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Howlin' Wolf's Debut LP 'Moanin' In The Moonlight' Reissued On Vinyl Ahead Of 60th An Photo Howlin' Wolf's Debut LP 'Moanin' In The Moonlight' Reissued On Vinyl Ahead Of 60th Anniversary
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 7, 2018

Chester Arthur Burnett, better known to blues fans as Howlin' Wolf, remains one of the essential exponents of the electric blues. With a raw, booming voice and explosive guitar and harmonica styles to match, the Mississippi-bred Wolf made music that was unmatched in its primal ferocity. In the process, he helped to put Chess Records on the map as America's preeminent blues label.

Birdland Presents The Django Reinhardt Festival Allstars And More Week Of November 5 Photo Birdland Presents The Django Reinhardt Festival Allstars And More Week Of November 5
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 26, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts:

Birdland Announces November 2018 Schedule Photo Birdland Announces November 2018 Schedule
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 15, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts:

Lindsey Buckingham Leaves Fleetwood Mac, Band Set To Tour With Neil Finn and Mike Cam Photo Lindsey Buckingham Leaves Fleetwood Mac, Band Set To Tour With Neil Finn and Mike Campbell
by Tori Hartshorn - Apr 9, 2018

According to Variety, key member of Fleetwood Mac Lindsey Buckingham has left the group. She has been with the band from 1975 to 1987, took a hiatus for the following ten years, and then rejoined in 1997. Read about her departure from the band from Variety here!

Mark Hummel's Blues Harmonica Blowout Celebrates the Windy City Photo Mark Hummel's Blues Harmonica Blowout Celebrates the Windy City
by Stephi Wild - Dec 20, 2017

Now an annual musical event in Folsom, Mark Hummel's Blues Harmonica Blowout is a show no blues lover dares to miss. This year's all-star gathering will be a Chicago Blues Celebration, and the lineup is straight Windy City: Billy Boy Arnold (Muddy Waters), John Primer (bandleader and lead guitarist for Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon), Mark Hummel, Deitra Farr (vocalist; Chicago Blues Hall of Fame), Oscar Wilson (Cash Box Kings), R.J. Mischo, Billy Flynn, June Core, RW Grisby, and Bob Welsh.

Guitar Hero Tinsley Ellis Brings Winning Hand To New York On 1/21 Photo Guitar Hero Tinsley Ellis Brings Winning Hand To New York On 1/21
by Tori Hartshorn - Dec 18, 2017

Blues-rock guitar wizard, vocalist and songwriter Tinsley Ellis will celebrate the release of his powerful new CD, WINNING HAND, with a live performance on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at City Winery in New York. Since his Alligator debut 30 years ago, Tinsley Ellis has become a bona fide worldwide guitar hero.

Gregg Allman's 70th Bday Celebrated With New Video Out Now Photo Gregg Allman's 70th Bday Celebrated With New Video Out Now
by Emily Bruno - Dec 8, 2017

To celebrate what would have been Gregg Allman's 70th birthday today, Rounder Records is excited to announce the release of the new official music video for 'Song for Adam,' from the legendary rocker's Grammy-nominated final album, SOUTHERN BLOOD.

Gregg Allman's Final Record Celebrated with GRAMMY Nominations Photo Gregg Allman's Final Record Celebrated with GRAMMY Nominations
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 29, 2017

SOUTHERN BLOOD, the extraordinary final album from the legendary Gregg Allman, has been honored with two prestigious nominations for the upcoming 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards.

Gregg Allman to be Celebrated at UGA Football Game this Weekend Photo Gregg Allman to be Celebrated at UGA Football Game this Weekend
by Emily Bruno - Nov 3, 2017

The extraordinary life and legacy of Gregg Allman will be honored by the University of Georgia with a very special halftime celebration during the highly anticipated SEC Football game between the #1-ranked Georgia Bulldogs and the University of South Carolina Gamecocks, set for this Saturday, November 4th at Sanford Stadium in Athens, GA. The UGA will honor Allman for his remarkable contributions to American music as well as his personal generosity towards the University.

