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The surviving room of Muddy's cabin, Stovall Plantation Ms (now in Delta Blues Museum)

For good web-sites listing local or national gigs, try:

BLUES IN BRITAIN

Gig listings and venue details in the magazine and on-line

‘BLUES MATTERS!’

Gig listings in the magazine and on-line

www.tradmusic.com 

www.ents24.com

www.acousticguitar.com  lists Bristol gigs

Venue is an excellent magazine listing  mainly Bristol and Bath gigs www.venue.co.uk 

For international (Europe and beyond) listings try: www.blues-clubs-worldwide.com  

If you know of more venues, or to up-date contact details, please email us

LOCAL VENUES

The Queen's Head Monmouth, 01600 - 712767 - Jazz on Wednesday & Thursday, bluesy roots on Sunday.

Tubby Blues Club http://www.tubbyblues.webeden.co.uk/ Monthly blues at The United Services Club, Cheltenham

The Boat, Pennallt, Redbrook. Acoustic roots on Tuesday, bands on Thursday

The Cross Keys, Gloucester

VENUES NEAR(ISH) TO THE BFBR

The Bunch Of Grapes, Bristol - Keeping music live at The Blues Club

The Old Duke, Bristol

The Dorset Blues Society   - gigs, info, articles, links www.bluesnights.co.uk

Highs and Blues - monthly blues at Sloanes, Taunton, Somerset

Wyndham Arms, KINGSBURY EPISCOPI.Som.01935 823239

Bell Inn, ASH, Nr Martock. Somerset. 01935 822727 www.thebellatash.co.uk  

Marr's Bar, Worcester

Sutton Blues Collective - monthly blues club in the West Midlands: jams, special guests

Crossroads Blues Club - monthly blues club in the West Midlands: jams, special guests

WALES

Islwyn Acoustic Guitar Club, including the Black Island Blues Room islwynacoustic@fsmail.net  - Gigs and guitar workshops

Tawe Delta Blues Club - home of the blues in Swansea, South Wales

The MS1 Club - Cardiff's premier full-on rock 'n' roll venue!

Blues Dragon Club - leading blues venue in Cardiff

Hooker's Blues Club - the only blues club in Wrexham!

Conway Folk Club (Courtesy of Dave & Ray)

NORTH

Telford's Warehouse, Chester - Good food, good wine and fine music

The Kite Club - A haven for blues aficionados in Blackpool

High Cross Inn - Broughton in Furness, Cumbria

Barnoldswick Blues Club - the north's premier blues venue

Halifax Blues in the heart of West Yorkshire

Darlington R&B Club - Live blues and rock bands

Spike's Music Bar, Mansfield Woodhouse - Live music from the heart of Sherwood Forest

The Running Horse - Nottingham's answer to the House Of Blues!

The Moon and Sixpence, Glossop - Top-flight live music

EAST & SOUTH MIDLANDS

Spalding Blues Club - at the Red Lion Hotel

Blues of the Month Club - at the Queens Hotel in Cleethorpes

Blues Of The Month Club in Grimsby

The Musician - Leicester

Fizgig guide - a welcome to blues in Lincolnshire

Jazz & Blues At The Park - exciting new venue in Peterborough

Stamford Arts Centre - supports the blues! www.stamfordartscentre.com

Exeter Arms, Barrowden, Rutland - top quality blues

Half Moon, Bishops Stortford - Blues Alive

The Fox and Hounds, Stony Stratford - Live folk, blues & jazz

The Crown, Leyhill, Bucks

Riga Music Bar - Southend's premier live music venue

The New Crawdaddy Club at Crondon Park, Stock, Essex

The Retreat - at Bocking, Essex - the best in blues

LONDON

Blues West 14 - South Ken top blues venue, London

Mojo Boogie - Sunday night blues at the 100 Club, Oxford Street, London

The 100 Club - official website

Borderline - all music genres in the heart of Soho, London

Ain't Nothin' But - Live blues in London seven nights a week

The Troubadour - blues in Earl's Court, London

606 Club - live jazz and blues seven nights a week in Chelsea

The Torrington, North Finchley

The Globe, Brentford - OK it's your round, get em in

BLUESCENE at The Lion, 27 Wick Road, Teddington, TW11 9DN - 020 8977 3199  www.bluescene.co.uk 

Boaters Blues - The best in blues & roots at this beautiful riverside location in Kingston, Surrey

Ronnie Scott's - the world famous London jazz night club

PubRock.com - Live music in and around London

SOUTH & SOUTH-EAST
Central Studio Basingstoke - 130 seat theatre in Basingstoke with regular, class blues gigs

Bottleneck Blues Club - world class music at fine venues in Kent
Jagz - Ascot club/bar/restaurant, stages the best in all forms of jazz & blues
Basingstoke Blues Club - great blues at the Moose Centre
Crawley Blues Club - if you like the blues, this is the place to be
The Mariners, Frensham - best of acoustic blues
Beepy’s, Lakeside, Frimley Green - top-class blues and R&B gigs

Worcester Park Club, Surrey
Cellar Bar Blues - Farnham Maltings, Farnham - blues & boogie
Windlesham Live, Surrey

The Brook and Talking Heads - Southampton venues

The Joiners, Southampton - Quality blues and roots

Reflex Blues Club - at the Wedgewood Rooms in Portsmouth
Forest Arts - blues and more besides, New Milton in Hampshire

Bullfrog Blues Club - South Parade Pier, Southsea
Blues At The Fort - live blues, real ale and food, Fort Purbrook, Hampshire

The Greys - Brighton's finest (smallest?) acoustic roots music venue
Guisborough R&B Club - official web site
The Top Bell, Barton under Needwood - top class blues