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Gig review: ROCKIN’ THE BLUES 2018 – The Garage, London, 17 March 2018

Eric Gales - ROCKIN

In this hour special first broadcast on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio in April 2018, Pete Feenstra chats to Eric Gales, Gary Hoey, Lance Lopez and Quinn Sullivan, with tracks from their respective current albums. The inaugural Rockin’ The Blues … Continue reading

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Gig review: MR.SIPP – Relache Festival, Bordeaux, SW France, 10 July 2017

Mr. Sipp guitar

It seems like every year there’s a new contender for the saviour of the blues and as soon as the yearly polls are announced the arguments begin. So rather than raking over old coals, let’s celebrate the up and coming … Continue reading

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Gig review: ERIC GALES BAND & Gary Hoey Band – Nells Jazz & Blues, London, 2 June 2017

Eric Gales #1

This may well be the first time two American label mates who have known each other down the decades make their UK debut’s on the same night. And while the evening brings a sharp contrast in styles, the two guitarists … Continue reading

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Gig review: MIKE VERNON & THE MIGHTY COMBO – Boom Boom Club, Sutton, 8 May 2017

MIKE VERNON &; THE MIGHTY COMBO – Boom Boom Club, Sutton, 8 May 2017

In this age of instant downloads and 15 second celebrities, it’s refreshing to catch a legend worthy of the term. Step right up Mike Vernon in his new found career as lead vocalist and song writer with his excellent band … Continue reading

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Album review: ERIC GALES – Middle Of The Road

ERIC GALES – Middle Of The Road

Provogue [Release date 24.02.17] Eric Gales is a former child protégé and post Hendrix disciple who isn’t so much enjoying a comeback as pouring his big toned licks and life experiences into meaningful songs. ‘Middle Of The Road’ isn’t the … Continue reading

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Album review: JOE BONAMASSA – Live At The Greek Theatre

JOE BONAMASSA – Live At The Greek Theatre

Provogue  [Release date 23.10.16] CD/DVD/Bluray The key element in Joe Bonamassa’s ‘Live at the Greek Theatre’ DVD/CD release is his integral role in ‘blues heritage’ music, as reflected in the DVD’s strap line ‘Keeping The Blues Alive’. The broad based … Continue reading

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Album review: SOLOMON HICKS – Carrying On The Torch Of The Blues

SOLOMON HICKS – Carrying On The Torch Of The Blues

Organic Recordings [Release date 08.06.15] 20 year old Solomon Hicks is a self proclaimed ‘jazz & blues innovator and keeper of the legacy’, who as his album title suggests is ‘Carrying On The Torch Of The Blues’. The guitar playing … Continue reading

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Gig review: ROBBEN FORD – 02 Academy, Islington, 30 April 2015

ROBBEN FORD – 02 Academy, Islington, 30 April 2015

Robben Ford is the master of deep wrought grooves, exploratory solos and keen dynamics. He’s technician with a wonderful chops whose multi-genre proficiency allows him to explore lingering tones and unique arrangements. He’s an understated player of great sensitivity who … Continue reading

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Album review: TROY REDFERN BAND – Troy Redfern Band

Troy Redfern Band

The Pete Feenstra Feature – Troy Redfern, 4 January 2015 by Get Ready To Rock! Radio on Mixcloud Troy Redfern Music [Released 26.01.15] www.troyredfern.com Troy Redfern is a slide guitar player who knows the value of a rich tonal landscape framed … Continue reading

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Album review : JOHN MAYALL AND THE BLUESBREAKERS – Reissues

JOHN MAYALL AND THE BLUESBREAKERS – Reissues

Eagle Rock [Release date 17.03.14] With a near 60 album discography, you probably don’t worry too much about the ebbs and flows of commercial success. Suffice it to say that John Mayall remains the most consistently enduring figure in the … Continue reading

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Album review : KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD – Goin’ Home

KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD – Goin

Provogue [Release date 05.05.13] Kenny Wayne Shepherd tells us that: ‘These are songs that helped shape who I am’. It might seem a little early in his career to be indulging in a ‘Goin’ Home’ scenario especially, as he’s still … Continue reading

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Interview with AYNSLEY LISTER – 29 Aug 2013

Aynsley Lister is back with his first studio album for 4 years. It’s suitably titled ‘Home’, because it’s his debut recording on his own Straight Talkin’ Records label. It also features his current tour band and is overseen by his … Continue reading

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Gig review: MICHAEL KATON – Beaverwood Club,Chislehurst,Kent,13 June 2013

‘Boogie All Over Your Head’ the title of Michael Katon’s debut album says it all really. Rockaboogie takes on a whole different meaning in the company of the MKB. It seems years since the Detroit boogie legend last visited these … Continue reading

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