• Barre None – It’s Aqua Lung 2019

    Ian Anderson may own the name but he’s gonna have to up his game to catch up to his former guitarist Martin Barre who tore it up on the first two nights of his band’s current American tour at The Strand Theatre, deep in the hinterlands of upstate New York at the foot of the Adirondack Mountains.Martin was the guitarist for 43 years in Jethro Tull, the British rock band best known for “Aqualung.” “Ian Anderson copyrighted the name,” says Martin. “Essentia
  • The Cash Box Kings Return With ‘Hail to the Kings!’

    Alligator Records has set a May 17 release date for Hail To The Kings!, the dynamic new album from traditional blues innovators The Cash Box Kings. Co-led by real-deal Chicago blues vocalist and songwriter Oscar Wilson and Madison, Wisconsin-based songwriter, harmonica master and singer Joe Nosek, the band plays brilliantly raw and unvarnished houserocking blues. Wilson’s huge, gritty vocals and Nosek’s powerhouse harmonica fuel their razor-sharp original songs.
    Mixing tough Chicago
  • Legendary Downchild Blues Band Announce 50th Anniversary Tour

    Legendary blues band Downchild are celebrating 50 years of the blues – and taking the party across North America. Announced U.S. dates thus far include June 21 at Rochester International Jazz Festival (with special guest Dan Aykroyd); and August 17 at Chenango Blues Festival in Norwich, New York. Additional US tour date announcements are forthcoming.
    Hot on the heels of their JUNO-nominated (Canada’s Grammy) 2017 album, Something I’ve Done, Downchild have announced a special 50
  • Past and Present Greats Will Be Celebrated During Blues Music Awards Week

    The Blues Foundation’s Blues Music Week delivers an abundance of amazing events for acclaimed musicians, industry professionals, ardent fans, and the general public to experience in the cradle of the blues, Memphis, Tennessee. This popular annual gathering provides an exhilarating opportunity to pay tribute to today’s top performers along with saluting blues’ vital history and heritage. 
     
    The Blues Foundation’s Blues Hall of Fame welcomes its 40th class Wednesd
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  • Kenn Moutenot of Saloon Studios Live to Bring “Woodstock Experience” to Central Florida

    On the 16th, 17th, and 18th of August, artists from the original 1969 Woodstock Music Festival will gather at Space Coast Harley Davidson in Palm Bay, Florida for the 50th Anniversary of the event.
    Promoter Kenn Moutenot of Saloon Studios Live is laying claim to what will be Woodstock South, with the greatest number of original Woodstock artists of any festival. There will be 10 bands per day over 3 the day event.
    Listen to Moutenot lay out the details in an interview with the Mark Moses Show.&n
  • NEWS: Blues Music Awards Week schedule announced, kicking off May 8th in Memphis. BMA Awards Ceremony, Blues Hall of Fame Induction gala and more!

    BLUES MUSIC’S PAST AND PRESENT GREATS WILL BE CELEBRATED  DURING BLUES MUSIC AWARDS WEEK, KICKING OFF MAY 8 IN MEMPHIS 
    The BMA Awards Ceremony and Blues Hall of Fame Induction Gala highlight the Blues Foundation’s festivities, which also includea new exhibit, book events, panel discussions and music, music, music!CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE BMA & BHOF TICKETSMEMPHIS, Tenn.—The Blues Foundation’s Blues Music Week delivers an abundance of amazing events
  • Alice Howe Debuts With ‘Visions’

    Boston based folk/blues artist Alice Howe once released an EP called Tiger Lily. In 2017 her EP You’ve Been Away So Long which contained the hit song “Homeland Blues,” begat her career in earnest. That particular song became the #1 played tune on the Folk-DJ charts. That same year she met storied singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Daniel Friedberg, BKA Freebo. Since then the two have toured nationally and internationally, developing a musical relationship which led to Free
  • Corey Dennison Better Man Blues

    Formed in 2013, The Corey Dennison Band has become a favorite attraction at Chicago blues venues. Led by Dennison’s soulful voice and muscular guitar, the band released its self-titled studio debut for the legendary Delmark Records in 2016. Corey has shared the stage with The Kinsey Report, Robert Blaine, Chico Banks, The Steepwater Band, Jimmy Johnson, Robert Randolph, Derek Trucks, John Mayer, Gerry Hundt, Nick Moss, Lurrie Bell, Carlos Johnson and the Buddah of Bass, Mr. Bill Dickens, a
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  • Tony Campanella is ‘Taking it to the Street’

