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Winona native Jake Ilika can rock out with the best of them. Drums rattle, guitars whine, and people move when Ilika and his Winona area bandmates take the stage as the blues band The Heavy Set. But the focus will be a little different in an upcoming ...
Both of those musicians are in their 20s. pianist Terry Byars is a veteran musician from Baton Rouge and has played church and Broadway show music for many years.

A man convicted of manslaughter for his role in the killing of popular Derry blues musician Jim Gilchrist in 2005 was hospitalised after being viciously attacked in his home by masked men with crowbars when a gun jammed, it has emerged.
With that have come many awards, as well as induction in to the Oklahoma music Hall of Fame in 2014, and the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame as an original member of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band in 2015. Also in 2015 the Elvin Bishop Band was awarded ...
The Rolling Stones have shared a new song from their upcoming album of blues covers, 'Blue & Lonesome'. 'Hate To See You Go' is one of two songs written by legendary blues musician Little Walter to feature on the band's first studio album in over a ...

The Healing Blues Project invites people that are experiencing need such as homelessness, income inequality, ptsd or abuse, to tell a story of their challenges to participating blues musicians. blues musicians will collaborate with the storyteller to ...
Blues drummer Ted Harvey, a master of the shuffle, played with Hound Dog Taylor & The HouseRockers, the group that gave Chicago's Alligator Records its start.
After 42 years of non-Arabic music being banned, Benghazi suddenly resounded with a melodic fury, with hip-hop, heavy metal, rock, blues, and even country music echoing around the city. "Stronger than Bullets" introduces the musicians who are free to ...
Still, he found home there, a sense cemented while immersed in the classical music program at the University of New Orleans and flowed into friendships with influential local musicians specializing in the city's incomparable style. His second effort ...
Action Moves People United (AMPU) is a world peace project produced by Grammy winner Kevin Mackie, award-winning producer Krista Wallhagen and Guinness World Record holder musician and award-winning filmmaker Rupam Sarmah. Through media ...
The program also featured live performances by the panelists themselves and the College's Jazz Ensemble, as well as video clips of performances from famous musicians interspersed throughout the night. Kim Pearson, project director and an associate ...
Nashville (CN) - The Estate of a 1930s blues musician accuses Grammy winner Eric Clapton and several record labels of mis-crediting the late singer's hit and leaving him out of royalties.
Yet alongside the Northern college students who famously traveled South to work in the voter-registration drives and the movement to end the country's Jim Crow laws, another cultural train sallied forth: the reclamation of forgotten black blues musicians.
James' recordings engage with other top-notch musicians - Cindy Cashdollar, the Bad Livers, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Del Rey and others.
Rachel McCaughey, of Davenport, practices ahead of the inaugural "women in Blues" show slated for Friday at Kavanaugh's Hilltop Tavern, Rock Island.
Phil Chess, who with his brother founded Chess Records, a storied Chicago label that captured great blues musicians like Muddy Waters in their prime and helped power the musical fusillade of rock 'n' roll with vibrant recordings by the likes of Chuck ...

