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Thursday Jul 3 | The Austin Chronicle

Twelve Tales from A.J. Croce

A.J. Croce returns to Austin on Saturday at the Strange Brew thanks to February's Twelve Tales .


Related Topix: Blues, A.J. Croce, Folk, Jim Croce, Music, Entertainment

Wed Jul 02, 2014


Dr. John & The Nite Trippers and Aaron Neville to Play the Grand, 8/23

The Grand's summer season - "Just For The fun Of It" - will close with the soulful, free-spirited artistry of Dr. John & The Nite Trippers & Aaron Neville .


Related Topix: Blues, Aaron Neville, Soul

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Advocate

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Dr. John, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and a six-time Grammy-winner from New Orleans, will release his tribute to jazz great Louis Armstrong, "Ske-Dat-De-Dat...The Spirit Of Satch," Aug. 19. "He's the most famous guy that ever came out of my neighborhood," Dr. John says in a press release from Concord Records.


Related Topix: Blues, New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Shemekia Copeland, Music, Entertainment

Mon Jun 23, 2014


Best of the 2014 Chicago Blues Festival

The great thing about the Chicago Blues Festival is the variety and number of acts that one can see.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Blues, Otis Taylor, Willie Clayton


Tennessee Shakespeare Festival Actors Set for Reading of No Kin to Elivs Tonight

Tennessee Shakespeare Festival actors, under the direction of Lane Davies , will perform a reading of No Kin to Elvis, a play adapted from the book of the same name.


Related Topix: Blues

Thu Jun 19, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Bayou Boogaloo | What would Dr. John say?

Dates: Fri. 6/20 noon-4p.m. , Fri. 6/20 5-10p.m. , Sat. 6/21 noon-10p.m. , Sun. 6/22 noon-6p.m. In N'awlins, there's live music everywhere you turn.


Related Topix: Blues, New Orleans, Jazz, Louisiana

The Mountain Times

Rickie Lee Jones to headline...

Grammy Award-winning singer Rickie Lee Jones, who will headline the Sirens on the Mountain music festival on Saturday night, came on the music scene in the late 1970s like a breath of fresh air.


Related Topix: Rickie Lee Jones, Pop/Rock, Los Angeles, CA, Tom Waits, Blues, Music, Entertainment

Mon Jun 16, 2014


Galactic & Maggie Koerner Guest With Widespread Panic In Philly

Georgia rockers Widespread Panic brought their summer tour to The Mann Center For Performing Arts in Philadelphia on Saturday night, where once again Galactic kicked off the festivities.


Related Topix: Galactic, Jazz-Funk, Pop/Rock, Widespread Panic, Blues

Sat Jun 14, 2014

Guitar Player

Johnny Winter Goes Back to '50s Blues for Step Back

Johnny Winter, legendary blues musician and "one of rock's most influential blues revivalists" [ Wall Street Journal ], announces the worldwide release of his new studio album Step Back [Megaforce] on September 2, 2014.


Related Topix: Blues, Johnny Winter, Eric Clapton, Joe Perry