    When producer/musician Mike Zito and Guy Hale founded Gulf Coast Records, Tony Campanella was exactly the type of musician they wanted to sign. Zito has known Tony for almost thirty years. A veteran rockin’ blues artist from the St. Louis area, Campanella has been playing regularly for over twenty-five years, making a name for himself as one of the best guitarists in the city. Now his debut album on Gulf Coast Records is Taking it to the Street.Tony learned from the local greats: Tommy Ban
  • Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band Distills a Quarter Century to Deliver ‘The Traveler’

    On May 31st, Concord Records will release The Traveler, an album of experience and profound resonance by the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band. Recorded in Los Angeles, while the band was on a break from their uncompromising tour schedule that left them road-tested and ready to rock, The Traveler showcases some world-class musicians: vocalist Noah Hunt, drummer Chris “Whipper” Layton (formerly of Stevie Ray Vaughan’s Double Trouble), bassist Kevin McCormick, and keyboardists Jimmy McGo
  • Grady Champion Makes a Triumphant Return With a Tribute to Z. Z. Hill

    Mississippi-based, award-winning artist, Grady Champion, has been captivating audiences for over two decades with his vast array of talents; producer/singer/songwriter/musician. Champion has won a Grammy, several prestigious Blues Music Awards as well as the 26th International Blues Challenge.
    Born October 10th, 1969 on a farm in Canton, Mississippi, the youngest of his father’s 28 children, Grady joined his church choir at the age of eight. His first professional foray into entertainment
  • J. Mascis Stacks Fuzz onto Tom Petty Classic

    With a guitar tone and vocal lassitude as pristine as they have ever been, J. Mascis has released his reworking of Tom Petty’s “Don’t Do Me Like That.” While putting his own twist on it, the Dinosaur Jr. frontman was careful to preserve the pith of the song, which is in its punch. Indeed, fills stay untampered with, notes are unwasted, and the overall rhythmic pattern just as it was in the original.
    The release comes almost a year after someone shot a video of Mascis sing
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  • J. Mascis Stacks Fuzz onto Rock and Roll Classic

    With a guitar tone and vocal lassitude as pristine as they have ever been, J. Mascis has released his reworking of Tom Petty’s “Don’t Do Me Like That.” While putting his own twist on it, the Dinosaur Jr. frontman was careful to preserve the pith of the song, which is in its punch. Indeed, fills stay untampered with, notes are unwasted, and the overall rhythmic pattern just as it was in the original.
    The release comes a year after someone shot a video of Mascis singing the
  • Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Delbert McClinton and Ruthie Foster to Headline the 34th Anniversary King Biscuit Blues Festival

    (HELENA, ARKANSAS) — A veritable Who’s Who of icons, legends, today’s hot finds, and tomorrow’s trend setters Wednesday, October 9 through Saturday, October 12.Four days of bliss on the banks of the Mississippi in historic Helena, Arkansas, will see more than 100 performers ranging from legacy icons to tomorrow’s stars on six stages, taking fans from around the world on a journey that brings the legacy of America’s music to life. The blues were born in Helena&
  • Tedeschi Trucks Band Announces 9th Annual Residency at NYC’s Beacon Theatre

    Tedeschi Trucks Band have announced their 9th annual multi-night residency at NYC’s storied Beacon Theatre. The 6-night run will take place on September 27th and 28th, and October 1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th. October 1st and 2nd will feature support from Capital Sun Rays (feat. Luther Dickinson, Amy Helm, Birds of Chicago and Grahame Lesh) and John Moreland respectively; the remaining dates will be two-set, ‘An Evening With’ shows. One dollar from each ticket sold will be donated to
  • 36th Annual Chicago Blues Festival Lineup Announced

    Experience Chicago’s rich blues music legacy at the 36th Annual Chicago Blues Festival happening Friday, June 7th, to Sunday, June 9th in Millennium Park (201 E. Randolph St.). The Chicago Blues Festival will celebrate the genre’s music legacy in Chicago with live performances on six stages by local and national blues artists in the city’s premier outdoor music venue.“With a diverse lineup celebrating the blues’ past, present and future, the Chicago Blues Festival f
  • Southern Avenue Turns Up the Retro-Soul Heat With Their Second Album ‘Keep On’

