Frank Bey is a soul man, in the truest sense of the word. Singing since a small child, Bey has spent nearly 70 years perfecting his craft. There have been highlights to his career, but he has had more than his share of obstacles as well.
Monster Truck is barreling into their 10th year as a group, so we spoke to guitarist Jeremy Widerman about the band, their touring schedule, and why they're more popular on another continent.
Buddy has dedicated his recent years to giving back to the blues and keeping the genre alive, something he promised the late Muddy Waters he would do.
"‘Mom, I’m gonna come back, and I’m gonna make so much money working in University of Chicago that I’m gonna drive a polka dot Cadillac.’"
"We’ve already recorded albums that are going to be released very soon. The records are already done and in the can."
"Everybody in the business or a musician worth a damn knows who Steve Cropper is and knows his history."
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.
"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..."