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Long-Read Articles

These are articles over roughly 750-1000 words. People who want to invest some time in reading come to this section.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Dr. John

Born Malcolm John Rebennack, Jr., "Mac" was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Hubert Sumlin

November 16th, marks what would have been Hubert Sumlin's 85th birthday. To celebrate, we offer 10 things you didn't know about the Chicago blues guitar great.

Eve Monsees Carries the Torch for Austin

"The new club is great. They’ve really worked hard to put together something that honors the tradition of Antone’s and why it was started."

R&B Hall of Fame Looking For a Home in Detroit

Robinson believes Detroit is one of the music capitals of the world and that bringing the Hall of Fame to the city could cement that status.

Odds Lane Spends a ‘Last Night on Cherokee’

"The music that we make, that's honest. That's us. Its what we do."

12 Things You Didn’t Know About Chuck Berry

John Lennon once said, "If you tried to give rock and roll another name, you might call it 'Chuck Berry'."

Big Easy Blues – Five Must See Venues in New Orleans

Part of the adventure is finding your own golden musical nuggets in this great city.

John Németh is the Soul of the Blues

To not see his live performance would be cheating yourself of the opportunity to hear today's soul of the blues.

Robin Trower Bemoans the State of Today’s Blues

With all due respect to Mr. Trower's age, experience, and musical knowledge, I must reply, poppycock!

Australian Wave Washes Over America with New Blues

What makes this wave of Australian artists exciting and viable to American audiences is their unique take on the blues, and the clarity of their vision.
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