Tag Archives: Joanne Shaw Taylor

Gig review: STONE FREE FESTIVAL – Day 2 – 02 Arena, London, 17 June 2018

Anderson, Rabin & Wakeman - STONE FREE FESTIVAL- DAY 2 - 02 Arena, London, 17 June 2018

If day one of Stone Free exhibited classic rock at its heaviest and loudest, the Sunday – at least in the main O2 Arena- had a more progressive and thoughtful bent to it. However the Orange Amps stage was still … Continue reading

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Gig review: FOREIGNER – Manchester Apollo, 12 May 2018

FOREIGNER - Manchester Apollo, 12 May 2018

The bets were on.  Would Mick Jones appear at this first UK date of a massive 40th anniversary world tour?  The omens weren’t good as four songs in the band played one of the massive “hits” (and somewhat ridiculous without … Continue reading

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News: Ramblin’ Man Fair announce more acts and headliners

Extreme - Manchester Academy, 5 July 2014

Following the second successful year in 2016, the two-day Ramblin’ Man Fair returns 29-30 July. In addition to the main stage there is the Prog In The Park Stage, Outlaw Country Stage Blues and Grooverider Stage. Headliners already announced include … Continue reading

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News: First big UK rock festivals of 2017 – GREAT BRITISH ROCK & BLUES and GIANTS OF ROCK (January 2017)

STEVE HARLEY - Giants Of Rock, Minehead, Somerset, 29-31 January 2016

In his weekly show on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio on Sunday 8 January, David Randall previewed the Butlins Big Weekends: The Great British Rock & Blues Festival and Giants Of Rock Two major rock events get 2017 underway in … Continue reading

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Gig review: NINE BELOW ZERO/Chloe Marriott – Under The Bridge, London, 4 November 2016

NINE BELOW ZERO – Under The Bridge, London, 4 November 2016

Tonight, Nine Below Zero are reborn as a big band. They have all the essential qualities that an 8-piece combo requires, from the core duo of seasoned front man Dennis Greaves and the magisterial harp player Mark Feltham, to a … Continue reading

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Gig review: WILKO JOHNSON – The Forum, London, 23 April 2016

Wilko Johnson

Support came from the prodigiously talented Joanne Shaw Taylor, who commands a sufficient following of her own to headline decent sized venues. As such, it was no surprise that the Forum was pretty rammed for her set. Nor that she … Continue reading

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News: Blues rockers JOANNE SHAW TAYLOR and MARTIN BARRE interviews – Sunday 20 September 2015

Joanne Shaw Taylor

Photo: Darran Griffiths/GRTR! Joanne Shaw Taylor is featured in an hour special on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio on Sunday 20 September at 19:00 GMT. On the eve of her UK tour, Joanne chats to Pete Feenstra about her favourite … Continue reading

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Gig review: RAMBLIN’ MAN FESTIVAL Day 2 – Mote Park, Maidstone, 26 July 2015

Marillion - RAMBLIN

Photo by Paul Rodgers With a weather forecast that had Noah on standby, hammer in hand, our intrepid trio of Andy Nathan, Yiannis Stefanis and Paul Rodgers returned to Mote Park for day two of the Ramblin’ Man Festival and … Continue reading

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Gig review: ROBIN TROWER – The Lowry, Salford, 29 March 2015

ROBIN TROWER - The Lowry, Salford, 29 March 2015

Forty years might separate Robin Trower’s biggest success and Joanne Shaw Taylor’s latest album, but both tap into that deep vein of soulful, heart-felt blues rock.  Only this month Trower has become a fully certified elder statesman of rock, celebrating … Continue reading

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Album review: NEVER THE BRIDE – Jealousy

Never The Bride - Jealousy

Lock Stock And Barrel [Release date 29.12.14] Never The Bride are back with their most accessible album ever, the hard hitting but musically slick ‘Jealousy’. The band tells us it’s ‘A Tribute to Transatlantic Rock and Blues Pioneers’, and its … Continue reading

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Gig review: PLANET ROCKSTOCK – Porthcawl, 5 December 2014 (Day 1: California Breed, Joanne Shaw Taylor)

PLANET ROCKSTOCK - Porthcawl, 5 December 2014

Planet Rockstock is one of a number of festivals springing up all over the country during off seasons in the holiday parks and I think it is safe to say that these will continue to grow in the future. Porthcawl … Continue reading

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Album review: JOANNE SHAW TAYLOR – The Dirty Truth

JOANNE SHAW TAYLOR – The Dirty Truth

Axehouse Music [Release date 22.09.14] We live in such an age of instant gratification and downloads that you sometimes you have to pause and remind yourself just how quickly Joanne Shaw Taylor’s career has taken off since her debut album … Continue reading

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Gig review: HOP FARM MUSIC FESTIVAL – Hop Farm, Paddock Wood, Kent 4/5/6 July 2014

Hop Farm Festival, 4-6 July 2014

The Hop Farm Music Festival 2014 is a reconfigured broad based festival. While previous years included Neil Young, Dylan and The Eagles, the new promoters focused on striking a musical balance that pleased more than it alienated.  The result was … Continue reading

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News: Get Ready to ROCK! Radio – November 2013 Highlights

Get Ready to ROCK! Radio

November 2013 Highlights More information at the dedicated website All times, GMT Sunday 3 November 18:00 Rob Reed – Captain Magenta GRTR!’s David Randall chatted to Rob in 2012 and this special feature includes tracks from the band’s previous albums … Continue reading

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Interview with JOANNE SHAW TAYLOR – 27 September 2013

‘One night, one shot, no safety net’, such was the background to Joanne Shaw Taylor’s eagerly anticipated live album and DVD. Surprisingly perhaps, it’s her first live album in a career built on the back of incendiary live shows that … Continue reading

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Album review: JOANNE SHAW TAYLOR – Songs From The Road

Ruf [Release date 04.11.13] There’s nothing like a live album to deliver the bacon. I don’t mean a doctored product with overdubs and the like, but simply a live recording with an expectant audience, a hot band and the recording … Continue reading

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Gig review: JOANNE SHAW TAYLOR – Borderline, London, 12 May 2013

Tonight may have been all about cutting a live DVD, but with the exception of one false start you’d have been hard pushed to notice the cameras, as Joanne Shaw Taylor made light of any pressure with a splendid show … Continue reading

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JOANNE SHAW TAYLOR Video Interview – 3 October 2012

More information Listen in to Get Ready to ROCK! Radio… Click the appropriate icons at the top of the page. Power Plays w/c 17 September 2018 THE PINEAPPLE THIEF Try As I Might (KScope) JAWBONE Two Million Heartbeats (indie) BAD … Continue reading

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JOANNE SHAW TAYLOR – Almost Always Never

Joanne Shaw Taylor - Almost Always Never

Ruf Records RUF 1181 [Release date 17.09.12] Joanne Shaw Taylor has made much progress in the past few years, ultimately gaining a growing reputation on the other side of the pond where fans have evidently warmed to her US-influenced blues … Continue reading

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