The Magic Band might be down to a lone original member now, but John French is still the crucial link to Captain Beefheart, says Martin Longley.
Martin Longley reports, as Frisco’s Tubes bring stack-heels and leather helmets back to Bilston.
Dave Woodhall talks to West Coast legend David Freiberg.
Dave Woodhall talks to Andy Fraser, bass player with Free and inadvertent seller of blockbuster films.
There’s definitely some unusual events taking place.
A return for a legendary name, amongst others.
Dave Woodhall talks to guitarist Michael Schenker.
Dave Woodhall talks to a survivor.
The music matches the weather this week.
Here’s a run-down of what’s happening at the venue.
Steve Sarsby on Van Der Graaf Generator at the Robin 2.
John Lee Hooker jr tells Dave Woodhall about growing up with a legend.
A couple of legendary names and a few legendary wannabes take the stage.
Dave Woodhall talks to T’Pau’s Carol Decker about million selling albums, touring the world and avoiding a proper job. They both have one of these things in common.
Half Man Half Biscuit hit the M6 to Bilston. Dave Woodhall is an independent witness.
Old, new and something in between
Veterans, tributes and a good cause are all at Bilston.
New acts, old acts and some in between
Lovers of sweet soul music will be interested in a couple of upcoming dates.
Antonio Forcione, Uriah Heep, T Rextasy and much more at The Robin
Dave Woodhall braves the elements to witness some rare quality.
In which Dave Woodhall talks to 2 Tone legend Pauline Black.
Henrik Freischlader, Spirit of Smokie, Alive & Kicking, Nine Below Zero, Kast-Off Kinks all coming up at The Robin
The return of Robin favourites the Spindoctors, Blue Coupe, The Animals and more – on in Bilston this week
Internet auction leaves fans disappointed.
Open sessions, Alan Merrill and the Arrows, David Bowie tribute Jean Genie and….. professional wrestling!
Lots of guitars and a few pairs of dark glasses to boot.
There’s a beery blues invasion on the way, with a quartet of fine practitioners descending on the area. Martin Longley has already caught them all, up in York during the last few months…
Lined up for the Pride of Bilston are…
Legendary psychedelia amongst others.