Status Quo have been active since 1962. Originally named “The Scorpions” they have had a number of name changes since; “The Spectres” in 1962 and “Traffic Jam” in 1967. When Steve Winwood formed “Traffic” in 1969, they decided to change the name again, this time to “The Status Quo”, which was later shortened to the […]
Born Kenny Wayne Brobst on June 12, 1977 in Shreveport, Louisiana, this Singer, Songwriter and gifted Guitarist has released 9 Studio albums as well as numerous singles, EP’s and a Live album with his band “The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band”. He is completely self-taught and does not read music!! A favourite with all the DJ’s […]
Willie Cobbs has just produced a new album and it’s a goodun! Hence..he is our Naked Blues Featured Artist this week. The album is entitled ‘Butler Boy Blues’. He was born on 15th July 1932 in Smale, Monroe County, Arkansas. He sings the blues, is a great harmonica player and writes music too. His best […]
Hailing from Frankenmuth, Michigan and formed in 2012, Greta Van Fleet are taking the Rock world by storm. The three Kiszka brothers, Vocalist Josh, Guitarist Jake and bassist Sam, along with their drummer Danny Wagner, produce a sound reminiscent of the early Led Zeppelin but unique enough not to be labelled as the “New Led […]
The “Godfather of British Blues” and a longtime crusader for American blues originators, John Mayall, has announced the release of his new album “Nobody Told Me” on the 22nd April this year. John has kick started or boosted a plethora of artists during his long long career in the music business. Eric Clapton, Peter Green, […]
Our featured artist at the moment is the rather delectable Susan Santos. Hailing from Spain, Susan’s passion for music motivated her to become a musician herself. Susan taught herself to sing and play the guitar and was soon writing and performing her own material. After several line-ups, the lefty guitarist moved to Madrid and formed a […]
Our featured artist hails from Johannesburg, South Africa and in our minds, at Shangrla Radio, he is one of the brightest and most talented Blues/Rock artists to come to our attention in a very long time.