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Terry Quiet Band's "A Night At The Orpheum" Is Great Live Blues

When we think about the great live albums, we often think about the great live bands that made them....

James Cotton to Release "Cotton Mouth Man" on May 7th

Songs inspired by Cotton's colorful and sometimes perilous life and his memories of the Mississippi Delta, Sonny Boy Williamson II, Memphis, Sun Records, Chicago, and Muddy Waters.
Magic Slim

Magic Slim Passes Away at 75 – OBITUARY

Celebrated guitarist Magic Slim has passed away. He was 75.
Selwyn Birchwood Band

The Music Room: With IBC Winner Selwyn Birchwood

If you get the chance, definitely try to catch up with Selwyn this year! "When you come to a show, you see four dudes, or however many people on stage, doing what they love doing. We do everything we can just to play the best music we can (and) try to give the people what they want."
Lucky Peterson - Live at the 55 Arts Club, Berlin

Lucky Peterson Band "Live At The 55 Arts Club Berlin"

Lucky Peterson is definitely a student of the blues. With the release of Live At The 55 Arts Club Berlin, Peterson and company are at the top of their game. For fans, this release is a treat. For the uninitiated, this is gonna rock your world!
Chicago Bob Nelson

"Chicago" Bob Nelson passes away at 78

Chicago Bob Nelson, harmonica player and singer who was known for amalgamating Louisiana and Chicago blues styles has passed away.
Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson and the Magic Rockers at Chans Eggrolls Blues and Jazz

Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson and the Magic Rockers Rock Chan's

Saying blues fans at Chan's Eggrolls Jazz and Blues in Woonsocket, Rhode Island got their money's worth Friday night when Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson played two sets would be an understatement.
Bluzapalooza in Iraq, featuring Shemekia and the Troops (Photo: Joe A Rosen)

Bluzapalooza Brings Troops a "Touch of Home" Through Blues

IN 2007, Steve Simon saw an interview with a soldier fighting overseas. He was soon inspired to create Bluzapalooza, a concert event with celebrity blues musicians for the troops. Now Bluzapalooza needs your help!
Luther "Guitar" Johnson

Luther "Guitar Jr." Johnson, Muddy Waters Guitarist, Returns to Chan's Eggrolls

Luther "Guitar Jr" Johnson returns to Chan's Eggrolls, Jazz, and Blues this Friday after recording a live CD at the venue in June.
John Hahn and Shemekia Copeland in Paris FEATURED

John Hahn May Know Shemekia Better Than She Knows Herself

Editor’s Note: This is an incredibly special part of “dual articles” about the dynamic Shemekia Copeland and her long time manager and songwriter, John Hahn!
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