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The 10th Annual Celebration of Sean Costello - Darwin's Blues Club, April 14
So many people were packed into Darwin's in Sandy Springs, GA Saturday night. Most of us knew each other, so there was lots of hugging and .chattering. All of us were there for…
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RIP Deborah Coleman 10/3/56-4/12/18
  RIP Deborah Coleman 10/3/56-4/12/18 From Rick Booth: Very sad to get a call tonight from Billy Crawford, longtime guitarist for Deborah Coleman telling me she had passed away today around…
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Merchandising your Band!
Merchandising Your Band Merchandising your band can make all the difference between just getting by and generating a good income on the road. Even if you are a local band,…
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BandLab Launches Cakewalk by BandLab as a FREE DOWNLOAD!
SONAR relaunches as ‘Cakewalk by BandLab’: Iconic DAW now free to download for everyone   World-leading DAW SONAR, with the entire SONAR Platinum feature set, is relaunching as Cakewalk by BandLab…
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A Soundman's Guide to Communicating With Musicians
A Soundman's Guide to Communicating With Musicians Neal Miskin As a live sound tech I interact with a lot of musicians, from seasoned professionals to amateurs playing their first gig.…
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Introducing the "Making a Scene" Indie Country Music Show!
Are you an independent Country Music Artist who is looking for exposure for your music? The Indie Country Music Show might be the right outlet for you! Making a Scene,…
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A View from Inside South By Southwest
First Impressions I have attended many music showcase events over the years, two notables being both the International Blues Challenge (IBC)and the Blues Music Awards, both held in Memphis Tn. Both of…
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5 Suggestions You Need For Your Band Website
by Rhetta Akamatsu As a music journalist, I depend a lot on artists' websites for information when I am writing articles. So, if you want your website to get you the…
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Gibson Sells Cakewalk's "Intellectural Property" to BandLab!
There may be hope for all those diehard users of Cakewalk's premiere DAW software "Sonar". BandLab has announced that they have aquired all of Cakewalks Intellectural property and "Certain" assets…
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Tips for Organizing a Hassle-Free Music Event
Tips for Organizing a Hassle-Free Music Event From a monetary perspective, the American live music industry is growing steadily with revenue expected to increase from $9.28 billion in 2016 to $11.99 billion…
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Interviews
An Interview with Grayson Capps!
HOME PAGE FACEBOOK PAGE Indie Country artist Grayson Capps is relaxed. You can hear it in the tone of his voice when he speaks, in the thoughtful, laconic way he…
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An Interview with Teresa James!
HOME PAGE FACEBOOK PAGE Originally from Houston, Texas, indie blues artist Teresa James is based in Los Angeles where she has assembled a group of some of the top LA…
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An Interview with Tim Woods
For more than three decades, singer and Indie Blues guitarist Tim Woods' career has taken him on a long and storied journey that continues to write new chapters every year.…
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An Interview with Reverend Raven!
      Bringing crowds to their feet at the hardest to please and sophisticated night clubs in the Midwest, Indie Blues Artist Reverend Raven and the Chain Smoking Altar Boys play…
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An Interview with Peter V!
HOME PAGE FACEBOOK PAGE Making a Scene speaks to Indie Blues Artist Peter V of Peter V Blues Train! I was born in Manhattan in 1959 and grew up in…
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An Interview with Mick Kolassa
  Mick Kolassa, also known as Michissippi Mick.  I am a lifelong musician and hardcore blues fan who also happens to be a former member of the Board of Directors…
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AN Interview with Jennifer Lyn Kessler
HOME PAGE FACEBOOK PAGE The new album Badlands, from North Dakota Indie Blues artist Jennifer Lyn, couldn’t come at a better time. As a new generation takes the reins, bringing Indie Blues…
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An Interview with The Reverend Shawn Amos
HOME PAGE FACEBOOK PAGE From West Coast clubs, to Deep South joints, to European festivals, to YouTube, to the podcast universe, the Reverend Shawn Amos’ message of joyful blues is…
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An Interview with Carolyn Gaines
HOME PAGE FACEBOOK PAGE Carolyn Gaines was born into the blues as the daughter of the great guitarist-singer Roy Gaines who was superstar Diana Ross and Billie Holiday's guitarist. In addition, her uncle…
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An Interview with Mud Morganfield!
HOME PAGE FACEBOOK PAGE Muddy Waters or Mud Morganfield? It’s almost impossible to tell. Of course, nothing would please Mud more than hearing people say he sounds just like his…
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CD REVIEWS
Marcia Ball Shine Bright
Marcia Ball Shine Bright Alligator It’s hard to believe that the hard-working, effervescent Marcia Ball is now fifty years into her career. Surely, she’s been honored and recognized.  There are…
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A Tribute To Deborah   Deborah Coleman What about Love?
