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Blues News From Portsmouth - September 2016


Welcome to September's Blues News Letter.

September is going to be great month blues wise, 
off to an excellent start at the Auckland Arms on 
Sunday, a good mix of band solo and duo gigs follow 
with some festival appearances thrown in too!

***Blues On the Quay***

Poole is holding it's first Blues On The Quay 
festival this month (16th / 17th )and I'm delighted 
to be appearing three times, once in solo mode and 
twice as a duo with Sandy Walker joining me on 
piano and vocals. In contrast to our normal Walker 
Broad duo where Sandy takes the bulk of the vocals, 
we will sharing the microphone and concentrating on 
a more solidly blues based set, featuring some 
original numbers from my recent CDs, a couple of 
Walker Broad originals and a few standards, 
rehearsals have been a lot of fun and we are really 
looking forward to the festival.

More info:
http://www.poolebluesfestival.co.uk/

***Bluetouch Live - Club V***

Really pleased to have been asked to get involved 
with Bluetouch Live's next promotion, I shall be 
opening the show in solo mode on Friday September 
30th at Club V in Fareham. Followed by the 
excellent Zoe Schwarz and Blue Commotion. Tickets 
are 10.00 and include a free drink, I'll have some 
available to buy at gigs during the month or you 
can order them direct from their website:
http://www.bluetouchlive.com/

***Nine Below Zero***

This is strictly speaking in October but is worth a 
bit of advanced notice! Nine Below Zero will 
appearing at the Wedgewood Rooms on Saturday 
October 8th and Burnt Ice are really pleased to be 
second on the bill. Tickets are just 15.00 but you 
can get them direct from members of Burnt Ice for 
just 12.50, get in touch if you want some, our 
allocation is going fast.

***Videos From Blues At The Red***

Had a great gig in Stevenage at Blues At The Red 
last month and have uploaded two video from the gig 
to my youtube channel.

A solo interpretation of Cockerel Blues from my 
latest EP of the same name.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUclh0D4jzE

My take in Big Road Blues, which blends elements 
from various interpretations of the Tommy Johnson 
classic, with a bit of my own...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vTeFAye7Xk

***Mojo Fingers Blues***

I've just heard that Chris 'Fossy' Fosbrook will be 
featuring a track from my latest EP "Cockerel 
Blues" on his show on Flash Radio tomorrow night. 
You can tune in here http://theflashonair.co.uk/ 
and thanks in advance to Chris for the support.

***Gig List***

Friday 9th September
The Windsor Castle, Thomas's Road, Gosport
Burnt Ice
Raw Funky Contemporary Blues.

Friday 16th September
Blues On The Quay - Poole
The Angel, Market Street - 8pm
Andy Broad and Sandy Walker

Saturday 17th September
Blues On The Quay - Poole
The Rope & Anchor - 2:45pm till 4:45pm
Andy Broad - Solo

Saturday 17th September
Blues On The Quay - Poole
The Angel, Market Street - 8pm
Andy Broad and Sandy Walker

Friday 23rd September
The Square & Compass, Worth Matravers
Andy Broad - Solo

Friday 30th September
Blues Touch Live, Club V, Fareham
Zoe Schwarz Blues Commotion
Andy Broad

Sunday 2nd October
The Auckland Jam, Netley Road, Southsea
All players welcome, we start at 12:30pm.


Saturday 8th October
Nine Below Zero, Burnt Ice plus support
The Wedgewood Rooms, Albert Road, Southsea


Bit of long one this month, thanks for reading to 
the end :-)

See you at a gig soon....