Friday, August 7th, 2020

We would like to say thanks to everyone at The Bellingham All Acoustic festival for a great welcome and a excellent sunny weekend in Northumria. We loved the amosphere and the enthusiastic audience. Long may you run!  Read More →

Hi Folks, We recently arrived back from our UK/Spain tour. We were away for almost 5 weeks and clocked up around 4000 kilometres on our camping car. Unfortunately the Rag Mama Rag mobile broke down on us in Kent, leaving us without home and transport for 8 days. Needless to say we had to hire another vehicle and spent several nights in some rather expensive hotels. Fortunately my sister (Ashley`s) offered us a room for four or five nights during the tour, so lots of thanks to her. The whole episode set us back almost £2000. C`est la vie! Despite all of this the tours went well and we had some... [Read more]

The weekend of the 7,8 of May 2010, Rag Mama Rag performed at the Festival “My Blues Berry Nights”. Held in Bourges in the Berry region of France the evenings were a great success for all of the musicians and the organisers “L`Association des Tons Tons”. Before the concert on the 8/05  Rag Mama Rag gave an interview to French television channel FRANCE3. Although it was not expected, the French TV team stayed and filmed the entire concert. You can watch the interview and excerpts from the concert on the video below  Read More →

We have just returned from a two week stay in Benin in west Africa. We were there to play at The Sekanami  festival which was a week long event in the town of Adjarra. The festival took place nearby to a local school.  We played to a vast crowd of enthusiastic Beninois who joined us  during the choruses of  “Minnie the Moocher” and “Freight Train”.  This was the first time we have played in Africa and we have to say that the experience was very much an eye opener. Benin does have a lot of poverty but we rarely saw anyone who complained and the... [Read more]

Hello to everyone, We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you who came to the Concert SOS Haiti on the evening of the 9th of February 2010. We felt that the event was a great success with a wonderful atmosphere between all of the musicians and all of you who were there. You can see video clips of all of the musicians playing at the link below Otherwise there is an article from La depeche at this link Best Wishes Ashley et Deborah  Read More →

On the 9th of february Rag Mama Rag will participate in a concert with 6 other groups to raise money to help the earthquake victims in Haiti. The concert starts at 8pm and will be taking place at L`Espace valentre in Cahors. The musicians performing are Gary Brooker (Procol Harum) Judy Blair Quartet Rag Mama Rag Toubib Jazz Band -jazz Dr. Cha-jazz Francesca Graziano & Limmie Snell- rhythm & blues Mark Newman & Michel Griffin-folk Tickets will be available sur place on the night of the concert or to reserve in advance please phone 05 65 21 23 62 – 06 74 49 70 49  Read More →

During their recent UK tour Rag Mama Rag were joined on stage by Gary Brooker on accordian. Gary is of course the singer/pianist of the  famous group Procol Harum.  They played a couple of tunes together including a rendition of the well known Leadbelly song “Goodnight Irene”.  It was a big hit with the audience and had them all singing along. Our thanks to Paul Holland for the photo  Read More →

We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for the support they have given us through 2009 and wish everyone a Joyful Christmas and a happy and peaceful 2010. Ashley and Debbie  Read More →

Rag Mama Rag recently played at the Issoudun Guitar Festival in France. During their concert they performed the old ukulele hit “I`ll see you in my dreams”.  The famous version of the song was  first recorded in the 1930s by Ukulele Ike and more recently by Joe Brown during the tribute concert given to George Harrison. This video is now on their website .  Read More →

Rag Mama Rag recently played at the Issoudun Guitar Festival in France. During their concert they performed Crossroads Blues, the Robert Johnson blues song that was first recorded in the 1930s. This video is now on their website .  Read More →