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Contemporary Blues

The hottest, best and latest news, article, lists, images and content on contemporary blues musicians, from artists new on the scene to seasoned road warriors.

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WORLD PREMIERE TRACK: Anthony Gomes “Your Mama Wants To Do Me (And Your Daddy...

"Your Mama Wants To Do Me (And Your Daddy Wants To Do Me In)" is a rocking good time. The kind of song that keeps Anthony Gomes fans packing venues wherever he plays.
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WORLD PREMIERE TRACK From Bob Margolin “Head Held High”

"'Head Held High' is a song I wrote that is close to literally true," Margolin shared.
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Austin Texas’ Nakia is a ‘Blues Grifter’

What Nakia has done is more borrowed than stolen. He took classic blues and soul songs, redefined them in his own unique and powerful way, and gifted them back to us as something fresh and new.
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Premiere Video: Colin James Breaks Down ‘Miles To Go’ Song by Song

Check out this video of Colin James breaking down each song, one by one, from his recent release 'Miles To Go'.
Boscoe France Feature Photo Mark McCoy

Boscoe France to Play Inaugural Blues Festival in His Hometown

"I grew up poor man. I grew up with black folks and white folks, and the common denominator was that we were poor folks." - Boscoe France
Jim Allchin Feature

Newest Release From Jim Allchin is ‘Prime Blues’

"The title 'Prime Blues' refers to both my love of the blues as well as my love of mathematics," Allchin says. "'Prime Blues' is more concentrated blues than my past albums and at the same time more diverse in terms of style, guitar technique, and guitar tone."
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The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band is ‘Poor Until Payday’

'Poor Until Payday' is the group's second offering on their own Family Owned Records label through Thirty Tigers.
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Samantha Fish & Jonny Lang Headline Bacon, Blues & Big Stories Festival

A festival of what's good for the taste buds, ears, and soul, Bacon Blues & Big Stories will take place in Mahr Park at Hidden Hills Farm.
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Connor Selby’s Debut ‘Made Up My Mind’ is a Fresh Take on the Classic...

Serving as the long awaited debut release from 20 year old British blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter Connor Selby, 'Made Up My Mind' is exactly what the blues world needs.
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Bitten by the Blues, The Alligator Records Story Out October 30th

'Bitten By the Blues' takes readers behind the scenes, offering larger than life stories of musicians, recording sessions, and what it's like to work with the legends of the genre.
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