Legendary guitarist, singer and songwriter Elvin Bishop and his Big Fun Trio -- Bob Welsh on piano and guitar and Willy Jordan on cajón (a hand-played Peruvian drumbox) and vocals -- are set to release their new Alligator Records album, 'Something Smells Funky 'Round Here', on Friday, July 13.
Er is wanhoop en urgentie in Fantastic Negrito's nieuwe album 'Please Do not Be Dead'. Op 15 juni verschijnt Please Do Not Be Dead van Fantastic Negrito via Cooking Vinyl/V2 Records.
Leif de Leeuw Band presenteert tijdens het Ribs & Blues festival in Raalte op 21 mei a.s. ’s middags om 15.00 uur op het hoofdpodium haar Live-Album 'Live in Concert'.
BUDDY GUY CONFIRMS THE BLUES IS ALIVE AND WELL WITH BRAND NEW ALBUM AVAILABLE EVERYWHERE JUNE 15, 2018. FEATURES APPEARANCES BY MICK JAGGER, KEITH RICHARDS, JEFF BECK AND JAMES BAY.
After being out of print for quite some time, Gov't Mule's Dark Side of the Mule and Shout! will be repressed on vinyl. Each limited to only 2000 copies, they will be available from June 29, 2018.
From the first notes of “Weightless” to the slow-dying roar of the crowd as the last licks of “Devil’s Bride” squeal out, Matt Andersen and the Mellotones Live at Olympic Hall is a rollicking, sizzling night of Andersen’s thunderous voice and hot guitar playing mashed up with the ten-piece force of nature that is the Mellotones, all captured at a historic dance hall in downtown Halifax.
Carter feels she’s “LUCKY” and, co-produced with Jason Scott, she now deliveres a wonderful album with that name. 7 mostly upbeat (co-)originals, including Rattlesnake Kate (an absolute crowd pleaser) and 3 well chosen covers.
Award-winning feature-length doc by Wolfgang Pfoser-Almer traces the final years of the Mississippi bluesman Leo Bud Welch whose recording career began at age 81; reminds us it’s never too late to live one’s dream.
8th June sees the release of the complementary OST to the new Eric Clapton documentary, Life In 12 Bars. The OST, available as a 2-CD and 4-LP set plus digital formats, comprises 32 tracks spanning Clapton’s long and illustrious career. It includes tracks by The Yardbirds, John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, Cream, Blind Faith, Derek and the Dominos, The Beatles, Aretha Franklin, Muddy Waters and Clapton’s solo work.
These recordings feature the talents of Gary Brooker, Georgie Fame, Beverley Skeete, Terry Taylor, Mike Sanchez, Andy Fairweather Low, Martin Taylor, Chris Stainton and Albert Lee. This special set of studio recordings, the first ones to be issued since 2004, gathers up fifteen outtakes from eight different sessions
Elles Bailey is determined to fight the good fight for grass roots, live music, so she’s releasing a free live 4-track EP in support of the Little Rabbit Barn venue, in Ardleigh on the Essex/Suffolk border, asking only for donations to support the venue and its grass roots cause.
When it comes to one-man bands, guitarist and singer extraordinaire Steve Hill has no limits. Anything goes. He is the true exponent of a one-man band. Steve performs standing up while singing and playing guitar, his feet playing bass drum, snare drum, hi-hats and with a drum stick fused to the head of his trusty guitar, any other percussion within reach.
Op 18 mei verschijnt Bruce Springsteen: The Album Collection Vol. 2, 1987-1996, een genummerde limited edition box set met alle Columbia albums van Bruce Springsteen uit de periode 1987-1996. De LP’s zijn al jaren uit roulatie en nu in geremasterde vorm weer beschikbaar op vinyl. Naast Springsteen’s vier studio albums uit de periode ’87 – ’96, bevat de box een speciale 12” van de 1988 live EP Chimes of Freedom, de dubbel LP MTV Plugged uit 1993, en de EP Blood Brothers uit 1996, die voor het eerst op vinyl verschijnt.
Michael McDermott- Out From Under - For nearly 20 years, singer-songwriter Michael McDermott buried himself in drugs and alcohol, and he surveys the toll his addiction took on his personal and professional life with remarkable candor. "I’ve re-dedicated myself to making music I can be proud of.”
First Class Life finds Mike Zito diving deep into the only genre that can do justice to his hard-won true stories of hardship and redemption. “Make Blues” was pretty extreme and rocking,” he reflects. “This time, I was definitely thinking more blues.”
NEW ORLEANS LUMINARY WALTER ‘WOLFMAN’ WASHINGTON SIGNS DEAL WITH ANTI- RECORDS, ANNOUNCES INTIMATE NEW ALBUM MY FUTURE IS MY PAST WITH SPECIAL GUESTS IRMA THOMAS, IVAN NEVILLE AND JON CLEARY. WATCH NEW “SAVE YOUR LOVE FOR ME” VIDEO HERE
'Twentyfive Live at Blues Baltica' is the new album release from Finnish Blues Award winning blues-rock group Micke Bjorklof & Blue Strip.
On his new release British Blues Explosion - Live, Joe Bonamassa pays tribute to his great British Blues greats Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page. British Blues Explosion - Live will be released on May 18, 2018 and is available on triple vinyl, 2CD, 2DVD and blu-ray.
THE NORTH MISSISSIPPI ALLSTARS DISCOVER A NEW WAY TO BOOGIE ON THEIR BLUES DANCE MUSIC EP. Luther and Cody Dickinson will be romping and stomping with some new beats