    On their self-titled 2017 debut album, the boundary-breaking Memphis combo Southern Avenue sparked a one-band musical revolution, embodying an effortlessly organic soul/blues/R&B fusion that reflects the band members’ diverse roots as well as their deep commitment to their chosen style. On their second album, Keep On, set for release on May 10th, 2019 via Concord Records, the dynamic outfit expands its gritty vision to embrace new musical challenges and a more expansive creative vision
  • Tal Wilkenfeld Breaks New Ground With ‘Love Remains’

    Australian born bassist Tal Wilkenfeld has been in the public spotlight for some time. Since emigrating to the US at the tender age of 16 it didn’t take her long to make a name for herself in the music scene. It was in the jazz clubs of New York City that she met some members of the Allman Brothers who convinced her to join them on stage at the Beacon Theater.
    Following that performance, she toured with Chick Corea, and recorded her debut album, Transformation. After that it was a tour wit
  • Marc Broussard ‘Home (The Dockside Sessions) Available Today

    Marc Broussard‘s new album Home (The Dockside Sessions) is available worldwide on April 5th. Broussard wanted to offer his fans something different prior to the release of his next studio album. Rather than a standard greatest hits package or a perfunctory live album, Broussard had something different in mind. His release Home (The Dockside Sessions) accomplishes both, but in a unique way. It provides the audio tracks from the various videos Broussard has compiled over the course of his ca
  • New Video From Ida Mae “Chasing Lights”

    Ida Mae is a British duo that combine blue-eyed soul with acoustic Americana. When reading that line one may cock an eyebrow and state, Spock-like, “fascinating.” Brilliant is a better term.
    Made up of Chris Turpin and Stehanie Jean, the duo has caused a gritty shock-wave in their UK homeland as well as on this side of the pond. Their debut album, Chasing Lights is set for release via Thirty Tigers on June 7th. They are currently opening for Blackberry Smoke on their “Break it
  • Albert Castiglia Readies Release of ‘Masterpiece’

    As many artists will attest, the most unexpected circumstance can spark artistic inspiration. That’s a fact that hasn’t been lost on singer, songwriter and guitarist extraordinaire Albert Castiglia. With his latest album, the aptly named Masterpiece, he celebrates an unforeseen triumph — a connection with a daughter he never knew he had. The result is a work that’s both personal and provocative all at the same time.
    Co-produced by long-time friend and colleague
  • World Premiere Video David Julia “Empty Promises”

    Are you familiar with David Julia?  He’s a brilliant young blues guitarist from Florida. VizzTone released his album, INSPIRED, last October, when he was still seventeen. Never a shredder, David plays and sings his original material with real power, focus and intensity.
    Julia entitled his new album INSPIRED because he’s very aware of the debt he owes to the musicians who have inspired him. Beyond the blues masters whose records he has learned from, he has been personally touched
  • New Live Video From Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles “Inner City Blues”

    Hammond B3 mage Cory Henry recently performed at the JammJam in Hollywood. For the uninitiated, JammJam is an underground event, by invitation only, that takes place in various pop-up locations and features some of the top musicians on the planet.
    On this particular night, Henry and his group The Funk Apostles were joined by gospel legend B. Slade. Together they perform a nearly 14-minute live version of Marvin Gaye’s “Inner City Blues.” The performance was captured on video by
  • Manx Marriner Mainline Are ‘Hell Bound For Heaven’

    Musical partnerships are funny things. Two great solo artists don’t necessarily make for a band that’s twice as good as the individuals. Harry Manx and Steve Marriner are two Canadian blues artists, each separately successful. They team up to great effect on Hell Bound for Heaven, an album of their well-written takes on low-key blues, gospel, and folk.
    Manx and Marriner have nice chemistry. They share vocals and songwriting, even collaborating on one song. There’s lots of blues
  • Mike Wheeler – Happy Blues

    Mike Wheeler is a Chicago blues songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist. His first gig was with Muddy Waters’ piano player Lovie Lee. He’s performed with Koko Taylor, Buddy Guy, and Shemekia Copeland. In 2001 he formed The Mike Wheeler Band. In 2012 his CD, Self Made Man, was released by Delmark Records to critical acclaim. His recognizable sound includes elements of funk and jazz and there’s an uplifting energy to his music. He was inducted into the Chicago Blues Hall of Fame in 2
  • Eric Clapton Announces 2019 Crossroads Guitar Festival

