On the recent Blues At The Crossroads 2 tour Bob Margolin got to spend some time with his friend Tinsley Ellis, who turned him on to his new all-instrumental album, “Get It!” Bob couldn’t sleep once he’d heard it. You won’t either! Read all about it on this week’s Blues Beat page.
Bob Gersztyn recently caught two performances by the Pacific Northwest phenom Ty Curtis. As you will read in his review of those shows, he was quite impressed.
Magic Slim Passes Another Bad Boy Done Gone… The following was released on Thursday, February 21. We reprint it here in its entirety. It is with great sorrow that I inform you that Magic Slim a.k.a. Morris Holt, of Grenada, Mississippi, passed away Thursday, February 21, 2013. He will be missed by his family, friends, [...]
Eric Sutter recently caught the great singing group Ladysmith Black Mambazo. Read what he heard!
Kenny Wayne Shepherd is starting off the year with a bang. Phillip Smith caught one of the first shows of the year. Read all about it!
This year’s version of Delbert McClinton’s Sandy Beaches Cruise was supposed to be the last. Bob Putignano made sure he was on the last one and tells us all about it on this week’s Blues Beat page. And about what is going to happen next year!
The blues had a baby and they called it rock ‘n’ roll. Bruce Springsteen is one of the those babies. Bob Gersztyn caught a Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band show. Yep, he played your favorite song! Read all about it on this week’s Blues Beat page.
We have covered a lot of great shows on Blues Beat in 2012. We went back and relived a few of them and picked out some favorites. Here is one from back on February 3. Grab a pina colada and read along with us!
We’ve covered a lot of shows all over the world on our Blues Beat page. This week we look back at a favorite from 2012
Bob Gersztyn reviews a recent Robert Cray Band concert in Portland, Oregon.