Otis Taylor

Recovering from an amazing weekend of blues music and friends at the Daytona Blue Festival. Every band/act/person/artist laid it down like their life depended on it and each and every one of them hit it out of the ball park. Thank you attendees, musicians, volunteers, and sponsors for another great festival and for having me…

Read More A Baker’s Dozen of Blues: October 12, 2015

We survived the rain storm, high water marks, howling winds and other bad stuff, nicely tucked away ‘safe & warm’ in the crook of the coastal Carolina Coastal Empire.   To the North of us, Charleston got hammered and areas there are in distress, but we somehow managed to escape and real consequences of the…

Read More A Baker’s Dozen of Blues: October 5, 2016

Nice to be back on the web and able to update and post, gotta look at it as the price of fame and popularity (why not). Heady words but this year so far we have had over 1.2M visitors to our site going into this week. Thank you all. Also want to mention, formally, our…

Read More A Baker’s Dozen of Blues: July 20, 2015

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It’s that time of year again, when we at Blues411 honor many of the artists that have made our year bright and full of great music. Yep, its time for the Annual Blues411 Jimi Awards! What started as a small open space on the web for promoting and supporting blues artists, has turned into a…

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