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Big Bend Blues Blues Bash ’14

May 21, 2014
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Big Bend Blues Blues Bash ’14

  The Pomeroy Blues & Jazz Society are excited to announce the lineup for the 14th Annual Big Bend Blues Bash.  Headlining this years festival will be Devon Allman, son of legendary Southern Rocker and co-founder of the Allman Brothers, Greg Allman.  Also performing, the crowd pleasing Gas House Gorillas, acoustic Blues master Rip...

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2014 Rhythm on the River

May 21, 2014
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2014 Rhythm on the River

The Pomeroy Blues & Jazz Society are VERY excited to announce the lineup for the 15th Annual Rhythm on the River Summer Music Series.  All shows begin at 8pm and are held at the Riverside Amphitheater in historic downtown Pomeroy, right along the mighty...

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here’s to ya!

July 25, 2014
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here’s to ya!

During some light hearted bs’n thru social media had told Gumbo Charly and Curt “the truth” to think of us around 9:00pm and we’d raise a glass to both. With more bs’n (something we do very well) with The Right Reverend/JW Juke about a...

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soul from Montana!

July 24, 2014
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soul from Montana!

After much discussion on this site (I’m certain others too) about St Paul & The Broken Bones; we received the following from our buddy Curt “the truth” in Big...

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Paul Geremia suffers a stroke

July 21, 2014
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Paul Geremia suffers a stroke

A little late with this but just got word today. The following was posted July 2nd, 2014 on Weenie Campbell and also on The Woodshed “Hello all fans of...

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RIP Johnny Winter

July 17, 2014
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RIP Johnny Winter

In this Friday, June 19, 2009 file photo, Johnny Winter plays during the Canton Blues Festival 2009 in downtown Canton, OH. Texas blues icon Johnny Winter, who rose to...

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2 new additions…….

July 17, 2014
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2 new additions…….

Two NEW additions to the “Ohio River juke joint” lineup: The Chris O’Leary Band who recently performed on the riverfront for Rhythm on the River will be at Court...

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Blues at Burr Oak!

July 13, 2014
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Blues at Burr Oak!

  These last 2 dollars, I’m not gonna lose… One’s goin’ for my bus fare, others goin for the jukebox… I just got ta hear me some blues!  ...

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Recently Caught in the Web – (Thelonius Monk maxims, Johnny Rawls, Lady D, and more…)

July 9, 2014
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Recently Caught in the Web – (Thelonius Monk maxims, Johnny Rawls, Lady D, and more…)

  On May 25th of this year, Herb Jeffries passed on at the estimated age of 100. So, who is Herb Jeffries? In the ‘30s he was the first...

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Roving the Blues World – Tinner Hills Blues Festival by Ms. Chili

July 7, 2014
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Roving the Blues World – Tinner Hills Blues Festival by Ms. Chili

This is another in a series of articles written by our good post-modern juke joint friend and blues lover Ms. Chili:   Near a stone encrusted arch commemorating the...

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Wuz That A Man? Spelled M-A-N

July 1, 2014
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Wuz That A Man? Spelled M-A-N

Bobby Womack passed away June 27th, 2014. Word from someone we know quite well is he was seen walking the streets of Muscle Shoals, AL later that same day……...

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Simply Jazz & Blues Fest tweaked….

July 1, 2014
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Simply Jazz & Blues Fest tweaked….

Word from Lady D of Simply Jazz and Blues Festival is they’ve had to make some adjustments to this years festival. However it’s something that could be very positive...

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“Daughter of the Blues” & Riverside Blues Fest

June 21, 2014
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“Daughter of the Blues” & Riverside Blues Fest

*flattered and honored… When Laurie Goux ask if I might be interested in doing an interview with Shirley King aka “Daughter of the Blues”, I jumped at the chance....

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“blues by the lake”

June 19, 2014
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“blues by the lake”

  Loading the car early Monday morning thought came to me… “what had we just experienced?” The 31st annual Chicago Blues Festival, held over 3 days had been attended...

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bits ‘n pieces…

June 4, 2014
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bits ‘n pieces…

Sorry ’bout being a little off-the-grid lately. Seems spring time is busy time. And with everything else, we got a little out of touch. Much thanks to all to...

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Upcoming Soul Band Pays Deep Respect to 60′s-70′s Soul Greats

May 24, 2014
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Upcoming Soul Band Pays Deep Respect to 60′s-70′s Soul Greats

 * The following article comes to us from our good York/Baltimore blues buddy D-bone Sellers: Forty years ago, noted rock critic Jon Landau saw a new-on-the-scene rock band at...

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