Overview bluesnews magazine

bluesnews

• Largest German-language Blues & Blues-Rock magazine

• Available at newsstands in Germany, Austria,
  Luxemburg and Switzerland


• On the market for 21 years

• More than 5,000 subscribers




Over the past 21 years we have become the largest German-language blues and blues-rock publication. Our current circulation ranges up to 16,000 copies (5.100 subscribers), with distribution in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Luxemburg and Belgium.

bluesnews offers in-depth interviews with international and German artists as well as features covering current topics. Extensive CD and DVD reviews, up to 150 per issue, are another focus. The editorial scope also comprises news from the blues scene, concert and festival announcements, historical features (Blues History, Milestones of Blues Recording, etc.) as well as book reviews and the presentation of instructional material (CDs, DVDs, books) for musicians.

Of course bluesnews is also present “where the action is” and reports directly from the big blues festivals and events in the U.S. and Europe. The German blues scene is also covered in depth with interviews, club presentations, festival reviews and much more. In addition, bluesnews magazine offers a heavily frequented web portal, www.bluesnews.de, featuring hundreds of concert dates (updated monthly), CD reviews as well as links to agencies, labels, musicians and many others.

It is the editorial policy of bluesnews to keep in close contact with its readers in order to obtain as many suggestions and requests as possible. Because bluesnews is not only a special interest magazine for Blues, Blues-Rock and related styles, it is also a magazine made by Blues fans for Blues fans.

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Yearly Schedule

Street date = First day of newsstand sale, mailed to subscribers 7 days before.

bluesnews 86 (July 2016 – Sept. 2016)
Street date: 01. July 2016
Deadline: 01. June 2016
Printing material: 08. June 2016

bluesnews 87 (Oct. 2016 – Dec. 2016)
Street date: 01. October 2016
Deadline: 01. September 2016
Printing material: 09. September 2016

bluesnews 88 (Dec. 2016 – March 2017)
Street date: 09. December 2016
Deadline: 09. November 2016
Printing material: 15. November 2016

bluesnews 89 (April 2017 – June 2017)
Street date: 01. April 2017
Deadline: 01. March 2017
Printing material: 07. March 2017