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Those that follow “Making a Scene” or get our emails when we post something new may have noticed that things got a little weird over the last week. Our site went down last Saturday and despite repeated efforts to restore the site to it’s former configuration, it was clear the old site was no longer […]
Feral blues guitar…non-stop gigging has sharpened his six-string to a razor’s edge…his eloquence dazzles…he achieves pyrotechnics that rival early Jeff Beck and Eric Clapton. –Rolling Stone Ellis unleashes a torrent of dazzling musicianship pitched between the exhilarating volatility of rock and roll and the passion of urban blues. –Los Angeles Times Alligator Records is […]
Website – Facebook Page – Facebook Event On Sept 30 2017 the Atlanta Blues Society will present it 2nd “Georgia Blues and Roots Festival“. The festival was designed not only as an event to showcase currently touring artists writing and performing blues rooted music, but also as a fund raiser for the Atlanta Blues Societies […]
HOME PAGE FACEBOOK PAGE It has been said that the sum is always greater than the parts. The parts can be good but together they are exceptional and that holds true in the case of MVP. The Milligan Vaughan Project or MVP is a musical partnership between Austin’s highly acclaimed vocalist Malford Milligan – and […]
“Daylight” is the debut album from Webster Ave, a trio of industry veterans out of the NE of the U.S. Fourteen original compositions produced by the trio of Tony Mercadante, David Webster and Andrew Caturano cover the spectrum of roots rock, jazz, Americana, soul, R&B and blues with a smidgen of reggae. BIOGRAPHY David […]
HOME PAGE FACEBOOK PAGE When Steve Howell first heard Mississippi John Hurt’s happy style of fingerpicking country blues in 1965 at the age of thirteen, he immediately knew that the tame, folky style of strumming the guitar was a thing of the past for him. This revelation opened the door to a new musical universe […]
HOME PAGE FACEBOOK PAGE A veteran musician for over 60 years, Benny Turner has played everywhere from the Chitlin’ Circuit, to Europe, Japan, Australia, and all points in between. Content to be a sideman in support of the many giants he has worked with, it wasn’t unti 2010 that Benny took his rightful place in […]
Rick Website Cassie Website Cassie Keenum is blues sing-songwriter in the Gainesville, FL area. Cassie plays as an acoustic duo with Rick Randlett and is currently putting the finishing touches on her first CD. Cassie and Rick were the winners of the 2016 North Central Florida Blues Society’s Blues Challenge and were semi-finalists in the 2017 […]
HOME PAGE FACEBOOK PAGE Drawing his influence from the likes of blues greats such as Albert King and Stevie Ray Vaughan, as well as rock acts from Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin to Soundgarden and Rival Sons and everything in between, Johnny Oskam fuses together elements of rock and blues from all over the spectrum to […]
Gregg Allman Southern Blood Rounder Records Gregg Allman had some serious health issues. He was diagnosed with hepatitis C in 2007. He had a successful liver transplant in 2010. Allman who at the time had six previous solo recordings achieved even greater success with the Grammy nominated “Low Country Blues” released in 2011. When Allman […]
Cassie Keenum & Rick Randlett Hauntings Fox Run Records Cassie Keenum hails from Alachua, Fl. sixteen miles outside of Gainesville. She is a singer songwriter with a soulful voice who performs in a duo with Rick Randlett. Randlett discovered the blues while in college. He listened to bands like Cream, The Yardbirds, and early Fleetwood […]
Chris “Bad News” Barnes Hokum Blues Vizztone Label Group Chris Barnes has been a writer and performer for The Carol Burnett Show, Saturday Night Live, Seinfield, 30 Rock, and Curb Your Enthusiasm. He began his blues music career opening for acts at the legendary blues club, Tramps, where he would take audience suggestions and improvise […]
Corey Dennison Band Night After Night Delmark Records Corey Dennison hails from Chattanooga, Tennessee. He got his first guitar when he was six years old. He used to hang out with his harp playing uncle so his early influences were Junior Wells, Albert Collins and Albert King. Dennison also fell in love with the soul […]
Jimmy Carpenter Plays The Blues Vizztone Label Group Saxophonist Jimmy Carpenter began playing professionally in 1980. He toured with both Tinsley Ellis and Jimmy Thackery. In 2004 Carpenter played on “Whiskey Store Live” with Thackery and Tab Benoit. He settled in New Orleans shortly thereafter and found work with Walter “Wolfman” Washington and Eric Lindell. […]
Benny Turner My Brother’s Blues Nola Blue Records Once Benny Turner and his older brother Freddie left Texas for Chicago his brother began to make a name for himself as Freddie King. Freddie became a guitar god while Turner backed him up on bass. Turner left for awhile to play with R n’ B singer […]
Wee Willie Walker And The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra After A While Blue Dot Records Born in Hernando, Mississippi Wee Willie Walker’s career spans six decades as he is one of our last real soul singers. He recorded nine sides for the Memphis based Goldwax label in 1968. More recently between 2004 and 2011 Walker […]
Milligan-Vaughan Project Mark One Records Malford Milligan is a Texas based soul, blues and rock singer who attended the University of Texas. He started a local Monday night blues jam and wound up beginning a life in music. In 1994 Milligan helped form the band Storyville with David Grissom, David Holt and Stevie Ray Vaughan’s […]
Johnny Rawls Waiting For The Train Catfood Records Johnny Rawls was born in Hattiesburg Mississippi in 1951. Having mastered the guitar Rawls’ schoolteacher arranged for him to back musicians when they were on tour through Mississippi. In 1975 Rawls joined O.V. Wright’s band and became his musical director until Wright’s passing in 1980. The Ace […]
