glowing review from the Times journalist Bill Borrows
the ESOTERIC BLUES SOCIETY ... music dug out the ground
music dug out the ground ... lost blues sides, early hill-country, delta and acoustic folk-blues, period vinyl played on period audio equipment ... blues footage and portraits ... earliest recorded music, earliest of blues forms, blues and church music, blues as prayer


... montage of ESOTERIC blues society images

LAST EVENT - FRIDAY 28 to SUNDAY 30 AUGUST 2020 @roseandmonkeyhotel
The LOST HIGHWAY JUKE JOINT

authentic mississippi juke joint specially built to house live acoustic country-blues on the stoop, played by special guest artists, blues on vinyl and film, portrait gallery and handouts, books, the usual suspects


extra night at the LOST HIGHWAY juke joint

PREVIOUS EVENTS @esotericbluessociety

... on the lost highway
Authentic Mississippi JUKE JOINT experience ... LIVE BLUES on the stoop ...VINYL on period equipment ...ART/FILM/HISTORY ... as the Good Lord intended ... on the Lost Highway ...


ESOTERIC BLUES SOCIETY presents ...
the LOST HIGHWAY Juke Joint

straight direct from the lost highway, home to hank williams and skip james, music from a hundred years ago ... on the lost highway


LOST HIGHWAY juke joint

LAST EVENT - FRIDAY 28 to SUNDAY 30 AUGUST 2020 @roseandmonkeyhotel
The LOST HIGHWAY JUKE JOINT

authentic mississippi juke joint specially built to house live acoustic country-blues on the stoop, played by special guest artists, blues on vinyl and film, portrait gallery and handouts, books, the usual suspects

extra night at the LOST HIGHWAY juke joint

BUILD and EVENTS @losthighwayjukejoint

WRONG SIDE of the ROAD ... blues as a road movie experience
the songs of tom waits reinterpreted as a road movie ... delivered from a two-door hardtop, bottle green and dented ... on a two-lane blacktop, drove it like its rented ...


... WRONG SIDE of the ROAD rusty old road sign

a month of roadside gigs from 4th july to 31st 2021

28 days of tom waits gigs ... live/vinyl at interesting road locations in the north of england ... toms music as road movie ... on the wrong side of the road


well i broke down in east st. louis on the kansas city line

Wrong Side of the Road instagram feed : @wrongsideroad



GHOST CITY RADIO ... broadacsting across time, night and the city
GHOST CITY RADIO ... regular despatches from the past and the end of the night


... GHOST CITY RADIO

GHOST CITY RADIO broadcasts coming soon

from out of the night and into the dark


GHOST CITY RADIO


GAS TANK ... driving music for road movies
GAS TANK is the instrument ... GAS TANK is the band ... atmospheric night drive footage, drifting soundtrack of desolate guitar and rusty harmonica played live to the projected film ... driving music for road movies


... GAS TANK on stage

GAS TANK live at the PEER HAT

appearing live and performing instrumental road movie soundtracking


this is the instrument, this is the band

GAS TANK instagram feed : @gasXtank

blues.MS interactive historical map of blues in the state of MISSISSIPPI
mississippi is blues land ... dirt poor ... dirt ground ... rural tradition and farmland history


... blues.MS map

blues.MS BLUES MAP COMING SOON

map and mapping application currently under development

FRIENDS

bar21
rose and monkey hotel
bunny jacksons juke joint
gullivers
the fitzgerald
@HOMEMCR
reel around the fountain
oxfam oldham street NQ
kingbee records
vinyl revival
vinyl resting place
pink and grey records
fopp
vinylexchange
clampdown
manchester rubber stamp company