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hill country blues via the DEEP south or bye bye miss america pie ‘n what’s real and what ain’t…

November 26, 2014
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hill country blues via the DEEP south or bye bye miss america pie ‘n what’s real and what ain’t…

Recently some was sharing email on “missin’ mississippi” and looking forward to returning in the spring. Mentioned had come across a good video of Carlos Elliott, Jr. Some of which was recorded in Red’s Lounge. Remembered seeing Carlos and bsin’ with him that weekend. Like many us, he was thrilled to be in Clarksdale....

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Larry Wright Night

November 23, 2014
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Larry Wright Night

Another Thanksgiving is coming up, a day when we reflect upon our physical and spiritual blessings and share those blessings with others. Since Brandon Pettiford, the precocious 15 year old vocalist and drummer for the precocious Columbus blues-rock trio Pett Crow, has recently purchased...

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a call for help……

November 20, 2014
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a call for help……

Today (Thur Nov 20th) we received a message from our friend Janet Webb of the Mississippi Delta Blues Society in Indianola. She told us that on Nov 14th in Como, MS, the daughter of R.L. Boyce passed away suddenly of a heart attack. She...

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SPOTLIGHT!

November 18, 2014
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SPOTLIGHT!

Something new… Something we hope will become a continuing series shining a light on local and regional artists, venues, fans or philanthropists of The Blues. We’re very honored and...

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blues artist passes…

November 17, 2014
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blues artist passes…

Blues fans may not recognize the name of artist John Carroll Doyle. But they will surely recognize his blues artwork, especially the iconic images he painted for Blue Chicago...

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bits ‘n pieces………..

November 11, 2014
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bits ‘n pieces………..

    *coming soon to Court Street Grill- Thursday Nov 13 Chris Duarte showtime 8pm / door $15 Friday & Saturday Nov 21-22 Johnny Rawls showtime ? / door...

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Small World

November 11, 2014
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Small World

Through the misty chill of Halloween eve we drove on down to Rev‘s blues infirmary to a timed windshield wiper rhythm. The Kinsey Report from Gary, Indiana was in...

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IT’S OFFICIAL!!!

November 5, 2014
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IT’S OFFICIAL!!!

Cryin’, ain’t goin’ down this Big road by myself A-don’t ya hear me talkin’, pretty mama? Big Road Blues- Tommy Johnson- Feb 3, 1928- Victor records   At 1:00pm...

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dey goin’ fast!

October 28, 2014
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dey goin’ fast!

Tickets for the upcoming Taj Mahal concert in Nelsonville, OH are going fast. At last count there were only 28 seats remaining. All in the balcony, $40 each. If...

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Kinsey Report(s) to The Grill

October 26, 2014
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Kinsey Report(s) to The Grill

Friday Oct 31st from Gary, Indiana The Kinsey Report will be at the Court Street Grill in Pomeroy, OH. Showtime 8:00pm ~ $15 door Call 740-992-6524 for seating, tickets...

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The Music Rules!

October 23, 2014
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The Music Rules!

The following is from General Manager WWOZ New Orleans, Mr David Freedman. Received Thursday Oct 23rd. After reading it sounds much like what happened with Chicago’s Maxwell Street thanks...

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new books….

October 22, 2014
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new books….

NEW books thanks to Bob Corritore……..          *Blues in the 21st Century now available. Photographer Marilyn Stringer new book showcases photos and stories of over 100 blues artists....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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