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The Independent Blues Awards Nominations are open for 2017

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 […]


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An In Depth Interview with Mick Kolassa!

Home Page Facebook Page Blues Foundation Blues Foundation Facebook We talk with Mick Kolassa today about his new CD, the Blues Foundation and how AND as his role on the strategic planning committee for the Blues Foundation, where he sees the Blues Foundation going in respect to the Future of the Blues. This IS the interview […]

An In Depth Interview with The Lucky Losers!

Home Page Facebook Page We talk to Cathy Lemons and Phil Berkowitz of the Lucky Losers about their New CD, the Future of the blues and so much more!! Danger meets sophistication in the soulful music of The Lucky Losers, San Francisco’s premiere male/female duet fronted band. Accompanied by a dynamic six piece ensemble, veteran […]

An In Depth Interview with Jim Suhler

Home Page Facebook Page   Jim Suhler and his band Monkey Beat have been on the music scene now for over twenty two years and have built a fanbase worldwide. The Dallas, Texas based group are known for their no holds barred approach to blues inspired rock ‘n roll and roots music. Their four Lucky […]

Interview with Daphne Vandervalk Diez from Brainspoon

Originally Posted in “The Indie Authority” Brainspoon is a Los Angeles area rock ‘n’ roll band whose goal is to write awesome songs you want to listen to and to bust out a loud, rockin’ show you want to watch.  Recently our newest member Diggy Cat caught up with Daphne ….. Interview with Daphne Vandervalk […]

Interview With Rachel Rekkit from Crashdollz

Originally Posted on the “Indie Authority” The new CrashDollz CD “Punks In Amerika” is now available on all digital distribution sites. This full length 11 song CD is released on RadicLea Records and distributed through RED, CEN and Sony. Produced by Scott Lea Productions and mastered by Roger Lian, this is the follow-up album everyone has been […]

An In Depth Interview with Billie Williams

Home Page Facebook Page Facebook Page 2 A professional vocalist since her teens, Billie Williams has a rich repertoire that includes blues, rock, soul, jazz, and country. Ms. Williams is a native of the Boston area where, at age 16, she co-founded the country swing band Columbus East. She went on to sing with the […]

An In Depth Interview with Matty T Wall

Home Page Facebook Page The blues is music that traveled on trains and steamboats from the Mississippi Delta to the neon streets of Memphis, Chicago and St. Louis. For Matty T Wall – a guitarist, vocalist, songwriter and bandleader – it is the supernatural sound that crossed the ocean to Perth, Australia to ignite his […]

CD Reviews


The Paul DesLauriers Band Relentless

The Paul DesLauriers Band Relentless Big Toe Productions In 1992 Paul DesLauriers co-founded the band “Black Cat Bone”. Their debut recording 1994’s “What A Way to Make A Living” and 1995 follow up “Bone-ified” established them as “Canada’s hottest blues rock band”. They wound up opening for Colin James when he was on tour in […]

Doug MacLeod Live in Europe

Doug MacLeod Live in Europe Under The Radar music group Doug McLeod was born in April of 1946 in New York City. As a child he had a terrible stutter except when he sang. He started on bass but learned to play finger picking and bottleneck guitar as a sideman. He worked with Big Joe […]

Mick Kolassa Taylor Made Blues

Mick Kolassa Taylor Made Blues Swing Suit Records Mick Kolassa, although born and raised in Michigan, has spent the last several decades living in and around Clarksdale Ms. This is Kolassa’s third recording in as many years. In 2014 Kolassa released “Michissippi Mick” and followed up last year with the “Ghosts of The Riverside Hotel”. […]

The Lucky Losers In Any Town

The Lucky Losers In Any Town Dirty Cat Records The San Francisco based Lucky Losers are singer, songwriter Cathy Lemons and singer, songwriter, harmonica ace Phil Berkowitz. They are a vocal duo whose influences include Stax styled soul, blues, classic country and New Orleans funk. Their debut album “Winning Hand” was an ambitious album of […]

The Terry Hanck Band From Roadhouse to Your House Live

The Terry Hanck Band From Roadhouse to Your House Live Vizztone Label Group Terry Hanck was born in Chicago in 1944. A saxophonist, singer, and songwriter Hanck was influenced by the blues and jazz of the late fifties and early sixties. Hanck moved to California and was a member of the Berkeley based Grayson Street […]

Kenny ‘Blues Boss’ Wayne will have you ‘Jumpin’ and Boppin”

Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne is back with his third album for Stony Plain Records, Jumpin’ and Boppin’ and it is pure joy from start to finish. Wayne started his career as a child prodigy over 60 years ago, and yet his verve and enthusiasm comes through in every note like this is his first album. […]

Sea Level “Sea Level/Long Walk on a Short Pier”

