Bourbon and Blues


Event review: Bourbon and Blues welcomes Debbie Bond and the Tru Dats

Posted on August 11th, by Katie Rose in Culture. 1 Comment

Trouble looks inviting to Katie Rose at a special Ambition Festival edition of Bourbon and Blues

‘You’re the kind of trouble I could get into’ – the first track on Debbie Bond’s new album ‘That Thing Called Love’ – is her opener at the special Bourbon and Blues event for Ambition Festival in the newly launched Air Balloon space at Matthews Yard. Trouble does indeed … Read More »



Event review: Giles Hedley and the Aviators play at Bourbon and Blues, Matthews Yard, Saturday 30th May

Posted on June 10th, by Katie Rose in Culture. No Comments

Katie Rose travels to the hot, steamy heart of the blues via Croydon

I’m ordering my favourite coconut truffle tea, an unusual Saturday night out beverage, at Matthews Yard. Next to me blues legend Giles Hedley is ordering a very modest selection of drinks for the band, which he says always surprises those who expect them to be drinking bourbon. He tells me that he conducted scientific … Read More »