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It's fitting that legendary longtime Trenton blues singer Paul Plumeri is part of the Levitt series August 3 concert.
The iconic Sarasota music venue hosts its last blues jam today.
Unfortunately, this is all too common for musicians. Nearly everyone who has been involved in music for any length of time has suffered some sort of theft or had a friend or bandmate who did.
Earle is a musician with over a dozen albums to his name, an author of a couple of books, and an actor in a few roles, including a memorable turn in The Wire.
WALLINGFORD - An extra dollar for concert tickets may not seem like much, but it could mean the world to a musician struggling with medical bills.
Group hopes 'Day Without Local music' will bring attention to plight of some Austin musicians. Sofia Grimsgard, KXAN Published: June 25, 2017, 10:06 pm ... musicians at some bar on Sixth Street. "It started when a friend of mine who plays blues was at ...
DARIEN CENTER - Zac Brown Band plucks songs from multiple sources for its concert playlists: its own extensive opus, Country-Western forebears, and Rock And Roll (classic as well as contemporary).
The single's B-side, "Trashman's Blues," was a more straightforward affair, featuring a jangly guitar lead and shuffling drums.
"I can appreciate Devon needing to get away for awhile from the kind of traveling blues musicians have to do regularly to make their gigs.
The Reading Blues Fest lineup of musicians will represent a variety of styles within the genre. Kenny Neal, whose father Raful Neal was a famous blues harp player, played bass for Buddy Guy at 17, and formed a band with his brothers. Known for his ...
Blues for a Cure showcases musicians from all over the country including Sadie Johnson who performed on this stage for the first time.
The Reading Blues Fest lineup of musicians will represent a variety of styles within the genre. Kenny Neal, whose father Raful Neal was a famous blues harp player, played bass for Buddy Guy at 17, and formed a band with his brothers. Known for his ...
The annual festival, now in its 22nd year, is hosted by the Cape Fear Blues Society and the Rusty Nail. It features 11 of the region's "finest blues musicians" for a three-day non-stop jam session. The festival will take place in downtown Wilmington ...
Houston - Musician and singer Mike Zito has been singing and playing the blues for most of his life, but tonight, he has a really good reason to sing the blues. Zito is a blues guitarist who lives in the Port Arthur area and tours all over the world.
Singleton, who was born in 1984 and was raised in Clinton, Mississippi was immersed in a family of musicians who played gospel and performed regularly at church.
Countless legendary jazz and blues musicians, such as Wes Montgomery and Freddie Hubbard, began their rise to the top by performing on Indianapolis' famed Indiana Avenue.
He joined local blues musician Rusty McCarthy and his band about 5 years ago in a concert. "I had an absolute blast doing that.
Jazz Roots' 10th anniversary season at Miami's Arsht Center opens in November. The Sound Check component before each concert offers instruction for ...
Leaving the navy in 1965, he dove head first into blues music in New York City, quickly began meeting musicians in the area and eventually landed in the living room of Davis for a $5 lesson in 1968.
blues musicians and songwriters are lining up to play at the Bendigo Blues and Roots music Festival's winter showcase.
The Cape Fear Blues Festival begins Friday, June 23, at venues across Wilmington. Blues musician Jon McDonald, who toured for years with Magic Slim, returns to the festival again this year.
Today's Birthdays: Actor Martin Landau is 89. Actress Bonnie Bartlett is 88. Actress Olympia Dukakis is 86. Actor James Tolkan is 86.
Baton Rouge, LA (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - Baton Rouge blues musician Noel Neal died Monday morning after having a heart attack.
Big Mike started his career as a professional musician in the clubs and honky tonks in southern Oklahoma and north Texas. He haunted the blues clubs in Wichita Falls and the Dallas- Fort Worth area early on, as the blues music that came from that area ...
It's all about local music, food and fun at the 11th annual Maine Blues Festival in Naples this weekend. Saturday is the biggest day of the festival, with performances beginning at noon and running throughout the day.
An Exeter blues performer who has shared stages with the likes of Buddy Guy, Robert Cray and B.B King has written a book about hanging out with veteran blues singers in Louisiana during the '80s, dodging gunshots and hearing their stories. Blues From ...
