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April UK Tour

For 2018 blues supremo Ian Siegal tours a new album of original songs with his young band of ace musicians. In more than a quarter century of touring Ian Siegal’s mission statement has barely changed: songs that are real, shows that resonate, vocals served raw. Today...

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Deanna Bogart & Paddy Milner

American pianist & saxophonist Deanna Bogart makes her first visit to the UK in 15 years and joins Londoner Paddy Milner (Tom Jones, Jack Bruce) for a four-handed feast of contemporary blues, country and jazz. The award-winning multi-instrumentalist, bandleader,...

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The album that revived the UK blues scene

A decade might have passed since the release of Swagger but its seminal dazzle remains undimmed. In the era of the throwaway hit single, here is a classic album for the long-haul, the performances still vital, the sentiment searingly relevant, the songs representing a...

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Simon McBride adds Snakecharmer to list of credits

Rapidly establishing himself as the guitarist everyone wants in their band, Belfast-born Simon McBride will tour with Don Airey in March and with heavy blues-rockers Snakecharmer in May. This will be McBride’s third tour with Deep Purple keyboardist Airey’s band. He...

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Ian Siegal solo UK tour

After a hugely successful 25th anniversary tour with his band, Ian Siegal moves into 2017 in a gentler fashion with a 9-date solo acoustic tour of the UK starting March 17. Among his swelling collection of awards the most recent are for his acoustic work. His 2016...

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Anniversary Limited Edition

2WENTY5IVE: THE COLLECTION To mark Ian Siegal's 25th anniversary of professional touring Nugene Records is releasing a 38-track retrospective collection of songs written by Ian as a 3-CD boxed set together with a 72-page illustrated book of lyrics. The recordings are...

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Simon McBride on Tour

As 2016 draws to a close Simon McBride is exceptionally busy. Currently recording a new album between playing sessions, In October he goes to China on behalf of guitar endorser, PRS Guitars, and then embarks on two tours. The first of these tours, starting Nov 4, sees...

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Another British Blues Award for Ian Siegal

2016: Ian Siegal gains his ninth British Blues Award, this time in the Best Acoustic Artist category. This reflects the success of his recent acoustic albums and tours. Since the inception of the Awards six years ago Ian has won best album, best band, best song, best...

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Nugene records releases “Wayward Sons” 4th March 2016

21-track live album of Ian Siegal and Jimbo Mathus Wayward Sons is an evocative snapshot of a special night of dry banter, salty tales and classic songs performed with industrial-strength charisma by two artistes at the top of their game. This atmospheric album places...

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Ian Siegal to tour again with Jimbo Mathus

Ian Siegal and Jimbo Mathus will play some 40 shows across Europe in the period 22 April to 4 June 2016. This follows their successful first tour together in 2014. Ahead of touring the duo are releasing a 21-track album recorded during the debut tour. For devotees of...

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Ian Siegal scores his third Blues Music Awards nomination

When nominations for the 2016 Blues Music Awards were announced by the Memphis-based Blues Foundation, Ian Siegal’s name was once again lit large, this time for Acoustic Artist of the Year. Ian was previously nominated in 2013 and 2012 in the Contemporary Album...

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One Night in Amsterdam

One Night in Amsterdam marks Ian Siegal’s first live album with a full-throttle electric band. It also marks the first time he has performed, let alone recorded, four of the songs on this album.

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The Picnic Sessions

Recorded in North Mississippi in the style of a back porch gathering, The Picnic Sessions has Ian Siegal joining forces with Jimbo Mathus, The Dickinson brothers, and Alvin Youngblood Hart. It’s a relaxed affair, the perfect expression of what happens when five...

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It’s Not Over

Incendiary blues-rocker Simon McBride has signalled work on a new album with the release of a digital-only download track entitled “It’s Not Over”. The Belfast-born guitarist grabbed attention with his “Crossing The Line” album, prompting the USA magazine ‘Performer’...

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Man & Guitar

Recorded by the BBC at the Royal Albert Hall, London Bluesfest 2013 Man & Guitar finds Siegal at his bare-bones best, tearing up an unplugged solo set at Bluesfest 2013 in London. This is the performer at his most punchy, pugnacious and smash-and-grab exciting. There...

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Ian Siegal wins European Award

The 2013 European Blues Award for Vocalist goes to Ian Siegal. Earlier in the year he won Male Vocalist, Best Album and Best Song in the British Blues Awards and also picked up nominations in the USA for Best Contemporary Album from The Blues Awards and the Blues...

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McBride UK December shows

Simon McBride plays eight shows starting in Newcastle Dec 4 and finishing in Glasgow Dec 11. Locations include Gloucester 5/12, Winchester 6/12, London 7/12, Deal 8/12, Oxford 9/12 and Bilston 10/12.

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