[27 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 281 views]
The Roadhouse 500

The 500th Roadhouse is a celebration. It’s filled with music from artists who have come into their own in the past nine years – artists I was unfamiliar with before starting the show. Big Hammer, Jarekus Singleton, Boo Boo Davis, Carlos Del Junco, and Sean Costello help us celebrate a milestone edition: 500 shows of […]

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The Roadhouse 500
[27 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 281 views]

The 500th Roadhouse is a celebration. It’s filled with music from artists who have come into their own in the past nine years – artists I was unfamiliar with before starting the show. Big Hammer, Jarekus Singleton, Boo Boo Davis, Carlos Del Junco, and Sean Costello help us celebrate a milestone edition: 500 shows of the finest blues you’ve never heard.

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The Roadhouse 499
[20 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 413 views]

It’s another great hour in The Roadhouse featuring Kirby Sewell Band, Linsey Alexander, Jimmy Dawkins, Marcia Ball, and John Hiatt. Of course, they just lay the foundation for other great blues tracks, many of which, as you might guess, are brand new. It was another week of strong new blues releases. But, whether they’re new or old doesn’t really make a difference in one way – they all contribute to another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard: the 499th Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 498
[13 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 455 views]

This week in The Roadhouse I’ve got Joe Louis Walker, Marcia Ball, Guy Forsyth Band, Sena Ehrhardt, and Chris Smither – all from releases that haven’t yet been featured in the show. So, yes – it’s another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard: the 498th Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 497
[6 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 559 views]

In perfect weather, we once again break out the ‘57 Cadillac convertible of the blues. At 18 feet and 5500 lbs, it’s got plenty of momentum once it gets rolling, just like this edition of The Roadhouse. Sugar Ray & The Bluetones, Mud Morganfield & Kim Wilson, Johhny Hoy & The Bluefish, Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin, and Doghouse Sam & His Magnatones fill the show as we go top down and cruising in another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 497th Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 496
[30 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 625 views]

It’s the most diverse show ever in The Roadhouse, with full sets of blues rock, Chicago blues and acoustic roots. Scott McKeon, Al Kooper & Mike Bloomfield, Mississippi John Hurt, Louisiana Red, and Preston Shannon are sprinkled in amongst the broadest picture of the blues you could imagine. It’s definitely diverse and, yes – it’s another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 496th Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 495
[23 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 712 views]

With a big number of tracks featuring artists other than the primary, this edition of The Roadhouse seems to be all about musical friendship. Generation Blues Experience, Dr. John, Trudy Lynn, The Mannish Boys, and Ruthie Foster also make this one of the newest, freshest editions of The Roadhouse, with the bulk of the tracks released in just the past three weeks. New music featuring friends – it’s a great way to roll through another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 495th Roadhouse.

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Roadhouse 494
[16 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 396 views]

With quite a few new blues tracks, a little more live blues than usual and a set that focuses on a real staple instrument of the blues, this edition shakes out as interesting, for sure. Rusty Zinn, John Mooney, Mike Zito, Elvin Bishop, and Eddie Cotton all lie within earshot of the hour and help provide the definition of the 494th Roadhouse – another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard.

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