Sea Level “Sea Level/Long Walk on a Short Pier” (2 LP’s on 1 CD) Keyboardist Chuck Leavell organized Sea Level as a quartet in 1976 after the Allman Brothers Band’s first breakup of their post Duane Allman era. Sea Level’s bassist Lamar Williams and percussionist/drummer Jaimoe were also Brothers giving Leavell’s band a somewhat […]

William Bell This is Where I Live

William Bell This is Where I Live Stax Records William Bell was born William Yarbrough in 1939. He was part of the Memphis based Stax Records roster that included Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, The Staple Singers and Isaac Hayes. In 1961 he released his first hit single “You Don’t Miss Your Water”. This was […]

Too Slim and The Taildraggers bring us a Blood Moon

When you’ve been playing blues-rock for 30 years, you learn your trade. That’s what Too Slim and The Taildraggers have been doing, and Blood Moon shows them at their best. The trio consists of Tim “Too Slim” Langford on blistering lead guitar and vocals, Jeff “Shakey” Folkes on drums and Robert Kearns on bass. Langford […]


On the Scene


This week: Blues all around Atlanta July 25=31

  It’s time for another full week of blues entertainment in and around Atlanta! Here’s where to find some great shows this week:: Monday BarrelhouseBob is at Blind Willie’s and the New Yankee Allstars are at Darwin’s. The Larry Griffith Band is at Fat Matt’s and Mike Watson hosts the jam at Loco’s Grill & […]

2016 Festival International Du Blues De Tremblant

  2016 Festival International Du Blues De Tremblant “23rd Edition” July 8 – July 17, 2016 Mont-Tremblant, Quebec 2016 was the twenty-third edition of the Festival International Du Blues De Tremblant. For nearly two and a half decades this Festival has been assembling annual Blues performances that are equal to the best Fests in […]

Bobby Messano at Darwin’s Blues Club in Marietta July 16

Bobby Messano is my friend. I’ve known him around seven years now, have reviewed him many times, both his recordings and performances. Despite all of this, or maybe because of it, I am always so excited when Bobby comes to town! Messano has been in the music business or over 40 years. He has performed with Stevie […]

Diane Durrett at Darwin’s Blues Club July 15

It was a marvelous musical weekend and it began Friday night at Darwin’s in Marietta GA with Diane Durrett and one version of Soul Suga, which included Sheryl Harper on drums and Yoel B’nai Yehuda on keyboards, plus a bass player and saxophone player. It;s a good thing “Ain’t nobody gone blind looking at the […]




LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring Mick Kolassa

This is the only show that brings you nothing but living and touring artists who are creating new original that is embracing the “DIVERSITY” that exist in the blues. These ARE the INDIE Blues artists of today!! .. These are the artists who are pushing forward the Indie Blues Movement!! We start things off with […]

LIVE from the Midnight Circus Featuring The Lucky Losers!

This is the only show that is dedicated in bringing you the best in INDIE Blues artists who are creating new original music that showcases the true power of the blues .. It’s Diversity!! .. WE start this show off with The Blues Rebels Paul DesLauriers Band Royal Southern Brotherhood Honey Island Swamp Band Tullie […]

  This is the only INDIE BLUES RADIO show that celebrates and showcases the DIVERSITY that exists in the blues. We bring you only touring artists who are creating new original music rooted in the blues! These are theINDIE Blues artists! .. We start off with The Blues Rebels Royal Southern Brotherhood Honey Island Swamp […]

SHOW #331 – 07/18/16 Listen Here: STOLEN HEARTS – COUCH KID NEWS We began with a Stolen Hearts’ new single, The Blues Had An Angel. It is their dedication to the late Robin Rogers.  We missed speaking with Pam & Robert, but will have them on again real soon. WEB SITE        FACEBOOK […]

This is the place to experience The Indie Blues Movement at it’s finest! We are dedicated to embracing and showcasing the diversity of music that is being created from the blues … the one true tradition of the blues is the fact that it always evolved .. this diversity of music is the TRUE POWER […]

This IS the #1 and Original INDIE BLUES RADIO show on the net. The only show that is dedicated to showcasing the DIVERSITY of music that is and has been created from the blues. The true power of the blues lies in the diversity of music that is being created from it’s roots both now […]

  This is the only Show dedicated to bringing you ONLY touring artists who are creating new original music rooted in the blues .. NEW BLUES.. INDIE Blues! We EMBRACE the diversity of music that has and is being created from these roots. THIS IS THE REAL POWER OF THE BLUES .. It’s DIVERSITY and […]

Tonight we start with a very special edition of LIVE from the Midnight Circus!! We will be showcasing and Celebrating the artists who have won the Independent Blues Awards for 2016!! ..You will be amazed at the diversity of music that is being created in the blues .. You are going to really enjoy this […]