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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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This weekend: Blues Society of Western Pennsylvania’s CD release party – Blues from the Burgh III

If you’re looking to take in some live blues around the ‘burgh this weekend, we can’t imagine a better place to be than Jergel’s Rhythm Grille in Warrendale Sunday afternoon. That’s where you can catch the Blues Society of Western Pennsylvania‘s … Continue reading

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Local blues champions

A quick congratulations to Ron Yarosz and the Vehicle and Carnegie’s Gary Prisby, who last night won the honors of representing the Western Pennsylvania region in the band and solo performer categories at next year’s International Blues Challenge in Memphis. Gregg Krupa of Jill West and … Continue reading

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Blues on the Pittsburgh stage

Evidently “still alive and well,” international blues guitar legend and producer Johnny Winter will be in Pittsburgh this Thursday, April 8 for a performance at Diesel Club Lounge. The subject of an upcoming biography (Raisin’ Cain: the Wild and Raucous Story of … Continue reading

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Quick takes: The Holmes Brothers, The Mannish Boys, and the ‘Burgh’s bluesiest

As the month begins to wind to a close, here are a few more March releases worth checking out: The Holmes Brothers Feed My Soul (Alligator Records) You can always count on the Holmes Brothers for some interesting lyrics and music, and … Continue reading

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More Blues from the ‘Burgh

If you’re looking for some good live blues around the ‘Burgh this weekend, you might consider checking out the Blues Society of Western Pennsylvania‘s Sunday party at the Palisades in McKeesport, where the organization and some of its closest musician friends … Continue reading

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