Tag Archives: Warren Haynes

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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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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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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Red, White and Blues at the White House

The House was a’rockin Tuesday night when the President and First Lady hosted a Black History Month salute to the blues featuring a host of artists ranging from longtime performers such as B.B. King, Buddy Guy, and Mick Jagger to “the future of the … Continue reading

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Johnny Winter recalls blues roots on latest CD

There’s an old Willie Dixon adage you might have heard that “The blues is the roots, and the rest is the fruits.” One timely example of that sentiment is Texas guitar slinger Freddie King‘s inclusion among this year’s nominees for the … 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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