News Updates

Blues Week Supporters Forum Sunday 18th April at 3pm UK time

By Michael Roach / April 15, 2021 / Comments Off on Blues Week Supporters Forum Sunday 18th April at 3pm UK time

Since there will be no Zoom lesson this weekend, we want to keep the momentum of meeting up with everyone and offer the opportunity to have a forum for discussion on Sunday 18th April at 3pm UK time.  If you have the time, let’s meet up and talk about the lessons.  It would be good…

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Eddie Martin Slide Guitar and Adam Franklin Mandolin Zoom Lessons Now Available on our Online Access Page

By Michael Roach / April 13, 2021 / Comments Off on Eddie Martin Slide Guitar and Adam Franklin Mandolin Zoom Lessons Now Available on our Online Access Page

Exclusive for Blues Week supporters: Eddie Martin’s ‘Slide Guitar’ lesson from Saturday 3rd April and Adam Franklin’s ‘Mandolin’ lesson on Sunday 11th April are now available on our Online Access Page.

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Sonny Black Sunday 28th March Live Exclusive Zoom Guitar Lesson is now available on our Online Access Page

By Michael Roach / March 31, 2021 / Comments Off on Sonny Black Sunday 28th March Live Exclusive Zoom Guitar Lesson is now available on our Online Access Page
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John Miller Saturday 13th March Live Exclusive Zoom Guitar Lesson is now available on our Online Access Page

By Michael Roach / March 15, 2021 / Comments Off on John Miller Saturday 13th March Live Exclusive Zoom Guitar Lesson is now available on our Online Access Page

We recorded John’s live exclusive Zoom guitar lesson on Saturday 13th March and it is now available on our Online Access Page.

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Will Wilde Zoom Lesson Sunday 21st March 5pm

By Michael Roach / March 13, 2021 / Comments Off on Will Wilde Zoom Lesson Sunday 21st March 5pm

Will Wilde will be conducting a harmonica lesson focusing on: 12 Bar Bass Lines/Riffs He will be showing you how to take any riff and turn it into a 12 bar blues by transposing it to the IV and V chords. The lesson will study a boogie rhythm, a shuffle and a slow blues. 

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Online Access Workshops

By Michael Roach / March 8, 2021 / Comments Off on Online Access Workshops

We have set up an exclusive ‘Online Access’ page only for those who paid to attend Blues Week 2020 and let their payment roll over to the next year (now Blues Week 2022). The page is password protected and has video content from all members of staff for all levels of ability. Also, we are…

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Blues Week 2021 Postponed

By Michael Roach / March 8, 2021 / Comments Off on Blues Week 2021 Postponed

It is with regret that Blues Week 2021 is being postponed. The conference manager at Hartpury College has informed me that a decision was made to cancel all conference bookings this summer over the uncertainty surrounding Covid.  That said, we have agreed to start our 20th Anniversary celebration on Sunday 31st July to Friday 5th…

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Blues Week 2021

By Michael Roach / January 31, 2021 / Comments Off on Blues Week 2021

Dear Blues Week Enthusiasts, We are now in February and I know that everyone is concerned with whether or not Blues Week will happen this year. At the moment, it is still on. However, I will be seeking guidance from Hartpury College this week and will post an update as soon as I get a…

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Blues Week 2021 Date Change

By Michael Roach / September 9, 2020 / Comments Off on Blues Week 2021 Date Change

Dear Blues Week Enthusiasts, I spoke to the conference manager at Hartpury College and we agreed to a date change for Blues Week 2021. The new dates are from Sunday 1st to Friday 6th August. YES, Blues Week 2021 will include Friday night accommodation and we check out of our rooms at 10 o’clock Saturday…

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Online Access Page ‘Live’

By Michael Roach / August 2, 2020 / Comments Off on Online Access Page ‘Live’

Blues Week 2020 (our 20th Anniversary) was supposed to start on Monday 3rd August. I’m really going to miss it this year and I’m looking forward to next year. That said, I am announcing that as of Monday 3rd August from 9am, our ‘Online Access’ page will be available to everyone who paid either a…

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