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Johan Derksen: ‘Bonamassa stond bovenaan het lijstje’

27 november 2017|Categories: Around The Web|Tags: , |

Organisator Johan Derksen is in zijn nopjes met de eerste bands die hij heeft gecontracteerd voor de derde editie van het Holland International Blues Festival. Vanochtend maakte Derksen bekend dat Joe Bonamassa, Walter Trout, King Solomon Hicks, Laurence Jones en Tommy Castro & the Painkillers op zullen treden in Grolloo.

Deventer Bluesnight 2017

23 november 2017|Categories: Around The Web|Tags: |

Vrijdag 24 november staat de Deventer binnenstad voor de 14e keer in het teken van de Deventer Bluesnight. Tien horecagelegenheden maken ruimte voor 10 fantastische blues acts waaronder Nederlands aanstormend talent, ervaren rotten en een gerenommeerde buitenlandse naam.

Derek Trucks interview

22 december 2016|Categories: Around The Web, Interviews|Tags: |

Derek Trucks interview on Marc Maron's WTF podcast. Derek Trucks talks with Marc about avoiding the pitfall of becoming a novelty act and evolving into a versatile practitioner and appreciator of music, with help from several notable mentors along the way.

10 Contemporary Blues Artists Who Are Keeping the Blues Alive

18 december 2016|Categories: Around The Web|Tags: , |

The Blues Will Never Die: Almost without fail, great musicians seem to have taken to music early in life, most starting in childhood. For some, acclaim comes easily, others spend a lifetime making music before suddenly coming into the spotlight. The diversity of this list illustrates how many different styles are encompassed within the Blues genre.

The Rolling Stones to release new blues-drenched album this year

9 april 2016|Categories: Around The Web|Tags: |

The Rolling Stones are planning to release a new album, possibly this year, guitarist Ronnie Wood said this week. The British rockers last released a studio album in 2005, but Wood said they have been in the studio and recorded some new material and some blues covers. "We went in to cut some new songs, which we did," the 68-year-old Wood said. "But we got on a blues streak. We cut 11 blues in two days. "They are extremely great cover versions of Howlin' Wolf and Little Walter, among other blues people. But they really sound authentic."