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Walter Trout: "I don't know why John Mayall put up with me for so long. But I've been sober for 32 years now, not a beer nor a joint," - (Blues Matters! Aug/Sep 2020)

Teddy Wilson: "Mildred Bailey was a much better singer than Billie [Holiday]." - (DownBeat August, 2020)


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11,740 (and counting) posts since we started blogging just over 12 years ago. 880 of them this year alone and, so far, 17 this month (August 4).

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Thursday 6: Vieux Carre Jazzmen - The Holystone, Whitley Road, Holystone, North Tyneside NE27 0DA. Tel: 0191 266 6173. 1:00pm. Free. OUTDOOR gig.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Preview: Van the Man, socially distanced - September 3

Describing itself as the UK's 'first socially distanced music venue', the Virgin Money Unity Arena in Newcastle will present several concerts in the grounds of Gosforth Park, including an appearance by Van Morrison which could be of interest to some BSH readers. 

Thursday 3 September is the date, eight o'clock start (doors 6:30pm) with a support act prior to Van the Man taking to the stage. Tickets (£47.50 + £20.00 bf) go on sale tomorrow (Wednesday 29). Due to the ongoing pandemic many conditions of entry will apply. It is, therefore, advisable to read in full the terms and conditions of entry on the venue's website: 


Lance said...

No chance of a moon dance then?

NeilC said...

No thanks saw him some years ago at the City Hall vowed never again came on played his set walked off no encore not a word to the audience got the impression he didn't really want to be there

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