Monthly Archives: May 2016

sometimes we forget…

May 27, 2016
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sometimes we forget…

Seeing how this is the 36th Annual BB King Homecoming in Indianola, MS aka A Tribute to the King… decided to do a little tribute to the king my own self right here at home. Dug out a few old recordings from The King of the Blues and began to run ’em thru the stereo. Sometimes it’s so...

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Tribute to the King

May 24, 2016
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Tribute to the King

This just in from Janet Webb in Indianola. It’s that time again and if you find yourself in or around the Mississippi Delta this weekend, make it a point to get to the 36th Annual BB King Homecoming Festival.  on Saturday May 28th BB King Festival is this Saturday!  Free events are happening downtown and...

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Bessie Smith coming to Charleston

May 24, 2016
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Bessie Smith coming to Charleston

The Lady and the Empress Wednesday, June 15th Unitarian Universalist Congregation 520 Kanawha Blvd. W. Charleston, WV A pre-FestivAll event! Lady D returns to Charleston in her one-woman show based on the life and music of blues legend, Bessie Smith! Backed by a four piece band, Lady D takes you on a blues journey...

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“R on the R” comin’ soon!

May 23, 2016
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“R on the R” comin’ soon!

“Rhythm on the River” kicks-off Friday June 24th with five (5) consecutive Friday evenings at the beautiful Riverside Amphitheater in downtown Pomeroy, OH. They ain’t a whole lot much better’n sitting out on the banks of the Ohio River on a summers evening, listening to some tunes.   *like the sign above says… *June 24th: Angela Perley & the Howlin’...

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blues series hiatus ’til 6/9/16

May 22, 2016
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blues series hiatus ’til 6/9/16

For more information, contact Roger Stolle at roger@cathead.biz or Jeff Konkel at jeff@brokeandhungryrecords.com Season One’s first five episodes of Moonshine & Mojo Hands now streaming for FREE online at www.moonshineandmojohands.com (CLARKSDALE, MS) – This week marks the midpoint of the Moonshine & Mojo Hands blues music reality show’s Season One. With its first five...

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mid-week blues…

May 19, 2016
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mid-week blues…

Almost ashamed to tell some who unfortunately unable to attend… peoples like Crutch, Doc, ‘ole Slatecreeker, Curt, Gumbo, etc (please excuse text message last night, couldn’t resist)… but yerstruly, Mojo Mama, Queen Biscuit and Spider did our best to represent on this mid-week night out. Two & half hours of great originals with a little Junior Walker & the All-Stars, ‘fessor Longhair, Louis Armstrong...

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#4 ~ “Meet Me In The Cotton Field”

May 18, 2016
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#4 ~ “Meet Me In The Cotton Field”

*chopping cotton, Rock & Blues Museum, Theo Dashbach, shooting pool, driving tractor, and Robert “Bilbo” Walker @ Moonshine & MojoHands

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“got a boy child’s comin”!

May 18, 2016
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“got a boy child’s comin”!

      bye, bye, Go Do Good… hello Muddy! The “Go Do Good” mural at the corner of Chicago’s State & Washington St is being replaced by a 100′ painting of the Father of Modern Chicago Blues, McKinley Morganfield aka Muddy Waters. *see The Block Club and/or American Blues Scene for more…

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Wednesday nite @ “the Ohio River juke joint”

May 14, 2016
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Wednesday nite @ “the Ohio River juke joint”

Three months ago we were at Court Street Grill to catch the Chris O’Leary Band. But as luck would have it they got snowed out. Somewhere south of Cleveland on I-77 O’Leary ran into major weather problems and was forced to call in and cancel. That shouldn’t be any problem however this time around. Wednesday May 18th...

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a couple things….

May 13, 2016
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a couple things….

*couple things from our yankee friends to the north….     1st: Sunday May 15th Blues Music Trail at Moondog’s in Blawnox, PA (12 min from downtown Pittsburgh) sponsored by Blues Society of Western PA, “a musical journey down the evolutionary path of The Blues…” go to website for more ****************************************************************** 2nd: Heritage Music Blues Tuesdays continues...

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