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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.

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.
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.

Low Society’s ‘Sanctified’ is a Modern Blues Masterpiece

'Sanctified' is a modern masterpiece of blues music. The talented team behind this album poured their heart and soul into every track...
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.
Walter and Jon Trout Chrome Lounge 2017

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.
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A.J. Croce’s “Other Side of Love”

Not just a lot of blues touchstones, this album has a WHOLE lot of soul. Take a listen to "Other Side of Love," and we're sure you'll agree.
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."

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Opens Doors

"I knew what I was doing. I knew what I wanted to do. Then, I got the opportunity to do it."
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