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Soul Music

"444" is The Nighthawks' New Masterpiece

For a band entering their fifth decade, the Nighthawks bring it, and they play it with feeling. 444 is a party looking for a place to break out!

Eddy "The Chief" Clearwater Is Standing Tall

"That's what attracted me to Magic Sam. His style. Then with Otis Rush, his tone was just outstanding. I would sit there and watch him all night."
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!
Stomp the Blues out of Homelessness Festival

3rd Annual Stomp The Blues Out of Homelessness Blues Festival

The Stomp The Blues Out of Homelessness Festival has announced their much-anticipated lineup for the non-for-profit festival's third annual event!

Tickets Go on Sale Today for Buddy Guy’s January Residency

Tickets will go on sale starting today for Buddy Guy's annual January residency shows at his iconic Legends club.

Ten Young Stars in the Galaxy of Blues, Roots, & Soul

There are genres in which an artist must rely less on production wizardry, and more on natural-born talent, and dedication to craft.

Tweed Funk Premieres 'Love Ain't Easy' Video

Additional footage for the video was taken in Milwaukee's historic Bronzeville district. Bronzeville was once the thriving area for African-American culture...

Ronnie Earl Buries Darkness with Light

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Ronnie Earl were friends before Stevie became famous. The well-known bluesman has had a long and winding career, filled with highs and lows -- but no devil's music.

Travis Colby Band's "Quick Fix" Is The Right Stuff

Quick Fix is a strong outing, especially as a debut album. This album features funky blues, Memphis style soul blues (with a pulse!), swing blues, piano boogie, and superior ensemble style playing. Production values are very good, and the sound quality is good as well. A strong album overall, there are several standout cuts here.

SOUL POWER, The Rumble in the Jungle

Today marks the day, 37 years ago, of a wildly iconic time in History -- the famous Rumble in the Jungle, between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman.
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