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Blues Music

Blues Today Symposium 2018

Blues Today Symposium at Buddy Guy’s Legends June 7th

As part of Buddy Guy's Legends Blues Fest, the Blues Today Symposium will kick off at 2:00 pm (CDT) on Thursday, June 7th.

WORLD PREMIERE Song – Billy Price “39 Steps”

"My keyboard player Jimmy Britton wrote this song, and I loved it the first time I heard it," Price told us.

Terry Abrahamson: Witness to History

"He gets down on his knee and takes Muddy’s hand off his knee and he holds Muddy’s hand in both of his and kisses the back of Muddy Waters’ hand."

Fantastic Negrito Is True to His Voice with ‘Please Don’t Be Dead’

'Please Don’t Be Dead' works because it sounds so natural. Every song sounds just how it should be...

Dan McKinnon Gives Us Blues with a Groove on ‘The Cleaner’

Great blues is about the groove, not the guitar solo. On 'The Cleaner,' Toronto’s own Dan McKinnon shows a great understanding of that concept.

Ally Venable Steps Up on ‘Puppet Show’

Venable is the real deal. 'Puppet Show' would be a mature album for someone twice her age.
Eddy Clearwater-130 Feature Roman Sobus

Blues Hall of Famer Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater Dead at 83

A soft-spoken, witty man, Clearwater transformed into a firebrand on stage. His flamboyant, colorful performances and mild-mannered offstage persona will be mourned and remembered by millions.
CeCe Teneal & Soul Kamotion

CeCe Teneal & Soul Kamotion Give it All For ‘#5or5000’

Soul Kamotion defies genrefication. Their blues, soul, and gospel roots extend out into a lavish coppice of musical pageantry.

WORLD PREMIERE VIDEO: Eli Cook Celebrates Furry Lewis’ “Turn Your Money Green”

"The lyrics to 'Turn Your Money Green' were the main thing that drew me to this song. They are particularly witty and visual, so I wanted to match them with an equally up-tempo and joyful sounding musical arrangement on the lap steel."

The Devon Allman Project Lights Up The Music Instrument Museum

Devon spoke about how the fans really helped ease the pain since his father Gregg's passing saying, “Many thanks, right from the heart.”
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