Artists I-Z

 

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The Idle Hands – classic British blues/rock band

Dr. Ika – cool blues, hip-hop and drum&bass rhythms

The Inmates – Bill Hurley and the boys at Riverside Records

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Gerry Jablonski & The Electric Band – hot blues band from Scotland

Fruteland Jackson – acoustic artist claims Nothing But The Blues

Jake and Elwood – featuring the Black Rhino Band – premier Blues Brothers show!

Chris James – the authentic Mississippi Delta sound with a voice to match

Steve James – “It don’t get much better”

Doug Jay and the Blue Jays – harmonica deluxe!

Billy Jenkins – music, not business, from the maverick guitarist

sadtimes.co.uk – Billy Jenkins again, with the Blues Collective

Lew Jetton & 61 South – dedicated to bringing you the best in Blues

Jimmy C and the Blues Dragons – home of psychedelic blues

Tom JJ Band - exciting, up and coming blues artist from South London

Colin John – ‘…ferociously entertaining funked-up r n b’

Wilko Johnson – Dr. Feelgood guitar man and R&B legend

Carvin Jones – “Hendrix devotee, lover of Stevie Ray, master of Clapton’s blues”

Paul Jones - legendary singer, actor, harmonica player, radio personality and television presenter

Junco Partners – full steam R’n’B

Mickey Jupp – the home page of Southend’s ‘Long Distance Romancer’

Just Blues - play in the British blues tradition – tight with an edge

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Jonathan Kalb – expressive multi-instrumentalist singer songwriter

Kat & Co - with family traditions rooted in the cotton fields of rural Tennessee, Kathleen Pearson is the real deal

Michael Katon – the rage called rock and roll – Provogue artist

The Bruce Katz Band – Hammond B-3 organ and piano-driven masters

Mark Keen – “Strange Lyrical Moments” from this blues singer/songwriter

Dave Kelly - "If there is such a thing as a British 'blues pedigree', then Dave Kelly's sets the standard

The Keno Kings – original rhythm and blues web experience!

B.B. King – the official one-stop website for all things King

Nelson King – new age blues

kingB – roadhouse blues with a lady’s touch

The King Biscuit Boys – acoustic blues duo based in Milton Keynes

King Earl Boogie Band – the most exciting ‘blues jug band’ in the country today

King King  - energetic and dynamic soulful blues/rock from Glasgow

King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys – red hot and blue!

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Paul Lamb and the King Snakes – oozin’ the blues!

LaVendore Rogue - one of the most exciting bands to emerge on the UK Roots scene for many years

Lazy Poker Blues Band – the real deal!

Andy Lee and the Blue Cats – authentic harp-driven rhythm and blues

Jake Lee – hot electric slide guitar blues

Vince Lee and the Big Combo – blues, soul, R&B, jazz, swing

Ron Levy‘s Wild Kingdom – breakin’ out and funkin’ up

Carl Sonny Leyland - has the rhythm and sounds of boogie woogie piano in his bones

Lightnin’ Willie and the Poorboys – rockabilly-tinged rumblin’ freight train blues

Lights Out By Nine – top Scottish R&B/soul band

The Limits - four piece blues rock band from North London

Errol Linton – award-winning harmonica player

Aynsley Lister – official site of one of Britain’s finest young blues talents

Little Stevie and the Business – official web site

Hamilton Loomis – “You got to put some seasoning in what you’re doin’, and this boy’s got the whole salt shaker!”

London Community Gospel Choir – “out of many – one voice”

Bob Long – blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player specialising in “the old stuff”

Big Joe Louis and his Blues Kings – the official website

Michele Lundeen – soul-deep singer with a penetrating presence

Connie Lush – big, bold, brash and British!

Lynwood Slim – composer, singer, harpist

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The Patsy Mac Electric Band - from the streets of Dublin to the Welsh Valleys, fronted by Irish singer / guitarist Patsy Mac, and driven by an all Welsh rhythm section

The Machine Shed Band – blues, boogie and rock n’ roll

Otis Mack & The Tubby Bluesters – 4 piece band specialising in high octane classic covers of original R&B, Rock’n’Roll and Soul numbers with a touch of Blues

Pete G and The Magnitones – blues with a feeling!

