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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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Lancaster Roots & Blues in photos

Thanks to all who have waited patiently to see our photos from the inaugural Lancaster Roots & Blues Festival, which have now been posted to our BluesPowR Gallery, with dedicated albums showcasing Johnny Winter and James Cotton, Samantha Fish, and Sugar Ray & the Bluetones, in addition … Continue reading

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Inaugural Lancaster Roots and Blues festival draws impressive crowd of blues artists and fans

When we talked with Lancaster Roots and Blues organizer Rich Ruoff a few weeks back by email, he noted that he doesn’t do things halfway. This past weekend, we got to see just what he meant when we and a few thousand … Continue reading

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Coming soon: Lancaster Roots and Blues Festival coverage

It may have been a bit warmer everywhere this weekend, but nowhere was it hotter than in Lancaster, PA, where thousands of fans converged for the inaugural offering of the Lancaster Roots & Blues Festival featuring more than 50 roots music artists … Continue reading

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All routes lead to Lancaster for city’s inaugural Roots & Blues festival

There’s an old saying from blues great Willie Dixon that “the blues are the roots and the other musics are the fruits”. Regardless of whether you happen to personally agree with that statement, you can rest assured that there’ll be … Continue reading

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Johnny Winter recalls blues roots on latest CD

There’s an old Willie Dixon adage you might have heard that “The blues is the roots, and the rest is the fruits.” One timely example of that sentiment is Texas guitar slinger Freddie King‘s inclusion among this year’s nominees for the … Continue reading

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Joe Louis Walker goes cruisin’ for some bluesin’

We at the BluesPowR Blog have never had the good fortune of being aboard the floating stage they call a blues cruise, but would imagine it’s difficult to get much closer to the musical part of the experience than Joe Louis … 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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Blues on the Pittsburgh stage

Evidently “still alive and well,” international blues guitar legend and producer Johnny Winter will be in Pittsburgh this Thursday, April 8 for a performance at Diesel Club Lounge. The subject of an upcoming biography (Raisin’ Cain: the Wild and Raucous Story of … Continue reading

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