The Mighty Blues News

Blues news, I hear you ask? This is the place for Swmapgrass focused blues news.  Keep up to date with all things in the Swampgrass blues world including news from tours, gigs, music we are listening to and how the next album is coming along. We haven’t been great at posting regular news posts in the last year so we’re going to turn that around in 2017 and hope to bringing you tales of travels, album news, some great special gigs and the usual festival mayhem. We love to hear from you so why not keep in touch by posting comments or follow us on Facebook or Twitter. Check back regularly and if we’re not posting often enough you can make fun of us online.

Swampgrass debut album released 5th of March

Swampgrass will release its debut album worldwide on the 5th of March. To celebrate the release the band are hosting a launch party at Glastonbury URC on the same date and have invited two of their favourite bands along in Nick Parker & The False Alarms and The...

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Debut album on the way – get involved!

So, the songs are written and have been performed a bunch of times at festivals throughout the summer. It's time to commit them to our first album release and it would be totally amazing if you would help us out by pre-ordering the album through our Indiegogo crowd...

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Summer’s almost gone!

It's been one hell of a summer this year with some amazing gigs & festivals, a bunch of new material coming in to the set and plans afoot for the debut studio album. We kicked off festival season back in May with a gig at Wild Boar Blues Festival at Green Valley...

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It’s a new year and there’s gigs aplenty…

So here we are in 2015! After a great year in 2014 the Swampgrass crew are looking to push on and have an even better 2015 by appearing at as many pubs, clubs, festivals and pretty much anywhere live music can be heard as we can. The years starts well with gigs...

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Some blues we like volume 1

Just to break up the stories that are all about us we thought we'd start posting some opinion pieces about the blues we love, the blues that keeps us making the music we - and hopefully you - love and appreciate. There are so many awesome blues acts that have inspired...

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“Little Things” single released for streaming

Well it has been promised for some time but it has finally happened.  You can now listen to the first single by Swampgrass on our music page or at Reverbnation & Soundcloud.  We're very excited by it and can't wait to record a live version at our live album gig at...

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Come join us for a Live Album recording party in October

While we are working on studio versions of new material which will be released in the coming months we have always wanted to capture our live show with a decent recording. To that end we will be having a live album recording party at The King Arthur in Glastonbury on...

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Festival season over? No way!

So we had a fantastic time during the summer playing at festivals and events and when we weren't playing we were attending and on some occasions even stage managing.  There was probably one weekend off in every five but why would you want it any different?  We...

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