Bob Margolin Raises the Ghost of Muddy Waters in the Last Waltz 40 Years...

Margolin is currently on tour with The Last Waltz 40, a celebration of the original concert billed as The Band's last performance.

Detroit’s Eliza Neals Heats Things Up with Her Rocking Blues

Actually, I was supposed to go to Vienna and be an opera singer. They told me I could really do something big in opera, but, my heart is in the blues ...
Stax Records & Stax Music Academy Featured

Stax Records' Legacy Lives Through Students of Music

Stax Records created a mecca of Soul Music in Memphis that acted as an anthem for an entire generation. Now, nearly 50 years later, Stax is again manufacturing great music through a world-renown school.
July APD Winner -- Michael Powers FEATURED

Q&A with AirPlay Direct July Contest Winner Michael Powers

Every month, AirPlay Direct & American Blues Scene join to pick one incredible blues act. This month's Michael Powers was schooled by Jimmy Reed and toured with James Cotton! Check him out!
Reverend Peyton FEATURED

Reverend Peyton Talks New Tour, New Record, & Charley Patton

We sat down with Reverend Peyton to talk about his new album, Between The Ditches, his "revolutionary" new underground blues tour featuring Alvin Youngblood Hart & Jimbo Mathis, delta blues finger picking giant Charley Patton!
Hot Tuna at Wanee Festival 2011

Blues Tells the Truth: Why Jefferson Airplane's Jorma Kaukonen Loves the Blues

The Hot Tuna & Jefferson Airplane guitarst who Rolling Stone acknowledges as one of the best of all time talks about playing on the famous Janis Joplin "Typewriter" sessions, how the blues is his most important muse, and much more!

EXCLUSIVE: Mike Zito Opens Up About Leaving Royal Southern

Just after the announcement that he would be leaving Royal Southern Brotherhood, Zito sat down with ABS to discuss in detail what really happened, moving forward, and knowing himself.

Leni Stern: Blues Soul, Jazz Mind, African Heart

  LeniStern_BluesSoulAfricanHeart_DebraDevi The blues is a universal language, and electric guitarist Leni Stern's fluency has lured her into African adventures beyond her wildest dreams -- from jamming in Timbuktu to playing Carnegie Hall with Senegalese...

Shawn Holt Remembers The Past, Forges New Path

I don't care if everyone changes and starts playing jazz and R&B, I'm gonna play Chicago blues. I'm gonna play traditional blues, and I'm gonna pay homage to the man that gave me the first guitar, which was my dad.

Larry McCray Is Colorful and Colorblind

“You don’t see any black people playing country, and there’s been only one black rock and roll band in my lifetime, and that’s Living Color.”
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