We were recently informed of an effort to nominate a good friend of American Blues Scene, bluesman and doctor Dan Ivankovich, for a CNN Heroes 2011 award, which we are thrilled to be a part of.
Two American Blues Scene favorites, Nick Moss and Curtis Salgado, are joining the stage for a series of Chicago performances!
The Chicago Blues Festival is coming up in less than a month. One of the most popular festivals in the world, this year's event will be filled with larger than life blues on five stages.
Today is the anniversary of the Natchez Rhythm Club fire, which took the lives of over 200, including a blues band, and inspired countless blues numbers by Howlin' Wolf, John Lee Hooker & many more.
Chicago, IL, April 8, 2011. Raisin' Music is proud to announce that Chicago Blues: A Living History; The (R)evolution Continues will be available in the US on Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Doctor Dan Ivankovich is, to put it mildly, not your average doctor. A surgeon by day and an accomplished bluesman by night, Dr. Dan attends to Chicago's poorest and neglected citizens.
James Kinds, the tried-and-true working bluesman, has recently released Love You From The Top, a righteously soulful album packed with West Side Chicago sound.
Delmark Records' recent reissue of Magic Sam's "West Side Soul" is a great new remastering of a classic album that has been widely regarded as one of the best blues albums of all time.