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This Thursday 6th November at The Bullfrog Blues Club in Portsmouth, U.K.....- RAG MAMA RAG!!!! Formed in 1991, the French based (but English) duo RAG MAMA RAG have built up their reputation as one of Europe's finest Country Blues acts, making use of an interesting and wide range of instruments. RAG MAMA RAG are Ashley Dow (Henderson acoustic guitar, National & Dobro resonator bottleneck guitars, Weissenborn acoustic lap steel, ukulele and vocals, and Deborah Dow (harmonica, washboard, percussion, vocals) RAG MAMA RAG create an exceptionally full and hard driving rhythmic sound which soon has audiences feet tapping. Their repertoire is 20's and 30's Blues based, but extremely varied, encompassing Mississippi Blues, East Coast Ragtime sounds, early White Country tunes, Original Compositions, and many other regional styles of the 20's and 30's period. A real "don't miss! gig!! Doors open at 8 p.m. at The N.B.E.C.S.A. club (aka The Dockyard club) Onslow Rd., Southsea, Hampshire, PO5 2NH Tickets available from Street Level Music in Albert Road (corner with Waverly road) or online from http://webplus.barkingspider.abelgratis.com/tickets - or even on the door.