    Widely considered one of the world’s all-time greatest guitarists and known amongst his peers as a great collaborator, Eric Clapton has announced the fifth installment of the Crossroads Guitar Festival.  The Festival, which has become legendary in its own right for hosting performances and impromptu collaborations from the world’s most legendary guitar players, will take place September 20-21 in the city that hosted the first-ever Crossroads Guitar Festival, Dallas Texas.Clapton
  • Toby Lee The Little Ginger Who Could

    14 year old Toby Lee is a self-taught guitarist from England who has fallen head over heels for the blues. Beginning at age 4 on a ukulele, his love for music has continued to blossom until now he stands poised to release his first full-length album. He’ll also be making his debut US festival appearance at the Wedbush Garden Jam Music Festival in Indian Wells, California on April 5th and 6th. 
    Don’t for one second think this is his first stint in the limelight however. Lee has b
  • World Premiere Track – Jimbo Mathus with the Charley Patton Inspired “Alligator Fish”

    Jimbo Mathus has blazed a singular path as a singer, songwriter, guitarist, producer and shaman for 40 years, recording and releasing more than 300 songs that are a testament to his hoodoo craftsmanship and to the sounds, sights and spirits of his inspirations in the deep South. His new album, Incinerator, which debuts on April 5 via Mississippi’s Big Legal Mess Records, is the epitome of that art — an incendiary reflection of his world in music.Mathus describes the 11 songs on 
  • Dave Mason on Collaborations, the Fall of Radio, and Love of the Tour

    Dave Mason must still get asked to this day about Traffic band politics, talks of reuniting with Steve Winwood, and the creative differences which begat his pursuit of a solo career. The answers, still blowing in the wind, only seem to raise more questions. In any case, the founding member has always seemed to demonstrate positive and purposeful ethos. When asked how he approaches endeavors, he tells me, “You better be somewhat flexible. I’ve played all kinds of places, 300 people to
  • Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul to Celebrate ‘Summer of Sorcery’

    Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul have announced the release of their eagerly awaited new album. Summer of Sorcery. The legendary rock ‘n’ rollers first album of new material in 20 years, arrives May 3rd via Wicked Cool/UMe.“My first five albums in the ‘80s were both very personal, and very political,” explains Little Steven aka Steven Van Zandt. “I wanted the new material to be more fictionalized. The way records were when I grew up. Before it was an ar
  • Stony Plain Records Sets May Release Date for New Duke Robillard Album ‘Ear Worms’

    Stony Plain Records announces a May 17 release date for Ear Worms, the new album from two-time Grammy nominee and multi-Blues Music Award winning guitarist Duke Robillard, which will be available in both CD and vinyl formats.“Ear Worms was conceived as an album of songs that I heard and was attracted to growing up,” says Duke Robillard about the new disc’s genesis. “They are not of one particular genre or style, but rather songs I heard in my pre-teens to my later teens,
  • Robin Trower ‘Coming Closer to the Day’ Released Today

    Robin Trower. Nothing’s gonna touch him in his golden years. The nonpareil guitarist got his start with an English beat band called The Paramounts, who skillfully typified the R&B pop sound of the ‘60s. The Paramounts were basically the precursor to Procol Harum, with whom Robin recorded five albums and saw great success.
    By the early ‘70s, he was carving out a niche for himself as a power trio bandleader. From 1974’s Bridge of Sighs on was when the seeds of his solo
  • Josh Hyde Leads Us Straight ‘Into the Soul’

    The sweet spot of Josh Hyde’s Into the Soul is found in the perfectly imperfect yet entirely compelling approach to songs that range from the joyous blues-funk of the opening cut, “Rocking Chair,” to the dusky melancholy of the closing track, “Reasons Why.” Tying everything together is album producer Joe V. McMahan (KevinGordon, Mike Farris), with whom the Louisiana native recorded hisprevious album, 2017’s The Call of the Night.While The Call of the Night fou
  • Joseph Morganfield New Mojo Man

    Joseph “Mojo” Morganfield is a blues singer and the youngest son of Muddy Waters. He’s been inducted into the Chicago Blues Hall Of Fame twice and manages his father’s estate. He’ll also be headlining the Spring Out to Sunset Festival at Sunset Hill Farm County Park Amphitheater in Valparaiso on May 18th.Joseph Morganfield Photo: Connie CarrollBrant Buckley: What music projects are you currently working on?Joseph Morganfield: I released a 4 song E.P. earlier last ye
  • World Premiere Video From Damon Fowler “It Came Out Of Nowhere”

