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Thursday 2nd August 2018 13:31:00

Blues News from Portsmouth - August 2018

Welcome to August's Blues News.

** Videos And Acoustic Guitar Blog **

As mentioned in the last email, having bought a new video camera,
a Zoom Q2HD which built to record good audio, with a better camera
than my phone, I've resumed making both live gig videos and my
series of Acoustic Guitar Logs.

Here's a video of Burnt Ice's closing number of our gig at the
Golden Eagle In Southsea. We hope to return there in the Autumn.

I've been quite busy on the blog, here are new the episodes since
the last email.

o Andy Broad - How Do You Write A Song Like That?

Inspired by a question at a walker Broad gig last year, I
describe some of my composition process...

o Andy Broad - The Thrill Is Gone - Solo - Tips and Tricks

This one was by request from a friend wanting tips on how to
play solo electric guitar.

o Andy Broad - Techniques for Playing Slide Guitar in Standard
I'm frequently asked about how I play slide guitar in standard
tuning, here are some tips on my approach.

And the most recent:

o Andy Broad - A Jazz Blues With Just One Note

I explain how to play a jazz blues with a one note melody line,
and chords that move around the note. I teach this to
intermediate to advanced students, get in touch if interested.

As you can see I've been quite busy on the video front, hope you
enjoy them! If you do please do share them on you favoured social
media or even just let me know in a comment on the youtube video

** Lessons **

I currently have space for a couple of students. The standard
start up deal of 5 lessons for 75 is available. Get in touch by
replying to this email!

** Gigs **

Quite a bit going on this month with outings for each of my bands!

Sunday 5th August - 12:30pm
The Auckland Jam
Auckland Arms Netley Road Southsea

As ever all welcome both to play and listen, it's always a lot of

Sunday 12th August - 8:30pm
Blues At the Red
The Red Lion, High Street, Stevenage.
Andy Broad - Solo

This one is always a great gig, with a supportive audience.

Thursday 16th August - 8:30pm
The Vaults, Albert Road Southsea
The West Side Blues Band

Chicago Blues

Friday 17th August - 8:30pm
The Windsor Castle, Gosport.
Burnt Ice - Raw Funky Contemporary Blues.

Thursday 23rd August
Printer Playhouse, Eastbourne
Andy Broad - Solo

Really pleased to be asked to be the opening act at this new blues
club in Eastbourne.

Friday 31st August - 8:30pm
The Auckland Arms
The Walker Broad Band

Been a little while since we did a full band gig at the Auckland
as diaries wouldn't line up right, so we are really looking
forward to this one.

That's it for this month, see you at a gig soon and check out
those videos!

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