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Interviews

Buddy Guy Featured

Buddy Guy's Arms Are Wide Open

The iconic, legendary blues titan talks about why the blues isn't on major radio, John Lee Hooker stealing his guitar cords, and a possible movie about his life!
Mike Zito and bandmate in Royal Southern Brotherhood, Devon Allman at Spirit of Kansas Blues Festival, 2012

Mike Zito Strives For Truth

Mike Zito strives for truth in his songwriting, his playing, and being a team member; helping the group realize their musical vision. He wants genuine quality in everything he does. Self-serving methods and practices don't work for him: it's all about the the song, the group, the music.
Gregg Allman at Ram's Head Onstage, Annapolis, Maryland (Photo by Joel Kinison)

Gregg Allman Reveals Upcoming Album, Songwriting Challenges

The Allman Brothers Band legend talks about the upcoming album that he's wanted to make his whole life, the ebbs and flows of songwriting, and what made "Low Country Blues" a Grammy-nominated hit.

Despite Brutal On-Stage Assault, Lester Chambers Preaches Love

On Saturday, Lester Chambers was brutally assaulted on stage after dedicating a song to Trayvon Martin. While trying to make sense of senseless violence is the question, he believes love is the answer.
Bill Wax FEATURED

Bill Wax Gets Serious about Sirius

Bill Wax talks about why he left BB King's Bluesville on Sirius XM, the impact they were making on the popular station, and "the huge gorilla in the room"
Kim Wilson "Blues at the Crossroads" live at Benaroya Hall FEATURED

Kim Wilson’s T-Bird Shuffle

Kim Wilson, the only original member left in The Fabulous Thunderbirds, talks new soul album, being a veteran in a tough industry, and being the "John Mayall" of American blues!

Gregg Allman; A Blues Scholar With A Lifetime of Rock Royalty

Gregg Allman talks about the upcoming movie on his life, wanting a Blues Music Award, lovingly discusses his many blues influences, and why vinyl is making us lazy!

The Infinite Cool of the Legendary Dr. John

When musical legend Dr. John walks into a room, the air electrifies. The charisma-laden native son of New Orleans talks about seeing it all & learning right from "the best there was." As a result, he might just be the coolest cat in the music industry.

Eric Burdon of The Animals: Burdon of Proof

The lead singer of The Animals talks "House of the Rising Sun", an 'erotic' trip to the Vietnam Memorial, and his new blues album, which combines the urgency of youth with the creative sharpness of a seasoned juggernaut and the wisdom of a sage.
Carlos Elliot Jt - Crossroads FEATURED

Carlos Elliot, Jr: How a Colombian Discovered the Blues

Growing up in Colombia some 2200 miles away from Clarksdale, Mississippi, didn’t stop Carlos Elliot, Jr. from feeling a mystic connection the first time he heard Blues music...
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