Posts filed under: Blues

Steve Winwood “I’m Ready”

A brassy, big band take by Steve Winwood of blues classic "I'm Ready" is a hopeful sign that we're ready for something else.... Read More

Beth Hart “Am I The One”

What makes a great live music performance? Songstress Beth Hart has the goods to illustrate why one of hers could be the greatest ever.... Read More

Sweating The Small Stuff: Son Seals @ The Lone Star Café

Chicago blues legend Son Seals could break a sweat and shred a solo, and one night in New York he impressively showed how to do both at the same time.... Read More

Charles Brown “I Stepped in Quicksand”

With a device mastered by precious few, blues great Charles Brown often sang smoothly about...Charles Brown.... Read More

The Cold Stares “Prosecution Blues”

The blues are alive and well, and sometimes a menacing two-man operation like The Cold Stares is all that's needed as a reminder.... Read More

Kenny Wayne Shepherd “I Want You”

No one could fill his shoes, but for 25 years now Kenny Wayne Shepherd has been doing the best Stevie Ray Vaughan since...Stevie Ray Vaughan.... Read More

Art’s Rocking Blues Playlist

To correct a misconception, singing the blues is not all about singing the blues. Chase away the blues, and rejoice in these rocking blues tunes.... Read More

Tedeschi Trucks Band @ The Beacon

My return to live music with Tedeschi Trucks Band's return to The Beacon Theater. Neither was a return to normal.... Read More

Eric Clapton “This Has Gotta Stop”

Eric Clapton is one of rock's most revered figures ever, a living legend and a 3-time Rock & Roll Hall of Famer. But he's also overrated.... Read More

Stevie Ray Vaughan “Superstition”

A worthy Superstition to follow for Friday the 13th: Stevie (Ray Vaughan) and Stevie (Wonder)... Read More
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