"We’ve gone from 10 to 15 friends in a dive bar on a Tuesday to playing full-on festivals without even having an album out yet."
'The Messenger' spotlights one of the leading voices in the 1970s Cosmic Country movement and his seamless transformation from youthful jester into one of today’s most sage and spiritual musical mentors.
When you think of historic Chicago blues and R&B labels, Chess, Vee-Jay, Brunswick, and Delmark probably first come to mind. However, the city’s famous Black music scene spawned many indie labels.
Listening to 'The Blues Gonna Getcha,' there is no question the pure powerful, natural intonation is there as Newcom delivers his lyrics in song.
The Symposium is broken into four parts beginning at 2:30 PM (CDT) and is FREE to the public.
"I was always a lonely kid. I turned into a lonely adolescent, a deeply troubled teenager and an angry young woman with a lot of justifiable demons." - Janiva Magness
Although each of the 15 songs represents Broussard’s best known material and fan favorites from throughout his storied career, 'Home (The Dockside Sessions)' is more than simply a reminder of past glories.
On May 3rd, 2019, Omnivore Recordings will release 'The Blues Came Falling Down – Live 1973,' an album of previously unheard performances by Shines recorded at Washington University’s Graham Chapel in St. Louis.