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Libby Ray & Sam

May 28, 2015
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Libby Ray & Sam

Sorry to say, but we never did get to catch up with Libby Ray Watson during Juke Joint Fest. Even though we tried, there was a delay on stage and we weren’t able to stick around for her performance. And beings the Mid-Ohio Valley ain’t all that close to Mississippi, especially The Gulf Coast…...

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Kesselring & O’Leary…

May 28, 2015
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Kesselring & O’Leary…

Thanks to Columbus Blues Alliance for helping keep us abreast of all things going on in and around central Ohio. If not for their weekly news blurb don’t think we’d found out Micah Kesselring is at the Marietta Brewing Company this Saturday May 30th....

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BB King’s kids cry foul…

May 26, 2015
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BB King’s kids cry foul…

Las Vegas homicide detectives are investigating the death of BB King after two of his daughters claimed on Monday May 25th that he was murdered. Daughters Patty King and Karen Williams said in affidavits they believed their father was administered a foreign substance to...

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gorilla sighting!

May 25, 2015
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gorilla sighting!

Gorillas running loose in southeast Ohio… *Friday June 5th Gas House Gorillas @ Court Street Grill aka “the Ohio River juke joint” Pomeroy. showtime 9pm, call 740-992-6524 for tickets...

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arrangements for the king….

May 24, 2015
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arrangements for the king….

  Memorial and funeral arrangements for BB King A memorial service was held on Saturday May 23rd in Las Vegas. On Wednesday May 27th his remains will be flown...

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funky up your day….

May 20, 2015
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funky up your day….

*received couple days ago from D-Bone… A little something to funky up your day. The original video is apparently owned by Dick Clark Productions, who keeps deleting it from...

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sho’nuf natural woman!

May 18, 2015
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sho’nuf natural woman!

You just knew it was gonna be special when she entered in a way only she can do. Aretha Franklin entered wearing a floor length, hot pink, sequined dress...

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RIP Riley B. King

May 15, 2015
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RIP Riley B. King

There will be plenty written and said during the next few days on the life and death of Riley B. King. You won’t need to hear it repeated here...

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bits ‘n pieces….

May 14, 2015
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bits ‘n pieces….

*news from the Big Bend & “the Ohio River juke joint“- Gas House Gorillas, Friday June 5th, Court Street Grill, Pomeroy, OH Friday June 12th Chris O’Leary Band, Court...

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SPOTLIGHT!

May 11, 2015
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SPOTLIGHT!

The coolest man in the Mid-Ohio Valley? Damstraight, it’s Bruce DeMoll that’s who! The coolest jazz spot in the Mid-Ohio Valley? Spats Lounge in the Blennerhassett Hotel, Parkersburg. Coolest...

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Dan Erlewine Inspects Mike Bloomfield’s Telecaster

May 8, 2015
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Mike Bloomfield’s Telecaster Dan Erlewine first saw this Tele back in the 1960s, before Mike Bloomfield recorded with it on Bob Dylan’s Highway 61 Revisited album. That was also...

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Wednesday Evening JAZZ…

May 3, 2015
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Wednesday Evening JAZZ…

The WV Jazz Society and Washington Square presents Monika Herzig in a special charity event Wednesday May 13th. Although there will be no charge at the door… donations are...

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BB King in home hospice

May 1, 2015
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BB King in home hospice

Word is BB King‘s daughter Patty, who lives with him has charged his long time manager Laverne Toney with elder abuse. In an argument over BB’s care, Patty King...

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Dennis Gruenling report…

April 30, 2015
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Dennis Gruenling report…

*saw these guys put on a great show couple years ago at Court Street Grill… and now a word from Dennis Gruenling: “As the weather warms up, it can...

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“outdoor” summer music series coming soon!

April 29, 2015
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“outdoor” summer music series coming soon!

Beginning June 19th and running 5 consecutive Fridays is the 15th “annual” Rhythm on the River live music series. Held each year on the banks of the Ohio River...

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