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Sunday Aug 17 | All About Jazz

Edgar Winter -- WBAB Rock 'n' Brews Fest at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury

Edgar Winter, Vanilla Fudge, Peter Rivera formerly of Rare Earth & Savoy Brown's Kim Simmonds NYCB Theatre at Westbury WBAB Rock 'n' Brews Fest Westbury, NY August 1, 2014 Blues-rock guitar virtuoso passed away in St. Gallen, Switzerland on July 16, 2014 at the age of 70. The music world lost the man who, in 2003, was ranked by Rolling Stone as the ... (more)


Related Topix: Westbury, NY, Pop/Rock, Rare Earth, Blues

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Cape Gazette

Nate Myers & The Aces to perform Aug. 21 at Lewes Canalfront Park

The popular, crowd-pleasing band Nate Myers & The Aces will return to Lewes Canalfront Park at 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 21. The park is at 211 Front St. in historic Lewes.


Related Topix: Lewes, DE, Blues, Kenny Wayne Shepherd


Woodstock at 45: David Sanborn remembers

Americans have a particular yen for marking anniversaries ending in 0 or 5, so there will be some buzz this weekend as we look back on the 45th anniversary of the Woodstock Music and Arts Festival.


Related Topix: Jazz, David Sanborn, Canned Heat, Blues

Guitar World

Johnny Winter and Ben Harper Cover Elmore James' 'Can't Hold Out' - Listen

Last month, we lost Johnny Winter, one of the greatest blues guitarists of all time.


Related Topix: Blues


Hear Johnny Winter and Ben Harper Cover Blues Classic 'Can't Hold Out'

Last month, blues guitarist Johnny Winter died in a hotel room in Zurich, Sweden, at 70 years old, a month and a half before his now posthumous Step Back LP was scheduled to be released.


Related Topix: Blues, Dr. John, Eric Clapton, Joe Bonamassa, Music, Entertainment

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Rock 'n' Blues Hippiefest - Legendary artists pay tribute to Johnny Winter

On July 16, the music world lost a legend. Johnny Winter, one of the best blues guitarists in the business, passed away in Zurich, Switzerland, a few days after performing at the Cahors Blues Festival in France.


Related Topix: Blues, Switzerland, World News, Vanilla Fudge, Pop/Rock, Opinion

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Hamilton County News

Rock on Saturday at RondeauFest

Sons of Octomom is mountain surf music from the heart of the Adirondacks. Hailing from Newcomb, father-son duo Eric Peter on lead guitar and vocals, right, performs with Tyler Peter on drums.


Related Topix: Newcomb, NY, Long-Lake, NY, Blues, Albert Collins

Fri Aug 08, 2014

World Magazine

Winter storm

From his striking albino features to his precognitive tattoo obsession, Johnny Winter made an unforgettable visual impression.


Related Topix: Blues, Beaumont, TX, Pop/Rock, Rick Derringer, Muddy Waters

Thu Aug 07, 2014


Rock 'N' Roll Blues Fest at bergenPAC Serves as Johnny Winter Tribute Tonight

The music world lost a legend last week with the passing of Johnny Winter , one of the best Blues guitarists the world has ever known... What was originally slated as Rock'n'Blues Fest to be headlined by Johnny Winter at Bergen Performing Arts Center will now be a tribute in his honor featuring his brother Edgar Winter along with Vanilla Fudge, ... (more)


Related Topix: Blues

Tue Aug 05, 2014


Virginia Chili, Brews n' Blues Festival Canceled

September is just around the corner and that usually means Virginia Chili, Brews n' Blues in Waynesboro - but not this year.


Related Topix: Blues

Sat Aug 02, 2014

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

10 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Johnny Winter

In the wake of Johnny Winter 's tragic passing , we take a look back on his incredible career and dig deep to uncover a number of facts that you might not know about one of the most respected guitar players of all-time.


Related Topix: Blues, Watches, Pop/Rock, The Allman Brothers Band

Fri Aug 01, 2014


Florida Festivals in August

Florida is a summertime destination for travelers from around the world who come to our cities to enjoy miles of beach, sparkling waters, and world famous theme parks.


Related Topix: Florida, Life, Food, Food Festival, Blues, Panama City Beach, FL, Tallahassee, FL

Thu Jul 31, 2014


R.I.P Johnny Winter, James Gang remembered and more

Johnny Winter, legendary guitarist, died at age 70 on July 16 while touring in Europe.


Related Topix: The James Gang, Pop/Rock, Blues, Punk, The Monsters, Mott the Hoople

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Denver Westword

How Denver blues royalty the Hornbuckles overcame heroin addiction and estrangement

Michael Hornbuckle was twelve years old the first time he shared the stage with his father, legendary Denver bluesman Bobby Hornbuckle, and at thirteen he was playing weekends with his dad.


Related Topix: Blues, Robert Johnson, Bukka White

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Rio Times

Rock & Blues Guitarist Gwyn Ashton to Play in Rio

Touring in support of his most recent album release entitled, Radiogram , Australian guitarist and singer-songwriter Gwyn Ashton returns to Rio de Janeiro in July and August to play multiple shows.


Related Topix: Blues, Brazil Travel, South America Travel, Travel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Travel, World News, Brazil, Muddy Waters

Herald Gazette

The many facets of Johnny Winter

In the midst of the 1960s British invasion of blues-based artists such as Eric Clapton and even the Beatles, Johnny Winter was probably the first American blues artist I followed, until I discovered Chess Records by going to school outside of Chicago.


Related Topix: Blues, Eric Clapton, Switzerland, World News, Point Blank, TX

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Guitar World

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Discusses Muddy Waters' 'Hard...

" Hard Again is not just one of the greatest blues albums of all time, it's one of the greatest albums of all time.


Related Topix: Blues, Muddy Waters, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, James Cotton, Willie "Big Eyes" Smith

The Star Online

Blues titan Johnny Winter displayed an authentic feel for the genre

The story of the blues and rock guitarist Johnny Winter, who has died suddenly aged 70 on July 16, is both a cautionary tale and a lesson in how to stay true to your own instincts.


Related Topix: Blues, Muddy Waters, Pop/Rock, John Lennon, Leland, MS

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Fricke's Picks Radio: X, P.F. Sloan and Johnny Winter

Sometimes, in this game, you just get lucky. I was in Los Angeles on assignment on a recent weekend, with an unexpected free night.


Related Topix: Blues, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment


Entertainment venue promoters lament death of music icon

LOW NOTES: Johnny Winter was scheduled to bring his tour, in support of his forthcoming "Step Back" disc, to the Granite State, prompting entertainment venue officials to talk about the holes left in show lineups, as well as in the hearts of music enthusiasts.


Related Topix: Blues, Plymouth, NH, Londonderry, NH, Eric Clapton, Marketing, Theater, Arts