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Blues News From Portsmouth - June / July 2014

Welcome to this months newsletters.

After a quiet start to June (just as well as I had a two week bout of flu!)
things start to pick up as we move into July and get a little crazy once we
get to August!

* French Tours *

This years solo tour of France has split into 2 mini tours, the first in
July the second the first weekend in August. % gigs overall mostly in the
southern half of the country. Looking forward to reviting Gabariers,
playing at the New MaryJohn in Lamalou-les-Bains, playing two new venues in
the Herault area, and returning in August to play a private party for the
couple who's wedding party kicked of the French tour thing in 2011! No
doubt I'll be blogging my progress as usual, subject to wifi :-)

* Gig List *

Saturday 21st July
Walker Broad Band + guests
The Phoenix, Duncan Road, Southsea

The Walker Broad will be joined by Rod Paton on French horn and Harmonicas
for a gig with a different twist at the Phoenix.

Thursday 3rd July
Little Jimmy Reed + Bob Hall
The Bullfrog Blues Club

I don't nornmally include the Bullfrog gigs on the broadology mailing list
but this one is a bit special, the real deal, LJM is one of the last
players from the golden era of the blues, who took on the name Lil' Jimmy
Reed after depping for Jimmy Reed himself during a period of  illness, the
response was so good that after Jimmy Reed death Lil' Jimmy Reed took up
the name. 

Tickets from

Saturday 5th July
Burnt Ice
Private Party

This one is invite only but do get in touch if your want some classy music
for your own party or event. Solo Blues to Full Band, Mellow Jazz or folk
we got a combination for that will work for you.

Sunday 6th July - 12:30 - 300pm
Andy Broad's Blues Jam
The Auckland Arms, Southsea.

All welcome as usual!

Sunday 6th July  - 7:30pm
Andy Broad
Hobbits Restuarant and Bar, Hythe

Straight after the Jam I'll be high tauiling down the road to play at one of
my regular solo gigs. Great Food and a well stocked bar ( and top quality
blues ofcourse!).

Sunday 13th July - 4.00pm
Andy Broad
The Seahorse, BroadSands Drive, Gosport.

The Seahorse is putting on regular Sunday afternoon acoustic music, come
down and support it!

Thursday 17th July
Andy Broad
Pub Gabariers, St Simeaux, FRANCE

First gig on this years solo tour, was a cracker last year looking forward
to it!

Friday 18th July
Andy Broad
Bar MaryJohn, Lamalou-les-Bains, FRANCE

The MaryJohn where I recorded my Live In France CD is back in new premises,
really looking forward to chacking the new place out.

Saturday 19th July
Andy Broad
L'Eglise, Le Barry, Montpeyroux, FRANCE

Concert style gig, possibly in teh courtyard if the weather is good.

Sunday 20th July
Andy Broad
Cafe Grande, Camplong, FRANCE

Saturday 26th July
Andy Broad
Private Party, WALES

See above about availabilty for parties!

Sunday 2nd August
Andy Broad
Private Party, Bergerac, FRANCE

Back in France for another private party, as you can see distance is no
issue, get in touch!

Thanks for reading, hope to see you at a gig soon!