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Chester Arthur "Howlin' Wolf" Burnett

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  • Hubert Sumlin dies at 80; guitarist shaped Howlin' Wolf's sound

    Hubert Sumlin dies at 80; guitarist shaped Howlin' Wolf's sound
    When Howlin' Wolf romped through "Wang Dang Doodle" or thundered in "Three Hundred Pounds of Joy," the snarling guitar that accompanied him belonged to one of the greatest bluesmen to pick up the instrument: Hubert Sumlin. The cry of Sumlin's guitar &#...
  • Critic's Notebook: The lowdown with Tom Waits

    Critic's Notebook: The lowdown with Tom Waits
    Over the course of three hours of conversation at a roadside diner here called Pete's Henny Penny, Tom Waits, the singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, actor and note taker, will offer the following similes and metaphors, seemingly at random though...
  • Sick and Sexy

    Sick and Sexy
    Get ready for some foreplay with Slow Burn Burlesque! Sick and Sexy is a decadent taste of the sinful and outrageous entertainment. Acts will include an insane stilt walking and acrobatic duet with special guest Scarlett Rose of the March Fourth...
  • Tenth Annual Ponderosa Stomp

    Tenth Annual Ponderosa Stomp
    September 16th and 17th, 2011 The Howlin' Wolf, New Orleans Through hell and high water, the Ponderosa Stomp has spent the last decade bringing icons of American music back to the stage, shining a spotlight on the architects of songbooks that are part...
  • Eddie Shaw, Jackie Scott playing benefit at Mojo Bones, Ocean View, Sept. 18

    Eddie Shaw, Jackie Scott playing benefit at Mojo Bones, Ocean View, Sept. 18
    Norfolk blues singer Jackie Scott, over the course of two albums and countless live shows, has earned a solid reputation on the national blues scene. She's not a star yet, but Scott has impressed blues fans in Baltimore, Chicago and elsewhere. These...
  • April 25: Music Lounge Guest Corky Siegel Chamber Blues

    April 25: Music Lounge Guest Corky Siegel Chamber Blues
    BIO: "Few can claim to have forged an entirely original genre of music, but in 1966, Corky Siegel did just that. Guiding the blues of Howlin' Wolf and Muddy Waters out of the smoky cavern of Big John's and onto the stages of the Chicago Symphony, New...
  • Celebrity Scoop: Nyambi Nyambi

    Nyambi Nyambi, who plays wisecracking, educated waiter Samuel on CBS' "Mike & Molly," has had two defining moments for an actor onstage. He was an understudy in "Joe Turner's Come and Gone," his favorite play, by his favorite playwright, August Wilson,...
  • Team of local blues all stars recording with sax man Eddie Shaw in Norfolk

    Team of local blues all stars recording with sax man Eddie Shaw in Norfolk
    Norfolk blues singer Jackie Scott is using her clout in national blues circles to bring attention to some of Hampton Roads' top musicians. Yesterday (Feb. 27) and today (Feb. 28), Scott has been in the studio producing a recording that links top local...
  • Playing the blues in black AND white

    Playing the blues in black AND white
    On a recent Wednesday night at Blue Chicago, a long-running club downtown, you had to elbow your way forward just to get past the doorman. Men and women in business suits — collars loosened, beers in hand — packed the place, barely leaving...
  • 75 Years Young: This is Buddy Guy

    75 Years Young: This is Buddy Guy
    If there's such a sound as "authentic" Chicago blues, there's one player, one man, one artist who still delivers that musical genre like no one else. Buddy Guy is now the nation's most influential blues guitarist. He's won six Grammys, he's in the Rock...
  • Guitarist Pete Anderson pulls some strings at the Moose

    Guitarist Pete Anderson pulls some strings at the Moose
    When guitarist Pete Anderson straps on his ax, it's a loaded, calm-before-the-storm moment. When he gets down to business, conjuring an eruptive musical cascade of flawless technique, seductive understatement and indigo-hued atmosphere, it's a...
  • Is this the twilight of blues music?

    Is this the twilight of blues music?
    They buried Hubert Sumlin two weeks ago at Washington Memory Gardens Cemetery in Homewood, laying to rest the man whose ferocious guitar riffs galvanized Howlin' Wolf's classic recordings of the 1950s and '60s. Just before Sumlin's casket was lowered...