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   "Keeping good music live"

The Blue Front Bluesroom brings internationally-known artists to the Forest of Dean, promoting over 140 gigs since March 2002

The Blue Front hosts regular Monday evening gigs in an intimate cafe-bar setting at The Miners Arms, Whitecroft, Gloucestershire GL15 4PE.

(Artists - for bookings, please see Artist Policy)  

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Schedule - Quick Gig Guide

We will be promoting monthly gigs in 2010 so keep an eye on the website.

The venue is named after the Blue Front Café, a jook joint in Bentonia, Mississippi, where Jimmy Holmes and Bud Spires keep alive the Bentonia tradition of acoustic blues made famous by Skip James RA & Jack Owens RA 

For news of the Bentonia Blues Society and Bentonia Blues festival, check out the website at  Jimmy Holmes CDs are available from

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Jimmy Holmes                                                        Bud Spires

We are active supporters of the EUROPEAN BLUES ASSOCIATION  & Archive of African-American Music in its work to promote understanding of blues music and African-American cultural heritage and support the Musicians Union 'Keep it Live' campaign.   

Alan, John & Pete welcome you to the depths of the Severn-Wye Delta to enjoy good music in a friendly atmosphere.  

For club details, information on events, ticket availability, or to reserve tickets:

'phone: 01594-861151 


Download the hyperlinked sound-clips (look for RA-playable in Real Alternative or Real Player)