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RIP Robert Belfour

February 26, 2015
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RIP Robert Belfour

There’s a vacant lot on Delta Ave in Clarksdale. It was here during our first trip to the Delta I first heard Robert Belfour play his amazing brand of blues. August ’04 during Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival and it was hot. We were pressed up against a brick wall in the only...

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“Little Whitt”

February 25, 2015
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“Little Whitt”

The passing of “Little Whitt” Wells went right by me. But while reading through the obituaries in the current issue of Living Blues (Issue #235, Vol 47), saw he died Oct 10th, 2014. Had the extremely good fortune to see him with his partner...

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A Journey Worth Taking

February 24, 2015
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A Journey Worth Taking

Deuce ‘n a Quarter, a fine five-piece blues band out of Columbus, Ohio, announces the coming release of their debut CD, Take the Journey. To celebrate their labor of love, the band members welcome everyone to attend their CD release party Sunday, March 8,...

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best of River City Blues Competition…

February 22, 2015
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best of River City Blues Competition…

Didn’t know the final outcome until this evening (Sunday Feb 22nd). But as it turned out, was just as we thought. Received this evening from Board Member, Competition Director,...

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Gateway to the Blues Museum & Visitors Center

February 20, 2015
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Gateway to the Blues Museum & Visitors Center

  Just received word the Gateway to the Blues Museum in Tunica, MS opened yesterday (Thur Feb 19th). We had stopped here in the spring of 2013 and at...

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big “blues” news!

February 19, 2015
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big “blues” news!

There is indeed big “blues” news coming out of Huntington, WV. And as far as we know, we’re the first to break the news and we’re indeed honored to...

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not to late to Mardi Gras!

February 16, 2015
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not to late to Mardi Gras!

Can’t get to New Orleans? If possible tune into Sirius/XM radio channel 67 – Real Jazz. Starting on Sunday Feb 16th and running all day and night thru Fat...

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hill country…..

February 11, 2015
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hill country…..

Left Lane Cruiser ~ Mississippi Hill Country blues as told by the youth of Indiana will be at Court Street Grill on Saturday March 7th. showtime 8pm call 740-992-6524...

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SPOTLIGHT!

February 7, 2015
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SPOTLIGHT!

Most everyone in the Big Bend/Mid-Ohio Valley area knows about Mudfork. This mainly family operation has now been doing it for over 15 years. Since 2000… American Beauty won...

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bits ‘n pieces….

February 4, 2015
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bits ‘n pieces….

Jesus won’t you come round here, Now is the needed time… Needed Time ~ Lightnin’ Hopkins ~ 1952 RPM records Only recently heard this for the first time on...

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Change Your Hue of Blue

February 1, 2015
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Change Your Hue of Blue

United Methodist Children’s Home Family Services of Columbus presents “Change Your Hue of Blue” Blues Music Benefit for Family Mental Health. May 2nd, 5:00 ’til 10:30pm at Northland Performing...

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congratulations Mojo Bones!

February 1, 2015
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congratulations Mojo Bones!

Mojo Bones, winners of the 2014 Juke Joint Challenge, carried the PB&J’s banner to the IBC’s on Beale Street. Although they didn’t win in Memphis, guitar player John Hathaway...

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SPOTLIGHT!

January 30, 2015
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SPOTLIGHT!

  “Only the Blues”… what fan of the blues couldn’t appreciate a motto such as that for an up and coming blues band? Recent 2 time winners of the...

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a Fat Tuesday feast!

January 28, 2015
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a Fat Tuesday feast!

Maybe you can’t get to New Awlins for Mardi Gras… but you can get to Court Street Grill Feb 17th for a Fat Tuesday feast. Fat Tuesday… the day...

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Gulf Coast Blues….

January 26, 2015
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Gulf Coast Blues….

It’s really pretty hard to get the blues with January temps in the mid to upper 70’s or even 80 degrees. But it’s not hard to go see and...

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