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  1. The 16th Annual KNON Blues Festival -- January 17-18, 2015 @ The Texas TheatreRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | KNON-FM Dallas

    Come on out for this big Blues event with Smokin Joe Kubek and Bnois King, Jason Elmore, The Gregg Smith Band, Aaron Burton, Texas Slim, Larry Lampkin, Kirby Kelly, The KNON All Stars with The Next Generation Players featuring Reo Casey and Dylan Bishop, The Silvertones, Ann Armstrong, and many more.


  2. $5m lostRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Seymour Telegraph

    Millions of dollars will be lost from the local economy this Easter following the cancellation of the 2015 Big Sky Blues & Roots Festival. Deniliquin Council studies have shown the event generated about $5 million annually for the local economy in its first two years.


  3. Weekend Best BetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    American blues singer, songwriter and guitarist Popa Chubby has no qualms about calling himself the "Beast from the East." Recognized in his early 20s after winning a national blues talent search sponsored by public radio station KLON in Long Beach, Calif., which got him a spot as the opening act at the Long Beach Blues Festival in 1992, he was influenced by artists such as Jimi Hendrix and bands like the Rolling Stones and Cream.


  4. Biscuit serves up New Year's Eve bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Herald Gazette

    The annual New Year's Eve Blues Party at the Trade Winds Motor Inn will feature live music by Biscuit Miller and The Mix Wednesday night, Dec. 31, and into 2015. The festivities will begin at 7 p.m. with dinner , followed by dancing, party favors, a champagne toast at midnight and a room.


  5. Dothan's New Years Eve Blues Concert & DanceRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 |

    Tas Cru , Blues Artist from Syracuse, NY and his band, The Tortured Souls, will be featured guests for the Dothan Blues Shows New Year's Eve celebration and dance to be held at the Dothan Cultural Arts Center, 909 South St. Andrew St., Dothan, AL. The festivities will also include a performance by the band Blu Zatcha, and then a jam with both bands taking part.


  6. Quiz: Can you name the Huddersfield Town XI who beat Birmingham City in the 2008 FA Cup?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | IcChuddersfield

    Test your knowledge on how many Huddersfield Town players you can recall from the last time the Terriers beat the Blues at home Huddersfield Town have not beaten upcoming opponents Birmingham City at home in the league since 1996, when they were 3-0 victors in what was then Division One. They have secured back-to-back away wins at St Andrew's in the last two seasons, however, and can boast a home win over the Blues between the late nineties and today - a 2008 FA Cup triumph in the third round.


  7. The best concert photos of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Oregonian

    ... Buck for the debut of the mysterious new band in May . Linda Hornbuckle performs the national anthem at the Waterfront Blues Festival on July 4. The beloved Portland singer died in October. With 4th of July fireworks still to come, John Nemeth and ...


  8. Sol Roots band performs in Northern Virginia Dec 20. New Orleans...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 |

    The Sol Roots band performs Saturday December 20 in Old Town Manassas VA at the musical hub and high end restaurant, Malone's. - Sol Roots is a fierce guitarist and soulful singer who has toured the world with many roots, funk, and blues legends.


  9. Mariah Carey and Charlie Wilson to Headline Jamaica Jazz and Blues 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Black Enterprise

    As you're planning your 2015 travel, Jamaica should be on the radar. At the top of the year, Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival will welcome Mariah Carey and Charlie Wilson as part of their all star line up on January 29-31st at Trelawny Stadium in Montego Bay.


  10. Some people 'can't believe' how good this female guitarist is - but they shouldRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 |

    A video of female guitarist Joanna Connor has gone SUPER viral after a clip of her performance at the North Atlantic Blues Festival this summer was re-posted on YouTube under the new title "I can't believe she nailed it". It's unsure as to why the uploader of the video couldn't believe that the professional Chicago blues musician couldn't nail a guitar solo that she herself composed... Slide guitar, tapping and tremolo picking all enhance what is already a pretty outstanding Nashville-inspired blues jam, though easily the best part of the video is the facial expression she pulls when sliding her hand up off the edge of the fretboard.


  11. Fresh off Blues Festival, Doug Demming and the Jewel Tones to Play Local ShowRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Bradenton Times

    Fresh off their performance at the Bradenton Blues Festival , local faves Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones return to Ace's Lounge this Saturday night in what is sure to be a fun and festive show. Originally from Detroit, Doug specializes in blues, swing and roots music.


  12. Joe Bonamassa, "Lonesome Christmas" (2014): One Track MindRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Something Else! Reviews

    Tired of the same ol' Christmas songs played the same way? Blues guitarist extraordinaire Joe Bonamassa's got a Yuletide treat for you. "Lonesome Christmas" is a brand new Bonamassa original with a Holiday theme.


  13. Vernon's's 2 events were featuredRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | Duke City Fix

    ... "The Rattle Cats", "The Chris Dracup Trio" and "The Chris Dracup Project". Known for his stunning and soulful electric blues guitar, he works in a diverse range of musical styles. His acoustic guitar playing draws heavily from the blues tradition, ...


  14. Pride at Blues gold in silver anniversary yearRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Burnley Express

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Colne's Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival has been voted the best in Europe for the second year running.


  15. Organiser of the Colne Rhythm and Blues Festival, Alison Goode, is delighted at the awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Lancashire Telegraph

    ... comes to raising the profile of the Colne event. Voting this year was absolutely phenomenal, with tens of thousands of blues fans choosing their favourites, making this by far the biggest response. The Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival was up ...


  16. Port Townsend's Centrum adds programs, new artistic director for Acoustic Blues Festival & WorkshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Peninsula Daily News

    Centrum is adding new programs and has a new artistic director in multi-instrumentalist Jerron Paxton for the Acoustic Blues Festival & Workshop. Centrum, a 42-year-old arts organization, is one of several partners with the Fort Worden Lifelong Learning Center Public Development Authority, which took over management of the campus portion of the park in May while State Parks continues to manage the rest of the park.


  17. Blues guitarist Joe Louis Walker to heat up Warmdaddy'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Philadelphia Weekly

    No, JLW isn't the handle of some over-hyped, under-dressed, high-note- hitting pop outfit - it's the initialed nickname of famed electric guitarist Joe Louis Walker, the eclectic axeman whose steeping in gospel, funk and rock has fused his blues with an uncommon universality that's impossible to shake. Ask B.B. King himself: JL's dueted with the legend a couple times.


  18. Red hot line-up announced for 2015 Stir Crazy Blues FestivalRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Southwest Booster

    A trio of top blues acts will be on stage during the 2015 edition of the Blenders' StirCrazy Blues Festival set for Feb. 26 to 28 at the Lyric Theatre. The festival launches on Thurs., Feb. 26 when blues veteran David Vest includes Swift Current during his first tour into Saskatchewan.


  19. Joanna Connor Shreds on Slide Guitar - VideoRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Guitar World

    Joanna Connor might be the best-or most original-blues-based slide guitar player you're likely to come across today. Or tomorrow.


  20. Blues fest tickets on saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Herald Gazette

    The 22nd annual North Atlantic Blues Festival will take place Saturday and Sunday, July 11 and 12, in Harbor Park. The lineup has been announced and tickets are on sale online.