"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
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"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
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"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
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"Blues is honest music and people the world over desire honesty in their lives and the music they listen to."
Anthony Geraci: The B/W Keys of Soul
If you were to think of any modern Blues Legend chances are that Anthony…Continue
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"A bluesman to me is a gifted poet that has experienced many hardships and life lessons. He is one who knows how to take the words from his or her life and blend them poetically with his instrument."
Dan Chinander: Blues Man's Story
Daniel W. Chinander serves as the director, co-writer, producer and editor of HIDING VICTORIA. Dan has operated his…Continue
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"I don't think modern music would be the same without the music and philosophies of the Psychedelic culture. Psychedelic culture has influenced music still to this day."
Bubble Puppy: Rockin' (Lone) Star
Bubble Puppy, the 1966 Texan Psychedelic Rock Band best known for their hit song, Hot Smoke and Sassafras, are back with original…Continue
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"There are a lot of similarities because our Fado that has the same roots then Blues. Same state of mind, same sadness, same sound crying in the voice."
Renato Dias: Dream Sessions
Renato Dias is a hard-working music lover of Portugal, he's the soul and mind of Dream Sessions. Renato says: "My name is Renato Dias, I'm 43, married with two…
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"The whole reason blues music exists is because of its social cultural implication. Slavery. Music of dysphoria that has been changed and adapted in America for over a hundred years and gave birth to the Ragtime, Jazz, Gospel Blues Boogie-woogie, Rock'n Roll, and now Rap. The platform for social change now is Rap."
Billy Hector: Funky Rockin’ Blues…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on July 12, 2018 at 11:30pm — No Comments
"Music for sure can bring people together with the right message. there's a bunch of Roots songs that speak good messages and try to break down barriers... they speak about injustice and wrongs needing to be right."
Travis Bowlin: Music City Roots
In 1988, Travis Bowlin was born in a little river town just off the Ohio River called Aurora, IN near…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on July 9, 2018 at 9:00pm — No Comments
"I believe Blues is a musical art form that exposes raw, human emotion. It is an unfiltered, extremely powerful sound that connects to almost all life situations."
The Little Red Rooster Blues Band
Like a fine wine, The Little Red Rooster Blues Band just seems to get better with age. Founded back in 1988 the band has successfully developed their…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on July 7, 2018 at 11:30pm — No Comments
"I guess the world just go on and, and people adapt to it their own way. The blues today is probably more commercially (speaking of the business side of it), but still if you play with your heart and soul you are always able to touch people. And that’s what it is all about I think. For the future I sincerely hope that blues music will still please and touch people. The world is changing drastically and so are the music and other…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on July 3, 2018 at 9:00pm — No Comments
"That kind of music definitely has the potential to touch hearts and that is how societies change - people being drawn into positivity, into matters of your inner life, not living on the surface of things. This is the potential that the blues has."
Marija Gašparić: Lady Sings The Blues
B# is a blues rock band from Zagreb Croatia, formed in January…Continue
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