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Blues News From Portsmouth - July 2007

Welcome to this months newsletter, got a good month coming up with trips to
Wales, new venues and more, here goes with the giglist:


* Friday 6th to Sunday 8th July
Two Rivers Festival, Chepstow, Wales.
Rocks And Gravel - Andy Broad, Matt Beckwith and Adam Franklin.

Rocks and Gravel is the new name for the festival trio (and also the title
of our eponymous first CD release) and this the gig we've been warming up
for over the last couple of months. Friday night we appear on the
main stage, in the Castle itself, Saturday we are performing in town, and on
Sunday we are headlining the Bandstand stage overlooking the cliffs on the
river Wye.

* Tuesday 10th July
Kitsch n d'or - Eldon Street Southsea
Andy Broad - Solo Jazz Guitar.

* Thursday 12th July - 8pm start.
The Oval - Oval Road, Croydon, Surrey.
Andy Broad - Solo Acoustic Blues.

First gig at this venue, been chasing it for just over a year so your
support would very appreciated if you can make it up there...

* Friday 13th July
Cafe Rouge - Gunwarf Quays - Portsmouth
Phil Jones & Andy Broad - Jazz Guitars

Change of week due to Chepstow festival. (usually on the first Friday). Phil
features other great local jazz players on the other Fridays so get down
and check it out!

* Tuesday 17th July
Kitsch n d'or - Eldon Road - Southsea
Andy Broad - Solo Jazz Guitar

* Thursday 19th July
The Angel Inn -  Market Street - Poole.
Andy Broad - Solo Acoustic Blues

* Tuesday 24th July
Kitsch n d' or - Eldon Street - Southsea
Andy Broad - Jazz Guitar

* Tuesday 31st July
Kitsch n d' or - Eldon Street - Southsea
Andy Broad - Jazz Guitar

*  Friday August 3rd
*  The Boarhunt Blues Club - Boarhunt Village Hall - North Boarhunt
*  Sherman Robertson with Support from Andy Broad.
*  Tickets 20 advance only.
*  Don't miss this one. Great venue, great atmosphere.

***Other News:***

On July 20th at the Kings Theatre I'll be changing my head to that of
soundman for a intimate concert from Julie Felix at the Kings Theatre as
part of the Stage 2 summer season. More info and tickets from

On July 28th Della Perret (sax player for Burnt Ice) will be playing with
her band Sweetedge at the Nell Gywne in Southsea. Sweetedge features Della
original material with singing and playing guitar along with James and Paul
on Drums and Bass. (P.S.. sorry if I got the bass players name wrong there
:-) I'm working from memory). Later in the year Sweetedge will performing at
the Southsea Folk And Roots Festival (August 26th)


Bit of a long newsletter this month, hope you made it to the end, and hope
to see you at a gig soon!