Monday Apr 21
Five questions for 'The Bluesman'
Benjamin moved to Rockland in 1973 when he got out of the United States Marine Corps, and served on the Rockland Police Department from 1976 to 1982.
River Cities' Reader
Hail to the Queen: 'Queen of the Blues' Shemekia Copeland, March 28 at St. Ambrose University
As the daughter of the late, Grammy Award-winning blues guitarist Johnny Copeland, and herself the winner of six Blues Music Awards, it would be safe to describe 34-year-old vocalist Shemekia Copeland as blues-music royalty.
News and notes: Women at Jazzschool, Mardi Gras in Petaluma
Do you have the next Billie Holiday or Koko Taylor in your home? Now is the time to turn her on to Jazzschool's Women's Jazz and Blues Camp, which is set for March 24-28 in Berkeley.
Netroots Radio Presents: "The Call Of A Voice That Is Not There"
I'm Special Agent DJ Justice ; Radio Host and Program Director for Netroots Radio.com; and I'm manning the dials, spinning the discs, warbling the woofers, putting a slip in your hip and a trip to your hop.
Jackson's Jarekus Singleton signs with Alligator Records
Jackson blues singer Jarekus Singleton has signed with the premier blues label Alligator Records, a Chicago-based independent blues label that's included such notable blues artists as Koko Taylor, Mavis Staples, Charlie Musselwhite and many more.