Marcus Malone – songwriter/vocalist originally from Detroit, Michigan

Liz Mandeville - Chicago blues diva

Woody Mann – master of the fingerstyle guitar

Rollo Markee and the Tailshakers – truly authentic harp driven blues

Mike Markey & Nick Jones – authentic blues from Wales

Bex Marshall - award winning unique style of guitar playing is a combination of slide, blues rock, ragtime and roots pickin’

Charlotte Marshall - sizzling seven-piece groove band brings a distinctive flavour of retro to the roots scene

Eddie Martin – the Ambassador of British Blues

Krissy Matthews – talented young British guitarist

Dave May Band - for a blistering set of original Bluesy guitar driven rock plus covers

Una May – British singer/songwriter with a gorgeous blues voice

John Mayall – the official website of the Brit blues legend

Mighty Sam McClain – sledgehammer soul and down-home blues

Henry McCullough – former Grease Band and Wings legend, check him out!

Rab McCullough - veteran Belfast blues guitarist - "an astounding singer and guitar player ..." Dick Heckstall-Smith

Mark Deke McGee – old style rhythm n’ blues saxophone, ex Otis Grand, Nimmo Brothers…

Alex McKown – the British blues guitar prodigy

Melanie’s Red Fleece – sixties and seventies blues/rock

Mike and the Mellotones – nu bluz rulez!

Meniscus Brothers – powerful blues duo from Wiltshire

Roy Mette – solo acoustic or blues/rock, catch him live

MidnightList – late lounge Jazz Swing and Blues – original grooves and standards

The Mighty Boss Cats – consummate blues band based in Essex

Paddy Milner – 21st century boogie

R.J. Mischo and his red hot blues band – fine harp player!

Mister Doo – solo artist from Surrey, playing an infectious boogie and blues inspired repertoire

Pete Mitchell – “Blues Has No Boundaries”

Mojo Preachers - specialising in original sounds, whilst rooted in the blues has its mixing spoons in many pots.

Zoot Money – ‘The biggest roll of all’

The Lord Of The Strings – World Wide Gary Moore Fansite

Nicky Moore – 'The Voice', 40+ years in the business and still going strong!

The Charlie Morris Band plays foot-stompin’ beer-drinkin’ gator-rasslin’ Florida Blues!

Motor City Josh and the Big 3 – Funky blues you can’t refuse, from Detroit

Mr. Riff – full-on acoustic blues guitarist

Mudlow - a well-seasoned crock of Southern influences, blues, country, noir&b and sleazy rock and roll

Mumbo-Jumbo - Midlands based trio in a broadly acoustic format

The Mustangs – lovers of Brit blues-rock are sure to get a kick out of them

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Sleepy Eyes Nelson – original old time blues from Ayrshire, Scotland

Dom Newton – plays a multitude of instruments and sings his orginal Horror Blues songs

Chris Newman – rock, blues, slide and ragtime guitarist

Nine Below Zero – spankingly gorgeous Brit Blues heaven!

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The Odyssey Blues Band – the soul-blues classic songbook.. an up-tempo and edgy soul revue

Off The Wall – ‘the finest rhythm and blues this side of Chicago’

Mark Olbricht is The Blues Bass

Old Blue Moses – “serious talent, blinding performance, hugely entertaining”

John O’Leary – one of the formative breed of blues harp players in the UK

Oo-Bop-Sh’Bam - play classic live boogie-woogie and rhythm ‘n’ blues

The Oozie Blues – rough, raw and full of energy!

The Outwoods County Riders – North Mississippi blues and country

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Kit Packham’s One Jump Ahead – swinging jazz and blues that gets people dancing AND puts a smile on their faces! (Myspace)

Mickey Pantelous – blues musician & songwriter from Greece

Papa George – blues with feeling from one of London’s leading blues guitarists and singers

The Ian Parker Band – a young man fast becoming Britain’s best-loved blues/roots performer

Rick Payne – authentic acoustic styles, and master of the slide guitar.

Sam Payne – singer, songwriter and pianist, back in the driving seat

PC Green and the Traffic Lights – "ello, ello, wot do we ‘ave ‘ere?"

