Archive | February 2012

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British Blues Awards 2012

I just wanted to brief you all on what is happening in the background with this years British Blues Awards. The weekend of September 8/9 has been set aside for the event at Newark Castle, with the Newark Festival weekend, of which the BBA results ceremony will be on the Sunday. ( I hope to […]

Breaking news….

I am very pleased to announce another station will be taking Blues Train as part of their schedules! Acoustic Spectrum Radio is due to launch online on April 1st and aims to be a platform for Indie artists mainly in the areas of blues, roots, folk, acoustic and singer/songwriter. Backed by Red Dragon Records [ […]

Blues Train hits New Zealand!

It gives me great pleasure to announce that Blues Train will now also be part of the roster at RAG-FM 107.7FM in New Zealand! The station is snuggled in the heart of Raglan on the West Coast of the North Island in New Zealand. It is a small but perfectly formed radio station owned and […]

New Zealand Blues & Roots Special

My live show for February 12th is a themed special concentrating on blues and roots from New Zealand – I’ve played plenty of artists from Australia in the last year and through that, found that there are loads of great musicians over in NZ too. Most of them have a hugely interesting background and as […]

New page added…

FYI – I have now added another category at the top of the page, titled ‘News!’ – as and when I am sent news on artists, I will post it there so it is all included in the one place. Please keep checking the page!

Anniversary show – playlist and podcast

Well folks, it took a while, due to technical issues out of anyone’s control sadly but here is the link to the podcast of the January 29th show: http://fromefm.co.uk/pcasts/media/120129-bluestrain-bluestrain.mp3 PLAYLIST: Albert Cummings – Blues Makes Me Feel So Good [ album: True To Yourself ] Hipshakin’ Mama & The Leg Men – I’ve Been Loving […]

Podcast delay

Just a quick note to apologise for a small delay in being able to post the playlist and podcast link from the live show last Sunday. There are various upheavals taking place at FromeFM at the moment in preparation for the FM launch and to cut a long story short, this week has seen an […]