Justin Johnson live at Barista Café Bar

16 October 2013 by Pure Radio

Modern day troubadour and cigar box virtuoso, Justin Johnson recorded a session for Roots & Fusion at Barista Café Bar on the Underbank stairs in Stockport centre.

This was his first ever UK appearance, kicking off a tour including this year’s Boxstock festival in Leicester.

He played for about three quarters of an hour, including a 10 minute version of Miles Davis’ All Blues and a couple of made up on the spot tunes, one called Barista Bar Blues.

His next venture is a double album called Smoke & Mirrors in which he will play some century old instruments – www.justinjohnsonlive.com for more information.

1) Blue Monk
2) All Blues
3) I Shall Not Be Moved
4) Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down
5) unnamed track
6) Diddly Bow Blues
7) Barista Bar Blues

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Under the Rainbow - 8th November 2012

8 November 2012 by Pure Radio

Thursday 8th November 2012: The lifestyle guide for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans community in Stockport. Under the Rainbow keeps you updated with everything going on in the borough and beyond. Listen for details of local groups, unmissable gigs, the latest news and have a laugh with our quiz.

Under the Rainbow also heard about Just a Ball Game – an initiative to tackle homophobia in football.

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Nov 2012 - Just A Ball Game

8 November 2012 by Pure Radio

A government report released in September suggested that homophobic abuse may now be a bigger problem than racism in football.

Hyde Football Club has been working recently with Just a Ball Game to encourage acceptance of diversity in all aspects of the game.

Lindsay, the project’s Founding Director spoke to Under the Rainbow.

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