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Tommy Z Blows Us Away with “Blizzard of Blues”

    Tommy Z Blows Us Away with “Blizzard of Blues”

Tommy’s playing is emotive throughout, always lifting us up as we find ourselves moving to the music. “Blizzard of Blues” is indeed a keeper …

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BREAKING: Here are Your 2016 International Blues Challenge Winners!

    BREAKING: Here are Your 2016 International Blues Challenge Winners!

Here are your 2016 International Blues Challenge Winners!

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The Perfect Cure for Cabin Fever: Lancaster Roots and Blues, A Festival of Music

    The Perfect Cure for Cabin Fever: Lancaster Roots and Blues, A Festival of Music

This February 26 – 28, 2016, Lancaster, Pennsylvania welcomes over 60 local and national artists for Lancaster Roots and Blues, A Festival of Music!!

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Best of the Blues Festivals Awards Telluride, Mighty Mississippi, Johnny Shines Fest Top Spots

    Best of the Blues Festivals Awards Telluride, Mighty Mississippi, Johnny Shines Fest Top Spots

Among the nineteen total winners were also Big Blues Bender, Bogalusa Blues Festival, Eureka Springs Blues Festival!

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Blues Stars Bonamassa and Haynes Join Vai, Satriani, Schon for Les Paul’s 100th

    Blues Stars Bonamassa and Haynes Join Vai, Satriani, Schon for Les Paul’s 100th

when Les Paul famously remarked, “I want a sound that has never been heard before,” he was probably not thinking of the unique cacophony created by Steve Vai’s supersonic pinch harmonics and Joe Bonamassa’s pentatonic…

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Blues Guitar Saturday a Hit at Tampa Bay Blues Festival

    Blues Guitar Saturday a Hit at Tampa Bay Blues Festival

The crowd assembled for this day’s lineup was the biggest in the festival’s history.

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The 36th Blues Music Award Nominees Announced

    The 36th Blues Music Award Nominees Announced

The Blues Music Awards nominations have been announced. With six nominations each, Elvin Bishop, John Németh and Sugar Ray Norcia are leading

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Chicago Blues All Stars Are Creating a Bold New Vision for the Blues

    Chicago Blues All Stars Are Creating a Bold New Vision for the Blues

Chicago Blues All Stars Are creating a bold new vision for the blues, breathing new life into it, and bringing the blues to audiences that might not have even paid attention to it before.

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Crossroads Revisited: Back Door Man – John Hammond’s New York Accent

John Hammond picked up Jimi Hendrix for his band after Curtis Knight fired Jimi in 1965…

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White Mountains Turn Blue Again for the White Mountain Blues & Boogie Fest

    White Mountains Turn Blue Again for the White Mountain Blues & Boogie Fest

It seems only fitting that Jeff Jensen would have the last word at the 2014 White Mountain Blues & Boogie Festival…

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