Picture: The Dim Locator
Thursday June 30: Solo gig at Mawson's bar, Southchurch Road, Southend. 8pm
Sunday July 3: Bottleneck Blues at the Railway Hotel, Southend, with special guest Chris Kibble on piano. 4.30 start.
BEN TYZACK AND DOM PIPKIN LINED UP FOR PEGGY SUE'S
Some great players are lined up for Monday Blues at Peggy Sue's, including:
* Singer/guitarist BEN TYZACK, who fronts the Spikedrivers as well as performing as a solo artist (July 18);
* New Orleans-style pianist and DOM PIPKIN (Sept 5);
* JOHN EMIL, who will be over here from the States on a tour (Aug 22);
* Essex blues rocker TIM AVES (July 4).
Hosted by Martin McNeill, Monday Blues is at Peggy Sue's in Londaon Road, Leigh-on-Sea, each week, 8pm-10.45pm.
"THIS ONE IS BRITISH BLUES AT ITS BEST...terrific album, excellent showcase for Martin's outstanding slide talent"
IAN McKENZIE, Editor, Blues in the South, on the the CD Lately I've Let Things Slide (which he made one of his picks for 2015)...click here full review
The Martin McNeill solo CD Lately I've Let Things Slide has been selected as one of the best of 2015 by two pundits.
Joe Singleton played a track in his round-up of of 2015 on the Big Blues Bonanza, broadcast by Kansas City Radio.
Blues in the South editor Ian McKenzie placed the CD at No 32 in his (international) Top 50 of 2015.
And Paul Stiles, editor of Blues in Britain magazine, says: "I’ve been playing tracks from the album on UK Blues Today radio show recently and in the coming weeks.
"In fact, if I had a theme tune it would be Pickin’ The Blues."