Acoustic guitarist Tim Williams was half way from Calgary to Memphis in his journey to compete in the International Blues Challenge when the flight attendant in Houston made her first offer.
In anticipation of Robert's upcoming speech in Saint Louis for the National Blues Museum, we sat down to discuss his museum work, the influence (and lack of influence) the blues has had on popular music, his writing, and the special things that make music museums truly great.
BG: Blues And Music News Artist Series: Joanna Connor interview
On a cold day in early March, guitar hero Walter Trout was checked into a hospital at UCLA with no guarantee and a dwindling hope of leaving alive, but Walter is a man with a dangerous combination of goals and determination.
Nakia is the Austin-based blues singing rocker that gained national notoriety on NBC's smash hit The Voice. We caught up with Nakia just when he was hitting the road on The Voice tour.