Rory Block

The Blues Music Awards are almost here.  Starting Wednesday (and before) the Blues Framily will gather in Memphis, Tennessee to celebrate the best and brightest in our community. Once a year this event brings us all together to share, catch-up and meet each other in an open atmosphere. Nothing else quite like it for me. Be…

Read More A Baker’s Dozen of Blues: May 5, 2014

Weddings are always a great time. And so it was just that this weekend in beautiful Point Pleasant, NJ (tho’ it was a tad chilly for our Southern Blood). My nephew Phillip married Nora, and threw one helluva party. Much dancing, drinking, and a surprise Friday night jam at the home of  Tommie Gannon, a…

Read More A Baker’s Dozen of Blues: April 28, 2014

Fromt he Blues Foundation Website (https://www.blues.org/#ref=index) The Blues Foundation is pleased to announce the nominations for the annual Blues Music Awards, which will be presented at the Cook Convention Center in downtown Memphis, Tennessee on Thursday, May 8, 2014. The Blues Music Awards are universally recognized as the highest accolade afforded musicians and songwriters in…

Read More 35th Blues Music Award Nominees Announced

With the Labor Day Holiday this past weekend, we decided to hold off on our posting of the Chef Suggestions for this week. Given that many folks are enjoying the possible last fling of the summer with family and friends we did not want to intrude upon them. But today is Tuesday, back to the…

Read More Chef Suggestions: September 3, 2013 (Labor Day Edition)