Mississippi Heat

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…

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Well here I sit, recovered from another exhilarating Blues festival in Norwich, NY. In it’s 19th year of all volunteer festival sponsorship Eric Larsen & crew shows what can be accomplished when activism and dedication take to the front. Starting in 2003 with headliners Anson Funderberg and Sam Meyers, thru 2003 featuring Shemekia Copeland, Guy…

Read More Chenango Blues Festival Just the Best One Day Festival Around !

Now in it’s 19th year, The Chenango Blues Fest has repeatedly presented it’s attendees with the higest quality Blues performers available. In 2010 it gave us John Nemeth, E.G. Kight Watermelon Slim & Marica Ball. Back in 2007 Janiva Magness, Rod Piazza & The Mighty Flyers and Eric Lindell.  Ok so go back to 1997…

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