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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

The 2014 Blues Blast Music Awards

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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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

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Jeff Dale and The South Woodlawners – Good Music | Album Review

Aug 22, 2014Comments off

Jeff Dale And The South Woodlawners - Good Music www.jeffdaleblues.com Pro Sho Bidness 12 songs – 40 minutes Some blues players have back stories could have come straight from Central Casting. Jeff Dale is one of them.

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Dozzler and van Merwyk – Darkest Night | Album Review

Aug 22, 2014Comments off

Dozzler and van Merwyk - Darkest Night Groove Stew Records http://www.bluesoul.de 13 Songs; 52:21 Minutes Styles: Traditional Acoustic Blues, Piano Blues When one hears the phrase “German-speaking part of the world,” what words leap immediately into one’s

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Issue 8-34 August 21, 2014

Aug 21, 2014Comments off

Cover photoby Bob Kieser © 2014 Blues Blast Magazine    In This Issue Terry Mullins has our feature interview with Tad Robinson. Marilyn Stringer has photos from The Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival. We have 11 reviews

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Fife and Drom – Introducing Fife and Drom | Album Review

Aug 20, 2014Comments off

Fife and Drom - Introducing Fife and Drom Self-Produced http://www.fifeanddrom.com   CD: 7 Songs; 27:34 Minutes Styles: Contemporary Electric Blues, Delta and Chicago Blues If two blues musicians, a husband-and-wife team, had only twenty-seven minutes and thirty-four

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Cal Williams Jr – Little Black Crow | Album Review

Aug 20, 2014Comments off

Cal Williams Jr - Little Black Crow www.calwilliamsjr.com Self release 10 songs – 35 minutes Cal Williams Jr is an Australian folk-blues singer/songwriter/guitarist whose reputation has been steadily growing in recent years, both at home and in

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Feature Interview – Tad Robinson

Aug 19, 2014Comments off

It could have been a lot harder and filled with more trepidation and apprehension than it turned out to be. Moving from a (smallish) town in Indiana to the (big, big, big) city of Chicago and

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Malaya Blue – Bourbon Street | Album Review

Aug 19, 2014Comments off

Malaya Blue - Bourbon Street Mad Ears Productions www.madearsproductions.com https://www.facebook.com/MalayaBluesJazz?fref=ts Fourteen tracks with a running time of 56:45 Just the mere words “Bourbon Street” conjure up different memories for different areas of the world. It would seem