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Author: Chloe Richardson
“I’m just gifted and blessed. I feel pretty good once I’ve got the ladies on the side of me, and I’m always learning.”
“We thrive on the energy coming from the crowd so the different energy coming from the audience makes us play differently, makes us respond to each other differently…”
Between the blues, beverages, and sunshine, it was hard to say goodbye to Bluesfest 2018.
Lukas Nelson is far more than just Willie Nelson’s son; he’s a gifted guitar player, and one of this generation’s most talented singer-songwriters.
Jackson Browne mixed new songs with the old and the audience was under his spell from start to finish.
Over in the Delta tent, Bobby Rush, the sassiest and downright sexiest 85 year old on the scene, was thrusting his way through a dynamite set.
To witness Steve Cropper and co. play one of their earliest and greatest hits was exhilarating. They’re a band of true professionals and some of the most gifted musicians on the planet.
The blues don’t discriminate. For decades the Aussies have been telling their stories too.
Ever since witnessing big brother Jimmie prodigiously moving around a three-string guitar, Stevie Ray Vaughan had a serious case of “Wow, me too!”