Nick Lowe, Ronnie Wood, Van Morrison, Brand New Heavies, Hugh Laurie, Ian Siegal, Matt Schofield, Mick Taylor and Tom Jones are some of the British acts, who along with international stars Erykah Badu, Eric Bibb, Robert Cray and George Benson are performing as part of this year's London and Manchester Bluesfest.
JANUARY BLUES: The Toy Hearts are a blues-tinged Americana band who's sound is steeped in the soul of the deep south. Drawing on influences from the Appalachian Mountains and the Mississippi Delta, the father and daughter trio have won plaudits across Europe and the US for their raw live performances and intricate adaptations of the traditional bluegrass sound.
This week M spends 30 seconds with Norfolk-based band the Doggett Brothers, who were brought up on the sounds of Jamiroquai, Incognito, The Average White Band, Roy Ayers and Prince. They have been endorsed by the likes of Jazz FM, Snowboy and Blues and Soul Magazine. and were featured on the ‘Soul Unsigned Vol. 4’ compilation.
The Music Managers Forum (MMF) and Featured Artists Coalition (FAC) have today (Thursday) revealed that Neneh Cherry will be honoured with award at the Facebook sponsored 2019 Artists & Manager Awards (A&Mas).