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3 hrs ago | Herald Gazette
The atmosphere in Rockland's downtown was transformed Saturday, July 12 as the 21st Annual North Atlantic Blues Festival spilled its music and thousands of fans out of Harbor Park and down Main Street.
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If you read that sentence closely, you'd see the answer. Etta James' classic 'At Last' is indeed the most popular song couples enjoy for their first dance , according to a study by Spotify, which created the rankings by looking 30,000 playlists with wedding themes.
11 hrs ago | National Public Radio
If you've ever enjoyed the ghostly weird-old-America wail of Robert Johnson, the deep blues of Charley Patton or Skip James' guitar wizardry, you can thank the 78 collecting community - those dedicated folks who hunt down the rare old shellac records that hold so much of our musical past.
You'd think a man who's counted among his bandmates everyone from Eric Clapton to Mick Fleetwood, and has shared the stage or studio with such stars as Buddy Guy, Otis Rush, Steve Miller, Jeff Healy and Billy Gibbons would be a little more measured in any praise he doles out about fellow musicians.
In the heat of a Louisiana July, the cool breezes of autumn seem a long way away indeed.
Wailing guitars, dance worthy rhythms and black suit and sunglasses-clad comedy legends will all be a part of the festivities in Calfee Park on Tuesday, July 15. A tribute act to The Blues Brothers, along with regional blues act The Billy Crawford Band, will headline the "variety show" with interchanging sets during the performance, which is set to ... (more)
Join in the effort to erect a granite monument at blues pioneer Mamie Smith's unmarked grave - 68 years after her death - and create a maintenance fund for her gravesite and others in need at Frederick Douglass Memorial Park.
The 21th annual Kalamazoo Blues Festival kicked off Thursday night at the Arcadia Creek Festival Place in downtown Kalamazoo, and the place was plenty packed.
Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents The Moody Blues Tuesday, August 12th 2014 at 8PM.
Celebrating both St. Louis' blues legacy and the refreshed cobblestone streets of Laclede's Landing, the Big Muddy Blues Festival is expanding its variety of blues music for 2014, with influential artist Guitar Shorty and blues-rocker Samantha Fish headlining this year's event.
In its fifth year, the Oxford Blues Festival has built a reputation for offering a full slate of live performers.
It's time to celebrate the weekend with some great live blues! This is where to find the shows this weekend: Friday, The Ori Naftaly Band is at Darwin's in Marietta.
Relatively new Erie band the Sleepin' Dogs play one song that pretty much encapsulates its approach and defines its mindset.
Well it's coming up soon! The Great Southern Blues Festival is back at Narooma and Neil Mumme says it has its mojo back!! TICKETS DRAWN: Russell Morris was also popular at the 2013 homecoming for the Blues Festival and ended up helping Neil Mumme and Narooma Lions Club vice president Bruce Frost draw out the winning ticket for the signed guitar ... (more)
"It seems like I just packed this up," Paul Benjamin said to himself a few weeks ago when he brought the first North Atlantic Blues Festival set-up trailer to Harbor Park.
"There's a theory that there are 35 blues bands in Madison, and 28 blues musicians!" said guitarist Jim Schwall by way of explaining how and why he and so many other Madcity blues players end up playing regularly or sporadically in so many local blues bands.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 01:44 pm
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