Ian Siegal

Well it was a great week of activity here on Blues411, starting with Monday’s Baker’s Dozen of Blues, followed by our review of Janiva Magness‘s superb release ‘original’, topped off with a whole lotta of #birthday cake and our well received interview with Jarekus Singleton. Then this past weekend of BBQ & Blues in Greenwood, SC…

Read More A Baker’s Dozen of Blues: July 14, 2014

Well no three-peat for Jarekus Singleton – this week it’s Chicago Bluesman Johnny Drummer who holds the top spot with his release ‘Bad Attitude’ Congrats! In the #2 spot we have Walter Trout from his ‘The Blues Came A Calling’ release and a song he wrote this song while waiting for the transplant to happen. Here is the latest video update from…

Read More A Baker’s Dozen of Blues: July 7, 2014

What a great time it was, the CD Challenge lasted 30 days with 31 reviews for your holiday shopping assistance. We covered a broad range of musical style but all housed under our big blues tent (which was one of the finalist names for the web site before Blues411 won) and we are thrilled to…

Read More CD Reviews – One-A-Day Holiday Challenge Week Three

This is the third edition of the Blues411 Annual Awards, somehow they seem to have taken on the name of ‘The Jimi’s“ which is fine with me. Yet whatever we call them, they serve as a vehicle to pay tribute to all the fine musicians and friends that have come into contact with Blues411 this past…

Read More The Blues411 Annual ‘Jimi Awards’ 2012 Edition