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Latest releases from daughters of the blues Shemekia Copeland, Zakiya Hooker help keep blues, fathers’ legacies alive

Anyone with even the slightest knowledge of blues history will be familiar with the names – and probably at least a few of the songs – of blues masters John Lee Hooker and Johnny Clyde Copeland. But with both bluesmen … 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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Guitarist Robben Ford looks Into the Sun with latest release

We probably don’t write as much about guitarist and singer Robben Ford as we should here, considering the nearly three dozen albums he’s put out over the years in both his own name and with a variety of bands. But … 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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Twenty years on, Kenny Wayne Shepherd still quite at home playing the blues on Goin’ Home

Here at The BluesPowR Blog, we like Kenny Wayne Shepherd‘s stuff like “Blue on Black” or “True Lies” just as much as the next guy or gal, but for us, his band has never sounded better than when they’re fully … Continue reading

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Coming up on the Crossroads; double DVD, CD sets capture some of world’s best guitarists at Clapton’s fourth Crossroads festival

Having been fortunate enough to attend both nights of Eric Clapton‘s Crossroads Guitar Festival this spring, we’ve been eagerly awaiting the highlights DVD that customarily follows, scheduled for release next Tuesday. For the first time, some of the music will … Continue reading

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With fourth guitar festival, Clapton and friends deliver plenty of blues at the Crossroads

Having attended two of the three previous Crossroads Guitar Festivals (the first in Dallas, as well as the most recent in Chicago), we weren’t all that sure what to think about last fall’s announcement of the 2013 installment of the renowned festival. … 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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