While at the International Blues Challenge this January/February we were all privileged to hear some outstanding music by bands from around the world. But at the Finals held in the stately Orpheum Theater, we were all treated to a rousing – calling it a speech wouldn’t do it justice – call to action by Mr, […]Read more
Photo Gallery: Steady Rollin’ Takes Us To The Limit.
Dang, gotta give it up to Bob Margolin for hosting an artist showcase on Saturday (the final) night of the IBC’s…. Great jams, super group of folks, surprises and a great way to end a fabulous time in Memphis. %%wppa%% %%cover=4%% Until next time, Love, Peace & Chicken Grease chefjimi ©Blues411.com 2012 photos: Blues411 […]Read more
Hubert Sumlin Tribute; Rest In Peace Good Sir.
A Hubert Sumlin Memorial Tribute and Benefit Jam was held Tues., Dec. 13th at Fitzgerald’s, a landmark Chicago Blues venue, which had a fantastic turnout from the Blues community! Blues artists, Blues fans, friends and relatives of Hubert Sumlin attending shared their talents and memories of the sorely missed Blues great Hubert Sumlin. Key to […]Read more
Bluestock – Blues Nirvana With A Dickensian Twist
Well it’s over, Bluestock that is. The much publicized 3 Days of Peace, Love and the Blues to be held August 26, 27, 28, 2011 is in the books. What a story it turned out to be. No one quite knew what to expect, but what we got was a true mix of Blues Fest, Woodstock […]Read more