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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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Sun, stars shine bright at 2012 Chesapeake Bay Blues Fest

Once again, the stars aligned nicely for the annual Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival, bringing beautiful weather and another superb mix of established and up-and-coming acts to Annapolis’ Sandy Point State Park this past weekend. We weren’t able to stick around long … Continue reading

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Heavenly new blues from Pinetop Perkins, Lurrie Bell

It’s been just over a year since the blues world bid farewell to one of its true masters in pianist Pinetop Perkins, who died at age 97 only weeks after receiving a Grammy Award for his Joined at the Hip project with former Muddy Waters … Continue reading

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Chicago Blues: A Living History returns with another blues (R)evolution

You may recall 2009’s much-acclaimed two-disc collection Chicago Blues: A Living History, which featured Billy Branch, Lurrie Bell, John Primer, and Billy Boy Arnold performing their interpretations of songs representing the evolution of the Chicago blues, from early 1940s tunes like Sonny Boy Williamson’s “My Little … Continue reading

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