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One of the mightiest bluesmen I’ve ever known has passed, just a month shy of his 88th birthday. The Mississippi-born gentleman of the blues: Big George Brock.
One act came from Ottawa and other from Omaha but they both proved to be outstanding at this year’s International Blues Challenge
The blues will be celebrated along historic Beale Street this January as part of The Blues Foundation’s 2020 International Blues Challenge Week, which takes place in Memphis, Tenn. from Tuesday, January 28 through Saturday, February 1. The Blues Foundation kicks off the festivities on January 28 with performances happening in 21 different venues along historic Beale Street straight through to the Finals on February 1 at Memphis’ Orpheum Theatre (203 S. Main St.) at 12 noon. The International Blues Challenge, the world’s largest and most renowned blues music competition, attracts more than 800 musicians to Memphis from all across the globe to battle…
“I couldn’t be prouder of how far we’ve come with this cruise over the past 26 years,” said McClinton.
The album features guest vocalist Christine Ohlman (Beehive Queen of Rock n Soul, Vocalist of Saturday Night Live Band)
Ice Cream In Hell is a cathartic blast of blues-rock power.
Take A Look In The Book coming March 20, 2020