All posts tagged "blues"
Charles Bradley Forced to Cancel Tour Dates
October, 2016 CHARLES BRADLEY & HIS EXTRAORDINAIRES FORCED TO CANCEL UPCOMING TOUR DATES DUE TO ILLNESS Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires have spent the majority of 2016 on the road in support of Bradley’s latest album —...
- Posted October 6, 2016
The Magic Lightnin’ Boys New Album Stealin’ Thunder Reviewed
Swamp rock. It’s musty, it’s nasty, it’s so funky, you can almost taste it. And most of the time, it tastes just fine. The Magic Lightnin’ Boys offer up a mixture of old time blues and...
- Posted June 1, 2016
The Rides, ‘Pierced Arrow’ Reviewed
What once was a “Supergroup” is now a band, and that’s a very good thing. Weaving together the pedigrees of Stephen Stills, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Barry Goldberg, one would expect quality music just predicated on their...
- Posted May 2, 2016
Boy From The Crowd’s EP “Where The Bees Come To Die” – Reviewed
Hearing Boy From The Crowd for the first time is like watching primordial ooze spewing up from the depths of the earth. You’re not sure what it could be, but it’s fascinating and terrifying, and demands to...
- Posted November 4, 2015
Losing Another Legend: B.B. King Dies at 89
“There are so many sounds I still want to make, so many things I haven’t yet done.” __B.B. King He was born Riley, established his legend as the Blues Boy, and earned the love and respect of...
- Posted May 15, 2015
A Little Talk with Grammy Nominee Paul Brown
There is no question Paul Brown loves what he does. With blonde hair whirling around his head and a smile emanating from deep within, Paul Brown lets his soul bleed through the keys of his Hammond B3...
- Posted November 12, 2014
Somebody’s Darling Talks Music, CMJ
Opening up with “Bad Bad,” from their just released Adult Roommates album, Somebody’s Darling began an afternoon set of a CMJ Music Marathon showcase. The Dallas based band, featuring the bold, bluesy vocals of Amber Farris have...
- Posted October 30, 2014
CMJ Music Marathon Opens in NYC
As if the New York City music scene wasn’t already in overdrive, 1400 band performances are about to drive the city’s noise ordinances into the red zone as the CMJ Music Marathon opens its five day run...
- Posted October 20, 2014
the subdudes @ BB King’s NYC
The date was entered into the iPhone calendar as soon as it was announced. The original subdudes were back together and would be playing BB King’s in NYC. In March of 1987, three members of the Continental...
- Posted August 4, 2014
Magic Slim: Dead at 75
Magic Slim performs at the 25th Annual Chicago Blues Fest. Photo by Adam Bielawski – June 8, 2008 By MARK SCOLFORO Associated Press Magic Slim, a younger contemporary of blues greats Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf who...
- Posted February 23, 2013