Wednesday’s One

It’s that time of year again – The Annual Blues411 Jimi Awards! What started as a small web site for promoting and supporting blues artists, now has turned into a force for good that keeps blues artists and their music in the spotlight around the world, under a very big tent. While we cannot give an…

Read More 2016 Blues411 ‘Jimi Awards’

Blues411: Michael, it’s great to talk with you again. We’re looking ahead a few weeks to the Pennsylvania Blues Festival on September 16, 17 and 18th. First off, congratulations on 25 years of bringing the blues to the people. Your festival is always a welcoming, open and fan friendly experience, and it is truly appreciated by…

Read More Pennsylvania Blues Festival: 25th Aniversary

I gotta say, I have this question that keeps popping up. It’s about the blues, and the acceptance of singers into the fold, OK, maybe female singers might be a better way to put it. Seems like whenever a young female ‘blues’ singer comes on the scene she is accepted, promoted, glorified and spread far and…

Read More Shaun Murphy – CD Review & Right Place, Wrong Time, or What Is It Gonna Take

No, I did not start out as a ‘Blues’ fan, I was, and still am a rock & roll child. That was the music that spoke to me back when I was maybe 5 or 6 years old. Little Richard, Fats Domino, yeah even Bill Haley & The Comets … then the Beatles, Stones &…

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