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Gone but Not Forgotten

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Gone but Not Forgotten

Well Friday October 6th 2017 came and went as the last gig Blacktop Deluxe were to perform. Massive Thanks to everyone who came out to The Union Inn and helped us share our last gig together. Special thanks go out to our good friends, Peter and Jan Bravenboer and Hein van Velzen who travelled all the way from The Netherlands, Paul Beard from Wales . Also the amazing Richie Bolgiani for turning out again to photograph and video the gig. Rob and Su Gregson-Bland, Dave Hatton, Corinne Gilbard plus Family, Pete Lovett, Whitby Ryan and the Crew...

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Blacktop Bow Out ….

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Blacktop Bow Out ….

Blacktop Deluxe will be disbanding after finishing our current gig commitments for 2017. Since the Bands formation in March 2013, we have released two EP’s, two Albums plus a single, played some amazing gigs, and met some wonderful people. The Band would like to sincerely thank all of the Venue’s, Promoters and Fans who have supported us and bought our music over the past 4 years. If you haven’t caught the Band live yet, shame on you but you still have the following chances to see us perform for one last time. The Band website (along with our...

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Blacktops confirmed for the Midland Blues Festival

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Blacktops confirmed for the Midland Blues Festival

News just in that the The Blacktops will be one of three acts at this years ‘Midlands Blues Festival’ on Saturday June 3rd. The events being held at the awesome M.F.N. club Shipley Gate, Nottingham, NG16 3JE  and will be headlined by Aynsley Lister with Blacktop Deluxe and Red Butler making up the trio of acts. Tickets are priced at £12.00 (doors open at 7.00pm) and are available from www.mfn-club.co.uk Book yours early to avoid disappointment as this event will sell out fast.

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Blacktop’s at No 25 in ‘Cornwall’s Music List, Top 50’

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Blacktop’s at No 25 in ‘Cornwall’s Music List, Top 50’

The Blacktop’s are rightly proud to be sitting at No 25 in “Cornwall Music List: 50 of the biggest and best musicians in Cornwall today”. Sitting just below the famous ‘Tim Renwick at No 26’, The Top’s new line up (after just 12 months together) are as pleased as punch to be half way to the top of the list. The List, complied by Lee Trewhela for ‘Cornwall Live’ notes 50 of the most influential Musician’s to be either born in Cornwall or live in the Duchy and includes such names as Mick...

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Blacktops Back The British Blues ‘Bonanaza’

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Blacktops Back The British Blues ‘Bonanaza’

The Band are very excited to be part of the first (more events planned) ‘British Blues Bonanza’ Festival on the 30th April this year. Skyfire Interactive Ltd in association with Firebrand Radio are organising this first event at Studio 2 in Liverpool and The Blacktops are proud to be a part of it. This from ‘Rick Palin’ the event organiser ….. ” Well exciting times people.. I have always been a fan of British Blues artists. Came up with this crazy idea of How cool would it be if you could take the cream of...

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2017 – The Year of The Blacktop’s ?

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2017 – The Year of The Blacktop’s ?

Interview with a Blacktop Well 2016 has been a pretty amazing year for The Blacktop’s. Over an ‘Americano’ or two, I caught up with Keith and we took some time to chat over the past years events. “Well I started January, looking at a Band Line up, just containing me” Keith said. He remembered reluctantly having to phone and cancel all the year’s early gigs (many at short notice) while he pondered what to do next, even considering closing the Blacktop’s down altogether. “Fortunately I had some great support and advice from many people to...

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Premier of the ‘NEW’, Blacktop Deluxe, ‘Blues Brunch’ Radio Show Intro

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Premier of the ‘NEW’, Blacktop Deluxe, ‘Blues Brunch’ Radio Show Intro

This Sunday (New Years Day), the Blues Brunch Radio Show will finish their look back at 2016 and premier a new ‘Intro’ to the show, written and performed by Blacktop Deluxe. You can tune in at 10.00am – 12.00am GMT via NCB Radio http://www.ncbradio.co.uk/ or use the free Apple & Android...

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Lovin’ The ‘Limelight’

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Lovin’ The ‘Limelight’

January’s Blues in Britain Magazine has a wonderful review of our inaugural gig at Queens Park Arts Centre‘s Limelight Theatre in November. The review was written by Bron Harvey and adorned by one of the photographs taken by her husband (Laurence Harvey) on the night.  ...

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Seasons Greetings from The Blacktop’s

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Seasons Greetings from The Blacktop’s

As we look back on 2016, what an amazing, first seven months it’s been for the new, four piece, ‘Blacktop Deluxe’. It’s been an absolute honour and a pleasure to play some great stages in 2016 and on behalf of us all, sincere thanks to all the Promoters, Festivals, Clubs, DJ’s and Fans who have supported the Band’s new line up and believed in us enough to give the Blacktop’s opportunity to play our music. With a new Album being written and conceived as we type, the Band hope…’s to be given more opportunities to play our music for you...

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Doing ‘Brunch’ with The Blacktop’s

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Doing ‘Brunch’ with The Blacktop’s

Well it’s nearly time for The Blacktop’s to hang up their Christmas stockings, but before they do, they are in the Studio,  at the request of  Nigel Day‘s  to record a new ‘Show Intro’ for his Radio Show ‘Blues Brunch‘ aired on, to be aired on NCB New’ Years day NCB...

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