bluesdoodles – Home of cutting-edge reviews, images and comments – from the Independent Music scene in Britain today.
Blues in the North West – your one stop shop for blues information for the northwest of the U.K. The site features news, reviews and a comprehensive gig guide. Contribution, discussion and feedback is positively encouraged.
Blues in the South – A guide to all the blues music on the south coast of England. From Eastbourne to Exmouth and a bit more besides. Plus News, Reviews and Other Good Stuff about the Blues – Worldwide. www.bluesinthesouth.com
The British Blues Archive – ‘Preserving our blues heritage’
Digital Blues – the home of one of the UK’s leading blues radio shows. The site contains playlists, details of how, when and where you can listen plus much more.
North East Blues–Catch up with the latest news, gigs and interviews from the Blues music scene in the North East of England. Part of the British Blues Archive.
The British Blues Exhibition is a hub for British Blues history and for the contemporary scene. That includes musicians of all ages in British Blues; overseas acts who tour the UK; wider culture such as theatre, art, and literature; and the people behind the scenes. We have many exhibits and our travelling exhibitions are making appearances at events. We are working towards establishing a permanent exhibition celebrating British Blues. With support from Chris Barber, John Mayall, Mud Morganfield, Huey Morgan and Connie Lush, we’re Breaking Blues Again.
Each month, Blues in Britain magazine reports on the blues scene, with emphasis on what's happening here in the UK.
DOCUMENT RECORDS has uniquely sourced, re-mastered, digitised and re-issued the vast majority of Afro-American acoustic blues, jazz, spirituals and gospel recordings (1900-1945) from the original 78 recordings. This astonishing project encompasses over 25,000 different tracks was made possible by the support of collectors, academics and ethnomusicologists. DOCUMENT’S 8000 series is sourcing , digitising and re-issue much of the "old timey" pre-war country catalogue to make it permanently accessible for all. In addition DOCUMENT has acquired the exclusive rights to over 360 hours of previously unreleased material produced by the Edison Company (1914-1929). The vast repertoires includes Jazz, Blues, Country, Dance Bands, Vaudeville, Opera, Classical and speeches by popular orators and politicians of the time.
Earlyblues.com, broadening awareness and understanding of the origins of the blues and encouraging and supporting live blues music - 'keeping the blues alive', it's one of the longest running and largest continuously updated blues sites on the net. Browse the site for a vast range of blues material: the 'UK and European Blues Festival Guide', blues festival photographs / reviews, blues tours / gigs, artist / band interviews, history of the blues in essays and articles, blues memories, research projects, reference lists, recommended blues books / magazines / CDs / DVDs / radio stations, travelogues, general blues news items, a blues shopping mall, blues recipes, blues resting places, links to other blues sites, social media and discussion forums. www.earlyblues.com