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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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Born & Raised in Chicago, Omar Coleman delivers modern West Side soul on Delmark debut

As best we can remember, our first exposure to Chicago singer and harmonica player Omar Coleman came just a few years back when we saw him play along with International Blues Challenge winner Sean Carney at West Virginia’s Heritage Music … 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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BluesPowR Radio Hour Episode 7

Check out the all new edition of our BluesPowR Radio Hour, featuring music from Cyril Neville, Jonny Lang, Bryan Lee, the Spin Doctors, Sugaray Rayford, MonkeyJunk, Shawn Holt & the Teardrops, Samantha Fish, Toronzo Cannon, Oli Brown, Sean Chambers, and … Continue reading

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Chicago bluesman Toronzo Cannon fires shot heard ’round the world with sophomore release John the Conquer Root

If it’s true what they say about being able to measure a man by the company he keeps, then we’re guessing that blues drummer Brian “BJ” Jones has to be one pretty good guy. In addition to being a member … Continue reading

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