/Record Labels and PR people. If you sent music and I’ve NOT included you please email me so I can rectify it. A BIG thanks to all who generously sent music.

Joanne Shaw Taylor
http://www.joanneshawtaylor.com/

Joanne’s UK kicks off on the 1st of November at the Epic, Norwich. Support comes from Bernie Marsden.

Check out her website for more info.

Matt Schofield
http://mattschofield.com

Matt’s UK tour starts November 14th. Support comes from Ben Poole.

Check out the website for more info.

Blues Evening – Boston – Lincolnshire (UK)
http://www.poachershotel.co.uk/news
https://www.facebook.com/events/669932976426382/

The Poachers Hotel is putting on a blues evening on November 8th. Music comes from Bournemouth based band The Producers. Cost is £25pp, which includes a two-course meal. Accommodation is also available.

Check out the website or contact the hotel for more info.

Dirty Red & The Soul Shakers (USA)
http://www.dirtyredandthesoulshakers.com/index.html
Soul Shakin’ (2012)

What can I say! This is a little gem. Great harmonica, backed up by a good band, with some tasty guitar and keys.

Sound bites and videos can be found here: http://www.dirtyredandthesoulshakers.com/mp3s-video.html

John F Klaver Band (NDL)
http://www.johnklaver.nl/
The Edge (2014)

An excellent third release from this Dutch guitarist. Not your normal out and out blues CD, but more in the Matt Schofield vein.

The CD consists of 11 originals and 2 covers.

John and his band were winners of the ‘Dutch Blues Challenge’ in 2011 & 2013.

John also teaches guitar at Jam Track Central. His guitar course can be found here: https://jamtrackcentral.com/store/jamtracks/the-classic-blues-sessions

Sabrina Weeks & Swing Cat Bounce (Canada)
http://www.sabrinaweeks.com/
Live (2014)

Third release from this award winning Canadian band, fronted by Sabrina Weeks.

It’s hard to fault this CD. Both band and crowd seem to be having a good time.

Here’s a video of the band performing  ‘Bad Boy’, which is on the release. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0ewPwxIZ8k&list=PLQiyooqLd7Ai9xeidNxtTN6XYfi6YyQTL&index=6

Otis Clay & Johnny Rawls (USA)
http://otisclay.net/  -  http://www.johnnyrawlsblues.com/
Soul Brothers (2014)

Yep! A nice dollop of soul to chase those blues away.  The CD/Music can be purchased from the artist websites, or the usual outlets. 

Georgie Bonds (USA)
http://www.georgiebonds.com/
Stepping Into Time (2013)

Georgie wasn’t born in the delta or pick cotton, but seemed destined to play the blues.

Georgie’s music can be heard and purchased here: http://www.georgiebonds.com/GB_Music.html

Altered Five Blues Band (USA)
http://www.alteredfive.com/
Cryin’ Mercy (2014)

A nice blend of Blues and Soul, from one of Milwaukee’s hidden gems.

Music can be bought from the bands website and other outlets.