Photo Gallery: Otis Taylor, Hiro Ballroom, NYC 2/25/12

So as we packed out overnight bags to head to NYC to see Otis Taylor and Eric Lindell we were reminded that there was a show at the Apollo that Friday. Well, I love these all-star get togethers’ but man gimme a band that cooks it up just right and I am all in. What […]

CD Reviews: Spanning the Globe – Blues Around The Country and The World

Well we know that the Blues are probably as popular around the world as they are in their own backyard. Europe has long embraced the Blues, Asia has now adopted it as one of their own, and, oh Canada well we all know how that goes. So did a little aural travels and found some […]

Photo Gallery: Iverson Minter (Louisiana Red) Passes

Louisiana Red (Iverson Minter)┬ádied this Sunday, March 25th, at a hospital in Germany after a few days in a coma brought on by thyroid imbalance. He was 79. Louisiana Red was a powerful downhome blues artist who could channel his teachers (among them Muddy Waters, Elmore James, Robert Nighthawk, Lightnin’ Hopkins and John Lee Hooker) […]

Photo Gallery: Sweetheart of the LRBC – Chris Cain

It is just amazing to watch a performer just capture a crowd. We have all seen it, whether it be with a dazzling display of guitar techniques, a voice from the Gods that isolates that certain spot in our hearts, seldom tho do we see it on multiple levels. Chris Cain did just that on […]