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calling all blues bands!

October 17, 2014
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calling all blues bands!

Calling all blues bands, solo/duo acts and fans! The 3rd annual Juke Joint Challenge is set for Saturday Nov 1st at Court Street Grill aka “the Ohio River juke joint“. No entry fee required. That’s right no entry fee required for an opportunity to play one of the top blues stages in the entire...

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Bon temps rouler (Good times roll) in Houma. LA

October 17, 2014
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Bon temps rouler (Good times roll) in Houma. LA

I’d heard about the VOICE OF THE WETLANDS non-profit organization, which was founded by swamp-blues musician Tab Benoit several years ago, and I also had heard that he has put on a great free weekend long concert and festival every year in his hometown...

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Raleigh Jazz & Blues Concert Series

October 16, 2014
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Raleigh Jazz & Blues Concert Series

Our friends down Beckley way are planning a doin’s. This will be the first in a series covering 9 months and features our ole buddy from northeast Ohio, Austin “Walkin’ Cane”. See  the following via Ladie D and Antonia. This 9 month series kicks...

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not all blues fans drink gin…

October 9, 2014
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not all blues fans drink gin…

It’s a fact, just because Johnnie Johnson did; not ALL blues fans drink gin…. or wine, brown liquor, coin licker, fruit of the cacti, or god forbid a micro-brew...

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LIVING BLUES

October 6, 2014
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LIVING BLUES

Down thru history I’d been known to occasionally pick up a copy of Living Blues magazine at the news stand. Ten years ago we were in the planning stages...

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Noah in da house!

September 30, 2014
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Noah in da house!

Friday Oct 3rd Noah Wotherspoon at Court Street Grill aka “the Ohio River juke joint”. Showtime 8pm, $7 door. Call 740-992-6524 for seating, tickets and/or dinner reservations. By now...

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If Smiles Were Currency

September 28, 2014
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If Smiles Were Currency

We motored on down river and around The Big Bend to Rev’s fine location early this month. Those live blues hunger pangs had my soul growling. What I needed...

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the BEST soul anywhere!

September 11, 2014
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the BEST soul anywhere!

Soul Music is?… music that became popular in the 60′s during the civil rights movement. Combination of gospel, r&b, jazz on labels like Motown, Atlantic & Stax. Wikipedia says,...

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bits ‘n pieces…

September 2, 2014
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bits ‘n pieces…

*looking forward to hearing soon from our newest contributing PB&J’s authors… Curt “the truth” via Montana and D-Bone outa eastern Pennsylvania! *”the Ohio River juke joint” Right Reverend- JW...

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summer’s winding down, but…

August 21, 2014
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summer’s winding down, but…

As summer 2014 winds down, they’s still much worth checking out comin’ straight at ya. This Saturday, Aug 23rd in Huntington, WV is the 5th Annual Diamond Teeth Mary...

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thinkin’ of our blues brother

August 16, 2014
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thinkin’ of our blues brother

Our thoughts and prayers go out to our old friend St Louis Frank in Clarksdale, MS. Frank has been dealing with some health issues lately and is now under...

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The Muddy Waters Tribute

August 12, 2014
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The Muddy Waters Tribute

*The following comes our way via our friends at Columbus Blues Alliance. thx CBA! CBA Members (and others)… there is a show we don’t want to miss. It’s that...

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Roving the Blues World by Ms. Chili

August 2, 2014
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Roving the Blues World by Ms. Chili

This report comes to us from our dear blues friend Ms. Chili: When the blue disappeared from the sky above the river bank, it landed in the form of...

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A WEEKEND IN POMEROY

July 31, 2014
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A WEEKEND IN POMEROY

After meeting that most prolific writer of fine articles, ‘crawlinkingsnake’, several years ago in Clarksdale, MS during the Juke Joint Festival, we have become good friends, meeting each other...

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here’s to ya!

July 25, 2014
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here’s to ya!

During some light hearted bs’n thru social media had told Gumbo Charly and Curt “the truth” to think of us around 9:00pm and we’d raise a glass to both....

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