Alan and John also ran the Blue Front Blues Room from 2002-2010 at the Miners Arms, Whitecroft, Lydney. Gloucestershire. Many thanks to all the internationally known acoustic artists we were fortunate to see in such an intimate cafe-bar setting at the 150+ gigs, and to all our willing helpers.
From the USA: Louisiana Red, Philadelphia Jerry Ricks, Lazy Lester, Paul Geremia, Bob Brozman, Woody Mann, Paul Rishell & Annie Raines, Chuck Prophet, Steve James, Del Ray, Guy Davis, Geoff Muldaur, Ben Andrews, Stefan Grossman, Tom Ball & Kenny Sultan, Spencer Bohren, Mojo Buford, Michael Roach, Jeff Lang, Catfish Keith, Toby Walker, Mike Dowling, Mary Flower, Doug McLeod, Watermelon Slim, Ernie Payne, Michael Pickett, Duck Baker, Big Bill Morganfield, Kent DuChaine, Lisa Mills, Rick Franklin and Russ Green.
From the UK: John Renbourn, Dave Kelly, Zoot Money, Wizz Jones, Paul Lamb & Johnny Dickinson, Dana Gillespie, Mick Abrahams, Ian Siegal, Eddie Martin, Mike Sanchez, Chris Jagger, Michael Messer, Dave Peabody, The SPIKEdrivers, Papa George, Jim Crawford, Rag Mama Rag, The Toyhearts, John Pearson, Emily Druce, Big Joe Louis, Rick Payne, The Cafe Bohemia Orchestra, The Buffalo Gals and The Whiskey River Boys.
And thanks to all those support acts: Abi Budgen, Alamo Leal, Tom Doughty, Bridget & Big Girls Blues, Cafe Bohemia Trio, Danny Shayler, Dave Akari, Dave Bristow, Gareth Pearson, Greenfield & Wood, Jook Joint, Kevin Brown, Kingsley Salmon, Mellow Peaches, Mike Markey & Nick Jones, Paul Cowley, Perry Foster, Roland Chadwick, Sons of the Delta, Steve Page, The Lowdown, & The Rosellys.