The Blues Foundation has scheduled a week of live music, workshops, films, exhibits and more for the 35th Annual International Blues Challenge.
A trio based in both Seattle and London, Lonesome Shack plays a combination of hill country blues and urban folk.
The annual Keeping the Blues Alive Awards recognize the writers, disc jockeys, photographers, record labels, blues societies, music clubs, festivals, and others in the blues world that have played vital roles in advancing the art and commerce of blues.
His friendship with Levon Helm led to an introduction to Leon Russell, who got Davis into session work. He joined Taj Mahal around that same time, playing guitar and piano on Mahal's first three albums and co-writing some of the songs.
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.
On this premiere track, Bibb and Koité take aim at today's culture and its need for instant gratification. A beautiful tune with a poignant message for each of us.