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.
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 Jr" Johnson returns to Chan's Eggrolls, Jazz, and Blues this Friday after recording a live CD at the venue in June.
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!
Guy, 76, is one of the pioneers in the Chicago blues style that pushed the sound of the electric guitar to the forefront of blues music. It was a version of the blues that drifted over the Atlantic to Britain and echoed back in the heart-pounding rock sound of Led Zeppelin
Jump Start is the latest CD from Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials, and their eighth on Alligator Records. Lil’ Ed Williams’ uncle was the great Chicago showman J.B. Hutto, and he surely would...
For the month of December the American Blues Scene is going to take a trip down memory lane and we'll be digging out some of our favorite pieces that have previously appeared in our publication. We've experienced a year of phenomenal growth and we just want to make sure that our readers, old and new have the the opportunity to enjoy all of the great content that the American Blues Scene is known for.
There are moments in music that are magic, and if you experience them live, you know history is being made.
If you want a heaping tablespoon of Sugar Blue, buy this CD! You’ll get not only this very refined and distinct blues expertise -- you’ll get a heapin’ of this man’s soul.