John Pearson’s Blues and Beyond – in the tradition of the country blues players who are his inspiration

Peppercornrent – acoustic eclectic alt-country folk-blues

Adam Phillips – blues, jazz and New Orleans style funk

Steve Phillips – legendary British bluesman from The Notting Hillbillies

Graham Pike – chromatic harmonica player delving into many styles from jazz to classical, trad folk to blues

Mick Pini – authentic voice & outstanding guitar work personifies the blues

Julian Piper and Junkyard Angels – blues from the bayou

The Pirates – British R&B and rock and roll legends

Tanya Piché Blues Band - Howlin' Wolf woman blues from the Essex Delta

Jerry Portnoy – the online home of the blues harp master

Ashley Powell – tasteful Portsmouth-based rock/blues guitarist

Marcus Praestgaard-Stevens - amazingly talented young guitarist

The Producers – UK Blues Band of the Year and Blues in Britain favourites

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Slim Tim & The Quarterpounders – archive site for the Brighton rockers. 20 years on!

James Quinn – Blues And Rags – country blues performed well

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Radiotones – Scots three-piece combo “with the guts to break the mould”

Rag'n'Bone Man - singer /songwriter with a deep baritone voice

Rag Mama Rag – France based English acoustic blues duo

The Rainbreakesrs - crafting their sound into a fusion of dynamic elements, they bridge the gap between blues, rock and soul

Eric Ranzoni – singing piano player & songwriter from London

The David Raphael Band – taking the UK live music scene by storm

Ras Smaila – Afro-freakin’ funky kosmic soul’n’blues world

The Rattlesnakes – classic American blues – the real deal – played with passion and energy

Kenny “Blue” Ray ­ - The Tone King!

Chris Rea – the man, the voice, the guitar

The Real Deal – out of the ashes of the late, lamented Blues Burglars…

Red Butler - dynamic rock/blues band fast making a name for itself across Britain and Europe

Red Dawg – the best blues rock band in their own lunch hour!

RedEyeBand with Danny Bryant – blues rock played with passion

Redemption Blues Band – London based, ‘We play Chicago Blues the way it should be.’

Redfish - soul-deep rhythm & blues

Ben Reel – “reel proves his worth with his wonderful lyrics and expressive voice, a flat out musicial superhero”

Barry Reeves – acoustic, bottleneck, electric rock, folk rock and blues guitar from Harrow, NW London

Tim Richards – Blues & jazz pianist and teacher

Joe Richardson Express – breathing new life into the blues

The Riotous Brothers – not ‘Woke Up This Morning’, but ‘Going Out Tonight’!

The Riverside Blues Band – a mixture of blues classics and furious R’n’B of the old school

Paul Rose – “Paul is a very hot player” – Rory Gallagher

Tim Royce – a different kind of blues

Rumble Beat – blues and rock from Umeå, Sweden

Rusty Jacks - taking southern blues and rock straight to your heart and soul

The Lee Ryder Band – “dynamic, soulful and raucous blues”

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Mike Sanchez – Blueprint keyboard player of the year (twice!)

Lee Sankey – sounds, biog, album and tour dates

Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion - refresh the blues genre with mostly self penned material

Tommy Shannon – Double Trouble bass man

Shakey Vick – Big City Blues from the Brit harp and vocals stalwart

Todd Sharpville – the official website

Joanne Shaw Taylor – “Catch her live if you can, then you can say: I was there at the beginning”

Judy Shire and her band - perform a mix of jazz, blues and Latin music

Shrimp City Slim – low country blues, original songs

Innes Sibun – the enlightened side of blues

Ian Siegal - one of the most innovative, gifted and engaging blues performers on the planet today

Sista Monica – she’s blues, she’s soul, she’s rock, she’s bold!

Sisters In Grease – an original brand of acoustic bottleneck blues

Slack Alice – innovative dynamic blues outfit hailing from the North West of England

Slim Tim and the Quarterpounders – Brighton’s finest, twenty years on!

