"You're doing the right thing, you're playing them Blues" - Billy Gibbons
Steve with Jimmie Vaughan
The Blues Lounge Radio Show Presenter Steve Hoare
Steve is a lifelong music fan specialising in Blues, Rock 'n' Roll and most forms of American music stemming from the 1950's era. He has studied and written about The Blues for many years now. In the past he has been a contributor to Britain's best Blues magazines 'Blues Matters' and 'Blueprint' and he brings his enthusiasm to 'The Blues Lounge Radio Show' every Sunday at 4pm on Bradley Stoke Radio.
Since starting the show in Aug 2017 it has become a favourite of Blues fans all over the world. With high profile interviews with the likes of Jimmie Vaughan (4 times), Billy Gibbons, Robert Cray, Kim Wilson, Little Victor, Bob Corritore, Kid Ramos, Mud Morganfield, The Kokomo Kings, Marcus King, John Primer, Archie Lee Hooker, Alex Dixon and more, Steve has developed the show into the 'Go To' show for Blues Lovers everywhere.
He has traveled all over the U.S.A visiting some of the greatest musical hot-spots including Chicago, Memphis, Nashville, Dallas, St. Louis, New York, Las Vegas and Mississippi as well as driving along some of the old Route 66.
An avid concert goer for the past 40 years, he has seen many of the Blues and Blues/Rock Greats of modern times including B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Eric Clapton, Albert Collins, Jimmie Vaughan, Robert Cray, Chuck Berry, ZZ Top, Johnnie Johnson, The Rolling Stones, The Allman Brothers Band, Johnny Winter, Clarence Gatemouth Brown and many more.
With a huge personal collection of Blues Music and books he brings his knowledge and enthusiasm to the airwaves at Bradley Stoke Radio and gives all of his listeners an uplifting, enjoyable and informative experience
Tune in on Sundays from 4pm - 6pm to hear The Blues Lounge Radio Show on 103.4FM, Online and Digital Radio.