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Andy T-Nick Nixon Band Numbers Man

Andy T-Nick Nixon Band Numbers Man Blind Pig Records In 2013 the Andy T- Nick Nixon Band released their widely acclaimed debut “Drink, Drank, Drunk” on Delta Groove Records. Their follow up recording 2014’s “Livin It Up”, also produced by Anson Funderburgh, earned the band a 2015 Blues Music Award nomination in the category of […]

An Exclusive interview with Crooked Eye Tommy An Exclusive interview with Crooked Eye Tommy by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud Crooked Eye Tommy releases their debut effort, Butterflies & Snakes, eleven memorable tunes penned by Crooked Eye Tommy front-person and band namesake Tommy Marsh and Tommy’s brother, guitarist-vocalist, Paddy Marsh. Together these brothers are the creative tour de force that is […]

An Exclusive Interview with John Mayall!! An Exclusive interview with John Mayall by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud For over 50 years, John Mayall has served as a pioneer of blues music, rightly earning him the title, “The Godfather of British Blues.” In 2013, John signed with producer Eric Corne’s label, Forty Below Records, and has since been experiencing a […]

2015 Trois-Rivieres en Blues Festival 8/20-8/23

  2015 Trois-Rivieres en Blues Festival 8/20-8/23 – Ascends to the top of the stack as one of this year’s best Blues Festivals This is the seventh edition of the Trois-Rivieres en Blues Fest, otherwise known as Three Rivers.  Trois-Rivieres is located in the province of Quebec, about ninety minutes northeast of Montreal, and […]

Los Lobos and The Mavericks at Atlanta Botanical Gardens Aug. 28

Oh.The Mavericks! Don’t get me wrong..Los Lobos opened the show at Atlanta Botanical Gardens with a very strong set that mixed Southern rock with their iconic Mexican-flavored rock. They did an excellent version of “No Way Out,” for instance, that had the crowd singing along enthusiastically. You can’t go wrong with ah Allman Brothers song […]

An Exclusive Interview with Markey Blue! An Exclusive interview with Markey Blue by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud Winners of the Atlanta Blues Society Blues Challenge! HIGH-ENERGY DEBUT FROM MARKEY BLUE BREATHES NEW LIFE INTO CLASSIC SOUL Hey Hey propels co-leaders Markey and Ric Latina into the international spotlight with original songs, fresh grooves and some help from Stax […]


Selling the Blues

Selling the Blues Current Condition of the Blues There are those who say the current condition of the blues is good. They are usually the more traditional fans that may go to a show once a month in a club or go to maybe 1 or 2 local festivals a year. Their understanding of the […]


When I published my article “Selling the Blues” I did not anticipate how much the idea of re-branding the genre would resonate within the Blues Community. In the coming months the term “Indie Blues” began to crop up in Artist’s one sheets and as descriptions of radio shows across the country and a link to […]