Tag Archives: Buddy Guy

Guest post: Buddy Guy – A Blues Experience Like No Other

UK writer/blogger Breton Towler offers these thoughts on a recent performance from one of blues’ greatest at the Birmingham Symphony Hall. Seven times a Grammy award winner and an inductee of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Yet he … Continue reading

Posted in Shows | Tagged , | Comments Off on Guest post: Buddy Guy – A Blues Experience Like No Other

Play like Buddy Guy

For all of us aspiring guitarists who have long dreamt of playing with – or even like – Grammy and Blues Music Award-winning guitarist and the reigning king of the blues Buddy Guy, a new book of tabs from Hal … Continue reading

Posted in Artists | Tagged | Comments Off on Play like Buddy Guy

Buddy Guy, Walter Trout, Otis Clay among big winners at last night’s Blues Music Awards

The winners of the 37th Blues Music Awards were announced last night in Memphis, with Buddy Guy, Walter Trout,¬†Otis Clay, Cedric Burnside, and Victor Wainwright each taking home a pair of awards in a five-way tie for the event’s big … Continue reading

Posted in Awards | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Buddy Guy, Walter Trout, Otis Clay among big winners at last night’s Blues Music Awards

Buddy Guy, Mavis Staples, Jon Cleary snag blues, roots Grammys; Gary Clark Jr., Bonnie Raitt help pay tribute to B.B. King

It was a good night for the blues at Monday’s Grammy Awards, with Buddy Guy, Mavis Staples, and Jon Cleary taking home awards for best blues album (Born to Play Guitar), best American roots performance (“See That My Grave is … Continue reading

Posted in Awards | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Buddy Guy, Mavis Staples, Jon Cleary snag blues, roots Grammys; Gary Clark Jr., Bonnie Raitt help pay tribute to B.B. King

Blues Won’t Let Me Take My Rest

What could be better than another edition of our BluesPowR Radio Hour to help keep your holiday season grooving? How about another edition that’s actually two more shows jammed into one?! Here for your listening pleasure is another two hours … Continue reading

Posted in BluesPowR Radio Hour | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Blues Won’t Let Me Take My Rest

James Harman, Anthony Geraci, and Sugaray Rayford top nominees for 37th annual Blues Music Awards

The Blues Foundation has announced the nominations for the next edition of its Blues Music Awards, set to again take place in Memphis in early May. Harmonica player and singer James Harman leads this year’s nominations with five, for instrumentalist-harmonica, … Continue reading

Posted in Awards | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on James Harman, Anthony Geraci, and Sugaray Rayford top nominees for 37th annual Blues Music Awards

Buddy Guy, Shemekia Copeland, John Primer among blues nominees for 58th Annual Grammy Awards

As usual, there weren’t nearly as many blues names as we would have liked when the nominations for the 58th annual GRAMMY Awards were announced yesterday, but here’s a look at the few lucky blues men, women, and projects that … Continue reading

Posted in Awards | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Buddy Guy, Shemekia Copeland, John Primer among blues nominees for 58th Annual Grammy Awards

You’ll swear Buddy Guy has blues running through his veins on Born to Play Guitar

We didn’t get the chance to see Buddy Guy when he was in town recently for the latest offering of the Pittsburgh Blues Festival, but we did read about the controversy that ensued, with the festival organizer ending up offering … Continue reading

Posted in Albums | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on You’ll swear Buddy Guy has blues running through his veins on Born to Play Guitar

New to the Gallery: Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival in photos

If you missed our earlier recap of this year’s Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival and its numerous tributes to the recently departed B.B. King, you can read it here. Or, for a quick and dirty look at the weekend, check out … Continue reading

Posted in Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on New to the Gallery: Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival in photos

Buddy Guy, Gregg Allman, Charlie Musselwhite, others remember King of the Blues during Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival

As far as we can recollect from both our own attendance over the years and the listing of past performers on the event’s website, the Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival never had the honor of having B.B. King play their stage … Continue reading

Posted in Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Buddy Guy, Gregg Allman, Charlie Musselwhite, others remember King of the Blues during Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival