Petit will join Global stars Alanis Morissette, Natasha Bedingfield, DJ Steve Angello, and lead singer John Martin of the Swedish House Mafia, two of the most successful Iranian musicians Andy Madadian and Ebi, the Greek musician Alkistis Protopsalti
During the video you’ll hear from Paul Stanley of KISS, Joe Perry and Steven Tyler of Aerosmith. Ozzy Osborne of Black Sabbath and two members of Led Zeppelin, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant. Dicky Betts, Butch Trucks and Gregg Allman talk about the Allman Brothers and their interpretation of the blues. Pete Townshend talks about how much he dislikes Led Zeppelin, not really sure if he was kidding or not…he had a bit of a smirk on his face. Eddie Van Halen also appears and adds his two cents about the blues.
In an act of protest against the city of Bessemer and their decision to close down one of the only remaining juke joints left in the country, Gip’s Place is planning on having their regular Saturday show. They are snubbing their noses at city hall and will continue to do what they’ve been doing there for over 5 decades.
The longstanding tin-roof garage party that’s been a staple of the community and a famous destination for blues fans at large for decades was shut down by police last night.
The Rolling Stones are playing the Echoplex tonight.
Tickets are onsale right now at the El Rey. $20, cash.
It’s a lottery. They’re handing out tokens at this moment.
Legendary Musician Richie Havens, best known for his intense rhythmic guitar, soulful covers of pop and folk songs, and his opening performance at the 1969 Woodstock Festival, has passed away. He was 72
“Luther was one of the all-time greats,” Trout continues, “and it was just an unbelievably potent thing to watch him perform. Just the energy and commitment that guy had, he was one of a kind. We played together once, at the Jazz Fest that year, and just as we walked offstage, somebody pointed a camera and we hugged and smiled.
Band announces development of their tenth studio album consisting of twelve tracks; a mix of originals and covers of traditional blues songs.