19 July 2017

#598 :: Another Belly Fulla Blues With Fatt Max (9 July 2017)

The Blues Room #598
Wednesday 19 July 2017
9pm-10pm NZ time, FreeFM89.0


The Flaming Mudcats – Heavy 
Biscuit Miller – Down At The Mississippi 
Cedric Davis – Keep On Snatching It Back 
The Graveltones – Running To You 
Sleepy John Estes – Brownsville Blues 
The Alexis P Suter Band – Another Place And Time 
James Luther Dickinson – Dixie Fried 
Shane Speal & His Snake Oil Band - Don’t Give Me None Of Yo’ Business 
Laurence Jones – Live It Up 
Albert Collins – Ice Pick 
Vaughn Brothers – Hard To Be 
Mike Zito – On The Road 
A C Reed & Bonnie Rait – She’s Fine 
Cyril Neville – Blues Is The Truth 
John Long – Suitcase Stomp 
B B King – Don’t Answer The Door

12 July 2017

#597 :: You Gotta Move (12 July 2017)

The Blues Room #597
Wednesday 12 July 2017
9pm-10pm NZ time, FreeFM89.0

1. Buster Benton and Carey Bell - Born with the Blues
2. Roy Gaines - A Hell of a Night
3. North Mississippi All Stars - You Got To Move
4. Little Bushman - Te Oranga
5. Darren Watson's New Acoustic LP - Pledge Me Project
6. Darren Watson - I Still Feel The Same
7. Mike Garner -The Way I Feel
8. Moses Walker and Ronnie Shellist - Come On In My Kitchen
9. Flavio Guimaraes & Netto Rockfeller - Times Is Getting Faster
10. Victor Puertas & The Mellow Tones - She's My Baby
11. Bo Diddley - Don't Know Where I've Been
12. John Mayer - Crossroads
13. Taj Mahal & Keb' Mo' - Diving Duck Blues
14. Big Bill Morganfield - I Don't Know Why
15. Paul Lamb & The Blues Burglars - Late One Evening

The Nukes hit Hamilton July 22 to release new album

The Nukes III album has spent six weeks on the NZ album chart top ten as well as being 
the number 1 independent NZ album of the week.

All their latest promo and show updates including those just gone can be found on their facebook page, lots going on https://www.facebook.com/thenukesukuleletrio.

Nukes on the go again and slowly covering this beautiful land with our uke tunes and new album NUKES III ....in some places we can even work in a pre show workshop session so for all you Hamiltonians here's a Saturday early evening opportunity

Workshop for ticket holders only from 5.30pm with show doors opening at 7.00pm. 
All ages welcome. Limited cash door sales: $25 adults $15 children under 16. Tickets online at The Meteor http://themeteor.co.nz/events/ or in person from Shearers Musicworks and Excite Music Academy. Pre sales include workshop and show deal for $30.

Swamp Thing tour North Island, starting at Raglan's Yot Club: July-August 2017


Swamp Thing’s energetic live performances are re-known for inspiring concert goers to dance and have fun while showcasing a wealth of musical experience and engaging their audience at all times.

Swamp Thing play every show like it is their last, making a sound that reaches far back into the musical DNA of roots music.

Catch Swamp Thing on their north island tour this July and August 2017.

6 July 2017

#596 :: Hour Of Blues Power With Darcy Perry (5 July 2017)

The Blues Room #596
Wednesday 5 July 2017
9pm-10pm NZ time, FreeFM89.0

1. Chris Cain - Trying To Forget It
2. Aretha Franklin - Trouble in Mind
3. Golden Earring - Radar Love
4. R.L. Burnside - Miss Maybelle
5. Ry Cooder - Down in Mississippi
6. Rory Block - Silver Wings
7. Albert Collins, Robert Cray & Johnny Copeland - Lion's Den
8. Shaken not Stirred - God Bless the Child
9. Slim Harpo - I Got Love If You Want It
10. The Nukes - Lemon Tree
11. The Blind Boys of Alabama - Many Rivers to Cross
12. Hound Dog Taylor - Roll Your Money Maker
13. Bo Diddley - Bring it To Jerome
14. Jimmy Reed - Shame, Shame, Shame

21 June 2017

#594 :: Another Belly Fulla Blues With Fatt Max (21 June 2017)

