The Blues Brothers Return to the Old Joliet Prison for Blues Brothers Con – American Blues Scene

The Joliet Area Historical Museum will host a two-day event in celebration of the inaugural Blues Brothers Con to be held at the Old Joliet Prison, Aug. 19th & 20th, 2022. The sixteen-acre restored prison community will transform into a tapestry of sights and sounds to celebrate and honor the iconic prison community Blues Brothers … Read more

A Prelude to the Return of King Biscuit  – American Blues Scene

“We needed a 10th tune for our album Shines Like Gold‘ says Jim Weider, leader of The Weight Band starring in the Delta Roots Festival in Helena, Arkansas, Saturday, April 9th. “I remembered that Willie Dixon had sent Levon (Helm) this tune, “It Don’t Make Sense If You Can’t Make Peace,” and I always loved … Read more

The Complete, Legendary, Live Return at The Town Hall NYC November 4, 1973 (Oblivion Records, 2022) ***** ~ The Free Jazz Collective

By Lee Rice Epstein First thing first, given this audience tends to prefer physical media, inarguably digital is the right, best solution for this release. Yes, inarguably. Here’s why: the last major group performance recorded before 1973, The Great Concert of Cecil Taylor or Nuits De La Fondation Maeght, Vols. 1–3, is one set split … Read more