02 OCT 2019  
ALBUM 6 IN THE WORKS  

Exciting times as recording has begun for album number 6 at RamBam Studios in Stoke-on-Trent with Rich Mason. This time the album be be something special, commemorating 100 years since the commencement of the American Prohibition. It will feature all  tracks written during and about the prohibition. The album is planned for release in late January accompanied by a new live  show with linking talks.

16 JUL 2019  
R n R
REVIEW

Thanks to RnR magazine for reviewing Fifth Avenue in the latest issue 

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16 SEP 2019  
250 NOT OUT!

The band celebrated their 250th gig at this year's Bude Jazz Festival in Cornwall. An amazing time was had and the usual amazing Bude audience. Onwards and upwards!

04 APR 2019  
HARMONICA WORLD REVIEW  

Thanks again to Norman Darwen for reviewing the latest album Fifth Avenue in the latest issue of Harmonica World

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30 MAR 2019  
BLUES MATTERS REVIEW

Thanks to John Mitchell for reviewing Fifth Avenue in the latest issue of Blues Matters magazine 

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30 MAR 2019  
TWOJ BLUES, POLAND
Thanks to Norman Darwin for reviewing our latest album in this month's issue of Polish Blues magazine Twoj Blues
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04 MAR 2019  
IBBA CHART

So pleased to have our album Fifth Avenue go straight into the IBBA Blues airplay charts for February at number 7!

27 FEB 2019  
BLUES NEWS, NORWAY

Thanks to Norman Darwen for featuring the release of our album ‘Fifth Avenue’ in the latest issue of Bluesnews magazine in Norway

02 FEB 2018 
DOUBLE BASS FEATURED ARTIST

Duncan was featured by Double Bass Finger Tape as their Double Bass player of the month for February. You can find a full interview on their website and Facebook page

29 NOV 2018 
BOX SET

Sorted for Christmas presents yet?
Now available to order, the JLJB box set. It contains all 5 albums, 10 postcards, badges and a unique item in each box. They are collected inside an attractive wooden book box, priced at £70. They can be ordered by email from; thejakelegjugband@hotmail.com

30 OCT 2018 - ALBUM 5   COMING SOON!

Official announcement has come of the next release from the JLJB - Fifth Avenue. It will be released on Green Bullet Records on Monday 17th December and is essentially a 'best of' compilation of songs from the 3 albums released on Lake Records over the last five years as well as the self released debut album Cotton Mouth. The album includes 17 tracks but all newly recorded with the current line-up, featuring for the first time, Bryony Rose on record.It also again features  regular partner-in-crime Mike Pembroke on trombone. The album will be launched at the gig at Stafford Jazz Society on Sunday 9th December where you can get your hands on the album early.

26 JUL 2018 
6 GIG WEEKEND

Great fun had last weekend with 6 gigs starting with a Peaky Blinders night and Gin Festival at Biddulph Town Hall, Staffs followed by 4 performances at Birmingham Jazz Festival at The Mailbox (with lots of people sketching us as we played!), Quinto lounge in Sutton Coldfield, the lovely setting of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery's Edwardian Tea Rooms and finally at the Slug and Lettuce in Brindleyplace. We also squeezed in an acoustic appearance at the Fair Votes Festival in Victoria Square, Birmingham for Make Votes Matter, celebrating the 1928 equal voting law.

29 MAY 2018 
200 NOT OUT!

On Saturday 26th May we marked another nice milestone for the band - our 200th gig - with our performance at Ireby Festival in Cumbria. It also marked Bryony's first gig as a permanent member of the band and we also reached 1000 likes on Facebook -  quickly surpassed with adding another 125 likes over the weekend there and with two gigs at Newcastle Jazz & Blues Festival on the Sunday. Onwards and upwards!

25 APR 2018 
BRYONY JOINS THE RANKS

The constantly changing thing that is the JLJB takes itself in yet another direction as we welcome in the amazing Bryony Rose Ward as a permanent member of the ...band. Those of you who saw her amazing performances with us at Bude Jazz Festival, M&J Promotions Winter Jazz Festival in Paignton and Kingsbridge Jazz Club to name just a few know exactly what a huge asset she will be to the band. We’ll be keeping it in the family too as she’s also the sister of our jug wielding harmonica blower Liam Ward

A massive thank you must go out to the wonderful Sarah Miller who’s contribution of the last two years have pushed us forward to new musical heights and who has always been

tremendous fun to have with us.

She’ll continue to dep for us

in the future so she’ll not be

disappearing completely and

fans of Sarah will still get

a few chances to see her with

the band in the coming months

in particular

20 DEC 2017 
CHRISTMAS TRACK

Check out this track we did live back in December 2013 on Moorlands Radio for Simon Jones' Anything Goes Show.It's yet to make it to the studio in time for the big day - maybe next year!

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12 DEC 2017 
BASS GUITAR MAGAZINE

A big thank you to Joel McIver and everyone at Bass Guitar Magazine for featuring Duncan in the January issue - on sale now. www.bassguitarmagazine.com

28 SEP 2017 
RNR REVIEW

Thanks to Trevor Hodgett and all at RnR magazine for the review in the latest issue

06 SEP 2017 
FOLK NORTH WEST

A big thank you to John MacKenzie at Folk North West for another great review of the new album

06 SEP 2017 
SHIREFOLK REVIEW

Thank you to Jon Bennett at Shirefolk for another great review of the album!

06 SEP 2017 
TYKES NEWS REVIEW

Another great review of the album!

08 AUG 2017  WORLD OF HARMONICA

Congratulatipons to our own Liam Ward who this week was included in World of Harmonica's 100 greatest UK Harmonica players - well done Liam!

05 AUG 2017 
ACOUSTIC REVIEW

Another really nice review in the latest issue of Acoustic magazine - thanks guys!

05 AUG 2017 
IBBA CHARTS

Fantastic news that we are up to Number 12 in this week's chart. Thanks again for all the airplay

02 AUG 2017 
JUST JAZZ

A Nice review of the new album in Just Jazz this month - thanks to Pete lay for the kind words

31 JUL 2017  HARMONICA WORLD ALBUM REVIEW

Here's the 1st review for the new album which you'll find in the latest issue of Harminca World Magazine - thanks guys!

29 JUL 2017 
THE JAZZ GUIDE

You'll find an advert for the new album in the latest issue of The Jazz Guide

http://www.thejazzguide.co.uk/news-2/lake-records-new-release-from-jake-leg-jug-band/

28 JUL 2017 IN AT NUMBER 33

We're really pleased to make it in to the IBBA (Independent Blues Broadcasters Association) top 50 this week.

Thanks to all the DJs who have supported the album and given it air time recently

07 JUL 2017 BREAK A LEG RELEASED

We launched our 4th album 'Break A Leg'at Keswick Jazz Festival earlier this year ahead of it's official release on 7th July - there was even cake!. The album is our third release on Lake Records and is already receiving rave reviews and extensive airplay.It's the band's first album by the new incarnation of the band now featuring the amazing talents of Sarah Miller on vocals and washboard, award winning harmonica player Liam Ward, also on jug and vocals and Toby Wilson on vocals,banjo, dobro, stompbox, kazoo and frankly

anything you can shake a stick at - and probably the stick too!

20 JUN 2017 BLUES MATTERS ARTICLE

We're really pleased to be featured in the latest issue of Blues Matters Magazine where you'll find a full page article. Thanks so

much to Christine and all at Blues Matters for the coverage.

There will be more magazine articles and reviews in the coming months so keep your eyes peeled and we'll also do our best to feature them as we become aware of them

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