"I miss the old days when I used to hang around mother Blues in Old Town when 7 nights a week you could go and hear Howling Wolf and Magic Sam, Otis Spann just to name a few... At that time in the sixties I had no idea how big and powerful and well known all these guys were in Europe..."
Billy Prewitt: Chicago Blues Winds
Billy Prewitt is a…Continue
"At one time, blues music was very close to the bone, very much a part of the civil rights movement, the awakening and resistance of black Americans, and the coming together of young white idealists and their black counterparts in the parallel cultures which existed in America."
Rockwell Avenue Blues Band
Rockwell Avenue Blues Band is made up of 5…Continue
"I truly believe that Blues has had a tremendous impact on many people in many parts of the world, not just the U.S. Actually, I know it as a fact!"
Russs Green: Windy City Soul
Harmonica player and singer Russ Green’s journey into the blues is different than those of most musicians. Russ was born in Chicago and grew up on the city’s west side.…Continue
"The world has the Blues. The Blues is universal. There is the witty & funny, the sad & lament full, there's Life & Truth."
The Reigning Queen of Beale Street
Pittsburgh, PA native Barbara Blue doesn't remember life without music. Her answer to the question…Continue
The Blues is Alright... and Drink Tequila!
Must-Listen Blues Album - Made in Mexico: "Nacidos Bajo Un Buen Signo IV" (July 2018) by Various Artists.
Recopilación del trabajo musical de artistas que reflejan una breve muestra de la escena del "Blues hecho en México". Nuevo CD compilado: Nacidos Bajo Un Buen Signo IV, disponible en las…Continue
"Everybody gets the blues once in a while, no matter whom you are…"
JP Soars: The Deepest Cut of Blues
Born in California and raised in Arkansas, JP Soars has called South Florida home since 1985. John Paul Soars is not a typical blues guitarist. He has a diverse musical background that encompasses a multitude of influences.…Continue
Keith Stone with Red Gravy
Keith Stone is back with his highly anticipated second release, "Blues With A Taste Of New Orleans" out September 10, but this time he’s teamed up with Red Gravy, made up of three of the most well-respected musicians to call New Orleans home. This band delivers ten songs of original, tasteful blues, all run through the New Orleans cookbook of funk and R&B to create an exotic and spicy musical…Continue
"Blues music connects and brings people together on many levels all around the world. Learning about the history of the music you also learn about the culture. You should never underestimate the power of music."
Micke Björklöf: Dr. Blues Healer
Bandleader and singer Micke Björklöf founded Blue Strip with bass…Continue
"Music is an emotional catalyst. It can soothe or incite the soul. I see music as a way to break down boundaries and stereotypes. Music is supposed to make you happy. It’s truly the universal language that crosses all barriers."
Melody Trucks: The Melody of Trucks
Melody Trucks is a life-long student of music. Being born into a musical family, she…Continue
"I guess that I regret seeing blues get removed from the regional life experiences that created it. I fear that it is and will continue to be more homogenized."
Steve Howell: Deep Roots Aesthetic
When Steve Howell first heard Mississippi John Hurt's happy style of fingerpicking country blues in 1965 at the age of thirteen, he immediately knew that…Continue