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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

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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

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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

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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

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Coming festivals, shows well worth the trip for blues fans throughout Mid-Atlantic

Earlier this year, we told you about the Lancaster Roots & Blues Festival, which is quickly gaining a reputation as one of the must-attend events for blues fans in the Mid-Atlantic region. Here are a few more festivals and shows … Continue reading

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Johnny Winter wins blues Grammy plus a few Lancaster Roots & Blues Fest pics

Aside from Johnny Winter‘s posthumous award for Best Blues Album for his Step Back – the late guitarslinger’s first Grammy win for his own music, despite three of the albums he produced for Muddy Waters having won Grammys a few … Continue reading

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Buddy Guy, Eric Gales, Doyle Bramhall II help fans experience Hendrix in whole new way

In what began as a single concert event in Seattle and has since evolved into a sort of traveling mini-version of Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival – both in terms of frequency and starpower, the Experience Hendrix tour rolled through Pittsburgh for the second … Continue reading

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Just posted: Experience Hendrix tour photos

We’ll have more coverage from Thursday night’s Experience Hendrix tour stop in Pittsburgh coming up for you next week, but in the meantime, we hope you’ll check out these photos from the show, capturing performances from Buddy Guy, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Doyle Bramhall II, … Continue reading

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Coming up on the Crossroads; double DVD, CD sets capture some of world’s best guitarists at Clapton’s fourth Crossroads festival

Having been fortunate enough to attend both nights of Eric Clapton‘s Crossroads Guitar Festival this spring, we’ve been eagerly awaiting the highlights DVD that customarily follows, scheduled for release next Tuesday. For the first time, some of the music will … Continue reading

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The BluesPowR Radio Hour, episode 6

With Labor Day just behind us and autumn right around the corner, it’s a great time to fall into the latest edition of our BluesPowR Radio Hour. Enjoy new music from Buddy Guy, the Tedeschi Trucks Band, Moreland & Arbuckle, … Continue reading

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