Lil’ Rev and Josh Fox join Penny and Dave Fox in a night of folk-blues. Read more

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Harmonica-ace Mark Hummel has released a new album deeply rooted in American music but striking the ear as contemporary for its timeless lyrical themes. Read more

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The North Mississippi Allstars bring their brand of Americana blues-rock to Turner Hall Ballroom on Jan. 15. Read more

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Issued in a five-CD (or eight LP) box set, Songs for Groovy Children is the first release in its entirety of Hendrix’s Dec. 31, 1969-Jan. 1, 1970 Fillmore East concerts. Read more

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The legendary Hot Tuna with Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady performs at Turner Hall Ballroom on Dec. 15. Read more

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The veteran local singer and guitarist leaves behind a great legacy. Read more

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On the heels of her recently released sixth studio album, 'Kill or Be Kind,' Samantha Fish performs at Shank Hall on Dec. 4. Read more

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Rockabilly came alive at a State Fair performance by The Dirty Deuce. Read more

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Craft Recordings has released a 60th anniversary edition of John Lee Hooker’s first album, which features a sound that is clear, crisp and unadorned. Read more

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Blues/rock/funk singer-guitarist Ana Popovic has released a new studio album, produced and co-written by Keb’ Mo’, and will be at Shank Hall on June 11 with her six-piece touring band. Read more

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Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials

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The Chicago blues ensemble demonstrated their charisma and showmanship Friday night at Shank Hall. Read more

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The Milwaukee blues ensemble teamed with veteran blues producer Tom Hambridge for their latest LP, Charmed & Dangerous. Read more

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The veteran Milwaukee blues guitarist’s new group modernizes the classic organ-trio sound. Read more

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The unconventional Brooklyn musician and Nick Cave collaborator headlines the Bay View Bash’s Rush-Mor Records stage Saturday night. Read more

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The Shepherd Express and the Hunger Task Force will host Bacon, Bourbon & Blues on Friday, Sept. 28 from 6-9 p.m. at The Cooperage in Walker's Point. Read more


Backed by Fun Trio members Bob Welsh on piano/guitar and Willy Jordan on percussion/vocals, the album’s 10 cuts don’t break new ground so much as they effectively revisit the classic blues style that swept up 75-year-old Bishop back in the 1950s. Read more

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Jethro Tull founder-flautist Ian Anderson culled through 50 years of releases for this three-CD set, a well-chosen collection representing the band from the beginning through almost now. Read more

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David Bromberg may be the most influential musician you’ve never heard of, but his impact on contemporary music is undeniable. Read more

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Just one year after their inconspicuous Summerfest debut, bluesy Michigan rockers Greta Van Fleet return with considerably more buzz. Read more

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Despite its unassuming location behind an Olive Garden, the Granville Blues and Jazz Festival didn't skimp on Midwestern talent. Read more

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