Stephen Foster

Stephen Foster is BBC Radio Suffolk's longest serving presenter. Foz presents Drivetime and features an eclectic selection of music with much of it coming from local bands and singer-songwriters.
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Foz Pays Tribute to Hot Tramp’s Tom Williams

The Suffolk music scene is reeling from the news that one of its most popular figures – Tom Williams – has died at...

Suffolk’s Annual Blues Festival Takes Shape

The line-up for June’s StowBlues in Stowmarket is coming together rather nicely. As ever, the event is being held at The Museum Of...

Derek Nash – Some Kinda Wonderful

Later this Spring the American music legend Stevie Wonder is celebrating his 70th birthday. I’m sure you don’t need me to tell you just how much...

Ipswich Jazz Club

This month sees the annual Ipswich Jazz Club blues night which is run in conjunction with BBC Radio Suffolk. The event has a rich history stretching...

Birthday Feelgood Factor

They (whoever they may be) say that 60 is the new 40 and having recently reached 60 I’m not going to argue with them. It certainly...

Barrie Masters

As the old blues song put it so succinctly  – another man done gone. The Southend music scene has lost one of its best known characters...

Mari Wilson – Queen of Neasden Soul

I’m going to show my age here, but I reckon when it comes to pop music, the 1980s is up there with the very best...

Martin McNeill

It’s always good to hear a British-made blues album that stands up against recordings made on the other side of the pond. That in...

Built For Comfort Reunion

They say nostalgia isn’t what it used to be but let me assure you that in the case of Suffolk blues band Built For...

Reflections on StowBlues

There’s plenty of food for thought after the recent StowBlues festival. The now firmly established annual event at the Museum Of East Anglian Life...

StowBlues 2019

You know you’re getting on in years when police officers, sports men and women and office staff look so young. Another indicator is when...

A Taste of Rory Gallagher

This year is the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the late, great Rory Gallagher’s recording career. His first commercial release came as part...

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