Album Review: Joanne Shaw Taylor – The Blues Album

As one of the most prolific artists in modern times, Joanne Shaw Taylor is back with her latest album, following on from 2019’s Restless Heart. Simply named, The Blues Album, it sees Taylor release her first covers album which as her seventh album feels overdue yet deft choice. Had she released this a decade ago, … Continue reading Album Review: Joanne Shaw Taylor – The Blues Album

Joanne Shaw Taylor announces blues covers album with new single “Let Me Down Easy”

Critically acclaimed British guitarist and singer songwriter, Joanne Shaw Taylor, universally hailed as the UK’s premiere blues rock guitarist, is announcing the release of her seventh studio full-length record The Blues Album on Friday September 17, 2021. Today she also shares a new single, "Let Me Down Easy" along with a companion music video. The … Continue reading Joanne Shaw Taylor announces blues covers album with new single “Let Me Down Easy”

Gig Review: Joanne Shaw Taylor / Blackwater Conspiracy – SWG3 Warehouse, Glasgow (27th March 2019)

It’s been quite some time since Joanne Shaw Taylor visited Glasgow and even longer since I last caught her (rather selfish of Alice Cooper to be playing Glasgow on the same night and not being able to be in two places at once). With new album Reckless Heart landing in the Top 20 of the … Continue reading Gig Review: Joanne Shaw Taylor / Blackwater Conspiracy – SWG3 Warehouse, Glasgow (27th March 2019)

Album Review: Joanne Shaw Taylor – Reckless Heart

It’s been three years since the release of Wild and it’s an album which served Joanne Shaw Taylor incredibly well. However, even with an extensive back catalogue such as hers, it’s still not enough. Indeed, with her rising prominence and undoubted guitar prowess, Sony had the right mind to sign her and Reckless Heart is … Continue reading Album Review: Joanne Shaw Taylor – Reckless Heart

Stone Free Festival 2018 announces headliners and venue details

Kilimanjaro Live and The O2 are proud to announce the return of the Stone Free Festival, which will be happening on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th June 2018 at The O2, London. Now in its third year, Stone Free Festival has become a firm fixture on the live calendar and next year’s exciting event is … Continue reading Stone Free Festival 2018 announces headliners and venue details

Joanne Shaw Taylor / Broken Witt Rebels – O2 ABC, Glasgow (20th January 2017)

Several months back, I had the last minute opportunity to catch Wilko Johnson at the O2 ABC with a blues songstress by the name of Joanne Shaw Taylor. Admittedly, I'd heard mixed things about her but none of her actual material. By the sheer fact of walking into the venue with her already onstage, the … Continue reading Joanne Shaw Taylor / Broken Witt Rebels – O2 ABC, Glasgow (20th January 2017)