Eilen Jewell Steps Back In Time For 'Down Hearted Blues' Photo Eilen Jewell Steps Back In Time For 'Down Hearted Blues'
by Danielle Kfare - Oct 6, 2017

Eilen Jewell laughs when told her label's president called her a musicologist. But she confirms she and her husband and bandmate, drummer Jason Beek, have a passion for studying American music.

Big Head Todd and the Monsters Announce U.S. Tour Dates Photo Big Head Todd and the Monsters Announce U.S. Tour Dates
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 3, 2017

Colorado band Big Head Todd and the Monsters are set to tour the U.S. throughout the fall/winter in support of their forthcoming eleventh studio album, New World Arisin', due November 3 on their own Big Records imprint. See below for a complete list of dates.

Gregg Allman and 'Southern Blood' Make Stunning Chart Debut Photo Gregg Allman and 'Southern Blood' Make Stunning Chart Debut
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

SOUTHERN BLOOD, the extraordinary final album from the legendary Gregg Allman, has made a spectacular chart debut, entering the SoundScan/Billboard 200 at #11 after its first week of release.

September Shows at City Winery Announced: Living Colour, Joan Osborne, Art Garfunkel  Photo September Shows at City Winery Announced: Living Colour, Joan Osborne, Art Garfunkel & more
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 24, 2017

See the newly announced lineup for September at Chicago City Winery below!

Big Head Todd and the Monsters LP 'New World Arisin' out 11/3 on Big Records Photo Big Head Todd and the Monsters LP 'New World Arisin' out 11/3 on Big Records
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Colorado band Big Head Todd and the Monsters are set to release their eleventh studio album, New World Arisin' on November 3 on their Big Records imprint.

Dead Rock West to Release New 'Move Love' Album via Omnivore Recordings
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 8, 2017

For their fourth album and first for Omnivore Recordings that's due out August 11, the California vocal duo of Cindy Wasserman and Frank Lee Drennen have joined forces with producer John Doe--of the legendary band X, with whom they've toured numerous times--to create an album that places their achingly beautiful signature vocals and harmonies in finely etched rock, alt-country and pop settings.

Rhett Miller, Ben Ottewell and More on Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces the return of The Old 97's' Rhett Miller, plus Ben Ottewell of Gomez, back-to-back shows with Squirrel Nut Zippers and more.

Steve Earle Comes to Boulder Theater 8/4
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 28, 2017

Almost twenty years ago, Steve Earle and I took a ride through South Nashville. It was down those mean streets that Steve had spent his famous "hiatus" in the early 1990's mostly shooting dope. It was a crazy, unprecedented thing. Here was a guy - the supposed "new face" of outlaw country - who had already put out a near unbroken string of instant classics, including chart hits like "Guitar Town," "Someday," and the immortal "Copperhead Road." And he just up and disappears, drops from sight for four years, making no records, playing no shows.

Robert Browning Associates presents Chicago Blues Legend & Recent Grammy Nominee LURRIE BELL
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 1, 2017

Lurrie Bell has been acclaimed for his intense guitar playing and passionate vocals which have made him a favorite at clubs and festivals around the world and earned him a reputation as one of the "leading lights" in the future of the blues.  Son of famed blues harmonica player Carey Bell, he has appeared on over 50 recordings either as leader or featured sideman and received numerous awards and honors, including Best Traditional Male Blues Artist in 2015 by the Blues Foundation in Memphis, and Most Outstanding Musician (Guitar) in 2016 by Living Blues magazine. In this program he will be joined by his band and include selections from his acclaimed Delmark albums, Blues in My Soul and the recent Grammy-nominated Can't Shake This Feeling. His band is composed of Willie "The Touch" Hayes (drums), Roosevelt Purifoy (keys), and Melvin Smith (bass).

George Thorogood and The Destroyers Come to MPAC This Fall
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 17, 2016

George Thorogood, known for such hits as 'Bad to the Bone,' 'One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer' and 'Who Do You Love,' comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 8 pm. Tickets are $39 - $79.

Robert Browning Previews 2016-17 World Music Concert Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

?Robert Browning, called ‚Äúthe entrepreneur who almost single-handedly created and filled New Yorkers' passion for world music‚ÄĚ in the¬†New York Times, begins a new season with traditional and cross-cultural music from various countries around the world, including India, Iran, Mali, Spain, Armenia, Turkey, Ireland, Haiti, and the US.

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