Tag Archives: John Primer

Blues vets Primer, Corritore reunite for Ain’t Nothing You Can Do!

Despite the current political mood, this spring seems to be one of much collaboration in the blues music world, with new joint projects out or on the way from the likes of Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’, Charlie Musselwhite and … Continue reading

Posted in Albums | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Blues vets Primer, Corritore reunite for Ain’t Nothing You Can Do!

Seeing really is Believing: Sugar Ray & the Bluetones rack up combined 10 nominations in 2017 Blues Music Awards

Nominations for the 2017 Blues Music Awards were announced earlier this week, with New England blues institution Sugar Ray & the Bluetones and its members earning an impressive – and probably unprecedented – two handfuls of nominations, including nods for … Continue reading

Posted in Awards | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Seeing really is Believing: Sugar Ray & the Bluetones rack up combined 10 nominations in 2017 Blues Music Awards

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

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

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

Former Muddy Waters guitarists John Primer, Bob Margolin lead all-star centennial birthday tribute to the master on Muddy Waters 100

A 100th birthday tribute album to Muddy Waters that features former Waters band members and collaborators John Primer, Bob Margolin, James Cotton, and Johnny Winter as well as such other guests as Shemekia Copeland, Billy Branch, Keb’ Mo’, Gary Clark … Continue reading

Posted in Albums | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Former Muddy Waters guitarists John Primer, Bob Margolin lead all-star centennial birthday tribute to the master on Muddy Waters 100

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

Posted in Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Coming festivals, shows well worth the trip for blues fans throughout Mid-Atlantic

Muddy Waters Tribute caps off stellar night of blues focused on fighting cancer

It’s not every day that you get to see two former guitarists with Muddy Waters‘ band perform together on the same stage, backed by an all-star band of some of the top names in the blues music world. And while … Continue reading

Posted in Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Muddy Waters Tribute caps off stellar night of blues focused on fighting cancer

A first look at Project Blues Review 2014

The late, great Muddy Waters once sang about a dream he had on his mind and when he woke up the next morning, not a thing could he find. Saturday night’s Project Blues Review was so good, we thought we … Continue reading

Posted in Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on A first look at Project Blues Review 2014

One night only Muddy Waters Tribute to assemble Waters band members John Primer and Bob Margolin, other top names in the blues

Yesterday, we told you about the latest releases from second generation bluesmen Mud Morganfield and Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith¬†– in Mud’s case, a tribute to his father McKinley Morganfield, a.k.a. Muddy Waters, on which he paired with esteemed harp player … Continue reading

Posted in Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on One night only Muddy Waters Tribute to assemble Waters band members John Primer and Bob Margolin, other top names in the blues