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- Admirers and friends such as Bob Margolin, Victor Wainwright, North Mississippi Allstars, and Amy Helm gather in tribute to late Sean Costello on Don’t Pass Me By
- Hey, fellow travelers: make sure to catch the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band’s new album The Traveler
- Earwig Music relays important part of Chicago music history through Cadillac Baby’s Bea & Baby Records: The Definitive Collection
- If you can’t make it down to Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival, bring the festival to you, via pay-per-view online or TV!
- Pittsburgh band The Commonheart overcomes Pressure of sophomore album with terrific new release
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With Father’s Day upon us, it seemed like a good day to revisit one of the very first posts on our blog, looking at the many second-generation bluesmen and women. Here’s wishing a happy Father’s Day to the musicians — … Continue reading
Wherever in the world you happen to be, we hope you’ll celebrate International Blues Music Day by getting out to take in some live blues today! (And go ahead and mark your calendar for the years ahead, with IBMD always … Continue reading
We couldn’t think of a better bluesman to revisit on this holiday than the recently discussed Magic Sam, who was not only born on Valentine’s Day in 1937 but also performed his share of tunes involving love and romance (often … Continue reading
Last summer, we told you about the inaugural International Blues Music Day (IBMD) established by New York musician and blues society leader Johnny Childs and friends to help promote and celebrate the genre around the world. With the first Saturday … Continue reading
Welcome to the redesigned site for The BluesPowR Blog, featuring a new look but the same great blues news and reviews we’ve been delivering for the past five years! We’re still working to migrate much of the content from the … Continue reading
Like us, you probably don’t need a special reason to go out and catch some live blues music on any given Saturday night, but this weekend offers a particularly good one. Tomorrow, Saturday, August 3rd, blues artists and fans around … Continue reading
With the stockings now hung by the chimney with care, here’s hoping you’ll soon be finding lots of great blues music in there! Merry Christmas from The BluesPowR Blog and our best wishes for a happy, healthy and prosperous 2011!
One recent morning, I walked into my office to find a small stack of record albums sitting on my chair. Flipping through the pile, I discovered that it included original albums from some pretty good artists (Johnny Copeland, Slim Harpo, … Continue reading
Correction: In our original post from Friday, we indicated that the Soul Fixin’ Foundation is directed by Luther’s life partner Carolyn “Rocky” Brown, based on information we obtained from the organization’s web site. We have since heard (from Rocky herself) that … Continue reading
Season’s greetings and best wishes for a healthy and prosperous New Year from the BluesPowR Blog. Here’s hoping Santa and his elves continue to fill your stockings with lots of great blues music!