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Blues Blast Music Awards Tickets On Sale Now

Aug 22, 2014Comments off

  Ticket for the 2014 Blues Blast Music Awards are now on sale.  Tickets are  only $35 . CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR TICKETS NOW! To get the BEST VIP seats in the house consider our budget

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VOTE NOW in the 2014 Blues Blast Awards

Jul 15, 2014Comments off

Voting is open until September 15th.  Click HERE to vote now! To listen to music by the nominees before you vote click HERE You may only vote once!

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Joe Caro and the Met Band – Live in New York City | Album Review

Aug 27, 2014Comments off

Joe Caro and the Met Band - Live in New York City www.joecaroandthemetband.com Innsbruck Records www.innsbruckrecords.com 10 tracks / 78:27 Even if you have never heard of Joe Caro, if you are a fan of most any

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Little Mike And The Tornadoes – All The Right Moves | Album Review

Aug 26, 2014Comments off

Little Mike And The Tornadoes – All The Right Moves 13 songs – 58 minutes ELROB Records www.littlemikeandthetornadoes.com Based in the New York City borough of Queens, Little Mike and the Tornadoes were one of the

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Alastair Greene Band – Trouble at Your Door | Album Review

Aug 26, 2014Comments off

Alastair Greene Band – Trouble at Your Door Eclecto Groove Records www.eclectogroove.com 12 tracks/48 minutes The marriage of blues and rock began decades ago and it renews it’s vows with a vengeance in this high energy

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Raoul And The Big Time – Hollywood Boulevard | Album Review

Aug 25, 2014Comments off

Raoul And The Big Time – Hollywood Boulevard Self Release – 2014  www.raoulandthebigtime.com  12 tracks; 46 minutes  Raoul Bhaneja is both actor and musician, spending time in California when acting and leading his band The Big

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Paul Stott Group -Things Stay The Same | Album Review

Aug 25, 2014Comments off

Paul Stott Group - Things Stay The Same Self Release www.paulstottgroup.com 10 songs time – 48:10 This Orlando, Florida based band provide pretty standard bar-band blues with a southern rock influence. They are a four-piece with vocals-harmonica,

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Mark Harrison – The World Outside | Album Review

Aug 24, 2014Comments off

 Mark Harrison - The World Outside www.markharrisonrootsmusic.com Self release 12 songs – 45 minutes Mark Harrison is a London-based acoustic guitar player/singer/songwriter and The World Outside is his third album. It is also a little gem of

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Vaneese Thomas – Blues For My Father | Album Review

Aug 24, 2014Comments off

Vaneese Thomas - Blues For My Father www.vaneesethomas.com Segue Records 12 songs – 56 minutes Some families just get more than their fair share of musical talent. Vaneese Thomas is the daughter of the legendary Rufus Thomas.

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Michael Harrison Blues – Fortune Favors The Brave | Album Review

Aug 23, 2014Comments off

Michael Harrison Blues – Fortune Favors The Brave Self-Release 2014  www.michaelharrisonblues.com  10 tracks; 49 minutes  Michael Harrison wrote all the material on this album, his fifth release.  Recorded in Denver by Ron Jolly who plays keys,

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Rev. KM Williams – Jukin’ in the Holy Land: Live in Israel | Album Review

Aug 23, 2014Comments off

Rev. KM Williams - Jukin’ in the Holy Land: Live in Israel Nobody’s Fault Productions https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rev-KM-Williams/161352464251  CD: 11 Songs; 58:45 Minutes Styles: Hill Country Blues, Drone/Trance Blues, Contemporary Electric Blues In this reviewer’s opinion, the musical niche