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The Blues Dancing Movement

Blues Dancing Movement As I began my investigation into this movement, I had the opportunity to speak with “Flouer” a Blues Dance instructor and organizer of “Blues Dance NY“! Which by the way is a great resource for not only blues dancing in the NY area, but the site is has a wealth of information […]

The Independent Blues Awards

Nominations are now open! Are you are blues based touring artist? Submit your band or CD for the Independent Blues Awards! Nominations are open to all Touring Artists who have their roots in the blues!

IMPORTANT!! PLEASE READ BEFORE YOU ENTER ANY NOMINATIONS The independent Blues Awards celebrate the diversity and power of the music that is created by those artists that acknowledge their inspiration and roots are in the blues. These awards will represent not only those “touring” artists who work within the established blues community, but embrace working artists […]

2016, The Year of The Indie Authority

Hey Everyone, It’s been a while since we have given a solid station update but we have some information to share. For those of you who didn’t see the update. Our new program director released a statement, that’s become an all time first for The Indie Authority. 1.  We are in the process of Re […]

An Exclusive Interview with Mike Zito

http://www.mikezito.com/ https://www.facebook.com/mikezitomusic/ Making a Scene talks with Mike Zito by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud BEAUMONT, TX – On “The Road Never Ends,” the second track of Mike Zito’s new June 11 CD, Gone to Texas, he cranks things into the stratosphere with a sonic blast of electric slide guitar and blistering vocals, accompanied on vocals […]

 

An Exclusive interview with Tim Williams!

http://www.cayusemusic.com/ https://www.facebook.com/tim.williams.10297701 An Exclusive interview with Tim Williams by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud Tim Williams’ career began in the coffee houses of Southern California in the mid-1960s and continues today around the world from his home base on the Canadian Prairies. Tim has played festivals, folk clubs, concert halls and roadhouses from Rabat, Morocco, to […]

An Exclusive Interview with Bob Margolin!

http://bobmargolin.com/ https://www.facebook.com/BobMargolin?fref=ts An Exclusive interview with Bob Margolin by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud “MY ROAD” brings a fresh focus for Margolin – both musically and lyrically. “‘My Road’ reveals who I am today, musically and very personally. Each song takes a surprising turn from the others and my previous music. This breakthrough for me is […]

An Exclusive Interview with Ebony Jo-Ann!

An Exclusive Interview with Ebony Jo-Ann by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud https://www.facebook.com/ebony.joann?fref=ts Multiple award-winning theatre, film and television actress, Ebony Jo-Ann releases her new Blues CD, Please Save Your Love for Me on her independent label, Blackgold Production on Friday, September 18th. Ebony will kick-off the promotions for the album at this year’s National Black […]

An Exclusive Interview with the Stone Foxes

http://thestonefoxes.section101.com/ https://www.facebook.com/thestonefoxes/ An Exclusive interview with Shannon from the Stone Foxes by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud The Stone Foxes are San Francisco’s rock band. They bear the torch of their predecessors with the knowledge that rock ‘n roll can move a new generation. They’ve played in front of thousands at festivals like Outside Lands and […]


CD Reviews

Eric Bibb and J.J.Milteau Lead Belly’s Gold

Eric Bibb and J.J.Milteau Lead Belly’s Gold Live at the Sunset & more Stony Plain Records Eric Bibb began to receive recognition in 1997 when he released “Me To You” on the Code Blue label. That album featured guest appearances from Pops & Mavis Staples, and Taj Mahal. In 2004 Bibb signed with Telarc Records […]

Crooked Eye Tommy: “Butterflies and Snakes”

Santa Barbara blues group Crooked Eye Tommy has only been around since 2013 and Butterflies & Snakes is their debut album. Yet the band delivers a professional, smoking and very entertaining recording. Of course, this is not Delta blues. California blues tend to have a lot of Southern rock roots and owe more to The […]

 

Toni Lynn Washington I Wanna Dance

Toni Lynn Washington I Wanna Dance Regina Royale Records Toni Lynn Washington has sometimes been called Boston’s Queen of The Blues. During her early career she sang in gospel choirs, entertained our troops as part of Bob Hope’s USO tour and was showcased at numerous festivals. Between 1995 and 2000 Washington released three albums on […]

Wilson Pickett “Mr. Magic Man: The Complete RCA Studio Recordings”

Wilson Pickett “Mr. Magic Man: The Complete RCA Studio Recordings” (2 CD’s) www.RealGoneMusic.com This two CD box-set encompasses Wilson Pickett’s four RCA albums: “‘Mr. Magic Man,” ‘Miz Lena’s Boy,” “Pickett in the Pocket,” and “Join Me and Let’s Be Free” from 1973 through 1975 with four previously unreleased CD singles. The best tracks were recorded […]

Mike Zito & The Wheel Keep Coming Back

Mike Zito & The Wheel Keep Coming Back       Ruf Records Guitarist Mike Zito began his career in the St. Louis area, where he released some recordings on his own before signing with Eclecto Groove Records. Eclecto Groove was a new subsidiary of Delta Groove and in 2008 they released Zito’s first internationally distributed album. “Today” […]

 

Podcasts

LIVE from the Midnight Circus 12/20/2015 With Mike Zito!!

LIVE from the Midnight Circus 12/20/2015 With Mike Zito!! by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud “There is a wide indie blues movement for bands making original music influenced by but not slavishly following blues tradition. “ – The Husky Tones Celebrating the Diversity and Power of the Music created by artists that acknowledge their roots are in the Blues! INDIE […]

Live from the Midnight Circus Christmas Show 12/22/2015!

LIVE from the Midnight Circus Christmas Show 12/22/2015 by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud This is a very special 3 hour Christmas show from LIVE from the Midnight Circus and Making A Scene!! .. Turn it on .. and sit back and do your holiday chores .. .. and groove to Ray Charles, Vaneese Thomas, Buddy […]

LIVE from the Midnight Circus 12/21/2015 With Tim Williams by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud “There is a wide indie blues movement for bands making original music influenced by but not slavishly following blues tradition. “ – The Husky Tones Celebrating the Diversity and Power of the Music created by artists that acknowledge their roots are in the Blues! INDIE […]

SHOW # 299 – Live, Uncut & Uncensored Conversations With “Musicians You Should Know”  Show can be heard at: http://goo.gl/CTfuvi    AL BASILE Al has worked with the Duke Robillard Band as a songwriter and recording member since 1990, appearing on twelve CDs and a DVD. He has been nominated five times, in 2010, 2012, 2013, […]

LIVE from the Midnight Circus 12/13/2015 with The Stone Foxes

LIVE from the Midnight Circus 12/13/2015 with the Stone Foxes! by Richard Lhommedieu on Mixcloud INDIE Blues – Currently Touring Musicians who recognize they are influenced by The Blues artists that came before them and in the time honored tradition of The Blues, are creating New Original Music that reflects their reality. The music they […]

The 2015 Bradenton Blues Festival

The 2015 Bradenton Blues Festival   “The Bradenton Blues Festival on the west coast of Florida is an annual festival featuring a stellar lineup of top blues artists. Food, drink, and an array of vendors complement the live music to create an awesome experience. The proceeds from the Bradenton Blues Festival support Realize Bradenton’s youth, art […]