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  1. Ike ReillyRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Ink 19

    Take the sample of the blues from any decade beginning in the Nineteen-Aughts all the way to the next century and you'll hear a thread of channeled anger and hopeful depression presented in a rough compositional style aiming at emotion rather than polish. Ike Reilly stands tall in that line of blues men from John Lee Hooker to Mic Jagger to whomevers music I'll fall in love with next month.

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  2. August nights at Cirencester's Friday Night Acoustic FRIDAY Night...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    ... old, listening to his dad's old vinyl collection of Lightening Hopkins, Big Bill Broonzy, Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker recordings and has continued apace ever since. Entry is FREE at Vaulted Cellar Lounge (or Roof Garden depending on the ...

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  3. Walter Trout returns to Des Moines on July 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Examiner.com

    ... 2014's The Blues Came Callin' . Trout's 50-year career includes time with Percy Mayfield, Deacon Jones, John Lee Hooker, Canned Heat, Joe Tex, and John Mayall's Bluesbreakers. Trout started releasing music under his own name in 1990, and he has more ... 1 comment

  4. Beaumont's Jazz & Blues FestivalRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 19 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... Theater allowed for a steady stream of music throughout the day and night, with headliners Barbara Lynn and John Lee Hooker, Jr., capping the festivities. Photo taken Saturday, July 18, 2015 Kim Brent/The Enterprise Photo: Kim Brent Jimmy Simmons ...

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  5. Levi Lloyd brings his axe to El VeranoRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 16 | Sonoma Index Tribune

    Levi Lloyd is a bluesman. Period. The man has toured with some of the greatest names in blues - B. B. King, John Lee Hooker and he was the guitarist for Joe Luis Walker for years.

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  6. Jazz, blues & a beer garden: Jazz + Blues Fest returns to the JeffersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... and we're hoping they make these Beaumont shows a regular thing. The Beans are loud, fuzzy, filthy fun. John Lee Hooker, Jr. From : Originally Detroit, currently Sacramento When : 8:30 p.m. Saturday on the indoor stage Genre : Gospel/blues/funk ...

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  7. Jive Kats and Truffle to perform at Governora s InnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... and danceable and their songs interpret the roots of today's popular music, playing songs by masters such as John Lee Hooker, Merle Haggard, Hank Williams, Kitty Wells, Bob Marley, Marvin Gaye and more. Then on Sunday, July 19, New England's very ...

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  8. Gregg Allman bringing solid backing band with him to Bay Harbor Fest SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The Mississippi Press

    ... "Low Country Blues". "I'll never stop playing music," he concluded. "It's my life's blood. I want to be like John Lee Hooker; they're gonna have to carry me off that stage."

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  9. New Zealand Band Floating Trees Release First AlbumRead the original story

    Friday Jul 10 | Emailwire.com

    ... his influences from the 50s are Charley Patton, Blind Boy Fuller, Robert Johnson, John Hurt, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker. He is also very influenced by Hawaiian music from the 30s, King Benny Nawahi, Sol Hooppi and more recent artists Kelly Joe ...

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  10. CBC Musical Nooners July 9: Roy ForbesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | CBC News

    ... and critics alike. From the early days of small coffee houses and opening act slots with artists such as John Lee Hooker , The Earl Scruggs Revue and Santana to eventually selling out his own shows and headlining most of the major folk music ...

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  11. Album Review: Roy Rogers " Into the Wild Blue"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Bohemian.com

    Slide guitarist and songwriter Roy Rogers has played with some of the biggest names in country and rock and roll in a career that spans forty years, from John Lee Hooker to Bonnie Raitt. Still, the accomplished musician has largely eschewed the big label approach to making his own music by self-releasing his albums on his independent label, Chops Not Chaps Records.

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  12. Josh Caterer debuts blues-infused Jackson Mud in LombardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Daily Herald

    ... home where Caterer and his brothers, Eli and Matt, grew up on their father's impressive record collection of John Lee Hooker, James Cotton, Johnny Winter, and other influential jazz and rock acts. Though, as teenagers, the three would eventually ...

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  13. Birmingham Jazz and Blues Festival 2015: What's happening this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | IcTamworth

    ... exhibition of photographs of jazz and blues greats that were taken by Jim Simpson, including Count Basie and John Lee Hooker. Performances on Saturday include the Sweden's Stockholm Stompers (11am, Victoria Square then 3pm at The Brasshouse, Harpers ...

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  14. 5 things happening in New Brunswick this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | CBC News

    ... Murphy has played with many legendary blues players over the years including Otis Rush, Johnny Copeland, John Lee Hooker, Pinetop Perkins and Johnny Sansone. The 21st annual Miramichi Rock 'N' Roll festival is a four-day event from July 2 to 5 that ...

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  15. Ricky "King" Russell Kicks Off Neighborhood Parks Concert SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | City of Boston

    ... as "volcanic" by the Boston Globe, Russell has appeared with such notables as David "Honey Boy" Edwards, John Lee Hooker, Eddie Clearwater, Mighty Sam McClain, Ronnie Earl, Jerry Portnoy, Duke Robillard, Kim Wilson, Tommy Shannon and Chris Layton ...

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  16. Tales from MusicFest: From blues to bluegrassRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    ... Dave Kelly is a blues purist who honed his killer slide-guitar chops playing and recording with the likes of John Lee Hooker and Howlin' Wolf - these two old friends will put on a historic show. And hailing from the even more distant country of Mali ...

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  17. Baker's BluesmanRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Baker City Herald

    He was Baker City's own bluesman, but Jimmy Lloyd Rea's musical reputation went far beyond the town where he was born, a reputation forged in dark dingy bars and on brilliantly lit stages where he performed with blues legends like B.B. King and John Lee Hooker. Rea, who had endured a series of health problems, including a kidney transplant in 2003, died Tuesday at St. Alphonsus Medical Center in Nampa, Idaho.

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  18. The Delta Saints feel it in their bonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... causing trouble." The Delta Saints' early approach was also informed by Ringel's love for the blues of John Lee Hooker and the raw, rhythmic hill-country rumble of Junior Kimbrough and R.L. Burnside. The band featured a harmonica player for five ...

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  19. Jazz fest: Stephen Barry Band has been treating the blues right for 40 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Canada.com

    ... blues greats. "It's like name-dropping of the heaviest order," says Barry. "Big Mama Thornton. Buddy Guy. John Lee Hooker. Pinetop Perkins. Johnnie Johnson, Chuck Berry's piano player. Bo Diddley. And a lot of those guys are gone." "I miss them. And ...

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  20. Blues Crew Wisemans Circus Releases New LP 'Lonely Traveller'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Mi2n

    ... Dead, and Stevie Ray Vaughan, and audiophiles will also hear similarities between their material and that of John Lee Hooker, BB King, Son House, Blind Lemon Jefferson, and other mainstays of the blues lineage. Asked to describe their goals with ...

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