The Blues Radio Banner

Blues Radio UK Shows

Part Of The Blues Radio UK Network

Acoustic Blues Club

Acoustic music is the root of the blues. Field hollers and moans, spirituals and gospel music, even occasionally English, Scottish and Irish music form the core of the blues. Acoustic Blues Club brings you music examining the ‘roots of the blues’. The earliest blues recording are now more than 100 years old and much of the music in this show was recorded in the last century. Understanding where the music comes from and the way it fits in to the social fabric of the United States of America is key to considering the contemporary nature of the music. Although you...

Read more

All Shades Of Blues

"All Shades Of Blues is where you're going to hear Blues from the artists that you expect, but also Blues from artists that'll make you say, 'Didn't know that they did the Blues!'"  

Read more

Another Blues Is Knocking

If you want Another blues isknocking to play your music? Make sure you send it to zipp-leen@live.nl ...this way it gets added for rotation! Please use mp3/320 or wav/flac by wetranfer or a similar service.

Read more

Another Slice

If you would like to request a track or two you can contact me here via my email 'slicerandb@gmail.com' connections to The Bluesbones, Jessie and the Alchemists, Litekite, Thunder Mother  

Read more

Anyone Got A Cappo

Alec Martin presenter of 'Have I Got Blues For You' presents a 2nd show dedicated to the open mic scene. Alec began arguably the very first open mic in NW UK around 30 years ago and is still heavily involved with his Buskers Ball sessions. This programme is aimed to raise the profile of open mics, and features both studio and live performances. To send in your music for possible broadcast, send (with artist details)to alec.nighttrain@btinternet.com  

Read more

At The Crossroads

"I write and host the weekly radio show, which is engineered and produced by Mike Braniff, who is also ATC’s web guru. Rosemary Trace provides the program’s signature voice, and Neil Harnett wrote and performs the ATC signature theme. For the most part, each edition of ATC includes a dozen tunes, a two-song spotlight on a brand new album, a classic blues cut or artist, and emphasis upon both established and independent artists. The over-riding goal is to attract new listeners to the blues, while at the same time satisfying purists and long-time aficionados. At the Crossroads – the website – complements...

Read more

Blues And Roots Connections

Blues And Roots Connections with Paul Long is a multi-award winning show, which is inspired by blues – but not constrained by it. New releases, tour news, and themed shows which have connections by artist, genre, subject matter or whim! Paul is Chair of the IBBA (Independent Blues Broadcasters Association) and a board member of the UK Blues Federation. He performs with the blues-rock band Catfish, is a record producer, and was for many years the producer of the Paul Jones blues show on BBC Radio 2.  

Read more

Blues Cafe

Steve James - Blues Radio Presenter - A little about me I live just north of London, UK and am a lifelong musician having picked up the guitar at 12 years old. I love all genre of music and have played in many different types of bands from blues to dance to jazz to folk. Still playing in bands and love every minute of it. I have a special love of the Blues and sharing that love with you on the radio is a real privilege.            

Read more

Blues Corner

With Tony 'TC' Corner Purveyors of the finest blues tuneage bringing you the best from across the world.  

Read more

Blues From The Severn Delta

Dr Wart Hoover grew up listening to music in the 70's. After making a promising start at University Radio Falmer, work and family pressed a "pause" on radio for 30 years. Having joined Severn FM, The Doc discovered that most of the music he loved was built on The Blues, so launched a programme celebrating the vast broadness of the genre. This has become "Blues From The Severn Delta" (the River Severn flows past The Doc's home town to the sea)  

Read more

Blues Hound

  James “The Blues Hound” Nagel Actively involved in the blues community for nearly four decades as a writer, photographer, producer, emcee, promoter and festival/benefit organizer. Served as Festival Chair of the 2007 Charles Brown “Day of Remembrance” Blues Festival and Entertainment Chair of the 2008 Charles Brown Music Festival. Formerly served on the Doc Blues Records Advisory Board and on the Board of Directors of the Uncle John Turner Foundation. I served as the first President of the Houston Blues Museum (2009-2011) and continue in an advisory role. Radio career with KPFT began in 1996. Current host of “Howlin’ the Blues”...

Read more

Blues Is The Truth

More emphasis on traditional electric blues,and less blues rock,,,,,but we we slip some in now and again,and the occasional oddity.

Read more

Blues N' Roots

Salty Dog Blues N Roots is a weekly 2 hour broadcast featuring the best Australian and world blues, roots and alternate country - since April 2005. Produced by Salty Dog in Melbourne, Australia.    

Read more

Blues On The Hill

Coming to BLUES RADIO UK all the way from Sunbury, Australia, Barry Maxwell plays music with passion, music with soul that matters! You will hear an hour of International Blues Artist, as well as an hour of local Australian Blues Artist.

