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Tedeschi Trucks Band, Curtis Salgado big winners at last night’s Blues Music Awards

The annual Blues Music Awards took place in Memphis last night, with the Tedeschi Trucks Band and soul man Curtis Salgado walking away as the night’s biggest winners with three awards each. Tedeschi Trucks won for both band and rock … Continue reading

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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

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Rush’n’ the Blues

Slow things down a bit this Christmas season with another talk-free episode of our BluesPowR Radio Hour, featuring music from Lurrie Bell, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Robert Finley, the Bob Lanza Blues Band, a double-shot of Joanna Connor, and more! Playlist … Continue reading

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Lurrie Bell just Can’t Shake This Feeling on latest release

If the title of this post were a Jeopardy! clue, the question would of course be “What is the blues?”, not only because Lurrie Bell is one of the best-known of those second-generation blues players about whom we frequently talk … 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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Heritage Music BluesFest 2014 in photos

We’ve posted more than 250 photos from last weekend’s Heritage Music BluesFest to our BluesPowR Gallery, including new folders spotlighting Ana Popovic, Lurrie Bell & Billy Branch, Jarekus Singleton, Matt “Guitar” Murphy and the Nouveaux Honkies, and Damon Fowler, as … Continue reading

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Heritage Music BluesFest 2014 recap

If you follow us on Twitter or Facebook, you know that we spent much of the past weekend at the annual Heritage Music BluesFest in Wheeling, WV, now in its 14th year, the line-up for which included Tab Benoit, Robert … Continue reading

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Episode 5, The BluesPowR Radio Hour

There’s no better way to enjoy these dog days of summer than listening to a hot new episode of our BluesPowR Radio Hour! Featuring another hour and a half plus of great blues music, our July 2013 edition includes tracks … Continue reading

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2012 Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival recap

We told you earlier this week how the stars aligned to make this year’s Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival another truly terrific one, with superb performances from the likes of The Tedeschi Trucks Band, Janiva Magness, Lurrie Bell and Bernard Allison, Shemekia Copeland, and Philipp … Continue reading

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