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by 'Mississippi'Max Haymes

Posted on 13th October 2006 (more book signing venues and dates soon)

Latest details about the "Railroadin' Some" Book Signing Tour and venues:

USA Dates:

The author set off to the Mississippi Delta `Home of the Blues' on 31st August with blues guitarist brother Rex and myself (Alan White ) for a 10 day book signing tour of Mississippi, Tennessee and Arkansas.

For details of the Delta trip - click here

UK Dates:

Sunday, 17th September - 4.00pm - 8.00pm
John O' Gaunt Pub, Market Street, Lancaster which also featured many acoustic blues performers.

Lots of photos of the session!

Friday, 22nd September
Interview with Max Haymes on BBC Midlands, Shrewsbury

?? September - Time TBA
A Bar somewhere in Lancaster University Campus
with live music

Wednesday, 27th September - Time 7.30-9.30pm
Scotia Bar (Blues Nite), Glasgow.
Readings, recordings in the book and live acoustic blues featuring:
WMD: Hellhound / Ramblin' Rex and Hoot Owl Robin. Also appearing from Edinburgh: Allan & Richie

Friday, 29th September - 12.30pm 'til late
The Queen's Club, 46 Queen Street, Glasgow (Time TBA)

Saturday, 30th September Afternoon - Time 7.30pm
Laures Pub, Glasgow

Sunday, 1st October Evening - Time TBA
Clutha Vaults, Glasgow

All Glasgow dates in conjunction with Kris Cole, Director of Glasgow Blues Promotions

Late October - Time TBA
Whymot Prison, Leyland, Lancashire

Featuring in Black History Month

Thursday 26th October - 7.00 p.m. 'til late
Lancaster Library - Author's Event. This will feature live acoustic blues with wine and nibbles, etc.

Lots of photos of the session! Introducing David Sutton, aged 13, a very talented blues guitarist

27th October - Time TBA
Furness Bar, Lancaster University

18th November
Pat O'Leary's Music Shop, Staffordshire

A few notes for Lancaster people:

Max has been living in Lancaster for the last 17 years or so and has featured live blues at Max's Blues Club at many pubs all over town. He is currently presenting an Acoustic Blues Session every Sunday from 4.00-7.00pm at the John O' Gaunt Pub, Market Street  - free admission and all are welcome. Also check out Diversity Radio on 107 FM in September for 2-hour programmes, `Get The Blues, Catch A Train An' Ride' introduced by 'Mississippi' Max Haymes playing early blues and gospel music from his large collection (1892-1943).

To order the book click here

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