Although Farr currently resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, when he is home you can most likely find him at the Blue Front Cafe in the company of his mentor Jimmy "Duck" Holmes.
"I love it when things happen organically, when it's natural and not forced. That's what it was like. That was the experience." - Shemekia Copeland
"I'm a torch singer, somebody who can do a little bit of everything," says Barnett. "Pop, blues, gospel, country, soul — songs with emotion are what I do."
The contents of Po' Monkey's, one of the last remaining juke joints located just outside of Merigold, Mississippi will be sold at auction.
"I think my writing and film making is musical in some way. Being raised around music affected my sense of rhythm, timing, and contrast. I am very inspired by the music." - Robert Gordon
Rev. Jimmie Smith lives comfortably in the worlds of blues and gospel. As more artists are combining the two genres than ever before, Smith adds the classic Hammond B-3 ensemble sound to the performance.
'Voodoo Woman' is the first blues album by Crystal Shawanda to be released in the United States. If you're a fan of those hard-hitting female blues stars of the past, you'll be a fan of hers too. In a word, this album is exceptional.
Andersen notes that for artists who don’t get a lot of radio play, "live music is vital." More than that, he says, "I think it’s a basic connection, to be part of that energy going on. I just wish everyone could come to a live show. It’s the best way to hear music for sure."