Blues Matters!

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Blues Matters! is a bimonthly British blues magazine.


Blues Matters! was founded by Alan Pearce in 1999.[1] It is published on a bimonthly basis.[2][1] Alan King and Darren Howells (until 2009) previously served as the magazine's editor-in-chief.[1]

The Blues Foundation, in Memphis, Tennessee, awarded the magazine the "Keeping the Blues Alive" (KBA) Award for 2007, in the Print Media category.[1] This is only the second time a British publication has received the award, and the first time for a Welsh production. Previous recipients have included major titles, such as Rolling Stone.[1] Blues Matters! is also the recipient of the European Blues Awards 2014 in the category of best publication.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Memphis acclaims small blues mag". BBC. 2 December 2006. Retrieved 29 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Blues Matters Magazines". Charlotte Street News. Retrieved 29 July 2015.
  3. ^ "European Blues Awards 2014 Presentation Details". European Blues Awards. 11 May 2015. Retrieved 29 July 2015.

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