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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.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Eric Clapton Discusses His Star-Studded J.J. Cale Tribute Album,...
This is an excerpt from the September 2014 issue of Guitar World . For the rest of this story, plus features on the Black Keys, Judas Priest, 17 Amazing practice amps, columns, tabs and reviews of new gear from Epiphone, ESP Guitars, Visual Sound, Blackstar, G&L Guitars, Ibanez and more, check out the September 2014 issue at the Guitar World Online ... (more)
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Community column for July 22, 2014
Southeastern Louisiana University history professor William Robison spoke about blues musician Robert Johnson to the Edward Livingston Historical Association on June 19 at the Livingston Branch Library.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Davey Williams Plays At AVA July 25
The Association for Visual Arts and the Shaking Ray Levi Society will host Davey Williams with guests Evan Lipson and Bob Stagner on Friday, July 25, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door, $8 for ages 25 and under.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds offer fury, comfort, brimstone at Ace Hotel
Nick Cave performs with his band, the Bad Seeds, at the new Theatre at the Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
National Public Radio
History In The Groove: Q&A With Author (And 78 Collector) Amanda Petrusich
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.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Times Record News
Guitarist to play blues with hero
Seth James, who played with the Departed for three years, will dole out some blues classics with his guitar hero, Bobby Mack, on July 19 at the Iron Horse Pub.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
The Unlikely Path of Outsider Artist/Musician Willis Earl Beal
Since he emerged a few years back as a DIY purveyor of idiosyncratic soul, Beal has bristled at comparisons to the Mississippi axeman who, according to folklore, created the blues at a certain crossroads.
Ghosts of Greenwood: Photos
Cotton was once Greenwood's lifeblood. Bales of it sit on display at the Museum of the Mississippi Delta.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
John Mellencamp, 'Small Town': Exclusive Premiere from His New 'Trouble No More' Live Album
John Mellencamp performs at Farm Aid 2013 at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, New York on September 21, 2013.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud
Living Colour Working on Blues and Led Zeppelin-Inspired New Album
Living Colour still don't have a title or release date for the follow-up to their 2009 'The Chair in the Doorway' LP - but guitarist Vernon Reid definitely has an idea of what fans can expect to hear when the new record arrives.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Howard Gold's No-Nonsense Investing: Yellen arrives at a cross roads, and it's decision time
Legend has it - and it almost certainly is legend - that one midnight long ago, the blues artist Robert Johnson went down to the crossroads of two Mississippi highways and sold his soul to the Devil to become a great musician.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
The Austin Chronicle
Got My Mojo Workin'
Thursday night at C-Boy's Heart & Soul, and Steve Wertheimer's southside juke joint is drenched in true blues.
Mississippi Business Journal
The Blues and higher education - Delta State launches the International Delta Blues Project
While the debate continues over the location of "The Crossroads" where legend has it that Robert Johnson made a pact with devil to become the greatest bluesman ever, Delta State University is looking to solidify the city of Cleveland as the place where the blues and academia intersect.