Articles Archive for August 2007

The Roadhouse 133
Posted in Shows on 31 August 2007

This edition of The Roadhouse celebrates some big events in the past week. A new Roadhouse version (The Roadhouse Deluxe), the addition of M.C. Records to The Roadhouse Family, and a new terrestrial radio station pickup in KPVL, Postville, IA. To follow the big events, I’ve got big blues. Big Jack Johnson, Teresa James, Kim […]

Welcome M.C. Records
Posted in Uncategorized on 28 August 2007

I have the great pleasure of welcoming M.C. Records to the Roadhouse family of permissions-based labels. Founder and President Mark Carpentieri just confirmed those permissions by email, noting his ” … pleasure to be included.” The pleasure’s ours, Mark. Thanks. M.C. Records has an outstanding lineup of artists, including Marie Knight, Kim Wilson, Odetta, R.L. […]

The Power of the Blues
Posted in Uncategorized on 25 August 2007

Funny story. I have a neighbor who likes to crank up his killer stereo on the weekends. He’s got great tastes in music, including funk, soul, reggae – so it’s not a bit deal to have it blasting through the neighborhood. In fact, it’s become one of the highlights of summer over the past few […]

The Roadhouse 132
Posted in Shows on 25 August 2007

I can’t really put a single frame around the mood of this edition of The Roadhouse, so let’s just say we’re diving into the cool deep pond of the blues. Nick Curran and the Nightlifes, Omar Kent Dykes and Jimmy Vaughan, Stacy Mitchhart, High Octane, and The Insomniacs provide the perfect backdrop to crack open […]

The Roadhouse 131
Posted in Shows on 18 August 2007

It’s another boogie blast edition of The Roadhouse. While some don’t think of it right away, boogie blues are as integral to the genre as a lone man on his porch with an acoustic guitar. Saffire-The Uppity Blues Women, Pee Wee Crayton, James Solberg Band, George Smith, and Jimmy Yancy give you the perfect opportunity […]

The Roadhouse 130
Posted in Shows on 11 August 2007

It’s time to open up the vault in The Roadhouse, and feature classic blues. This edition features classic artists, classic cuts and classic styles, all while still providing the musical motivation to keep your toes tapping. Big Mama Thornton, Fenton Robinson, Freddie King, Memphis Minnie, and Son Seals throw the classic vault wide open for […]

The Roadhouse 129
Posted in Shows on 4 August 2007

A Roadhouse perfect for chair-dancing is also the ideal accompaniment to your cardio routine. This upbeat edition features great cuts from Maurice John Vaughn, John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, Roxanne Potvin, Slick Ballinger, and R.L. Watson. A two-and-a-half-year labor of love rolls on with another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 129th Roadhouse […]