It was at this time, the early 1950s, that the Chicago blues sound was being developed by such greats as Jimmy Rogers and Muddy Waters - all the while Eddie Taylor and Howlin' Wolf were separately crafting their iconic sounds.
That praise comes from old-time blues musicians and music lovers in Texas. Venable has the stage presence of a long-time performer, they note.
Five producer-musicians asked Souliere to record with them at Hideaway Studio in Pembroke, owned by Tim Hermitte, who also plays guitar, bass and sings harmony on the CD.
Description: A must for anyone with an interest in modern music, Author: Graham McKenzie - TravelMole Media Group LLC, Publish Date: 20 October 2016, ...
The Wilmot Community Association continues its fall concert series with a performance by Bob McCarthy on Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Red Barn, 64 Village Road, Wilmot.
After 42 years of non-Arabic music being banned, Benghazi suddenly resounded with a melodic fury, with hip-hop, heavy metal, rock, blues, and even country music echoing around the city. "Stronger than Bullets" introduces the musicians who are free to ...
Unbeknownst to the Freedom Riders were two groups of white boys who were searching in the same general area of Mississippi for the blues musicians Skip James and Son House, who had disappeared for all intents and purposes after making some ...
Action Moves People United (AMPU) is a world peace project produced by Grammy winner Kevin Mackie, award-winning producer Krista Wallhagen and Guinness World Record holder musician and award-winning filmmaker Rupam Sarmah. Through media ...
Still, he found home there, a sense cemented while immersed in the classical music program at the University of New Orleans and flowed into friendships with influential local musicians specializing in the city's incomparable style. His second effort ...
James' recordings engage with other top-notch musicians - Cindy Cashdollar, the Bad Livers, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Del Rey and others.
Phil Chess, who with his brother founded Chess Records, a storied Chicago label that captured great blues musicians like Muddy Waters in their prime and helped power the musical fusillade of rock 'n' roll with vibrant recordings by the likes of Chuck ...
Cole's vocal style that night sprung out of a hotbed of angst, anger, and unease, landing closer to the Great Depression incantations of Peetie Wheatstraw's "C and A Blues" than a traditional 2010s rap or R&B joint. Audiences praised the performance as ...
In addition to the magazine, which was launched in 1970, van Singel co-authored an award-winning book on blues performers, "The Voice of the Blues: Classic Interviews From Living Blues Magazine," and hosted blues music programs on radio stations from ...
Nashville (CN) - The Estate of a 1930s blues musician accuses Grammy winner Eric Clapton and several record labels of mis-crediting the late singer's hit and leaving him out of royalties.
The program also featured live performances by the panelists themselves and the College's Jazz Ensemble, as well as video clips of performances from famous musicians interspersed throughout the night. Kim Pearson, project director and an associate ...
Rachel McCaughey, of Davenport, practices ahead of the inaugural "women in Blues" show slated for Friday at Kavanaugh's Hilltop Tavern, Rock Island.
It was at this time, the early 1950s, that the Chicago blues sound was being developed by such greats as Jimmy Rogers and Muddy Waters - all the while Eddie Taylor and Howlin' Wolf were separately crafting their iconic sounds.
However, within weeks of Hendrix being launched to the Big Smoke's goggle-eyed media at The Bag O'Nails club on Friday November 25, 1966, virtually every major British blues guitarist found himself rethinking his musical direction. Inevitably, the ...
It is impossible to overestimate the importance that this Chicago blues label had on the evolution of America's great musical form.
John Garcia received Grammy nominations for his blues guitar work on John Lee Hooker Jr.'s CDs "Blues with a Vengeance" (2004) and "All Odds Against Me" (2008).
Sunday night was BobbyFest at the Avalon Theater. Bobby Walker, a local blues musician, was recently diagnosed with throat cancer.
Racial tensions were high in the Twin Cities in 1966 when he opened King Solomon's at the foot of the Foshay. The club became a hotbed for local black musicians, drawing diverse crowds. That rhythm and blues was the foundation for what later became the ...
Jianghu Bar is hosting Sunday night blues jam sessions through the month of October. Admission is free for both musicians and listeners. The sessions are led by members of Mojo Hand, one of the most powerful blues bands in China. The members of Mojo ...
blues musicians J.B. Ritchie and Ivy Ford will perform together at 9 p.m. Saturday at Christy's, 1802 Crossroads Lane, Freeport.
That praise comes from old-time blues musicians and music lovers in Texas. Venable has the stage presence of a long-time performer, they note.
Guide dogs have helped a jazz musician to overcome the blues of losing his sight. Bognor Regis grandfather Chris Mustchin is using his experience to promote the work of the charity Guide Dogs and encourage people to show their support.
After splitting with my wife I spent the summer with real-life blues musicians. Getting ... A blues club in Clarksdale, Mississippi, near the crossroads of highways 61 and 49, where, according to legend, the musician Robert Johnson sold his soul to the ...
"I remember running around my house when I was about three years old with my dad playing Muddy Waters on a cassette tape," said Kyle Rowland of the Kyle Rowland Blues Band. "He's one I look up to, Muddy, and James Cotton, Robert Lockwood, Jr., and ...
Delaware County musician Chad Nordhoff is bringing his love for the blues to Grant County this weekend, hosting the first-ever Common Thread Blues Festival at Green Acres Campground, featuring artists from across the state. Though he already has ...
Credited to be the oldest blues band in the county, The Chronic Blues Circus has been offering original music, paying tribute to blues legends and sharing their love for the blues for a quarter of a century. The band features Aanchal and Shreyas Sel on ...
The seven hours of blues included sets by the Chalmette high school Jazz Band, Da' By-u Blues Band, Major Bacon, 30x90 Blues women, Keith Stone Blues Band, Andy J. Forest, and Mason Ruffner. Aspiring blues musicians and fans were also given a ...
"This album is manifest testament to the purity of their love for making music, and the blues is, for the Stones, the fountainhead of everything they do," co-producer Don Was told Rolling Stone.


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