Tag Archives: Tinsley Ellis

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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Ain’t Doing Too Bad

Here’s a little something to help get your summer off to the right start: another scorching edition of our BluesPowR Radio Hour featuring recent music from Joe Bonamassa’s Muddy Wolf Tribute, Joanne Shaw Taylor, Billy Boy Arnold, Benny Turner, Duke … Continue reading

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Summertime Blues edition

“Monday again, I can’t face another day…”: Janiva Magness captures the start of the workweek perfectly with this opening line from the song “I Need a Man” off her new album Original, but hopefully we can help you through the … Continue reading

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Guitar Week continues: Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters’ Just for Today more like one for the ages

We’ve had several instrumental blues albums cross our desk in recent weeks, including the latest releases from both guitarists Tinsley Ellis (Get Up!, Heartfixer Music) and Ronnie Earl (Just for Today, Stony Plain Records). As much as we enjoyed listening … Continue reading

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Available now: The BluesPowR Radio Hour, episode 3

We’re pretty sure nobody really enjoys doing taxes, but they’re probably even less fun when you’d rather be recording your blues radio show. So even though it’s a week or two later than we had hoped (thanks to Uncle Sam), … Continue reading

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Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival 2010 – Day One Recap

As promised, here’s a closer look at the first day of the 2010 edition of the Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival that took place this past weekend in Annapolis, Maryland. We’ll cover day two of the festival in a separate post later this week, in addition to … Continue reading

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2010 Pittsburgh Blues Festival Line-up

The Pittsburgh Blues Festival today announced the line-up for its 16th annual offering, taking place July 23rd through July 25th at Hartwood Acres. Looks like the place will be rockin’ on Sunday, with Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Tinsley Ellis, and Larry McCray all … Continue reading

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Blues on the Bay

Effectively landlocked in the City of Champions for most of the year (and snowed under for what often seems half of it), we at the BluesPowR Blog occasionally find a way to sneak off to slightly more coastal climates. Often … Continue reading

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