He sang gospel music at the Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church with his grandfather, according to his website, jontaviouswillis.com. Willis was hooked on blues music after seeing a YouTube video of Muddy Waters playing "Hoochie Coochie Man". He was 14 at the ...
Following in the footsteps of other world-class Australian blues-roots musicians Lloyd Spiegel and Mike Elrington, Claude Hay arrives in Howick with a strong reputation and a swag of accomplishments.
In 2012, he took home Living Blues magazine's award for Most Outstanding Musician - Harmonica, and now he's up for it again in 2017.
Organizers say they're excited to have him on board to perform at 3 p.m., ahead of King in the 5 p.m. slot, a musician who has cultivated a love of blues since he was a boy in Israel, walking for hours to the closest record store to snag a taste of ...
He sometimes hosts a Friday "open mic," where the seasoned and successful musician is able to encourage and mentor upcoming musicians. The concert Saturday night will bring the best of the Blues in a rare opportunity for Ruidoso. Get there early for a ...
The Westhaven Center for the arts has its "Third Friday Blues Jam: Hosted by Seabury Gould this Friday around 7 p.m. with "special encouragement for blues musicians to come by and experiment, improvise, and share on their acoustic or electric instrument.
The Arc of Greater Williamsburg is continuing its arts and culture initiative with a second panel featuring several guest artists Wednesday evening.
In lieu of this month's Peterborough musicians Benevolent Association (PMBA) Deluxe Blues Jam on Saturday, June 17th, we're hosting the fourth annual Phil ...
Balkun Brothers (Blues rock) Like Muddy waters waiting for the Mothership, this duo plays broke-down Southern-fried blues, funked up and fortified with some psychedelia and a savage back beat. Sweaty, greasy, and rockin'. (FD) balkunbrothers.com.
Today is Monday, June 12, the 163rd day of 2017. There are 202 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On June 12, 1967, the U.S.
"Unlike many other male blues musicians, I was greatly influenced by the female Singers. I have certain moves that I took from Tina Turner, certain hand gestures that I took from Shirley Bassey.
The musical trail blazed by blues greats like Southaven's Gus Cannon, who penned "Walk Right In, Sit Right Down," is memorialized with a blues garden at the DeSoto Civic Center. Cannon, Joe Callicott and other musicians are memorialized in the garden.
Abramorama has acquired Scott Rosenbaum's Sidemen: Long Road To Glory and Sam Pollard's Two Trains Runnin' for August releases.
"We've heard from locals that Monday Night Blues has definitely been a missing part of the downtown and we are answering the call with soulful, classic blues and some of the region's best musicians." Monday Night Blues, hosted by Richard Neville of ...
The concert was created out of a partnership between Friends of Czech Village and the Linn County Blues Society, a not-for-profit that promotes blues musicians in Eastern Iowa. "Blues certainly isn't Czech, but this whole area is based on ethnic ...
Chicago Blues Festival When: June 9-11, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m.. Where: Millennium Park How much: Free The Skinny: Come see why Chicago is the "blues capital of the world" with this three-day festival stacked with five stages of world-class blues musicians, ...
seated on lawn chairs or stretched out on beach towels, audience members were spread out across Sea Breeze Park in Freeport as Long Island blues musician Jim Kolman's sultry voice mixed with guitar tones and rifts at Freeport's annual Blues Festival on ...
Hundreds, including Muddy Waters' son Larry Morganfield and other family members and fans, attended the dedication of a 10-story mural on a building at 17 N. State St. in honor of legendary blues musician Waters on June 8, 2017. (Alexandra Wimley ...
Located in the heart of downtown Brevard, The Phoenix & The Fox music venue has announced internationally-acclaimed blues musician Mac Arnold & a Plate Full O' Blues will perform Friday, June 23, for a special one-night performance. Arnold was born in ...
I'm honored and looking forward to being a part of the same bill as these musicians." Blues on the Fox continues with Blues Hall of Famer, Rock And Roll Hall of Famer and Grammy nominee Elvin Bishop at 7 p.m. Bishop's song "Fooled Around and Fell in ...
They are American roots musicians, many of whom were "ignored in their communities for decades," which prompted Mr. Duffy to step in and help.
Selwyn Birchwood's music sounds like he's been playing the blues for decades. Birchwood, a Tampa native who performs June 10 at Moondog's in Blawnox, is .


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