    On the strength of his hybrid of roots rock, blues, and sacred steel, Florida native Damon Fowler started wowing audiences with his musical exploits as a teenager, building a reputation as one of the hottest young players on the scene. Fowler was influenced by artists that include Leon Russell, and mentored by none other that Butch Trucks. Since that time, he’s released seven solo albums, toured with Dickey Betts’ band, been a member of Southern Hospitality with Victor Wainwright and
  • Gary Hoey Brings Son Ian and Label Mates Along For ‘Neon Highway’ Ride

    Gary Hoey is a busy man. He’s one of those guys that has a nearly non-stop touring schedule, records whenever he can, does beaucoup charity work, and makes time for his family. Barnum & Bailey jugglers have nothing on him.
    His newest offering, Neon Highway Blues hits the streets on Friday, March 15th via Provogue Records. It’s a combination of blues, instrumentals and rock n roll, with some heavy hitting guests including Eric Gales, Lance Lopez, Josh Smith, and Hoey’s own 1
  • Eliza Neals and the Narcotics: More Than a Greatest Hits Album

    Detroit blues diva Eliza Neals first flew squarely into our radar four years ago with Breaking and Entering. Appropriately titled, it broke right into our hearts and entered our constant play rotation. Two years later she perfected the gothic blues sound by taking us 10,000 Feet Below. On last year’s single, “Love Dr. Love,” the Queen of Motown Mojo took us on a trip to the dark side of the Crescent City with glorious results.
    Now Neals has hand-selected eight of the finest tra
  • George Benson Pays Tribute to Chuck Berry & Fats Domino on ‘Walking to New Orleans’

    George Benson gets back to Americana basics on Walking to New Orleans, the legendary jazz guitarist’s double-barreled tribute to both piano-pounding Crescent City hit machine Fats Domino and the original rock guitar hero and poet, Chuck Berry.“I’m a great appreciator of the music made by both of those guys,” says Benson, who reanimates their genius with his signature soulful vocals and buttery solos. “Chuck Berry was a great showman and a great musician, and Fats Do
  • World Premiere Track From Blues Hall of Famer Johnny Shines “The Blues Came Falling Down” From 1973 Live!

    Notmany musicians of the 20th century could boast of a career thatincluded touring with Robert Johnson, recording for Columbia, Vanguardand Chess Records, and playing with blues luminaries Little Walter,Robert Lockwood Jr., Mississippi Fred McDowell, and Willie Dixon, amongothers. Maybe there was only one, and that artist was blues singer/slide guitarist Johnny Shines.
    On May 3rd, 2019, Omnivore Recordings will release The Blues Came Falling Down – Live 1973,an album of previously unh
  • Dale Watson – Son of Sun

    “I find being honest in life is a lot better than the hassle it takes to cover up your bad traits.”If those sound like fighting words from a musician who does everything his own way, you’re right.A casual listen to Dale Watson’s just released CD Call Me Lucky might have you scratching your head. Why is American Blues Scene doing an interview with an artist whose vocals sound a lot like Johnny Cash? Add to that his pedal steel guitarist Don Pawlak who has that sweet siren
  • Robin Trower is ‘Coming Closer to the Day’

    For Robin Trower, the next great song is always right there at his fingertips. For five decades, the iconic British bluesman has written the same way. The valves glow in his Marshall amplifier. Those fabled hands roam the neck of his Fender Stratocaster. Then themusic starts to flow: raw and real, played with fire and skill, untainted by commercial aspirations, accompanied by lyrics that get to the guts of the matter. “The songs always come when I’m playing the guitar,” explain
  • Arlen Roth Introduces Us to the ‘TeleMasters’

    Like any subculture, the guitar world has its secret heroes. Players who aren’t household names, but who are beloved by other guitarists. Within this subculture are American-influenced players, not all of whom are born in the United States, who specialize in a uniquely American sound that combines country, jazz, bluegrass, and blues. Arlen Roth is one of these revered players, and TeleMasters is his tribute to these less well-known guitar heroes and the Fender Telecaster, the guitar favore
  • 2019 Blues Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

