Blues Matters!

Archived since Issue 1 Complete Archive

104 issues

Blues Matters! Magazine was founded by Editor-in-Chief Alan Pearce who has been championing the Blues since 1998 with the first edition going to press in April 1999! This British publication specialises in Blues music from all over the world and is a double inductee into the Blues Hall of Fame, has received 3 recognitions in the USA for continued dedication to the Blues, and received an award for Keeping The Blues Alive from The Blues Foundation. Impassioned writers and contributors have been sought to create a neat A5 bi-monthly publication with 132 pages of dynamic, uplifting and well-presented content for the magazine.

We aim to bring together the music, musicians, creators, industry people and most importantly the fans who support and sustain the Blues with all that they do.

The complete digital archive of Blues Matters! magazine, stretching back to 1999 is an invaluable research tool for any Blues enthusiasts, you can explore the history of the Blues with our dynamic and extensive content.

Click here to preview the complete digital archive.

Click here to visit the Blues Matters! website.

WINNER of The Blues Foundation 2007 'Keeping The Blues Alive Award' - Print Media

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Latest issue

Issue 105 OUT NOW! In this edition we have interviews with Andy Gunn, Paul Rodgers, Ralph McTell & Whizz Jones, Catfish, Doyle Bramhall II, Eamonn McCormack, Pt.1 The Pretty Things, Giles Robson, Keeshea Pratt, plus Victor Wainwright. Regular features include Brian Kramer's Nordic Blues, Blues In Croatia, The Betterdays, Danny Kirwan, Phenomenal Blues Women with Big Mama Thornton, and Swamp Blues. New bands to intriduce you to are Carl North & The Lonely Hearts (UK), Deep Blue Sea (UK), Joe Macdonald & The Walkin' Hawks (CA), and Rowland Jones (UK). Festival reviews cover Edinburgh Blues/Rock Festival, Carlisle Blues 'N' Rock Festival, European Blues Cruise, plus Leek Blues & Americana Festival. There is also our usual comprehensive list of album reviews to help you find some new and exciting music.

Subjects: Blues, Music, Reviews

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Blues Matters! Magazine was founded by Editor-in-Chief Alan Pearce who has been championing the Blues since 1998 with the first edition going to press in April 1999! This British publication specialises in Blues music from all over the world and is a double inductee into the Blues Hall of Fame, has received 3 recognitions in the USA for continued dedication to the Blues, and received an award for Keeping The Blues Alive from The Blues Foundation. Impassioned writers and contributors have been sought to create a neat A5 bi-monthly publication with 132 pages of dynamic, uplifting and well-presented content for the magazine.

We aim to bring together the music, musicians, creators, industry people and most importantly the fans who support and sustain the Blues with all that they do.

The complete digital archive of Blues Matters! magazine, stretching back to 1999 is an invaluable research tool for any Blues enthusiasts, you can explore the history of the Blues with our dynamic and extensive content.

Click here to preview the complete digital archive.

Click here to visit the Blues Matters! website.

WINNER of The Blues Foundation 2007 'Keeping The Blues Alive Award' - Print Media

Blues Matters Archive Video from Exact Editions on Vimeo.

  • First Issue: Issue 1
  • Latest Issue: Issue 105
  • Issue Count: 104
  • Published: Bi-monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-5271

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