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West Coast Blues

Rick Estrin & The Nightcats Bob Hakins

Rick Estrin & the Nightcats are Groovin’ in Greaseland

'Groovin' in Greaseland' makes us think the band wrote a little something from every single stop on their never-ending tour.
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Blues On Vinyl – Picture Discs

Remember that although aesthetically pleasing, the sound quality is diminished due to the manufacturing process of picture discs.
2017 Blues Blast Music Awards

2017 Blues Blast Winners Announced

Blues Blast Magazine subscribers began voting to determine the winners on July 1st, with only one vote per person allowed.

10 Groups You May Not Remember From the 60s

In the 1960s, most of our music came on 45s, those seven-inch discs that contained one song on each side. 45s were everywhere.

Celebrating 100 Years of John Lee Hooker

"John Lee Hooker’s guitar sound is unmistakably his. No one else can play like that. It’s raw. It’s intense. It’s everything I want to hear in a blues record."
JLH-Welcome From Arist Website

10 Things You Didn’t Know About John Lee Hooker

"Nobody know John Lee Hooker. They know as much about my cat as they know about me."
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Tommy Castro to Release ‘Stompin’ Ground’

Each song on 'Stompin' Ground' shows a slightly different side of his multifaceted musical personality.
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.
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."
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