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Chicago Blues

Billy Branch Works Hard to Keep the Blues Alive

"I didn’t have a chance to know Wolf personally, but I had a chance to sit in with Muddy a couple of times."
Christone "Kingfish" Ingram Photo From Artist's Website

Kingfish Headlines St. Louis Blues Festival

Ingram's masterful guitar work has been sending shivers through concert goers for nearly half his life, and his vocals display a power and maturity far beyond his years.

Randy Newman Chronicles Sonny Boy Williamson

At times melancholy, and at others celebratory, the first person account apprises the short life of the original Sonny Boy.
Altered Five Blues Band Mitchell Miller

Altered Five Blues Band is ‘Charmed & Dangerous’

We'll suffice it to say that 'Charmed & Dangerous' is on our list of the best blues release of the year.
Big House Blues Bar & Grill Sign Laura O'Neill

Darwen UK Gets New Blues Club

Eddie Valentine, and Sam Cooper purchased the aging edifice in November, 2015, with one thought in mind. They wanted a blues club.
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Walter Trout Says ‘We’re All in This Together’

It was easy to get them to agree. The hard part was the logistics of scheduling, because every one of these guys is a touring, hard working musician.
Walter Trout Promotional Photo Austin Hargrave

Walter Trout – Forty Years a Bluesman

"It's all I ever wanted to do, and I'm going to keep doing it until I can't do it anymore."

John Primer Loves The Blues – His Way

"I’m grateful to all the young musicians that are coming up, playing music, and trying to keep hope alive for the blues."
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Paramount Records Celebrates Milestone Birthday

Paramount's history will be highlighted during the centennial edition of the three-day Paramount Music Festival September 1st through the 3rd.
Toronzo Cannon Photo by Chris Monaghan

Toronzo Cannon Takes the Mound at Wrigley

"As a native Chicagoan, I'm excited and honored to be throwing out the first pitch and supporting the Cubs on their way to winning another World Series."
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