RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Hubert Sumlin

A collection of news and information related to Hubert Sumlin published by this site and its partners.

Top Hubert Sumlin Articles

Displaying items 1-12
  • REVIEW: Blast Furnace Blues festival at ArtsQuest in Bethlehem starts with 'uplifting' night

     
    “It’s Friday night,” Lehigh Valley blues guitarist/singer Mike Dugan said from stage at the Blast Furnace Blues festival at ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem. “That means it’s time to lift a glass and listen to the blues.”...
  • Little Victor to present two energetic shows

    Little Victor to present two energetic shows
    If you dig Eric Clapton and Stevie Ray Vaughn, you're going to hate Little Victor, an untamed maverick whose raw, primitive sounds are the utter antithesis of the contemporary blues model. The offbeat singer-guitarist, who appears at Burbank's Joe's Great...
  • Blues singer having huge year to be headliner at ArtsQuest festival

     
    A singer and harmonica player who won big at this year’s Blues Music Awards will perform at ArtsQuest’s revived Blast Furnace Blues Festival, which has been set for a three-day run in early February, a concert website says. Curtis Salgado,.......
  • 93-5 'KHY Rock Report

    93-5 'KHY Rock Report
    Headlines for Thursday, September 5, 2013 ROGER WATERS: One Wall He Does Not Want to Tear Down Roger Waters took his production of Pink Floyd's The Wall to Berlin, Germany last night, and on Tuesday he joined a protest to protect one of the last...
  • Musikfest Cafe opened a year ago today. Here are the Top 10 shows we saw

     
    A year ago today -- May 1, 2011 – Musikfest CafĂ© at SteelStacks in Bethlehem opened to the public with a concert by Valley blues guitarist Craig Thatcher and friends. To honor that first year, let’s take a look back......
  • Review: Jack White magnetic at the Mayan

     
    Guitarist Jack White, known best for his work with the White Stripes, performed at the Mayan in Los Angeles on Monday night. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts reviews....
  • Young Berks blues players win prestigious scholarships for instruction by masters

     
    Two young Berks County brothers who perform with Lehigh Valley area blues musicians have been awarded scholarships workshops taught by renowned and award-winning musicians. Guitarist Jacob Kelchner, 15, and his harmonica-playing brother Janson, 11, both...
  • Singer/guitarist who filled in for ailing headliner at Valley festival dies five months later

     
    An iconic blues guitarist who filled in at this summer’s Blast Furnace Blues Festival at SteelStacks in Bethlehem when another headliner took ill died Thursday, his record label said. Magic Slim, 75, who with his Magic Slim and the Teardrops......
  • 2012: The Year the Music Died (So Far)

    2012: The Year the Music Died (So Far)
    It’s not even June. But already this calendar year we’ve lost a gut-wrenching list of people who’ve impacted the music world: impresarios Don Cornelius and Dick Clark, R&B legends Johnny Otis and Etta James, the incomparable Band...
  • Blues veterans to join in tribute

    Blues veterans to join in tribute
    Ask Jody Williams about Howlin' Wolf's legacy, and he'll rattle off remarkable numbers about the old Chicago bluesman. Not chart statistics. Measurements. "Well, he was a pretty big man," said Williams, 78, who played guitar for Wolf (a.k.a. Chester...
  • 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 &#...
  • Blues guitar great who played at ArtsQuest festival in September dies

     
    A blues guitar great who was perhaps the highlight of ArtsQuest's first Blast Furnace Blues Festival just three months ago has died. Blues guitarist extraordinaire Hubert Sumlin, who was a longtime collaborator of Howlin’ Wolf and influenced...