The Blues Room #594
Wednesday 21 June 2017
9pm-10pm NZ time, FreeFM89.0

Swamp Thing – Last Fair Deal 
Emma King – Devil City 
Cris Jacobs – Jack The Whistle & The Hammer 
T Rex – Mambo Sun 
Keb Mo – That’s Alright 
Sean Chambers – Be Careful With A Fool 
Big Walter Horton- Have A Good Time 
Magic Sam – I Have The Same Old Blues 
John Mayall Bluesbreakers – Little Girl 
Eric Clapton – I Aint Got You 
Eric Clapton – Before You Accuse Me
T Model Ford – Sugar Farm 
Taj Mahal – Bank Robbery 
Gary Moore – Since I Met You Baby 
Buddy Guy & Gary Clark Jnr – Blues Don’t Care 
Johnny Winter – Shake Your Tail Feather

15 June 2017

#593 :: Claude Hay Interview / NZ Tour (14 June 2017)

The Blues Room #593
Wednesday 14 June 2017
9pm-10pm NZ time, FreeFM89.0


Nate interviews Claude Hay about his NZ tour. 
Thu 15 Jun 2017 RAUMATI SOCIAL CLUB, Raumati South, New Zealand 
Fri 16 Jun 2017 Whanganui Musicians Club, Whanganui, New Zealand 
Sat 17 Jun 2017 Uxbridge Theatre, Auckland, New Zealand 
Sun 18 Jun 2017 Butlers Reef, New Plymouth, New Zealand


Seasick Steve - Down On The Farm
Eric Bibb and North Country Far - I'll Farm For You
Claude Hay - Roller Coaster
Claude Hay - Hold You Up
Claude Hay - Forget About Me
Claude Hay - Winner
Tami Neilson - Loco Mama
Ronnie Shellist feat. Gerry Hundt - Shoes
Chuck Berry - Lady B. Goode
Gina Sicilia - He Called Me Baby
Homesick James - Farmer's Blues


8 June 2017

#592 :: Another Hour Of Blues Power With Darcy Perry (7 June 2017)

The Blues Room #592
Wednesday 7 June 2017
9pm-10pm NZ time, FreeFM89.0
1. Johnny Winter with Dr. John - Blue Monday
2. Chris Cain - Better Not Look Down
3. Eric Bibb - In My Father's House
4. Joss Stone - The Chokin' Kind
5. Jimi Hendrix - Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)
6. Rick Estrin and The Nightcats - Callin' All Fools
7. Kim Wilson - My Buddy Buddy Friends
8. Doyle Bramhall II - Soul Shaker
9. We Shall Overcome
10. Steady Rollin' Blues
11. Woody Guthrie - This Land Is Your Land
12. Selwyn Birchwood - Don't Call No Ambulance

1 June 2017

#591 :: CONMEN Live in The Blues Room (31 May 2017)

The Blues Room #591
Wednesday 31 May 2017
9pm-10pm NZ time, FreeFM89.0

The 6-piece Conmen produce a solid blues sound reminiscent of 1940/50/60's blues artists and bands. The style of music could be described as earthy, basic blues from US Delta and Chicago artists, whilst also heavily influenced by British bands and their hits of the 60s and 70s. Here they perform live to air on The Blues Room for New Zealand Month 2017.


1. The Sugar Daddyz - Dreams
2. Conmen - Hambone 
3. Conmen - Leave You No More 
4. Conmen - Down By The Bayou 
5. Conmen - Smokestack Lightening 
6. Conmen - Tastes Like Chicken 
7. Conmen - Devil Women 
8. Li'l Chuck (The One Man Skiffle Machine) - Whiskey and Ginger 
9. Groovexpress - Ukrainian Doll
10. Conmen - Congo Square 
11. Conmen - St James Infirmary Blues 
12. Conmen - River Hip Mama

28 May 2017

#590 :: Al's Angels LIVE in The Blues Room (24 May 2017)

The Blues Room #590
Wednesday 24 May 2017
9pm-10pm NZ time, FreeFM89.0

To celebrate New Zealand Music Month we welcome Al's Angels 
into the studio to perform live to air. This band comprises of Al Ward on bass / vocals, Al Furston on rhythm guitar / vocals, Alex Dean on drums and Morris Taylor on lead guitar. All members are frequent participants of the local blues jams hosted by Hamilton Blues Society

1. Mike Garner - Blues Singer
2. Al's Angels - Late Night Blues
3. Al's Angels - Northbound
4. Al's Angels - Down by the river
5. Al's Angels - Going Back To Georgia
6. Al's Angels - Devil in distress
7. Al's Angels - Rocking My Blues Away
8. Darren Watson - WTLIF
9. Al's Angels - Son Of A Gun
10. Al's Angels - Talk To My Baby