Read more

Blues On The Radio

A weekly trawl through the greatest new and classic music we can find - all of it tightly or, at times, loosely slotting into the genre of The Blues.   Presented by Richard Dunning who is a member of The Independent Blues Broadcasters Association and a full member of The UK Blues.    

Read more

Blues Therapy

Blues Therapy Radio has been on the air since 2004 and has been a finalist for Best Blues Radio Show 14 times (Inland Empire Blues Awards).  BTR is broadcast on multiple FM stations as well as many online stations and on podcast servers as well.  In 2004 Biggdaddy Ray Hansen and Armand “The Doctor” Parada recorded the first show on college radio at Whitman College in Walla Walla, WA.   It was Biggdaddy’ Blues Show for the first few years.  The show streamed worldwide from the very start.  The name was changed to “Blues Therapy Radio Worldwide” to take the focus...

Read more

Cloud

player   Schedule  

Read more

Deep Cuts

Each week we search our extensive vinyl library vault for classic albums to choose a rare or little know gem and present it in pure Analog directly off the album. It takes over three hours to produce a one hour show in the studio.

Read more

Deep In The Blues

Blues music is at the root of most modern music - scratch the surface and the Blues isn't many layers down

Read more

Fired Up Blues

Iain Lamond Presenter / DJ Iain has been working in community radio since early 2019 after being recruted to Wirral Wave Radio in December 2018. He works a presenter of their Beer Show and alternate Blues show and is co-manager, making sure everything is scheduled and runs smoothly, this doesn't always happen! (That's community radio for you!) His interest in Blues was formed at an early age when his mum introduced him to Manfred Mann, Barcaly James Harvest and Queen. In his teens he developed his own musical tastes forming mainly are UK indie bands like Jesus Jones, Carter USM...

Read more

Fresh Roots New Blues

I'll be playing the freshest blues on the planet.

Read more

Have I Got Blues For You

Alec MartinVeteran of the American Blues Festival UK tours in the 60's (although he swears he wasn't old enough to get in), Alec was a former presenter on Greater Manchester Rock Radio and music journalist.He started his blues band Night Train in 1977 ("for the love of blues and because everybody else were doing punk and rock", and to date, the band are still very busy, with Colne, Burnley, Bolton and Bowness blues festivals under their belts and a strong following in the north west.As well as this, Alec is an acoustic artist and his Buskers Ball Open Mic sessions...

Read more

Heavystorm Quiet Storm

• Passion for Music started at age 8• Made the transition to Radio Broadcasting in 2007 as a morning show talk show host & Quiet Storm Personality on Dunbar Community Radio 107.5 Fm Fort Myers Florida.• Joined the Internet Radio Digital Community as a Broadcaster in 2009• Host of The Heavystorm Quiet Storm which began as a mixtape in 1987 . The Heavystorm is currently celebrating its 13th anniversary on radio. Currently syndicated world wide spanning six continent's . Heard in countries as UK, Japan, Italy  , France , Australia , Belize , St.Kitts . Also syndicated in North America...

Read more

Live From The Midnight Circus

This is the show that brings you the best in currently touring artists who are creating new original music rooted in the blues. These are the INDIE Blues artists.

Read more

Magnuson Blues

Ex Virgin records Exec, Founder of the Blues label Pointblank featuring artists like John Lee Hooker, John Hammond, Isaac Hayes, Charlie Musselwhite, Van Morrison, Pop Staples, Johnny Winter, Albert Collins, Gary Moore to name a few….Winner of five grammy awards! The show covers Blues, Soul, R’n’B, and gospel, featuring rare and deep cuts from legendary and contemporary artists. Hear and feel the music !

Read more

Monster Blues

I first became interested in music as a boy when my Dad and I would listen to his records and I’ve always loved all kinds of music.The first band I saw live was Steppenwolf and ‘The Blues’ hit me big time when I first heard ‘Who Do You Love’ by Juicy Lucy and ‘Statesboro Blues’ by The Allman Brothers.Over the last forty six years I have spent every moment I could listening to music and seeing literally thousands of artists.      

Read more

Mother Road Blues

IN MEMORIUM Very sad news our beloved Station Manager Bambi Pickard was admitted recently due to severe pneumonia and was put onto a ventilator to stabilize her. She was transferred to a larger hospital for testing, and we learned after rounds of testing that she had very advanced lung cancer that had also spread to her brain.It had progressed too far for treatment.She passed away peacefully Catch the Breeze.. Kool Breeze recognized by The National Heritage Foundation Blues Hall of Fame® as the Ambassador of Blues for the state of Missouri!! An award winning show not only bringing you mainstream blues but...

Read more

One Way Out

The New breed of blues rock and also blues down the decades  

Read more

Q-Burn

In 1984, after working for several landbased pirates in London, Peter got an audition at BBC Radio One. But despite being shortlisted he was pipped at the post by a Radio Luxembourg DJ who got the job due to his national profile.Ironically Peter was then signed up by Radio Luxembourg in April 1985, where he happily stayed until November 1991. As Peter recalls "For me getting Radio Luxembourg 208 was fantastic and it was surreal to be suddenly working alongside broadcasters that I had listened to all my life... like Bob Stewart and Stuart Henry. All the jocks that I...

