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Jake Bugg says next album could take five months - " or five years

Jake Bugg says his new album could be with us within five months - or five years.


Related Topix: Jake Bugg, The Black Keys, Pop/Rock

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Walter Trout tribute Friday @ Chicago House of Blues

Why have tribute shows for people only after they die? On Friday, Aug. 29 at 10:00 p.m. the Chicago House of Blues will feature a tribute to Walter Trout for a mere $10.00.


Related Topix: Walter Trout

St.Petersburg Times

NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine - Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering...

Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow had "outright lied" about its role and dangerously escalated the conflict.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Nato, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Europe, Germany

Guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd returns to Casino Ballroom

AXE MASTER: Guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd and his longtime band will play tunes from their new album, "Goin' Home," at a Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom show Saturday night.


Related Topix: Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Black Entertainment, B.B. King

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

The Keith Thompson Band return to Cirencester's Brewery Blues on September 12

AFTER a well-earned break Cirencester's Brewery Blues is back on September 12 with The Keith Thompson Band launching their new album Catch the Fire.


Related Topix: The Blues Band, John Mayall

This weekend: Find the blues in and around Atlanta August 29-31, 2014

It's time to find the blues for the Lago"bor Day weekend! I don't have a lot of information this time but what I do have sounds great! Truett Lollis is at Darwin's and Sandra Hall is at Blind Willie's.


Related Topix: Events

WJZW-FM Washington

Twelve-Disc Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble Collection Coming in October

From 1983's first studio album, Texas Flood , through numerous posthumous releases, it's often been difficult to keep up with Stevie Ray Vaughan 's complete discography.


Related Topix: Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Stevie Ray Vaughan

North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

The SetlistBlues, BrothersAnd so much in between

The bad news: Your live music options have been somewhat compromised by the occurrence of the third annual Savage Henry Magazine Comedy Festival .


Related Topix: Muddy Waters, Bo Diddley, The Lazy Cowgirls, Punk, Arcata, CA


Workshops are little-known part of blues festival

Successful festivals tend to grow and expand, and the Hot Springs Blues Festival, marking its 18th year this weekend, is no exception.


Related Topix: Blues, Photography, Arts, Cedarville, AR, Fort Smith, AR, Garner, AR

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Blues workshop, comedy and more

Blues musician Bob Margolin, who did a stint touring with Muddy Waters in the early 1970s, will put on a workshop and performance Friday at the Kansas African American Museum, 601 N. Water.


Related Topix: Muddy Waters, Wichita, KS, Entertainment


New Blues Festival of Long Beach adds to busy Labor Day weekend of music

The blues are coming to Long Beach on Sunday with a one-day concert headlined by guitarist Bernie Pearl and performances by more than a dozen other acts, including a young girl with big blues shoes to fill.


Related Topix: Blues, Long Beach, CA, Celebrities, James Belushi, Jim Belushi

Marin Independent Journal

Fall arts preview: The season comes alive

From Shakespeare's magical tale "the Tempest" to the hillarious improv of Whose Live Anyway, from the Grammy Award-winning blues of Taj Mahal to the surreal masked madness of Mummenschanz, Marin's stages, galleries and museums are about to burst with sights, sounds and spectacles to usher in what promises to be a lively and intriguing fall arts ... (more)


Related Topix: Taj Mahal, Mill Valley, CA

WLUC-TV Negaunee

Get ready for a weekend of Blues at Blues Fest

A tradition started by the Marquette Area Blues Society, the Blues Fest brings local, regional and national artists to Marquette to give the crowds a taste of the blues.


Related Topix: The Blues Band, Johnny Rawls, Entertainment


Arcade Fire cover Bo Diddley during Chicago gig - watch

Arcade Fire covered iconic blues artist Bo Diddley during their gig in Chicago last night .


Related Topix: Bo Diddley

The Georgia Straight

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For stays true to its comic book roots

An overdressed Nancy sets her sights on getting revenge on an evil senator in the visually arresting, brutal sequel Sin City: A Dame to Kill For.


Related Topix: Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Jessica Alba, Frank Miller, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Inside the world's biggest record collection

Strolling between shelves crammed with his records, Zero Freitas pauses and finds another piece of music that he just must take home.


Related Topix: John Lee Hooker


Back to the blues

After 17 years as MUSICNL's executive director, Denis Parker is moving on, going back to focus on what he does best - writing and performing music Ask Denis Parker what it is, exactly, that he likes about the blues, and you might as well be asking him for the meaning of life.


Related Topix: Memphis Slim, Canada

Worcester News

Elkie Brooks/Swan Theatre, Worcester

SHE strides and struts across the stage, encouraging and cajoling her musicians with a comforting arm across the shoulders one moment and a wagging forefinger the next.


Related Topix: Etta James, Gracie Fields, Vocal

'Rising Star' winner Jesse Kinch: His best performance wasn't during the finale

Jesse Kinch excited both the live audience and the judges on 'Rising Star' with his powerful rendition of The Allman Brothers' 'Whipping Post.'


Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Country, Brad Paisley

Tue Aug 26, 2014


[Interviews] Mali Music Talks Commercial Success & Being Embraced By The Pop World

Exclusive: With a top 10 R&B debut of "Mali Is..." Mali Music details the influence OutKast and his family have had on his material and musical outlook.


Related Topix: Mali Music, Outkast, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Pop/Rock, The Black Keys, Dance, Michael Jackson, Jennifer Hudson, Wedding