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.

Foghat's latest "Last Train Home" proves they were "Born For The...

When you think of Foghat, you'll likely be thinking of the monster radio hits like “Slow Ride,” and “Fool For The City” but let's not forget; Foghat has always been deeply rooted in the blues.

Conversation with Todd Sharpville – Part 1

Beyond the quick wit and self-deprecating brand of humor lies a man that has a vast amount of knowledge about music and life; the type of knowledge that can only obtained by living through it, not reading about it. Check out Todd Sharpville's story!

Conversation with Todd Sharpville – Part 2

This part two of our interview with Todd Sharpville, in this segment we'll be discussing his latest work and some of the great players that took part in it.

Eden Brent soars on “Ain’t Got No Troubles”

Eden Brent is the "blues diva" boogie piano master who's been all over the blues scene for the past few years. Last year, Eden won the Pinetop Perkins Piano Award from the Blues Foundation, and one listen to her latest album "Ain't Got No Troubles" will quickly show any listener exactly why.

Nick Moss's "Privileged" simply rocks

Nick Moss has been well known for playing a traditionally-steeped Chicago blues for years, but his latest album, "Privileged", is blues with a distinctive rock flair.