Get your mojo workin' on St. Paddy's Day with a crucial American blues superhero. James Cotton -- the man known as "Superharp," veteran of the Muddy Waters band, the Howlin Wolf band, the man who got "Killin' Floor" guitar blazer Hubert Sumlin up to Chicago to join Chester Burnett's sh ... More >>
Adam Sandler is right. Thanksgiving is a special time of year. But we're already sick of his song and dance, and the last movie he made was so terrible that even turkeys begged for a trip to the ovens rather than watch it. So here are the true top ten greatest Thanksgiving songs. They will remind ... More >>
Jacob KatelLadies love to funk.Big up ArtOfficial, Mayday!, Dangerflow, Xperimento, Sounduo, Locos Por Juana, Lanzallamas, and all the other great funk influenced bands in Miami right now. But if they (or you) are ever looking for inspiration and the chance to sit in with some of the best music ... More >>
Yes, WTF indeed.In the great words of ... Wait, who said that, dude? Who said that stuff about the weed? And the music? And how they go together? and how one makes the other better? But they're both still awesome by themselves? That together they're like a ... What's that word for super amazing? ... More >>
According to band leader Graham Wood Drout IKO IKO have been playing in Miami for over 30 years. We caught the legendary Dade County killers live at Q American Barbeque on the West End of Miami's Design District on Saturday night. We asked the band if we could record some songs, Graham thought a ... More >>
Photo by Bernard HackerB.B. King & Buddy GuyHard Rock Live, HollywoodTuesday, February 2, 2010 Better Than: Hearing hip-hop and electronic music all Super Bowl week The Review: The collective age of the two performers at Hard Rock Live on Tuesday Night was 157 years. ... More >>
Night Watch is a regular feature about bars and clubs by nightlife columnist Tara Nieuwesteeg. JByrd's Muddy Waters Restaurant and Raw Bar (2237 W Hillsboro Blvd, Deerfield Beach Call 954-428-6577, or visit muddywaters.biz)Out front, the patio area is replete with glider booths, palm trees, and p ... More >>
photo via Shorefire MediaGov't MuleRevolution, Fort LauderdaleJanuary 20, 2010Better Than: Paying to be crammed in a container with 1000 old, loud, smelly people and then shipped from Haiti during a earthquake with nothing but Gov't Mule on my MP3 player. The Review:I am guessing that since ... More >>
Buddy Guy plays the Arsht Center.Blues badass Buddy Guy -- along with Big Easy piano man Dr. John -- performs Friday at the Knight Concert Hall at the Arsht Center. A huge influence on Eric Clapton and countless others, Guy continues to elate audience members with his guitar heroics at the g ... More >>
Local up-and-coming band Juke lays down soulful grooves on its informal new disc.
He keeps the tradition alive.
Wednesday nights we get drunk on Bourbon & Blues.
Pinetop Perkins and Friends (Telarc)
Second Sinatra sings at the Seminole.
If you weren't at this landmark blues concert, Lightning in a Bottle will do
Rubber Factory Fat Possum/Anti
New Orleans producers Tangle Eye tap into the power of the Alan Lomax catalog
Glamoured (Blue Note)
Jon Paris doesn't need the government to ratify his music or his memories
Robert "Wild Boar" Moore sticks it out in Miami
New Beats from the Delta
Exotic sounds, imbued with heartache and romance
Blues, beats, and bloodsuckin' fun
Oktoberfun: Polka, blues, and drag
James Cotton's singing voice suffers, but his harmonica says plenty
Slingin' hash or singin' the blues, it's all in a day's work
From Muddy to Buddy to Jimi to Eric to Tinsley, the blues-rock legacy comes full circle
Between the covers with Chicago guitar great Buddy Guy
Steady Rollin' Bob Margolin treads deep Waters
Australian axman Dave Hole comes up from down under
Muddy Rodgers Paul finds himself in the company of great guitarists and the baddest blues writer
At Blue Note the old music world's en garde for exploring