Tag Archives: Gary Clark Jr.

With fourth guitar festival, Clapton and friends deliver plenty of blues at the Crossroads

Having attended two of the three previous Crossroads Guitar Festivals (the first in Dallas, as well as the most recent in Chicago), we weren’t all that sure what to think about last fall’s announcement of the 2013 installment of the renowned festival. … Continue reading

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The year in re-blues, part 2: presenting the BluesPowR Radio Hour

Just before the new year, you may recall we took a quick look back at some of the best of 2012. But since words themselves don’t always do justice to the great new music we heard and wrote about during … Continue reading

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Give it up now… for Gary Clark Jr. on Blak and Blu

We’ve talked quite a bit here before about the rising star of Austin bluesman Gary Clark Jr., who you may recall being hailed as nothing less than “the future of the blues” during this spring’s Red, White and Blues performance at the White … Continue reading

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Red, White and Blues at the White House

The House was a’rockin Tuesday night when the President and First Lady hosted a Black History Month salute to the blues featuring a host of artists ranging from longtime performers such as B.B. King, Buddy Guy, and Mick Jagger to “the future of the … Continue reading

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The Bright Lights – and sounds – of Gary Clark Jr.

We may not have gotten to see singer-guitarist Gary Clark Jr. during his recent visit to Pittsburgh’s Hard Rock Cafe (that’s a picture of him from last year’s Crossroads Guitar Festival), but far be it for us to argue with Rolling Stone magazine that … Continue reading

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2010 Crossroads Guitar Festival Recap

To see more photos from the 2010 Crossroads Festival, please visit our BluesPowR Gallery. Eric Clapton and his friends sure are getting good at putting on a show, as they proved once again Saturday during the third installment of Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival at Chicago’s … Continue reading

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