February 2019 Blog Posts (11)

Q&A with Dan Baird, best known as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist from the chart-topping 1980s rock band The Georgia Satellites

"That honesty, not chasing a trend. “We do what we do” attitude. I’d hope a simple and honest music raises its head up again. Greta Van Fleet, Rival Sons, are young, taking what they like from older music, putting their take on it and running. Kids are listening to that again. 5% will actually go back and listen to Howlin Wolf and be astounded."

Dan Baird: Rock n' Roll…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 19, 2019 at 9:00am — No Comments

Q&A with Dutch blues band of Barrelhouse (Johnny LaPorte - Jan Willem Sligting - Bob Dros) - On the road again

"Music in general brings people together. Apart from the protest blues is about."

Barrelhouse: On The Road (Again)

Old photos are like old memories; some are bright and clear, some are vague. 'Do not Look Back' is what Van Morrison already sang. An easy advice to follow for a young Tineke Schoemaker at the time. 45 years and 12 albums later you…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 15, 2019 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Q&A with Greek blues/rock guitarist Sakis Dovolis - delivers and is guaranteed to rock your good jam:house

"Having in mind the fact that the Blues is actually a folk music genre, it was more than certain that it would affect some aspects of life and culture, in general. To me, Blues music managed to extirpate some ideas, some ingrained behaviours that the world had back in the day."

Sakis Dovolis: Cross The Line

"Cross The Line" by New York-based…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 14, 2019 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Q&A with Billy Truitt of Vegas Strip Kings, a blues-based Americana sound band from Las Vegas, Nevada.

"Music is as much a refection of our society and it’s problems and strengths and any implications on society is usually an after effect."

Vegas Strip Kings: Eclectic Jackpot

Raised from the ashes of the acclaimed Blind Pig Records project Contino, Vegas Strip Kings is a blues-based Americana sound from Las Vegas, Nevada. With their unique…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 14, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

"Windy City" bluesman Keith Scott talks about Jimmy Dawkins, Nolan Struck, Shirley King, Hip Linkchain & Dawkins' jam with Al Di Meola

"Music was stronger in the old days more feeling"

Keith Scott: Better Blues World

Keith Scott is one of Chicago's most vibrant musicians. For the past 20 plus years he's built his reputation as a sizzling blues guitarist, dynamic performer, noteworthy songwriter and bandleader. Keith has toured the U.S. and Europe both with his band…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 10, 2019 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Guitarist and painter Rick Vito talks about Albert Collins, Mick Fleetwood, Keith Richards, Jesus, and his art

"Pure feeling, energy, expression, fun, taste, tone, life. That's all real, and that's what the Blues translates to people everywhere."

Rick Vito: Rock n' Roll Artist with Soul

The VizzTone Label Group is tremendously proud to present a new album by one of the most widely acclaimed musicians of our time, Rick Vito. SOULSHAKER will hit the…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 9, 2019 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Q&A with Myles Goodwyn - singer, guitarist, writer, producer and leader of April Wine - talks about the Blues

“Music is and always will the universal language and if people take the time to listen and to truly hear, there will greater understand and compassion for the differences between us. Peace.”

Myles Goodwyn: A Friend Of The Blues

Singer, guitarist, writer, producer and leader of the band April Wine, Myles Goodwyn’s passion and drive shaped and…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 8, 2019 at 4:00pm — No Comments

L.A. based keyboardist Ed Roth talks about the spirit of Blues, freedom of Jazz and his lifetime journey in music

"I think music is often a reflection of the time it was written, and what was going on then politically and socially. Jazz and R&B are both American forms of music, that managed to cross racial lines at a time when these lines were rarely crossed."

Ed Roth: Journey To The Jazzland

Keyboardist Ed Roth’s feel, spirit, and touch have made him a…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 8, 2019 at 11:00am — No Comments

Q&A with American poet Mike James - author of twelve poetry collections - talks about his books and music

"I think good writing helps make people feel there are other people in the universe with the same worries, loves or concerns."

Mike James: Americanized Ghazals

Mike James is the author of twelve poetry collections. His most recent books include: First-Hand Accounts from Made-Up Places (Stubborn Mule, 2018), Crows in the Jukebox (Bottom Dog, 2017),…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 8, 2019 at 10:30am — No Comments

Q&A with Croatian harmonica player Tomislav Goluban - burst with energy, passion, humor and real music

“Before fans used to come to concerts to listen to the music, to enjoy themselves, to spend time with friends and to have a memorable experience. Nowadays more and more people are coming to hang out with their smartphones, to just take pictures and videos of artists as a token, “look I was there, “instead of enjoying the live performance; especially the younger fans.”

Tomislav Goluban: Chicago…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 6, 2019 at 10:47pm — No Comments

Bangalore based poet and writer Maitreyee B Chowdhury talks about The Beats & The Hungryalists, India and music

"Throughout the world, poetry and music have been forerunners in challenging the mindsets of people. Irrespective of the genre and language both music and poetry have constantly motivated people into thinking differently, into rising in revolt against mediocre or oppressive thought processes."

Maitreyee B Chowdhury: Bangalore Blues

Maitreyee B…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 4, 2019 at 6:30pm — No Comments

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