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Interviews

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Rich Sherman Gives Us the Lowdown on the Doheny Blues Festival

To the blues community - we're looking forward to this year's Doheny Blues Festival, as well as the future of the event. We're very thankful for twenty years of support, but need the fans to come out, especially this year.

Black Stone Cherry’s Fertile ‘Family Tree’

“The most important thing I learned from my dad was – he told me, ‘I don’t care how much money you make or how important you become, always treat everybody with the same respect.’"

Warren Haynes Talks About Tom Petty, Marcus King, Neil Young, and “Naked Guy”

"We thrive on the energy coming from the crowd so the different energy coming from the audience makes us play differently, makes us respond to each other differently..."

Blackberry Smoke – Volume with Finesse

“Not to say I wouldn’t have been pissed off if Zeppelin made a disco record in 1975. I would have been furious, but they didn’t. They always pushed the envelope."

Paul Thorn’s Sacred Pole Dance

“I grew up hearing this gospel music. I know how to sing like this. This is second nature to me. It’s a different way of singing."

Tampa Bay Blues Festival Founder Chuck Ross Reveals Why It’s So Special

"I believe that the lineup we have this year is probably one of the strongest, if not the best, that we’ve ever produced in our past 24 years."

Lance Lopez Makes The Most of New Beginnings

"An old man was sitting on the front porch with a straw hat and an acoustic, and he was playing slide and singing. I went 'Oh my God, what is that?' My dad was like, 'That’s the blues.'"

Mud Morganfield Honors the Past and Chases the Future

"Well man, I spent over half my life in the streets of Chicago. So, I’ve seen plenty of blues, and I’ve had plenty of blues."

Ben Harper Is in a Good Place

"When blues is doing what it's supposed to be doing, you wanna say 'Amen!' after it. It has a way of grabbing you by the chest and shaking the nonsense out of you."
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The Devil’s Crossroads – Owning a Piece of the Robert Johnson Legacy

"It could be a place where somebody could stop by and really learn something about Clarksdale, the blues, and Robert Johnson."
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