The Ameloblastoma Threatening John Nemeth’s Career – American Blues Scene

There is no greater indication of the love blues enthusiasts feel for an artist than ticking their Blues Music Awards ballot for their favorite nominee. By that measure, John Nemeth‘s recent win of his 26th BMA, this year for Vocal Instrumentalist, is proof that he’s one of the most beloved blues artists of our time. … Read more

Alligator Records Artists To Perform At 2022 Chicago Blues Festival

Photo: Alligator Records Artists: Shemekia Copeland, Toronzo Cannon, Billy Branch, Lil’Ed & The Blue Imperials Shemekia Copeland, Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials, Billy Branch and Toronzo Cannon Perform Live At World Renowned Free Event On Wednesday, May 11, The City Of Chicago announced the lineup for the 2022 Chicago Blues Festivaltaking place Thursday, June … Read more

The Rolling Stones Singles 1963-1966 To Release June 10

The Rolling Stones Singles Faithful Reproductions of First 18 Vinyl Singles & EPsIncludes Landmark Hits “Satisfaction,” “Get Off Of My Cloud,” “Time Is On My Side”;Comes With 32-Page Book and Ephemera ABKCO Records will release The Rolling Stones Singles 1963-1966 on June 10 in celebration of the group’s 60th anniversary this year. The limited-edition set … Read more

Swedish Rockers Thundermother Announce New Album ‘Black And Gold’ Share New Single

Thundermother Swedish Rockers Thundermother Announce New Album ‘Black And Gold’Out August 19, 2022 via AFM RecordsShare new High Voltage Single “I Don’t Know You”Special Guests On Scorpions and Whitesnake Rock Believer North American Tour 2022 The rise of all-female heavy rock act THUNDERMOTHER has been impressive. Following their highly lauded, chart-breaking album Heat Wave (2020), … Read more

Tomás Doncker Extends Dylan’s Metaphor with Culturally Significant Video for ‘Maggie’s Farm’ – American Blues Scene

Today sees the release of Born To Bethe latest effort from singer-songwriter/guitarist and pioneer of the Global Soul movement Tomás Doncker. The album manifested as both a home for singles released during the pandemic as well as a protest album of sorts. Above all, Born to Be Serves as a collaboration project with video artists … Read more

Martin Feldman – Further On Up The Road

Martin Feldman – Further On Up The Road Self-published http://further-on-up-the-road.de/ 268 pages Softcover edition It is no secret that blues music is highly regarded in Europe, where touring acts often play in upscale clubs and historic theaters, a far cry from what many artists are used to in this country. But being a devoted blues … Read more

30 Consecutive Years Rockin’ Smokey Joe’s in Philly – American Blues Scene

Born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, folk-rock musician Kenn Kweder, entered the music world with his first band Kenn Kweder and The Secret Kids. Known as the “Bard of South Street,” the fiercely independent singer-songwriter has been an iconic name in Philadelphia since the early 1970’s. Noted for musically diverse styles, his influences range from Bob … Read more

Tedeschi Trucks Band Returns To Aurora’s RiverEdge Park in July

Tedeschi Trucks Band Tedeschi Trucks Band Returns to Aurora’s Riveredge Park July 26On Heels of Their New Four-Album Studio & Film Project I Am The Moon Tedeschi Trucks Bandthe revered 12-piece collective establishment by husband-and-wife duo, guitarist Derek Trucks and singer-guitarist Susan Tedeschiis rolling its annual Wheels of Soul summer amphitheater tour into downtown Aurora’s … Read more

As Much About Edgar Winter As His More Famous Brother  – American Blues Scene

Is Edgar Winter a bigger talent than his more famous late brother? Merely contemplating such an idea has been considered sacrilege for more than half a century. Most blues and rock fans didn’t even know that Johnny Winter had a younger brother until Edgar appeared with Johnny at Woodstock in 1969, let alone that he … Read more

Windy City Wednesday – Little Arthur Duncan’s ‘Singin’ With the Sun’ – American Blues Scene

Welcome to Windy City Wednesday. This newest offering from American Blues Scene will share classic and sometimes forgotten blues albums from some of the most iconic Chicago blues men and women ever to grace wax. This edition focuses on the album Singin’ With the Sun by Little Arthur Duncan. *Notes by Chicago blues master guitarist … Read more