Mindi Abair and The Boneshakers The East-West Sessions MindiAbair.com In 1979 Randy Jacobs was a core member of the funk pop band “Was (Not Was)” an early project of producer Don Was (Bonnie Raitt, Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones) where he worked with singer Sweet Pea Atkinson. He was also a member of 1993’s Soul […]
Jonny Lang Signs Concord Music Group Jon Gordon Langseth, Jr. a.k.a. Jonny Lang was born in Fargo, North Dakota in 1981. He started playing guitar at the age of twelve. His father took him to see the Fargo based “Bad Medicine Blues Band” and Lang was hooked. He started taking lessons from the bands guitar […]
Steve Howell and Jason Weinheimer A Hundred Years From Today Out of The Past Music Texas born Steve Howell now lives in the greater Shreveport, La. area. He has immersed himself in the rural blues of the south. Howell re-creates obscure traditional country blues with his finger picking style and warm voice. His third album […]
Scott Ellison Good Morning Midnight Red Parlor Records Scott Ellison hails from Tulsa, Oklahoma. In 1977 guitarist Ellison backed up country music star Jesseca James and in 1981 joined up with Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown. In the mid 1980’s Ellison relocated to Los Angeles and found work with The Box Tops, The Marvalettes, The Drifters, The […]
Walter Trout We’re all in this together Provogue/Mascot Label Group Walter Trout was born in Ocean City, N.J. After moving to LA he worked with Big Mama Thornton, John Lee Hooker and Joe Tex before becoming Canned Heat’s guitarist in 1981. In 1985 he left them and joined John Mayall and The Bluesbreakers where he […]
Although John Pagano has been recording under the name JP Blues since he was in his teens, The John Pagano Band is about to release their first album, One More Round, under their new band name. Although the name has changed, the solid blues-rock and excellent original material has not. Pagano is a strong vocalist […]
ON THE SCENE
It is festival season for real now that Fall is here, and this week we have The Georgia Roots and Blues Festival, the Candler Park Festival, and the Sweet Auburn Fest. Plus, Kenny Wayne Shepherd is at Center Stage Theater! If that is not enough and you are up for a road trip, TajMo, which […]
UNITED INK PRODUCTIONS FLIGHT: 1017 TATTOO & ARTS FESTIVAL COMES TO THE CRADLE OF AVIATION MUSEUM OCTOBER 20TH-22ND From Ultimate Tattoo Supply, World Famous Tattoo Ink, Kwadron Cartridge Systems, Clean Slate Laser Tattoo Removal, Mass Media Magazine, Hexko and More Comes Long Island’s Definitive Tattoo and Entertainment Experience September, 2017 (Garden City, […]
This is the show that brings you the Future of the Blues! We showcase those artists who are out there creating new original music rooted in the blues. We Embrace the Diversity of the Blues and those artists who are creating that diversity. These artists are the innovators .. not the imitators .. These ARE the Indie Blues Artists! […]
This is the show that brings you the Future of the Blues being made by artists who Embrace the Diversity of the Blues and believe that innovation is the TRUE tradition of the Blues! These are the Indie Blues Artists! This week we start off with music from Carrie and The Cats Rob Lutes Eliza Neals The Trevor Sewell Band Joel DaSilva Val Starr and the Blues […]
This is the #1 and Original INDIE BLUES RADIO show .. The Voice of Indie Blues the show that brings you those artists who are creating the Future of the Blues .. These are the artists who Embrace the Diversity of the Blues .. they are the innovators .. not the imitators .. they are the Indie Blues Artists This week we start off […]
This is the show that brings you the Future of the Blues by bringing you the artists who Embrace the Diversity of the Blues and are out there touring and creating new original music rooted in the blues. These are the innovators not the imitators .. these are the Indie Blues Artists This week we have a great 3 hour […]
This is the #1 and Original INDIE BLUES RADIO show! The only place that is dedicated to the Future of the Blues by bringing you only those artists who Embrace the Diversity of the Blues and are out there creating new music from it’s roots. These are the innovators not the imitators .. these ARE the Indie Blues Artists This week we […]
SHOW #388 – 09/18/17 LISTEN HERE: https://goo.gl/aK6KEq THIRD ANNUAL “STATE OF THE BLUES/TOWN HALL” Joined this year by President CEO Barbara Ballin Newman, out-going Board Chair Paul Benjamin and in-coming Board Chair Jeff Syracuse. The discussion ranged from IBC to BMA to Membership and affiliate growth. The three also gave their outlook on the future […]
This IS The Voice of Indie Blues the show that brings you the Future of the Blues being made by artists who Embrace the Diversity of the Blues .. These are the Innovators no the imitators These artists ARE the Indie Blues Artists! This week we start off with music from John Pagano Band – JPBlues The McKee Brothers Rob Lutes Carrie and The Cats Likho Duo Scott […]
This is The Voice of Indie Blues .. the show that brings you those artists who are creating the Future of the Blues one song at a time .. these are the artists who Embrace the Diversity of the Blues .. they are the innovators, not the imitators .. they ARE the Indie Blues Artists! This week we start off with music […]
MUSIC ON THE COUCH SHOW #387 – 09/12/17 ALL COUCH KID NEW MUSIC HALLEY DeVESTERN – COUCH KID NEW MUSIC Halley returns to The Couch with her new EP, Keep On Playin’ , the long awaited follow-up to Fabbo! Boffo! Smasho! The five original tunes are described as “…balls to the wall, Blues Funk Rock with a splash of […]
This is the #1 and Original INDIE BLUES RADIO Show! We bring you those artists who Embrace the Diversity of the Blues and are creating the Future of the Blues! These are the Innovators not the imitators .. they ARE the Indie Blues Artists! This week we have a great 3 hour block of music from John Pagano Band – JPBlues The McKee […]