buy tickets now ...


[Barking Spider] [listings] [artists] [our venue] [bullfrog] [links] [ticket sales] [folk festival] [Gallery] [Home Page]
back to main spider site spider This is the archive of the combined Barking Spider and Andy Broad Portsmouth Blues Site mailing lists.

For the latest information on what's on at The Bullfrog Blues Club click here
For information about Andy Broad and his various blues and jazz projects click here

Barking Spider Promotions Mailing List
Southsea Folk And Roots Festival Mailing List
Portsmouth Blues Site Mailing List

 
 

archive head blues 2013_January 2013_January_08_1

Blues News From Portsmouth January 2013


Welcome to 2013! It's seem the world didn't end and there's an 
exiting year to come ahead! Lot's to happen, including a tour of 
Germany with the Walker Broad Band, another tour of France, lot's 
of gigs in good ol Blighty, radio appearances,  and more good stuff.

**Radio Play**  

We've been doing quite well on the radio play front with the new 
Walker Broad CD, over Christmas sandy was interviewed by Shep 
Woolley on ExpressFM 93.7 and he played our track "Pointless", 
Ashywn Smith featured the song "Play Me Some Blues" on his first 
show of the year (http://www.digitalblues.co.uk/). 

There's more to come, Sandy was interviewed about her work with 
the Human Library by Terry Powell for ExpressFM and they also 
talked about Walker Broad, the interview will aired tomorrow 
(weds) between 700pm and 8.00pm and he will play "Bordering On 
Bedlam". http://www.expressfm.com/

And yet more! Walker Broad are really excited to invited to appear 
on Martin Clarkes Blues show on Radio Wey this Friday. The show 
airs between 9pm and 11pm, we'll be playing live (really live not 
recorded live :-)) and talking about our music. 

http://www.thebluessession.co.uk/ 

**Gigs**

Sunday 13th January
Hobbitts Bar & Resturant, Hythe.
Andy Broad - Solo, original acoustic and electric blues.

This gig was postposned from last year, sorry if anyone missed me 
that time hope you can make it to this one, always a great 
atmosphere there, nice menu too!

Thursday 24th January 
The Wine Vaults - Albert Road, Southsea
Burnt Ice - Raw Funky Contemporary Blues.

Burnt bring their raw and funky blues back to the Wine Vaults for 
a second visit. We had agreat gig there last time. Good atmosphere 
great beer. 

I'm waiting on confirmation for another gig in the Farnborough 
area in January so keep your eye on the gig list at

http://webplus.broad.ology.org.uk/gisglist.shtml

**Sunday Lunchtime Blues Jam At The Auckland**

You never know what the first even of the year will be like, but 
this one was a cracker. we were full to cpacity with many 
variations of blues and some quite blues played. I think everyone 
got to play, but one or two player singers didn't get to sing as 
well as play. 

Too many people to thanks individualy but a great start to the 
year. 

Next one is Sunday 3rd February, get there early if you want to 
play. We try to fit everyone in but if it's as busy the first one, 
you'll need to be in 1:30 to be in with a chance (but it wopuld be 
better to get there at 12:00!) 

Auckland Arms, Netley Road, Southsea.