Tuesday Aug 19
ZZ Top and Jeff Beck storm into Tucson
Neither Jeff Beck nor ZZ Top is ready to retire any time soon. Both acts proved that royally, Sunday, August 17, 2014 at AVA Amphitheatre.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Young blues prodigy winning fans with his guitar-playing
Inspired by legends such as Robert Johnson and Charley Patton, he has been playing guitar since he was six years old.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
All About Jazz
Robert Johnson -- Gareth Murphy a ' Cowboys and Indies
Cowboys and Indies: The Epic History of the Record Industry Gareth Murphy 400 Pages ISBN: # 978-1250043375 Thomas Dunn Books 2014 "Revelations: I suppose you've come to see the future? If you wish to believe today's self-proclaimed experts, imagine a system of mobile devices through which music flows as a kind of utility, financed by a subscription ... (more)
All About Jazz
Robert Johnson -- Steve Cushing: Pioneers of the Blues Revival
Pioneers of the Blues Revival Steve Cushing 400 Pages ISBN: # 978-0252038334 University of Illinois Press 2014 "Pioneers of the Blues Revival documents the efforts of a quirky set of researchers who slowly pieced together a version of blues history and meaning.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
ZZ Top Tour Update
A few weeks ago, ZZ Top had to cancel several shows on their current tour while their bass player, Dusty Hill made an unexpected trip to the hospital.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Luke Winslow-King releasing a new LP
Luke Winslow-King is set to release his fourth album, Everlasting Arms , on September 30 via Bloodshot Records.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
How Denver blues royalty the Hornbuckles overcame heroin addiction and estrangement
Michael Hornbuckle was twelve years old the first time he shared the stage with his father, legendary Denver bluesman Bobby Hornbuckle, and at thirteen he was playing weekends with his dad.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Democratic Blues: To the Tune of...
The Democratic Blues Sung to the tune of Sweet Home Chicago, by Robert Johnson: Nunn and Nunn's Perdue, Perdue and two is three, what've I gotta do, to make you vote for me? Couple million for Landrieu, all prime-time TV, then the Kochs put four on cable, for all of FOX to see.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Harman Professional India Takes 2014 Blues Festival To Higher Level
India's An Ode to the Blues festival, now in its fourth year, was recently held at Bangalore's CounterCulture performance space/restaurant.
All About Jazz
Robert Johnson -- Amanda Petrusich a ' Do Not Sell at Any Price: ...
Amanda Petrusich - Do Not Sell at Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World's Rarest 78 rpm Records Do Not Sell at Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World's Rarest 78 rpm Records Amanda Petrusich 272 Pages ISBN: # 978-1451667059 Scribner 2014 The text for Jonathan Edwards' famous sermon, "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" was ... (more)
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Mountaineer Publishing Company
Scott Ainslie come to The Strand
Ainslie is a traditional acoustic blues singer, guitarist, historian and songwriter with personal roots in the Civil Rights era and a great affection for cross-cultural exchange.
ZZ Top's Dusty Hill Says He's Looking Forward to Getting Rid of the "Stones in My Passway"
ZZ Top announced on Monday that it has to postpone the start of its U.S. summer tour because bassist Dusty Hill needs surgery to remove a pair of kidney stones.