"When I go out on stage, and I do a song that the people really like, and they give me a nice round of applause, that is a big blessing." Eddy "The Chief" Clearwater
"We ingest all kinds of horrendous crap in our music; it’s just like poison, and it’s really popular and people love it, but do you really want to be taking that?"
"As I get older, I am interested in authenticity. I want to see how close to the bone I can get. I want to see how real to the heart I can get. I want to see how real of a song I can write. I am still chasing that." Tommy Conwell
"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..."
'The Summer of the Terraplane Blues,' devoted to the life, myth and music of Robert Johnson, creates a living blues musician.
"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."