    MEMPHIS, Tenn.—It will be quite the regal evening when The Blues Foundation salutes its milestone 40th class of Blues Hall of Fame inductees with a special ceremony at the Halloran Centre for the Performing Arts and Education in Memphis on May 8th. This year’s lucky 13 honorees represent all five of the Blues Hall of Fame’s categories: Performers, Non-Performing Individuals, Classics of Blues Literature, Classics of Blues Recording (Song), and Classics of BluesRecording (Album)
  • THE QUEEN OF SOUL, THE COUNT, AND THE UNCROWNED QUEEN OF THE BLUES ARE AMONG THE MUSIC ROYALTY BEING WELCOMED INTO THE BLUES HALL OF FAME ON MAY 8

    Pee Wee Crayton, Moe Asch, and Booker T. & the MG’s join Aretha Franklin, Count Basie, and Ida Cox in The Blues Foundation’s 40th Blues Hall of Fame induction class, which also honors historic recordings by Muddy Waters, Ray Charles, B.B. King, Bessie Smith, and Elmore James CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE BHOF & BMA TICKETS CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE BHOF MUSEUMAretha FranklinBooker T. & the MGsCount BasiePee Wee CraytonMoe AschIda Cox
    MEMPHIS, Tenn.—It will be quite the
  • Billy Branch Master Blues Teacher

    Billy Branch was discovered by Willie Dixon while he was still in college. Willie encouraged Billy to finish his college education. Instead of going to law school after receiving his political science degree, Billy began touring with The Willie Dixon Chicago All Stars. Billy has played on over 150 different recordings. He has recorded with Dixon, Johnny Winter, Lou Rawls, Koko Taylor, Eddy Clearwater, Honeyboy Edwards, Syl Johnson, Lurrie Bell, Ronnie Baker Brooks, John Primer and Taj Mahal. He
  • World Premiere Video: Harpdog Brown “One Step Forward”

    “One Step Forward” is a brand new track from Harpdog Brown’s forthcoming album For Love & Money scheduled for release on April 26th, 2019. This song was filmed by Ken Stewart live-off-the-floor at Warehouse Studio in Vancouver. The album is produced by Juno award winner Steve Dawson and brings a whole new direction for Harpdog. It’s a fresh and vibrant new sound that’s totally upbeat. A little bit Chicago and a whole lot of New Orleans.Brown has earned a solid r
  • Sugaray Rayford Brings Vintage Soul Vibe to New Album ‘Somebody Save Me’

    On March 1st, Forty Below Records will release Somebody Save Me, the new studio album from soul blues singer, Sugaray Rayford. At 6’5” and 300 pounds, this cigar chompin’ ex-Marine with a voice like a force of nature holds court in any room he enters. Possessing a magnetic personality, and an old school vocal style that echoes Muddy Waters, Otis Redding and Teddy Pendergrass, Rayford is also a stellar dancer with moves reminiscent of the legendary James Brown.We caught up with
  • Garden Jam Music Festival Coming to Indian Wells California April 5th & 6th

    Garden Jam Music Festival, presented by Fisherman’s Market & Grill, will kick off what is recognized as ‘Coachella Music Month’ with a multi-genre line-up of award-winning musicians performing Friday and Saturday, April 5 – 6, 2019. Headliners for the two-day festival are Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real on Friday; and 7-time Grammy award winner blues legend Buddy Guy on Saturday. The line-up also includes Jimmie Vaughan, Los Lobos, Brian Culbertson and Lucie Si
  • Gary Hoey Has the ‘Neon Highway Blues’

    Anyone who has taken the musical ride with Gary Hoey during the past 30 years better buckle up and get ready for the next exciting journey on Neon Highway Blues.
    Scheduled for release March 15th, via Mascot Label Group/Provogue, Hoey steers the 11 tracks of Neon Highway Blues with the confidence and assuredness of a veteran and the freshness of someone who’s still in the process of discovery andrefinement — with the help of famous friends such as Eric Gales, Lance Lopez, Josh Smith a
  • Premiere Track From Leo “Bud” Welch: “I Want To Be At The Meeting”

    The final effort from legendary bluesman Leo “Bud” Welch, The Angels in Heaven Have Done Signed My Name, is due out March 8, 2019 via Dan Auerbach’s label, Easy Eye Sound. The ten-song posthumous album draws from the 25-30 songs that were recorded at Auerbach’s studio in Nashville with his band The Arcs, and offers a dynamic showcase of Welch’s gifts. “Working with Bud was a true blessing and I’ll never forget it,” Auerbach shared. “Bud taugh

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