5 hrs ago
Johnny Winter takes final 'Step Back' into beloved blues
"He left on a high note." That's producer Paul Nelson's assessment of Johnny Winter's 'Step Back,' the blues giant's posthumous swan song.
9 hrs ago
Lifelong case of the blues: Factoryville's Joe Kopicki Band continues to play the music it loves
Area blues aficionados know Joe Kopicki. The Factoryville guitarist has been performing in the area for the past 25 years with the same enthusiasm he displayed as a young man.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Talk About It: 'Pop' shouldn't be a bad wordTalk About It: 'Pop'...
Talk About It: 'Pop' shouldn't be a bad word It's simple but true: People like what they like, and that's OK Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/entertainment/music/2014/08/30/talk-pop-bad-word/14877107/ Michael Jackson performs with Britney Spears during the Michael Jackson "30th Anniversary Celebration, The Solo ... (more)
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Stevie Ray Vaughan's Complete Epic Recordings Available October 28
To celebrate Stevie Ray Vaughan's 60th birthday, Epic Records and Legacy Recordings are releasing for the first time, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble: The Complete Epic Recordings Collection on October 28th.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Cinema Blend News
Martin Scorsese Is Making A Ramones Biopic
Music has long played a very important role in Martin Scorsese's career. Whether it's the memorable uses of songs like Eric Clapton's "Layla" or "I'm Shipping Up to Boston" by Dropkick Murphys in features like Goodfellas and The Departed or concert documentaries he's helmed like The Last Waltz and Shine A Light , the filmmaker has long found a way ... (more)
Tue Aug 26, 2014
WSJ Media and Advertising
Johnny Winter Teams With ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons on 'Where Can You Be'
Though Johnny Winter couldn't have known it at the time, the album he finished recording earlier this year with a slew of friends including Eric Clapton , Brian Setzer and ZZ Top frontman Billy Gibbons would become the Texas blues guitarist's swan song.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Happy 2014 Video Birthday to the Amazing John Hiatt, Sneaky Pete Kleinow, and Sky Saxon
Today is the birthday of the great John Hiatt as well as one of the all-time greatest pedal steel pickers, Sneaky Pete Kleinow, and the legendary Sky Saxon! John Hiatt is a thoroughly American singer-songwriter.
The Times of Israel
Summer of war delays summer of love fest, again
Israeli hippies have already had to put away their bellbottoms once this summer, with Operation Protective Edge delaying the 6th Annual Woodstock Revival concert in Jerusalem, and now, with the conflict dragging on through August, it's been postponed again.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Hear Johnny Winter and Ben Harper Cover Blues Classic 'Can't Hold Out'
Last month, blues guitarist Johnny Winter died in a hotel room in Zurich, Sweden, at 70 years old, a month and a half before his now posthumous Step Back LP was scheduled to be released.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Eric Clapton - Behind The Sun
This CD is one of the latest in a series of audiophile discs coming out. I can't say that I have the original album for comparison, but the sound here is great.
Acoustic Nation with Dale Turner: The Picking Prowess of John McLaughlin
These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the October 2014 issue of Guitar World .
10 little known rock n' roll facts
As far as music trivia goes, we all know about 'Forever 27' which is the strange but true fact that musicians historically have had a bad pattern of passing away too early at the young age of 27 .
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Jeff Beck, ZZ Top en route to Greek Theatre on Aug. 13
Jeff Beck is touring this summer with ZZ Top. Their tour reaches the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles on Aug. 13. Jeff Beck is touring this summer with ZZ Top.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Tab Benoit to play State Theatre
The State Theatre in Falls Church brings one of Louisiana's best guitarists to the Washington Metropolitan area on Thursday, August 14, 2014.
Documentary on Eric Clapton will be Out Next Month
Eric Clapton has talked recently about slowing down and eventually stopping his truing schedule.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
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Greg Allman still rollin' and tumblin', without Duane [Cape Cod Times, Hyannis, Mass. :: ]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Aug. 10--HYANNIS -- It's gotta be hard to play lead guitar in Gregg All man's backup band.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Rock Star Gets a Rose, Water Park a Razz
Camp Pendleton has to be on edge as U.S. bombs fall in Iraq. We have a special bond with Marines and the deeply held wish in these parts is that an orderly withdrawal from the war-torn Middle East still has a chance .
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Malcolm Holcombe Pitiful Blues
If only Eric Clapton could offer Malcolm Holcombe the kind of patronage he gave JJ Cale, this 10th in a series of albums that the North Carolina-born Holcombe has wrenched from a life full of hard living over the past 20 years might have arrived with rather more of a fanfare.
KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud
Eric Clapton Announces New Tour Documentary
In light of Eric Clapton 's recently reiterated plans to retire from the road, his fans should be sure to make each tour count - and they can do just that with his upcoming live documentary, 'Planes, Trains and Eric.'
Fri Aug 08, 2014
99.3 the FOX
Eric Clapton To Release Tour Documentary
Eric Clapton has publicly discussed the idea of quitting life on the road, so his upcoming tour documentary , Planes, Trains, and Eric , could be an interesting watch.