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Second annual Lancaster Roots & Blues Festival offers more blues than any one fan can hear

You know it’s probably a pretty blues-packed program when you’re only able to catch short segments of such talented acts as Albert Castiglia, Nikki Hill, Mac Arnold & Plate Full o’ Blues, Peter Karp and Sue Foley, and Dana Fuchs … Continue reading

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Lancaster Roots & Blues Festival 2015 in photos

We’re still compiling our written recap of this year’s Lancaster Roots & Blues Festival, but, in the meantime, you can now view the photos we captured during those two days in our BluesPowR Gallery, including dedicated albums for Joe Louis Walker, … 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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Plenty of blues at the roots of second annual Lancaster music festival

If you’re looking for a modern-day example of the famous Willie Dixon adage “The blues are the roots and the other musics are the fruits” in action, then think of the Lancaster Roots & Blues Festival as the equivalent of … Continue reading

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True Blues in photos

We’ve added an album of photos from last weekend’s True Blues show to our BluesPowR Gallery. If you missed our recap of the show, you can read it here, or head straight over to the gallery to view the pics.

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Corey Harris, Guy Davis, and Alvin Youngblood Hart bring True Blues to Pittsburgh

Last summer, we told you about a multimedia blues project called True Blues featuring the likes of Taj Mahal, Shemekia Copeland, Corey Harris, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Phil Wiggins, and Guy Davis. In addition to the true gem of a CD (of which everyone should … Continue reading

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Taj Mahal, Shemekia Copeland, other blues faithful team to present True Blues

Not since the designation of 2003 as the “Year of the Blues” has the genre been more celebrated than it is on the newTrue Blues CD from Telarc, featuring solo and joint performances from blues greats Taj Mahal, Corey Harris, Guy … Continue reading

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