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Guy Davis plays it “like Sonny did” on new CD Kokomo Kidd

The closest you’ll find to a modern-day troubadour, acoustic bluesman Guy Davis is back with another terrific collection of tunes on his second release for M.C. Records, Kokomo Kidd. From the plucky, tuba-accented title track about a country bootlegger-turned-political fixer … 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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Elvin Bishop, Bobby Rush, and John Hammond big winners at last night’s Blues Music Awards

His latest album may be titled Can’t Even Do Wrong Right, but recent Rock Hall of Fame inductee Elvin Bishop (Paul Butterfield Blues Band) seemed to do quite all right at last night’s Blues Music Awards in Memphis, taking home … 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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Keb’ Mo’s BLUESAmericana gets three Grammy nods; Johnny Winter, Ruthie Foster, Gregg Allman & Taj Mahal, and Charlie Musselwhite among other nominees

We’re sure that Keb’ Mo’s decision to title his latest album BLUESAmericana had little, if anything, to do with looking to maximize his chances for a nomination in the annual Grammy Awards, where Best Blues Album and Best Americana Album … Continue reading

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Tedeschi Trucks Band, Charlie Musselwhite, Trampled Under Foot, Doug MacLeod big winners at 2014 Blues Music Awards

The annual Blues Music Awards took place in Memphis last night, and although the ceremony wasn’t broadcast live on SiriusXM as in years past and the results haven’t yet been posted to the Blues Foundation’s website, here are the winners … Continue reading

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Harping on the Taboo: Bob Corritore offers up album of blues harmonica instrumentals

We’ve written here before about a few projects involving harmonica ace Bob Corritore, including some pretty impressive recent collaborations with the likes of one-time Muddy Waters Band guitarist John Primer (Knockin’ Around These Blues) and veteran blues singer Tail Dragger … Continue reading

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The BluesPowR Radio Hour is back!

Check out the spring edition of our BluesPowR Radio Hour, featuring new music from the likes of Tommy Castro and the Painkillers, Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues, The Robert Cray Band, Downchild, Damon Fowler, Eden Brent, Matt Schofield, … Continue reading

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Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite Get Up for Grammy win

Gary Clark Jr. wins for best traditional R&B performance Moments after performing “I’m In I’m Out & I’m Gone” from their Get Up! CD during tonight’s Grammy Awards pre-telecast, Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite got back up to the stage … Continue reading

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