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  1. Good TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Pasadena Weekly

    That joyful spirit animates Blind Boy Paxton's music, whether he's playing acoustic blues, ragtime, Cajun or old-time tunes, and makes his shows noteworthy occasions. The 25-year-old native Angeleno, who used to perform regularly at the Redwood Bar in downtown LA and is now ensconced in Brooklyn's old-time community, is back in the Southland for a co-headlined show with the '44s at redwhite+bluezz this Saturday.


  2. Blues guitarist Joe Louis Walker to headline the Iron Horse Music HallRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    Alligator Records recording artist Joe Louis Walker will perform at the Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton on Feb. 14. Walker is a 2013 inductee to the Blues Hall of Fame. His most recent release "Hornet's Nest" was produced by Tom Hambridge, a renowned producer who got his start fronting the Boston club band T.H. and the Wreckage.


  3. Videos: Joe Cocker performancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Joe Cocker was the headliner at the 2009 Santa Cruz Blues Festival in Aptos Village Park. Cocker died Monday after battling cancer.


  4. Daytona Blues Donates to Halifax Health's Center for Women & Infant Health & Project WARMRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | PR Log

    PRLog - Dec. 22, 2014 - DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The Daytona Blues Foundation presented a $40,000 check to Halifax Health's Center for Women & Infant Health and a $15,000 Project WARM on Friday, December 5th.


  5. Ten Foot Pole Cats, the bandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 |

    Blues Rules 2014 BIG FINAL JAM - with Ten Foot Polecats, Jim Chilson, Swamp Train, Alain Pache, Jynx Obb, Jynx, Wes Mackey, Wes Mackey Music & News, Kent Burnside, Sarah Savoy, Blaise Mayor, Pinky Whitey and Jay Scheffler. The Ten Foot Pole Cats are punk blues and gut bucket soul with a little punk.


  6. Christmas spirit and tunes at the KinemaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Narooma News

    ... Tsiolkas, award-winning author including of "The Slap" who is now a part-time local resident, and Laurelle Pacey. BLUES BROTHERS: Quarterdeck Chris Scroggy and Kinema Christmas show host Tim Burke having fun after the show on Saturday night. OBVIOUS ...


  7. The 16th Annual KNON Blues Festival -- January 17-18, 2015 @ The Texas TheatreRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | KNON-FM Dallas

    Come on out for this big Blues event with Smokin Joe Kubek and Bnois King, Jason Elmore, The Gregg Smith Band, Aaron Burton, Texas Slim, Larry Lampkin, Kirby Kelly, The KNON All Stars with The Next Generation Players featuring Reo Casey and Dylan Bishop, The Silvertones, Ann Armstrong, and many more.


  8. $5m lostRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Seymour Telegraph

    Millions of dollars will be lost from the local economy this Easter following the cancellation of the 2015 Big Sky Blues & Roots Festival. Deniliquin Council studies have shown the event generated about $5 million annually for the local economy in its first two years.


  9. Weekend Best BetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    American blues singer, songwriter and guitarist Popa Chubby has no qualms about calling himself the "Beast from the East." Recognized in his early 20s after winning a national blues talent search sponsored by public radio station KLON in Long Beach, Calif., which got him a spot as the opening act at the Long Beach Blues Festival in 1992, he was influenced by artists such as Jimi Hendrix and bands like the Rolling Stones and Cream.


  10. Biscuit serves up New Year's Eve bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Herald Gazette

    The annual New Year's Eve Blues Party at the Trade Winds Motor Inn will feature live music by Biscuit Miller and The Mix Wednesday night, Dec. 31, and into 2015. The festivities will begin at 7 p.m. with dinner , followed by dancing, party favors, a champagne toast at midnight and a room.


  11. Dothan's New Years Eve Blues Concert & DanceRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 |

    Tas Cru , Blues Artist from Syracuse, NY and his band, The Tortured Souls, will be featured guests for the Dothan Blues Shows New Year's Eve celebration and dance to be held at the Dothan Cultural Arts Center, 909 South St. Andrew St., Dothan, AL. The festivities will also include a performance by the band Blu Zatcha, and then a jam with both bands taking part.


  12. Quiz: Can you name the Huddersfield Town XI who beat Birmingham City in the 2008 FA Cup?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | IcChuddersfield

    Test your knowledge on how many Huddersfield Town players you can recall from the last time the Terriers beat the Blues at home Huddersfield Town have not beaten upcoming opponents Birmingham City at home in the league since 1996, when they were 3-0 victors in what was then Division One. They have secured back-to-back away wins at St Andrew's in the last two seasons, however, and can boast a home win over the Blues between the late nineties and today - a 2008 FA Cup triumph in the third round.


  13. The best concert photos of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Oregonian

    ... Buck for the debut of the mysterious new band in May . Linda Hornbuckle performs the national anthem at the Waterfront Blues Festival on July 4. The beloved Portland singer died in October. With 4th of July fireworks still to come, John Nemeth and ...


  14. Sol Roots band performs in Northern Virginia Dec 20. New Orleans...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 |

    The Sol Roots band performs Saturday December 20 in Old Town Manassas VA at the musical hub and high end restaurant, Malone's. - Sol Roots is a fierce guitarist and soulful singer who has toured the world with many roots, funk, and blues legends.


  15. Mariah Carey and Charlie Wilson to Headline Jamaica Jazz and Blues 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Black Enterprise

    As you're planning your 2015 travel, Jamaica should be on the radar. At the top of the year, Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival will welcome Mariah Carey and Charlie Wilson as part of their all star line up on January 29-31st at Trelawny Stadium in Montego Bay.


  16. Some people 'can't believe' how good this female guitarist is - but they shouldRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 |

    A video of female guitarist Joanna Connor has gone SUPER viral after a clip of her performance at the North Atlantic Blues Festival this summer was re-posted on YouTube under the new title "I can't believe she nailed it". It's unsure as to why the uploader of the video couldn't believe that the professional Chicago blues musician couldn't nail a guitar solo that she herself composed... Slide guitar, tapping and tremolo picking all enhance what is already a pretty outstanding Nashville-inspired blues jam, though easily the best part of the video is the facial expression she pulls when sliding her hand up off the edge of the fretboard.


  17. Fresh off Blues Festival, Doug Demming and the Jewel Tones to Play Local ShowRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Bradenton Times

    Fresh off their performance at the Bradenton Blues Festival , local faves Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones return to Ace's Lounge this Saturday night in what is sure to be a fun and festive show. Originally from Detroit, Doug specializes in blues, swing and roots music.


  18. Joe Bonamassa, "Lonesome Christmas" (2014): One Track MindRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Something Else! Reviews

    Tired of the same ol' Christmas songs played the same way? Blues guitarist extraordinaire Joe Bonamassa's got a Yuletide treat for you. "Lonesome Christmas" is a brand new Bonamassa original with a Holiday theme.


  19. Vernon's's 2 events were featuredRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | Duke City Fix

    ... "The Rattle Cats", "The Chris Dracup Trio" and "The Chris Dracup Project". Known for his stunning and soulful electric blues guitar, he works in a diverse range of musical styles. His acoustic guitar playing draws heavily from the blues tradition, ...


  20. Pride at Blues gold in silver anniversary yearRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Burnley Express

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Colne's Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival has been voted the best in Europe for the second year running.