Tag Archives: Project Blues

TajMo, Rory Block, Jontavious Willis, and others shine at opening night of Heritage Music BluesFest

There were plenty of stars to see across the West Virginia-Ohio region this past weekend, and we aren’t talking about the ones you may have spotted while watching for the Perseid meteor shower. There’s really no telling what all we … Continue reading

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Book to Columbus for Booker T., Diunna Greenleaf, and Project Blues Review 2016

We’ve told you before about the Project Blues Review that takes place in Columbus, Ohio, each August to benefit individuals and families afflicted by cancer, and even had the chance to cover the event a few years back when John … 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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Just a few days left to help fund Jonn Del Toro Richardson’s debut solo album

Last summer, we had the chance to catch Texas guitarist and singer Jonn Del Toro Richardson as part of the Project Blues event in Columbus, Ohio. A 2005 International Blues Challenge dual winner, both as a member of Diunna Greenleaf‘s … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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