Martin Goettsch

Starting out we want to give a big shout out to Martin ‘Party Marty’ Goettsch, who was our eyes at the Pennsylvania Blues Festival this past weekend. Thise of you who checked out our Facebook page saw his photos live from the scene (all three nights and two days). So next time ya see him…

Read More A Baker’s Dozen of Blues: July 27, 2015

You know, these days everyone and their cousin has an opinion on the blues, and what it should, or, shouldn’t be. So here is a great opportunity to get your voice heard about it’s relevance in these digital and modern times. A good friend is conducting this as work on their PhD thesis, might be…

Read More Online Blues Survey – Researching The Relevance of The Blues

It was September 7, 2010 that fetus-like Blues411,com posed the question “What are the blues anyway?” It’s answer was a very interesting release by Spencer Bohren, a splendid musician who has covered a lot of ground as a musician, and educator. I still think it works today as much as it did then. It was…

Read More Opinion: Happy Birthday Blues411 & Thanks To All Y’all

So here we be about at the “Ides of March”* on the calendar and just want to check in on where we have been and ask where have you gone to support your pledge to make 2013 the Year of Live Music. With the late December post we, challenged everyone, including ourselves, to make a…

Read More 2013 The Year of Live Music Update