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SIRIUS/XMU

Our weekly two hour show on SIRIUS/XMU, channel 35, can be heard twice every Friday – Noon EST with an encore broadcast at Midnight EST. Today’s show …

Bo Diddley

Still at Large: 6 Famous Stolen Guitars that have Yet to be Recovered

"My guitar is gone" are four words that no guitarist should ever have to say. Outside of death or injury, there’s no bigger bummer for a musician …

Guitar

Hear Billy Gibbons and Warren Haynes' 'Mean Mistreatin' Mama'

Beloved blues artist Elmore James is getting the all-star tribute treatment later this month — and you're invited to take a sneak peek courtesy of …

Guitar

The Twelve Best Songs About Weed

<b>"Mary Jane," by Rick James</b><br>Although it might be a bit diluted now thanks to Rick James's appearances on <i>Chappelle's Show</i> and multiple remixes and …

Denver

Blind Blues Guitar Legend Producer Joey Stuckey Launches New Web TV Show to Highlight Musical Talent

At first glance It might seem strange for a blind man to host and produce a TV show but that is just what blind guitarist, producer, educator, …

Inspiration

Fredericton ‘Frostival’ helps downtown businesses beat the winter blues

Fredericton’s sixth annual Frostival is underway, with more than 100 events set to take place over the coming weeks. It’s a festival business owners …

Bluesfest Announces Yet Another Huge Headliner For 2018 Event

festival > News<p>Bluesfest Announces Yet Another Huge Headliner For 2018 Event<p>Just when you thought <b>Bluesfest</b>’s 2018 line-up couldn’t get any bigger …

Music (Australia)

Chris Robinson Brotherhood Leads Counterculture Rock Revival at the Fillmore

Playing San Francisco's fabled Fillmore is a special occasion for any band. But taking residence for three nights as the Chris Robinson Brotherhood …

Hunter S. Thompson

Dust-to-Digital Has Become a Go-To Label for Historic Records

In 1999, Lance Ledbetter launched a record label with a very simple mission: to find and release high-quality cultural artifacts. In the intervening …

Music

'The Goldfinch' Movie Just Added Finn Wolfhard To The Cast, And The Role Is Incredible

While most readers will agree that, in nearly every case, the book is <i>always</i> better than the movie, there are some adaptations worth getting excited …

Finn Wolfhard

Sunny War Wants To Comfort Your Broken Heart On 'If I Wasn't Broken'

Los Angeles-based singer, songwriter and guitarist Sunny War (née Sydney Lyndella Ward) was born to a single mom in Nashville. She had what's she's described as a nomadic childhood, moving around from Michigan, Colorado, and living on the streets of San Francisco. Now in her mid-20s, War settled …

Music

Keith Urban makes a concert stop in Ottawa

Nashville great Keith Urban announced Wednesday night a slew of tour dates including a September run into Canada that includes a Sept. 14 concert at …

Keith Urban

Floyd Jones, the Seattle multimillionaire who gave much of his money away, dies at 90

Floyd Jones was an unusual multimillionaire in our 1 percent times. He and his late wife, Delores, were giving away their fortune. Mr. Jones, a …

Chicago Blues

Ms. Lauryn Hill is coming to Australia

Ms. Lauryn Hill is heading to Byron Bay for an exclusive Bluesfest set on Easter Friday.<p>First appearing as the breakout star of The Fugees, Hill …

Rap & Hip-Hop

13 essential acoustic blues albums

Robert Johnson - The Centennial Collection<p><b>Some of the most viscerally powerful recordings ever made are acoustic blues. But finding where to place</b> …

Guitar

Eclectic lineup to keep Johnny Winter’s legacy alive at Royale show

<b>Johnny Winter</b> had everything it takes to be a rock star — the catchy name, the unmistakable flowing white mane, and guitar chops good enough for a …

Boston

Bay Area label boasts some of the best musicians you’ve never heard of

After more than 30 years on the road with R&B legend Etta James and blues star Robert Cray, keyboardist Jim Pugh decided he was ready for the next …

Etta James

Baylor Project: Meet The Nominee

Raul Midón Is Bad-A**, Blind & A 2018 GRAMMY Nominee<p>Jan 11, 2018 - 6:52 pm<p>Kendrick Lamar, Sam Smith & More To Perform At 2018 GRAMMYs<p>Jan 17, 2018 - …

Music

Grungy tenderness on Tommy Halferty Trio's Station Midi

Updated / Wednesday, 17 Jan 2018 <b>12:09</b><p><b>Reviewer score</b><p><b>Audience score</b><p><b>Label</b><p>www.lrprecords.com<p><b>Year</b><p>2017<p>There is a wonderful grainy texture to Tommy …

News (Ireland)

Bluesfest announces Dave Matthews Band to play July 11

Even though the full lineup won’t be announced just yet, Ottawa’s RBC Bluesfest tossed eager fans a bone early Tuesday with the news that Dave …

What to Expect at the Boquete Jazz and Blues Festival - Wherever I May Roam

Boquete, Panama is around seven hours from Panama City. It is in the Province of Chiriqui, less than 40 minutes from the Costa Rican border in the …

Festivals

50 Years Ago: Blue Cheer Release Influential ‘Vincebus Eruptum’

“Here they come: the Blue Cheer! Run for your life!” That's how comedian Steve Allen introduced the power trio – bassist/vocalist Dickey Peterson, …

Chicago Blues

Oregon Food Bank bows out as Blues Fest operator

View Comments<p>Waterfront Blues Production and Fuller Events have assumed all oversight and management of huge annual Fourth of July festival.<p>There has …

Portland, OR

Adding Bite To The Blues [Lessons]

<b>Guitar Chords</b>: The 7sus4 chord is a great variation to the usual 7 chords used in the blues. When inverted, it provides some very cool sounding …

Guitar

Denise LaSalle, Southern soul singer and earthy lyricist, dies at 83

Denise LaSalle, a Hall of Fame soul and blues singer and songwriter whose earthy lyrics and sexually explicit stage patter made her an enduring presence in predominantly black clubs and theaters, died Jan. 8 at a hospital in Jackson, Tenn. She was 83.<p>Her husband, James E. Wolfe Jr., confirmed the …

Soul Music

Sin City Seoul: Welcome to the New Side of South Korea

Seoul Central Plaza. A very hot and humid Sunday in June. Twenty-thousand LGBT partiers and their friends are having a wild time at the city’s 16th …

Joseon Dynasty

The Grunge Gold Rush

<b>On the most humiliating day of Jawbox's career</b>, guitarist Bill Barbot was wearing a colorfully striped cotton T-shirt, white Calvin Klein jeans and Persol sunglasses and standing in a suburban New Jersey grocery store. Underneath orange and purple balloons and a hand-printed "Juicy Cubed Beef 59 ¢ …

Music

The Best Double Lead Guitar Bands of All Time

Derek & The Dominos, The Allman Brothers Band and 8 others<p>Listen now<p>No instrument in the classic rock canon inspires more lust and awe than the lead …

Guitar

WA's Encyclopedia of Alternate Guitar Tunings

WA's Encyclopedia of Alternate Guitar Tunings<p>© Warren Allen, 30 Dec 1997. Last edited 22 Sept 2011.<p>Many, but not all, of the following are 'open' …

Guitar

Syleena Johnson’s Rebirth of Soul Is a Testament to the Genre’s Power

Anyone who grew up during the heyday of black radio will immediately gravitate to Syleena Johnson’s exceptional album <i>Rebirth of Soul</i>. It’s an album …

Nashville