Read more

Real Vision Radio Show

Great music from featured artists  and much more. Tune in, join the fun,and leave comments and requests on the Real Vision Radio Show facebook page.  

Read more

Red Hot & Blues

The Blues Show with Bob and Norm first aired in late January 2003 and since then there has been a two hour Blues show every Monday night on Gtfm radio based in South Wales. In April 2016 Bob moved on and Norm went solo with the renamed Red Hot and Blues Show continuing to play the best in blues from then and now.

Read more

Roxy Perry Show

From a "NY state of mind" comes a full spectrum of Blues of all eras on every show. A mix of the best of Indie Blues, Classic and Rare Vintage Blues. Predominantly Big band Blues, Funky Blues, Blues Rock, Harpin' Blues and Jazzy Blues . Something for everyone.

Read more

Shaking Hands With The Devil

Are you ready to shake hands with the devil? Del Garland has over 50 years of watching live music and over 10 years experience of presenting shows on local community radio stations. Predominately a rock guy, he felt it’s the right time to give credit to the Blues artists that have forged his taste in music. Expect to hear the old masters, bands inspired by them as well as some the best emerging artists.    

Read more

The Americana Show

Dawson SmithStalwart of the UK Blues Rock and Americana scene as a musician and promoter.Originally from South Wales but been in Leicester over thirty years.Lead singer, guitar player and songwriter with Dawson Smith & The Dissenters a blues rockin’ Americana band well known on the UK gig scene. Dawson has released three solo albums and two as Dawson Smith & The Dissenters. As a promoter Dawson was very involved in setting up The Musician Venue in Leicester and putting on loads of great American artists at the beginning of what is now known as Americana.Dawson was on the team that...

Read more

The Blues Come Calling

"Wherever you are, whatever you're doing, you'd better be ready when The Blues Come Calling with Dennis Roberts. He's put your name on the VIP list to share some of the best blues around and you'll be in good company as he brings you an armful of new releases, some 'seasoned' favourites and a surprise or two. If it inspires some uninhibited rhythmic footwork and head nodding, you may not be alone!"

Read more

The Gospel Blues

Brother Rick has loved music since pre-school days.  Looking back at the music he used to listen too back then has always loved The Blues.  In the 90’s he worked with some friends in Pittsburgh PA host Karaoke shows and as a DJ for Weddings, office parties and graduations.  Today he relaxes more and still enjoys his music volunteering to run sound at his church. Taking over as the host of The Gospel Blues Hour has allowed him to share his passion for Christ and love of The Blues.  

Read more

The Supertone Show

BREAKING NEWS ...... The Supertone Show podcast - Ressurection! The Supertone Show’ is a weekly, music-inspired chat show about songs and the people who make them.Presented by European blues awards nominees, it features an eclectic mix of music from their vinyl collections, plus special shows focussing on inspirational people who have influenced and changed the sound of modern music.

Read more

Top Of The Blues

Jeni shares a love for great New and old Rock N Roll and Rockin Blues.

Read more

Turn It Up

I guess from a very early age I was bitten by the music bug. Music is my oxygen I really couldn’t live my life without it. Back when I saw The Beatles performing All You Need Is Love on Top Of The Pops that was it !. My life took many turns since then born on a farm I spent almost 40 years of my life as a dairy farmer. Then in the late nineties worked in the agri- business sector. Although during all of that period music was ever present in my life. Then it happened!! June 2019 I...

Read more

Walrus & The Carpenter

My love of music started way back with the Beatles, Pink Floyd, Moody Blues, Procol Harum etc and while my tastes are pretty broad I do still love the Psychedelic and Progressive genres in particular. I strum a bit of guitar when I get the chance but definitely for my own amusement! I started broadcasting on Hospital Radio, something that I still do and found a niche and like-minded music lovers on Rock Radio UK and I’ve been with the station for a few years now. My shows are:The 60s Scene – I tend to focus on the years 66-69...

Read more

Wednesday's Even Worse

Ian McKenzie has been a blues fan since he was in his early teens - and thats a long time ago. In the late 1950s he was a ‘skiffler’ in a small group which was good enough to be selected by the National Jazz Federation to support the Chris Barber Band. Ian fell in love with the music that Chris played and was entranced by many (most) of the dozens of blues musicians he brought over to the UK. A lover of most types of blues from Mississippi through Chicago and including Zydeco and Cajun music, as well as the...

Read more

Wolf's Den

Broadcasting from the base of the Rocky Mountains, Wolf's blues-based show includes local Colorado artists, as well as musicians from near and afar ... old school, funk, R&B and electric guitar oh and let's not forget jump/swing gonna be plenty of that too! ... you name it, Wolf is liable to play it.  

Read more