[24 Jun 2017 | No Comment | 156 views]
The Roadhouse 642

This hour suits the common ideal of a roadhouse to a tee. asey James, Nick Schnebelen, Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials, Jason Ricci, and Janiva Magness will take the stage under the blue and red lights. There will be lots of sweat and cold beer and questionable activities going on in the dark. And, […]

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The Roadhouse 642
[24 Jun 2017 | No Comment | 156 views]

This hour suits the common ideal of a roadhouse to a tee. asey James, Nick Schnebelen, Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials, Jason Ricci, and Janiva Magness will take the stage under the blue and red lights. There will be lots of sweat and cold beer and questionable activities going on in the dark. And, straight from the bandstand, a live set will have you knocking around the sawdust. It’s another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 642nd Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 641
[17 Jun 2017 | No Comment | 1,035 views]

It’s a jumbo edition of The Roadhouse, with more music than any other edition. And, it’s a total chair dance. Nick Moss, Big Jon Atkinson & Bob Corritore, Otis Spann, Studebaker John, and the Andy T Band provide a huge show without so much as a break to catch your breath right up to last call. Brace yourself for another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 641st Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 640
[11 Jun 2017 | No Comment | 293 views]

This hour of The Roadhouse features a number of Roadhouse debuts – artists who have never graced the tight little bandstand in the corner. And, it’s an hour with some youngsters – artists who may have the future of the blues squarely on their shoulders. Linsey Alexander, Gina Sicilia, Jonny Lang, ZZ Ward, and Nick Moran are ahead. If there ever really was a doubt about the tagline of the show, let this be a perfect example of another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 640th Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 639
[3 Jun 2017 | No Comment | 327 views]

The theme of the hour is a retrospective on the musical life of Gregg Allman, along with The Allman Brothers Band. Since it’s impossible to put together a comprehensive view of their music in just an hour, I’ve pulled together some of my favorites. I’ve got a couple of tracks you’ve heard and some you may not. While it’s sad to mark his passing, by the end of the hour, we can celebrate the musical contribution of Gregg Allman to our lives. It makes for another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 639th Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 638
[26 May 2017 | No Comment | 369 views]

Family graduations two days and five hundred miles apart mean you get a Roadhouse Rewind for show 638. From ten years ago, I hope Roadhouse 118 will keep you entertained until I return next week with another new show.

We return to the freewheelin’ feel of The Roadhouse this week, with the Blues Music Awards shows behind us. Dave Hole, Hamilton Loomis, Anson Funderburgh, Roosevelt Sykes, and Saffire – The Uppity Blues Women are just some of the artists you’ll love in this edition. It may be a tough genre to pin down, but you’re sure to find each and every artist in the 118th Roadhouse Podcast deeply rooted in the blues – the finest blues you’ve never heard.

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The Roadhouse 637
[20 May 2017 | No Comment | 483 views]

There are two important points to remember for this edition of The Roadhouse: the blues are in good hands and they cover a lot of ground. I feature Big Bill Morganfield, Jimmy & The Sleepers, Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, Patrick Recob, and John McNamara in a harmonica-heavy hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 637th Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 636
[13 May 2017 | No Comment | 473 views]

This hour of The Roadhouse is our annual look back at the Blues Music Awards. The hour is dedicated to the winners in the major categories. Diunna Greenleaf, Doug MacLeod, Kenny Neal, Mavis Staples, and Tedeschi Trucks Band are among the artsts in the spotlight. Even though I know I’ve had a couple of the tracks in the show, that doesn’t prevent it from being another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – our review of the 38th Blues Music Awards in the 636th Roadhouse.

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