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Ana Popovic at JazzBones FEATURED

Ana Popovic, Jazzbones August 15th, 2012

When it came showtime at JazzBones in Tacoma,Washington, the lights were dimmed & Ana was introduced to a sold out crowd... Then came the slide guitar.

Gregg Allman; A Blues Scholar With A Lifetime of Rock Royalty

Gregg Allman talks about the upcoming movie on his life, wanting a Blues Music Award, lovingly discusses his many blues influences, and why vinyl is making us lazy!

Mike Griot Brings Free South Mountain Int'l Blues Fest to New Jersey

New Jersey is rarely thought of as a bastion of the blues--even though Johnny “Clyde” Copeland, John Hammond and Hubert Sumlin lived there, and the state is currently home to blues stars Joe Bonamassa,...

"Every Night's a Saturday Night" from Bobby Keys; A Real Rock n Roll Life

Every Night's a Saturday Night: The Rock 'n' Roll Life of Legendary Sax Man Bobby Keys was recently released by the legendary saxophone great.

Interview with bluesman Nakia from NBC's hit show The Voice

Nakia is the Austin-based blues singing rocker that gained national notoriety on NBC's smash hit The Voice. We caught up with Nakia just when he was hitting the road on The Voice tour.

Alligator Records President Bruce Iglauer to Receive "Iconic Innovators" Award from AirPlay Direct

APD president Michael Harnett says Iglauer was the first person who came to mind for this new award...

Janet Ryan Is "Mama Soul"

Janet Ryan is "Mama Soul" ain't no lie. Janet Ryan has a strong, huge voice, and she is not afraid to use it. Her newest album, Mama Soul, is evidence of this.

Language of the Blues: MOONSHINE

Find out what MOONSHINE really means in this new installment of our popular weekly series, The Language of the Blues, in which author/musician Debra Devi explores the meaning of a word or phrase found...

C.C. Rider the Venerator: Rufus Thomas

For starters, he was one of the greatest radio personalities ever. And when Rufus wasn’t on the radio hootin’ and howlin’, he was promotin’, singin’, dancin’, and writing songs...

A Bluesy Afternoon at the Mighty Mississippi Music Festival

Kingfish walked off the stage, joining the crowd on the green, jamming out using a wireless amplifier. It was reminiscent of a recent Buddy Guy performance I saw...
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