"If Heartaches Were Nickles" Dudley Taft at the Waterfront Blues Festival

We have been very busy at the American Blues Scene in this last month. We have reviewed a massive stack of CD's and interviewed...

Boo Boo Davis "Aint Gotta Dime" CD Review

In the summer of 2009 the trio played a string of big blues & jazz festivals all over Europe. During those long travels they...

2011 Blues Music Award Nominees Announced

This year's Blues Music Awards nominations have just been announced!! Included is a partial excerpt from The Blues Foundation:

Dudley Taft "Left For Dead" Album Review

Goatee-bearded Dudley Taft, 44, has learned his trade with great observation and dedication during spells with Sweet Water and Second Coming, and it's paid off handsomely.

"Four Aces and a Harp" is Chicago Blues Meets Delta All...

Four Aces and a Harp is an uncompromising blues album that puts it's best foot forward. It's no surprise that the album is simply great; it's packed with some of the biggest blues talent in the industry.

Free Blues Christmas Tracks from Lee Pons

Lee Pons, A good friend of American Blues Scene, who we've interviewed last month, just came by and gave us (and all of you!) an early Christmas present! He sat down the other night and pounded out eleven traditional Christmas tracks on his piano, with a blues twist!

Hugh Laurie (Yes, "House, M.D.") plays St. James Infirmary

Hugh Laurie is best known for playing the character "House" from the hit TV show of the same name. Many don't know, however, that Hugh is an avid fan of our favorite music, the blues.

Blues Foundation Moves to Dream Location on South Main

The Blues Foundation is moving to South Main next year, fulfilling a 30-year-old dream for a permanent home to showcase the music and the artists who make it.

Buddy Guy’s “Living Proof” is the Best Thing Buddy’s Done Since...

I think it's safe to finally say it: Buddy simply can't make a bad album. "Living Proof" is an iconic Buddy Guy release.

Interview with author of the Johnny Winter Biography Mary Lou Sullivan

We sit down with Mary Lou Sullivan, the author that recently released Johnny Winter's long-time-coming biography Raisin' Cain – The Wild and Raucous Story of Johnny Winter.