Etta James, may her vocal chords be dipped in platinum and preserved for future generations, has died at 73 due to complications from leukemia as well as alzheimers, dementia, and Hepatitis C. James won six Grammys and 17 Blues Music Awards. She was inducted into the Rock & Roll, Blues, and ... More >>
Only one week after playing a gig at the Stage in Miami, a true American original, the 88-year-old Alabama-bred bluesman Eddie Kirkland, died on Sunday morning in a car wreck. Even at the age of 87, Kirkland never stopped touring and drove himself to every one of his gigs. He also never took th ... More >>
He keeps the tradition alive.
Wednesday nights we get drunk on Bourbon & Blues.
Bob Wilder paid his dues, now all he wants is to play the blues
If you weren't at this landmark blues concert, Lightning in a Bottle will do
Jon Paris doesn't need the government to ratify his music or his memories
Another Talented Local Musician heads for the Hollywood (California) hills
Paul Reddick and the Sidemen Boleros Perdidos at Hoy Como Ayer
Robert "Wild Boar" Moore sticks it out in Miami
The new Jimi Hendrix box offers too much of a not-so-great thing
Blues legend Koko Taylor hits the Road
Hold on, Roomful of Blues is comin'
One of rock and roll's wiggiest visionaries
James Cotton's singing voice suffers, but his harmonica says plenty
Roomful of Blues's Doug James rewinds and fast forwards
Bluesman Phillip Walker's musical sojourn comes full circle
Slingin' hash or singin' the blues, it's all in a day's work
Life is just a ramble for bluesman John Hammond
Between the covers with Chicago guitar great Buddy Guy
Steady Rollin' Bob Margolin treads deep Waters
From Ottawa to Austin, guitarslinger Sue Foley follows her blues muse
When Piano Bob and the Snowman won a prestigious W.C. Handy Award, they had no idea they'd end up duking it out with another Miami band in a Memphis alley.
With a new line-up and an old gig, Iko-Iko keeps rolling along