A Tribute To Deborah  Deborah Coleman What about Love? Telarc Records Deborah has often said she is more comfortable “live” but this is her best studio recording yet and I’m…
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Marie Knight The Gospel Truth Live
Marie Knight The Gospel Truth Live MC Records “Madame Marie Knight was born Marie Roach on June 1st, 1920 in Sanford, Fl. but she was raised in Newark, N.J.” Knight…
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Paul Thorn Don’t Let The Devil Ride
Paul Thorn Don’t Let The Devil Ride Perpetual Obscurity Records Paul Thorn was born the son of a preacher. The first music he was ever exposed to excited him and…
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Kid Ramos Old School
Kid Ramos Old School Rip Cat Records David “Kid” Ramos just turned fifty-nine years old. He was born in Fullerton, California. On March 7th, 2014 Ramos received the Orange County…
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Joyann Parker Hard To Love
Joyann Parker Hard To Love Hopeless Romantics Records The classically trained pianist Joyann Parker has a degree in music from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Parker had previously sang in…
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Teresa James & The Rhythm Tramps Here in Babylon
Teresa James & The Rhythm Tramps Here in Babylon Jesi-Lu Records The original Rhythm Tramps were formed in 1970 by Terry Wilson and Tony Braunagel. Teresa James is originally from…
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Guitar Jack Wargo Keepin’ It Real
Guitar Jack Wargo Keepin’ It Real Independent Guitar Jack Wargo has toured with Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, Hank Ballard, Billy Preston and Solomon Burke. He has also recorded with Preston, Ray…
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Peter V Blues Train Running Out of Time
Peter V Blues Train Running Out of Time Independent Peter Veteska was born in Manhattan and grew up in Jamaica Queens. As a youngster Peter delivered newspapers in order to…
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The Ally Venable Band Puppet Show
Teen blues sensation Ally Venable is about to release her second album, Puppet Show. Not only does she prove herself once again a powerful blues vocalist and an extraordinary guitarist,…
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Memphis Rent Party The Soundtrack To Robert Gordon’s Book
Memphis Rent Party The Soundtrack To Robert Gordon’s Book Fat Possum Records Author Robert Gordon has been nominated for six Grammy’s winning for the liner notes to the Big Star…
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James Harman Fineprint
James Harman Fineprint Electro-Fi James Harman has played harmonica with Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, B.B. King, Albert King, Albert Collins and numerous other blues icons. His debut recording was…
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Ted Hefko And The Thousandaires Gas Station Guru
Ted Hefko And The Thousandaires Gas Station Guru Onager Records Guitarist Ted Hefko was born in Madison, WI and moved to New Orleans in 1994 when he was eighteen.  He…
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Mandi Strachota - "Unleashed"
Mandi Strachota has a beautiful voice and a poetic songwriting skill, and on Unleashed, she uses hem to sing about overcoming hardship and pain and learning to be herself. The…
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Breezy Rodio Sometimes The Blues Got Me
Breezy Rodio Sometimes The Blues Got Me Delmark Records Like many second generation guitarists Breezy Rodio fell in love with the blues by first listening to Stevie Ray Vaughan. He…
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Rockwell Avenue Blues Band Back to Chicago
Rockwell Avenue Blues Band Steve Freund/Tad Robinson/Ken Saydak/Harlan Terson/Marty Binder Back To Chicago Delmark Records The band members have previously played with one another. The concept of a reunion as…
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Freddie Pate I Got The Blues
Freddie Pate I Got The Blues Independent Freddie Pate grew up in Los Angeles and learned guitar while still a child. As a youngster he played with some of Country…
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Teresa James and the Rhythm Tramps Here in Babylon
Teresa James and the Rhythm Tramps Here in Babylon Jesi-Lu Widely acclaimed pianist and vocalist Teresa James is back with her killer band for her tenth album, Here in Babylon,…
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring Teresa James!
This IS The Voice of Indie Blues the show that brings you the Future of the Blues being made by Independent Blues Artists who are creating new original music rooted in the blues. These artists Embrace the…
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Music on the Couch show 420 04/16/2018
MUSIC ON THE COUCH SHOW #420 – 04/16/2018 LISTEN HERE:  http://tobtr.com/10720015 EXIT 56 BLUES FEST Sonia Outlaw-Clark came by to talk about the Exit56 Blues Fest which takes place in…
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LIVE From the Midnight Circus Featuring Tim Woods
This IS The Voice of Indie Blues the show that brings you the Future of the Blues being made by Independent Blues Artists who are creating new original music rooted in the blues. These artists Embrace the…
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Indie Country Radio Show Featuring Grayson Capps!
The Indie country radio show is dedicated to bringing those independent artists who are creating new original music rooted in country. We embrace all forms of this music from the…
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus "Indie Blues Double Shot" 4/7/2018
This IS The voice of Indie Blues, the show that brings you the future of the blues being made by artists who are creating new original music from it's roots.…
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring Reverend Raven!
This is THE Voice of Indie blues, the #1 Indie Blues Radio Show. We bring you new exciting artists each week that are creating the future of the blues. These…
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring Peter V Blues Train
  This is The Voice of Indie Blues the show that brings you the best in Independent Blues Artists that Embrace the Diversity of the Blues. These are the artists are creating the Future of…
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LIVE from the Midnight Circus "Indie Blues Double Shot" 3/31/2018
  This is the voice of indie blues, the show that brings you the future of the blues being made by artists who are creating new original music rooted in…
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LIVE From the Midnight Circus featuring Mick Kolassa and Friends
  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 and understand that the true tradition of…
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Music on the Couch Show #418
MUSIC ON THE COUCH SHOW #418 – 04/02/18 LISTEN HERE:      HEATHER NEWMAN I finally got to finish my conversation with Heather Newman that was interrupted last month.  We spoke…
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