Tag Archives: Bernard Allison

Blues Blues Lovin’

We haven’t done quite as good a job of keeping up with our BluesPowR Radio Hour as we would have liked in recent months, but the upside is that we’ve got a slew of great music to send your way! … Continue reading

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Celebration of Pittsburgh blues artists continues on Blues from the Burgh 4

We don’t get the chance to write about local blues acts as much as we’d like these days, so we’re always glad when the Blues Society of Western Pennsylvania (BSWPA) gives us a good reason to do so with another … Continue reading

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Episode 5, The BluesPowR Radio Hour

There’s no better way to enjoy these dog days of summer than listening to a hot new episode of our BluesPowR Radio Hour! Featuring another hour and a half plus of great blues music, our July 2013 edition includes tracks … Continue reading

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2012 Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival recap

We told you earlier this week how the stars aligned to make this year’s Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival another truly terrific one, with superb performances from the likes of The Tedeschi Trucks Band, Janiva Magness, Lurrie Bell and Bernard Allison, Shemekia Copeland, and Philipp … Continue reading

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Sun, stars shine bright at 2012 Chesapeake Bay Blues Fest

Once again, the stars aligned nicely for the annual Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival, bringing beautiful weather and another superb mix of established and up-and-coming acts to Annapolis’ Sandy Point State Park this past weekend. We weren’t able to stick around long … Continue reading

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Fathers and Sons (and daughters too)

Last week’s post regarding Elmore James, Jr., got me to thinking about some of the other children of blues greats who are helping to keep the genre alive through their own music. A few (in no particular order) who jump to mind: Shemekia … Continue reading

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