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World Premiere Video: Mike Osborn “Family Crest”

It’s my story, but the principles that I try to illustrate here would apply to anyone since everyone has a history.

On Heels of New Memoir, Booker T. to Perform Chicago’s City Winery

When Booker performs at Chicago City Winery on November 14th for an ambitious 8 pm set, he’ll begin with a reading from Time is Tight and stick around afterwards to greet fans and autograph books.

Rhiannon Giddens Triumphs in City Winery Chicago Debut

Rhiannon Giddens and Francesco Turrisi brought their extensive tour for the new album there is no Other to City Winery Chicago on Oct. 26 for the first of two sold out nights. Backed by bassist...

Percy Mayfield – Poet of the Blues From the Book ‘Rip It Up: The...

During that period, Percy wrote songs for an imagined stage musical and taped them on a home recorder, sans musicians...One of the songs, recorded a capella by just Percy and an unnamed female vocalist, was “Hit the Road, Jack.”

World Premiere Track From G. Love Ft. Marcus King “The Juice”

"This track is Delta Blues meets Philadelphia old school Hip Hop."

HOLY MOLY! It’s Holy Moly & The Crackers’ Triumphant Return Home

The Sage Gateshead is one of the UK’s most iconic concert venues and has hosted the biggest international names in music from Beth Hart to Joe Bonamassa, The Beach Boys to Randy Newman. It...

In Memory Of Henry “Gip” Gipson – Alabama Bluesman and Juke Joint Owner

Gip's Place became, over the years, a must-stop venue for blues musicians across the Southeast. They cited the "authentic Delta" feel of the little shack that could hold 50 people shoulder-to-shoulder.

World Premiere Track Jake La Botz “Shaken and Taken”

It's offered as a bonus track on 'They're Coming For Me', but we see it more as a gift. We're sure you will too.

Tom Petty Bandmate Tom Leadon Talks About His Best Old Friend

In 1970, after having played in a band called the Epics together, a couple of Toms in Gainesville, Florida found themselves in a band they called Mudcrutch.

World Premiere Track: Jimmy “Duck” Holmes “Little Red Rooster”

"“It’s important. It’s blues, so it’s the foundation all American music was built on. And it’s the truth."
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