Tag Archives: Mike Zito

Walter Trout & friends are All in This Together on blues-rocker’s latest

“After the heaviness and emotional intensity of creating my last studio album, Battle Scars, I just wanted to go in the studio and have some fun and jam with some friends.” — Walter Trout After a couple of albums announcing … 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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All I Ever Do is Sing the Blues

Here’s another talk-free edition of our BluesPowR Radio Hour to help keep your summer sizzling, including music from the Knickerbocker All-Stars, Mike Zito & the Wheel, Fantastic Negrito, Davina and the Vagabonds, Tinsley Ellis, and more, as well as a … Continue reading

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He’s back! An exclusive interview with blues rocker Walter Trout

One year after a lifesaving liver transplant last Memorial Day, blues-rock guitarist Walter Trout has much to be thankful for as he prepares to return to the stage next week. Here’s what Trout had to say when we talked with … 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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Spring into the Blues

With the weather warming and signs of spring now all around, here’s a little something you can take with you when you go, whether that’s out and about on the trail, down the highway, or just to your favorite chair … Continue reading

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Chicago tribute show, latest album Step Back both good ways to remember blues guitar legend Johnny Winter

If, like us, you weren’t able to make it to Chicago for the Johnny Winter remembrance show that took place at Buddy Guy’s Legends a few weekends back (or to a computer for the accompanying live webstream of the program), … Continue reading

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Royal Southern Brotherhood gives heartsoulblood on sophomore studio release

Just a month after picking up its first Blues Music Award for the DVD portion of its live Songs from the Road set, Royal Southern Brotherhood is back with its second studio release from Ruf Records, a little something called … Continue reading

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Royal Southern Brotherhood keeps rockin’ with live two-disc set

With members whose surnames include Allman, Neville and Zito, it’s no surprise that Royal Southern Brotherhood‘s 2012 self-titled debut album was such a standout. After some pretty terrific solo releases from each of the principals (Cyril Neville‘s Magic Honey, Mike … 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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