RCBS Special Event – “Bluesology” – November 13th – Scottish Rite Cathedral – Peoria, IL

Join the instructors of Academy of Fretted Instruments, in conjunction with Music is the Medicine and River City Blues Society, for a blues-infused journey that began down in the delta and continues through music today!!


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The Black Raven Band 2010 Los Angeles Music Awards Winner!

The BlackRaven Band will be presented with the 2010 Producers Choice “Spiritual Artist of the Year” and will be performing at the 2010 Los Angeles Music Awards!

Don’t miss The BlackRaven Band at 7:30pm on the Red Carpet Stage, as they will give an unforgettable performance.

Contemporary indigenous flute artist Daniel Hicks takes the unique sound of the Native American flute in imaginative new directions, with highly personal flute styles which have earned him international demand, acclaim and awards, including the 2009 Phoenix Music Awards “Instrumental Artist of the Year”, and for his featured work with Black Raven Band’s debut release, “First Flight” earned the 2009 Los Angeles Music Awards “Instrumental Album of the Year”, 2009 West Coast American Indian Music Awards “Traditional Instruments” award.


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Roxy Perry – NY Bluesbird on KCOR – Playlist: November 11, 2010

The best Blues, Swing and Indies with Roxy Perry on Kansas City Online Radio! Log on to the KCOR website and click the CHAT icon to join Roxy and friends live in the chat room!

Kansas City Online Radio: Blues-Rock and Cool Talk! Recognized by The National Heritage Foundation Blues Hall of Fame as a Great Blues Radio Station! Listed by Windows Media Guide as one of the TOP THREE INTERNET RADIO STATIONS!

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on the Web at http://www.roxyperry.com

Roadmaster – Roxy Perry
Long Tall Sally – Little Richard
I Want To Hug You – John Lee Hooker
Old Time Ball – Paul Gabriel
Everything And Everyone – S’Killit
Change Your Ways – Mike Crandall
One Bad Studd – Swingadelic
Boogie Now – Sandy Mack
Born Ready – The Porkroll Project
Out Go The Lights – Mikey Junior
Black Jack – Ray Charles
Black Rat – Big Mama Thornton
Hey Baby Please Come Home – SaRon Crenshaw
Heat On The Highway – Michael Hill’s Blues Mob
Itchin’ For It – Bill Perry
Two Hundred Pounds of Heavenly Joy – Tom Jones / Jooles Holland
Crossroads – Rhett Tyler
Too Rolling Stoned – Robin Trower
Superhypermost – Jesse Evans
Seven Days – Mountain
Give It Up Or Turn It Loose – James Brown
Cold Sweat – Frankie Paris
Turn This Thing Around – Dumpstafunk
John Brown – Papa Grows Funk
Early In The Morning – Don Oriolo
Crooked Path – Roxy Perry

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Featured Video: Mary Washington Brooks Live Sings” Wild Women Don’t get the Blues” by Ida Cox

Mary Washington Brooks band perform in the Regional “IBC” competition at “City Limits” in Delray Beach Fl.,Nov 2008 put on by South Fla Blues Society. Bobby Nathan-lead guitar, is musical arranger,Joanne Nathans on Keyboard, Robert “Bob” Cleary on bass and Andy G on percussion.


Shari Puorto Winner, Los Angeles Music Awards 2010

The 2010 LA Music Awards and presentation ceremony are scheduled for Nov 18 at the spectacular Paramount Theater on the Paramount Studios lot in Hollywood Ca.

This is an important story for any music publication but is especially important to us blues fans because of the special “Producers Choice Award” going to blues artist “Papa J” (a.k.a. Jeffery Hudson) for “Entertainer of the Year”. (more…)

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Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band to Release Live Album Live! in Chicago Out September 28th

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band--Live! in Chicago

“One of the wonders of the world.” – James Brown

New York, NY: Roadrunner/Loud & Proud Records is excited to announce that latest signing Kenny Wayne Shepherd’s LIVE! In Chicago will be available on 9/28/10.

Recorded in Chicago’s House of Blues during the critically acclaimed 10 Days Out: Blues From The Backroads tour, LIVE! in Chicago showcases Kenny and his band, Noah Hunt, Chris Layton, Scott Nelson and Riley Osbourn, along with special guests, Hubert Sumlin, Willie “Big Eyes” Smith, Buddy Flett, Bryan Lee and Tommy Shannon (of Double Trouble). Though an illness nearly kept Kenny from performing that night, his heartfelt commitment to the music (and quite a lot of adrenaline) ensured that he took the stage, sharing with the audience one of the most spectacular performances of his career, and one that fans can now hear on LIVE! in Chicago.
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Featured Video: John Lee Hooker Jr at Blues Central

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Featured Video: “Ball and Chain” Live by Mary Washington Brooks

Mary Washington Brooks Delivers a powerful vocal on this Big Mama Thornton tune at her Holiday Park Concert. Her Allstar band steps up to the plate and delivers a home run with a powerful musical arrangement. The All Star Band includes Jake Luger on Keyboard, Stueyblue on Saxaphone, Jerry Creapeau on Drums, Gustavo Lesconta on Harmonica, Joe Beard Jr. on Bass, and John Zack on Lead Guitar.

Blues Icon Buddy Guy Set to Release New Album ‘Living Proof’ on October 26th

First Single “Stay Around A Little Longer” Features Legendary Bluesman B.B. King

NEW YORK— Five time Grammy winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Buddy Guy, will release his new album, Living Proof on October 26th. His 11th Silvertone/Jive studio release marks an historic first as it brings together the incomparable B.B. King and Guy on the introspective and moving lead single, “Stay Around A Little Longer.” The landmark single represents the first time that these two blues titans have ever joined together on a studio release.

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Jimi Hendrix: The Guitar Hero, NOW Available on DVD

Image Entertainment is proud to release Jimi Hendrix: The Guitar Hero, now available on DVD. Needing no introduction, Jimi Hendrix is world renowned for changing the landscape of rock & roll and revolutionizing the way a guitar is played. Narrated by Slash and with interviews from such rock legends as Eric Clapton, Mick Taylor, Crosby, Stills, Nash and more, Jimi Hendrix: The Guitar Hero gives an essential perspective on the prodigy that was Jimi Hendrix.