Blues

Rory Block Salutes Reverend Gary Davis on New Stony Plain CD

Submitted by Mark Pucci Media on Thu, 03/29/2012 - 10:04 am

Stony Plain Records announces a May 29 release date for the new CD from multi-award-winning blues singer/guitarist Rory Block, I Belong to the Band: a Tribute to Reverend Gary Davis. The new CD is the third in what Rory calls her “mentor” series saluting blues masters she met in person and greatly influenced her as a musician.

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Severn Records Signs Blues Artists Bryan Lee & Ursula Ricks

Submitted by Mark Pucci Media on Mon, 03/26/2012 - 10:12 am

David Earl, president of Severn Records, has announced the signing of New Orleans-based blues guitarist/singer Bryan Lee and Baltimore-based soul and blues singer Ursula Ricks to the label. Both artists are recording albums at Severn’s new state-of-the-art studios in Annapolis for release later this year. Severn Records is distributed in the U.S.

Seth Walker Prepares 'Time Can Change' Album

Submitted by conqueroo on Sat, 03/24/2012 - 1:55 pm

In the three years since his last album, Seth Walker moved to Nashville from Austin, wrote songs with friends new and old, and played many, many shows. And just like most people, he thought about life, about love, and about the changes you experience if you move away (both geographically and philosophically) from those people and places you know so well to try your hand at something new.

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Geoff Achison Set To Release 'Little Big Men,' & US Tour

Submitted by Mark Pucci Media on Mon, 03/19/2012 - 12:48 pm

Australian blues/roots guitar sensation Geoff Achison, whose sound combines elements of blues, funk and jam band music, will hit the American shores with a vengeance for an extensive tour starting in March and extending through June in support of his upcoming CD release, Little Big Men, due for release April 10 on Jupiter 2 Records.

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Taj Mahal & Keb' Mo' perform at Boulder Roots & Blues Summit

Submitted by Boulder Theater on Thu, 03/15/2012 - 12:34 pm

TheBluesMobile.com, 97.3 KBCO, Daily Camera & Colorado Daily are proud to present the 2nd Annual Boulder Roots & Blues Summit at the Fox Theatre & Boulder Theater Friday, May 18th through Saturday, May 19th.After a much anticipated success of the first year, the Boulder Roots & Blues Summit is bringing Boulder another great line up of Roots & Blues greatest artists for two days between two nationally renowned venues.  The initial line up

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Tab Benoit Compilation On Telarc

Submitted by conqueroo on Thu, 03/01/2012 - 8:53 am

In a career of more than two decades, blues guitarist/vocalist Tab Benoit has generated an impressive body of work — every note of it rooted in the rich and centuries-old musical and cultural traditions of his native Louisiana. While his earliest recordings and performances may have established him as a genuine blues musician, his ever-expanding body of work has become even more resonant in the years since Hurricane Katrina and its devastating aftermath in 2005.

Jack White 2012 Spring Tour Dates + Video

Submitted by nasty little man on Mon, 02/13/2012 - 3:59 pm

Alternative Rock guitarist, lyricist, and founder of The White Stripes, Jack White, just announced his first ever solo tour.  Jack will be on tour through the southeast in March, visiting Chattanooga, Tennessee, Birmingham, Alabama, and Memphis, Tennessee.  He’ll make stops in Tulsa, Oklahoma, The Hangout Festival in Gulf Shores, Alabama, before heading up to the Great Northwest.  Jack will also cross the pond for some shows in the UK.Vault members will be able to buy a limited numb

Ruthie Foster's "Let It Burn" Streets January 31st, 2012

Submitted by conqueroo on Tue, 01/17/2012 - 2:58 pm

Those who have followed Ruthie Foster’s eclectic musical history know that she can burn down any stage with her combustible blend of soul, blues, rock, folk and gospel. And when Grammy Award-winning producer John Chelew suggested she record an album in New Orleans — with support handpicked from the Crescent City’s overflowing pool of talent — it was an opportunity for Ruthie to infuse fresh spices into her already rich sonic gumbo.