[18 Jun 2016 | No Comment | 152 views]
The Roadhouse 590

This hour of The Roadhouse has a long set of live music and another trip in the Wayback MAchine of blues history. Rivherside, Jim Suhler & Monkey Beat, The Nick Schnebelen Band, The Rev. Gary Davis, and Michael “Iron Man” Burks. It is an hour of thoroughly enjoyable blues and definitely another hour of the […]

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The Roadhouse 590
[18 Jun 2016 | No Comment | 152 views]

This hour of The Roadhouse has a long set of live music and another trip in the Wayback MAchine of blues history. Rivherside, Jim Suhler & Monkey Beat, The Nick Schnebelen Band, The Rev. Gary Davis, and Michael “Iron Man” Burks. It is an hour of thoroughly enjoyable blues and definitely another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard.

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The Roadhouse 589
[11 Jun 2016 | No Comment | 203 views]

We’re spanning the globe in this edition of The Roadhouse, with blues from Texas, Louisiana, England, Romania, Serbia, and more. Greg Izor & The Box Kickers, Markey Blue, Mick Taylor, AG Weinberger, and Ana Popovic take center stage. But, it doesn’t really matter where the music’s from. You know, regardless of origin, it’ll be another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 589th Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 588
[4 Jun 2016 | No Comment | 277 views]

In this hour of The Roadhouse, I’ve got some blues that have crossed over from country, a band that was in some of the very early editions of The Roadhouse, and an artist who first came to fame on the classic Stax label. Along the way, I’ve got Mac Arnold & Plate Full O’ Blues, Big Pete, Shawn Murphy, Albert Castiglia, and Eric Lindell, as well. I’m just tryin’ to live up to the promise – the promise of another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 588th Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 587
[28 May 2016 | No Comment | 449 views]

Contemporary blues, classic blues, the next generation – this hour’s got it all. But, that’s what we do in The Roadhouse, right? Mix it all up and keep you anticipating the next track. Eddie Clearwater, Leadbelly, Rhiannon Giddens, Lake Street Dive, and Honey Island Swamp Band – that’s a variety of blues. It’s a variety that will keep you guessing and, of course, it’s also a variety of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 587th Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 586
[21 May 2016 | No Comment | 533 views]

This hour of The Roadhouse pays tribute to the late Candye Kane with a track in every segment. But there’s also a bunch of other great blues, including Muddy Waters, Chase Walker Band, Sugar Blue, Mark Hummel, and Johnny Rawls. We say goodbye to a friend but know that the blues rolls on with yet more of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 586th Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 585
[14 May 2016 | No Comment | 504 views]

This edition of The Roadhouse comprises sets of varied themes – a set of contemporary blues, a set of blues rock, some killer soul blues, and a set that leans more toward the acoustic. Tweed Funk, The Kaz Hawkins Band, Moreland & Arbuckle, The James Hunter Six, and Matt Andersen make up the big pieces of the puzzle, but the small pieces really pull it all together. It’s an hour of varied themes in this edition of The Roadhouse, and definitely another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard.

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The Roadhouse 584
[7 May 2016 | No Comment | 628 views]

As has become the tradition in the past few years, this edition of The Roadhouse is focused on the 2016 Blues Music Awards, held this past week in Memphis. I’ve got the winners in 16 or 17 categories, including Cedric Burnside Project, Bettye LaVette, Walter Trout, Shemekia Copeland, and Doug MacLeod. It’s a parade of winners this week and a strong, strong hour of the finest blues.

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