Sloe Train - with those low down, mean and dirty rockin' Blues

Slowburner – “This Quartet Play Blues Rock To Wake The Dead” – Kerrang

Sly Fox – 4 piece band playing maximum rock and blues throughout the North West

Daniel Smith – boogie woogie piano

Gordon Smith – described by John Peel as “the foremost white blues guitarist in the world”

Gypsy Dave Smith – impeccable slide guitar blues

Martin Smith – guitarist, singer and songwriter

The Martin Smith Band - bringing high-quality Rhythm & Blues with a big emphasis on “Rhythm”

Smokin’ Hogs – a punchy rockin’ blues band from East Anglia

Smokestack – Brighton blues trio featuring the talents of Phil Mills

So Long Angel – the souful sound of Fran McGillivray and the band

Sons Of The Delta – new UK blues duo

Jeremy Spencer – ex Fleetwood Mac slide guitar legend

The Spikedrivers – a sound and a feeling….. delta roots

John Cee Stannard & Blues Horizon - "quirky, distinctive and certainly a little eccentric" singer/songwriter from Reading

Steel Union – authentic traditional acoustic blues from the UK

Trevor BabaJack Steger  - drawing from his love of early blues, punk and world music

Stoney Broke - Scottish, singer-songwriter Stoney Broke creates a dynamic, eclectic inspired musical style

Storm Warning – compelling contemporary blues band touching the traditional

The Stumble – delivering red hot live blues in your area sometime soon!

The Strypes – young Irish R&B revivalists

Saiichi Sugiyama - 4-piece R&B band hailing from Surrey/London, formed in 2010 by the guitarist/composer Saiichi Sugiyama.

The Steve Summers Band - draws on the past to re-invigorate the rock/blues genre.

Sunjay - young finger-picking acoustic guitarist from Stourbridge

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Jay Tamkin Band – ‘sorted’ blues/rock band from Devon

Tone Tanner - one man kick ass band

Jon T-Bone Taylor - guitarist from London with a passion for T-Bone Walker

Sean Taylor – London based singer/songwriter

Texas Flood – well it’s raining down in Watford!

Dai Thomas - totally acoustic blues in the old styles.

“Barrelhouse” Barbara Thomas – fine classic blues to put them men in their place – in the wrong!

Junior Thompson – if you like your blues shaken, stirred and smiling….Irish acoustic/electric bluesman

Guy Tortora – a footnote to the blues from this London-based Pasadena bluesman

Richard Townend – British blues musician and songwriter

Henry Townsend – a legend in blues music

Ruby Turner – soul and R&B diva Ruby Turner is truly the genuine article

Two Timers – Gordon Russell (ex-Feelgoods) and Sarah James: dynamic acoustic/electric duo

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Used Blues – five piece electric blues covers band form Glasgow

John Ussery and the Full Tilt Blues Band

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Mike Vernon & The Mighty Combo - British blues legend now fronting The Mighty Combo

The Vice Bishops Blues Band – electric blues in every sense from the Midlands finest

Vini and the Demons – old school blues with neo/retro balls!

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Wily Bo Walker - a solo artist, songwriter, composer and performer noted for his characterful vocals and swaggering ‘live’ performances

Ben Waters - boogie blues and Rock & Roll pianist. “Absolutely Fantastic Pianist” - Jools Holland

Stan Webb – British blues legend and Chicken Shack guitarist

Sean Webster – brilliant British front man -guitar – vocalist

Well Hung Heart – ex-Hoax man Robin Davey’s new project

Bob Weston – ex-Fleetwood Mac singer/songwriter/guitarist

Tam White – “the greatest undiscovered blues talent of our time” – Alexis Korner

The Wildcards – out-of-this-world blues!

Wille & The Bandits - Cornish band who play a variety of different genres spanning across the blues, rock, latin and folk styles

Les Wilson & The Mighty Houserockers – a ton of Red Lightnin’!

Matt Woosey  - singer/songwriter/acoustic guitarist from The Midlands

Gregg Wright – welcome . . . to the blues in the 21st century!

Carl Wyatt – blues up front!

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The Yardbirds online –official website

Steve York – UK blues bassist in the US

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Lucy Zirins - young Lancashire lass blessed with a musical passion that takes audiences on unforgettable emotional journeys

The Zoltans – jump-jive from Southend-On Sea

ZZ Birmingham’s Blues Band – kicking up a storm, from Derby