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Blues Music

Samantha Fish Gives Us ‘Chills & Fever’

Her restate of the vintage soul, rock 'n' roll, and blues sounds on which we grew up is as comfortable as our favorite jeans.

Alligator Blues Fest This Weekend in Oshkosh

Oshkosh, WI - A rare occurrence takes place this weekend at the Grand Opera House in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. More than one half dozen Alligator Records artists will appear in a festival like none other. A...

John Lee Hooker Centennial Brings New Album

Electrifying the Delta blues he learned in his youth, Hooker developed a driving boogie beat that forever changed the game.

Blues for Willie Festival Hosts Eden Brent and Vasti Jackson

In a region recognized for an amazing musical heritage, this year's Blues for Willie Festival celebrates with "three days of hot music in honor of blues legend Willie King."

The Gospel According to Reverend Peyton

The only thing, that can save blues in America, is blues artists making music that people want to listen to, and play.

Southern Avenue Debuts Worldly Memphis Sound

"So we're collaborating a lot more now than when we first started. It's organic. It's normal for us. That's how it should be."

WORLD PREMIERE: The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band “One More Thing”

People talk about all the homeless people we have today. The one thing I know, in particular, especially in rural areas, is there are lot of people that are one catastrophe, one mistake, just one more thing from themselves being homeless.

The 10 Best Beards in the Blues

Here is our list of the 10 best beards in the blues.

Marcus King Band Lights Up Legends

  Chicago, IL - Buddy Guy's Legends wasn't packed to the rafters, but for a Wednesday night, it wasn't a bad crowd; not at all. This night was a wee bit special to the assembled...

‘Soul Repo’ Is Chicken Soup for Blues Souls

Soul Repo is truly chicken soup for the blues. The players come together like the movement of a fine Swiss watch, and the vocals are first class throughout.
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