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Ridgefield Playhouse

Taj Mahal Trio will play the blues at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Thursday, March...

Composer, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Taj Mahal is one of the most prominent and influential figures in blues and roots music. His style represents virtually every corner of the globe – West Africa, the Caribbean,...

Chicago Blues All-Stars Live & Burnin' at Kingston Mines in Chicago, Tonight

If you're in the Chicago Area tonight, start The New Year Right With Chicago Blues All-Stars live at Kingston Mines, January 5th, 2012.

The Mojo Roots storm the Blues Top Five

The Mojo Roots' album Thirteen Shades of Blue raised for the fourth week straight, achieving #1 status in the Blues Top Five this week. The stark combination of soul, slide, harmonica prowess, and swampy...

Buddy Guy Tears the Roof off of the Ridgefield Playhouse — with Some Help

They say that 40 is the new 30, but when it comes to Buddy Guy, 75 is the new 25.
Southern Cross The Dog Novel - Allen Whitley

WIN an Autographed copy of Blues Novel, "Where Southern Cross the Dog"

we're giving away TWO signed and personalized, hardcover copies of author Allen Whitley's latest fiction novel, Where Southern Cross The Dog!
Blues Music Award FEATURED

Blues Foundation Announces 2012 Blues Music Award Nominees

This year's 2012 Blues Music Awards nominations have just been announced!! The complete list of nominees is below. Here's a partial excerpt from The Blues Foundation: The 33rd Blues Music Awards will be Thursday May 10,...

The Rolling Stones Pay For Hubert Sumlin's Burial

The Rolling Stones' Mick Jagger and Keith Richards have insisted on covering the full expense of pioneering bluesman Hubert Sumlin's burial.
Blues Top Five Weekly (Bobby Messano) FEATURED

Bobby Messano Shoots to top of Blues Top Five Chart

Bobby Messano's album That's Why I Don't Sing The Blues shot up the Blues Top Five chart to secure the #1 spot this week, easily besting the Josh Garrett Band's String Of Problems, which fell to number 5...
Blues Top Five Weekly FEATURED Josh Garrett

Josh Garrett Band Holds #1 Spot on Blues Top Five for Second Week

The Josh Garrett Band's album String of Problems rose to secure the #1 spot last week, and has successfully defended it's place for the second week on the Blues Top Five chart. The Louisiana-based band narrowly...
Ahmet Ertegun FEATURED

WIN a hardcover copy of "The Last Sultan", biography on Atlantic Records founder

We're GIVING AWAY a hardcover copy of the celebrated biography on Ahmet Ertegun!
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