| Aug 23, 2012
| 6:53 AM
Coed blues-rock champions Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi will be heating up guitar fretboards in Norfolk this fall. The Tedeschi Trucks Band will play Chrysler Hall in Norfolk and tickets to the show go on sale 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 27.
The show will...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 10:11 AM
So much of what's sold as blues these days has so little relation to the real thing that one sometimes wonders whether the term carries much meaning anymore.
Fortunately, several core artists continue to champion blues that's not pop, rock, soul, rap...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 2:49 AM
Junior Combs — lead guitar, vocals
Jesse Lee Scutchfield — lead vocals, stand-up bass
Mike McCalmet — drums
How they started: Best friends Junior Combs and Jesse Lee Scutchfield had grown up in North Judson playing...
| Oct 22, 2012
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If you regularly read music press, you've heard about Gary Clark Jr. and his vintage sound. Regarding the Texas guitarist, the word "blues" gets thrown around a lot. You're going to see a lot of reviews where people call “Blak...
| May 30, 2012
| 6:58 AM
DEEP GAP, N.C -- Doc Watson, the bluegrass music legend from Appalachia who was renowned for his flatpicking and fingerstyle technique on the acoustic guitar, died Tuesday at a hospital in North Carolina, according to Mary Katherine Aldin of Folklore...
| May 29, 2012
| 7:35 PM
Doc Watson, the bluegrass music legend from Appalachia who was renowned for his flatpicking and fingerstyle technique on the acoustic guitar, died Tuesday at a hospital in North Carolina, according to Mary Katherine Aldin of Folklore Productions, which...
| May 31, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Aberdeen musician Pete Burckhard will do an acoustic blues performance Wednesday in conjunction with a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition on display at Northern State University's Williams Library.
The performance, which is free and open to the...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 4:14 PM
For many local residents, the Western Maryland Blues Fest is more than just a four-day concert; it’s an annual pilgrimage.
Ed Branthaven, 74, of Williamsport said he hasn’t missed a day of Blues Fest since the event started 17 years ago....
| Jun 3, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Hagerstown got its usual dose of the blues Thursday, Friday and Saturday, but there was something special about the fourth day in City Park.
The 17th annual Western Maryland Blues Fest has typically featured a free day of music in the park on the final...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 11:00 AM
As a teenager in ‘60s San Francisco, Joe Louis Walker lived just blocks away from Sly Stone, roomed with Mike Bloomfield, and played shows with B.B. King, Jimi Hendrix and Thelonious Monk.
Walker was the 16-year-old house guitarist at the Matrix,...
| Jun 8, 2012
Guitarist and singer Bob Welch, whose work in the early 1970s for Fleetwood Mac set the stage for the band's multi-platinum success later in the decade, died on Thursday at his home in Nashville. He was 66.
According to a spokesman for the Nashville...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 8:00 AM
William Laramie Memorial Benefit Concert
June 17, 12-4 p.m., $15 suggested donation, East Hartford Cultural Center, 50 Chapman Place, East Hartford, williamlaramiememorialconcert.org.
When musicians are in mourning, they gather to chase away the...