Articles Archive for February 2008

The Roadhouse 158
Posted in Shows on 23 February 2008

The Roadhouse takes a twisy road this week. It’s one of those editions where I started screening music and just let it lead wherever. Ivory Joe Hunter, Curtis Salgado, Calvin Owens Blues Orchestra, Ian Siegal and Matt Schofield, and Joe Louis Walker take the driver’s seat to no place in particular. Destination or not, the […]

The Roadhouse on Radio
Posted in Shows on 18 February 2008

The Roadhouse is available for syndication at no cost to public radio stations throughout the United States. With worldwide podcast exposures of more than 75,000 per month, The Roadhouse has, since its inception, been a leading source of blues both old and new. On word of mouth alone, The Roadhouse audience continues to grow by […]

Janiva’s classic take
Posted in Blues Video on 18 February 2008

Janiva Magness does an amazing take on a classic blues song, J.B. Lenoir’s “Mojo Boogie.” She did this about halfway through her show on Friday night at the Riverside Casino, complete with the Madonna-esque washboard. This video really shows off the tightness of her band, too. It’s a pretty amazing group of musicians onstage during […]

Roadhouse Swag
Posted in Odds And Ends on 18 February 2008

I’ve updated The Roadhouse Store to better display the nice selection of Roadhouse Swag available at CafePress. Show your inimitable tastes in music, podcasts and clothing by making a purchase from The Roadhouse Store in the far right tab above.

The Roadhouse 157
Posted in Shows on 16 February 2008

The Roadhouse 157 is chock full of new music, catching up on new releases from the past few months. Taking us deep into the Roadhouse atmosphere, Smokin’ Joe Kubek and Bnois King, Ian Siegal, Honeyboy Edwards, Rick Holmstrom, and Charlie Musselwhite encourage plenty of chair-dancing. It’s the first edition of the fourth year of The […]

The Roadhouse 156
Posted in Shows on 9 February 2008

The 156th edition of The Roadhouse celebrates three years of the finest blues you’ve never heard. The focus is on artists you probably heard first in The Roadhouse; some great music from, some artists who have taken the blues world by storm in the past three years, and some who had a great reputation […]

Eric Lindell
Posted in Blues Links on 6 February 2008

(Via Homepage for Alligator artists Eric Lindell.  bookmark this on – posted by steidler to blues music musicians – more about this bookmark…

Blues and Scales – Online Guitar Lesson Video Sample
Posted in Odds And Ends on 6 February 2008

(Via Brad will give you a bit of background and information on the blues, then jump right in by teaching you the 12 bar blues, 8 bar blues, the blues shuffle as well as the first position in the Blues scale. After that is done he will cover some chord and scal  bookmark this on – […]

Skip James
Posted in Blues Links on 4 February 2008

Vintage footage of Skip James, “Devil Got My Woman.”

Vintage B.B.
Posted in Blues Video, Featured on 3 February 2008

While surfing YouTube for B.B. videos to soothe the pain of missing the show, I came across this vintage B.B. clip.

Posted in Blues Links on 3 February 2008

There are simply no excuses for not sharing your thoughts on The Roadhouse with me. In the spirit of the ‘net, Roadhouse contact tools can be found all over the web. Email The Roadhouse Google Group Twitter The Roadhouse Frappr Map And, of course, you can always let the world know about The […]

Posted in Blues Links on 3 February 2008

The Roadhouse is a true labor of love, intended to present the full range of blues music to a broad Internet audience. I’ve often heard folks who are unfamiliar with blues note that it’s “such simple music.” Indeed, it is. But the range of blues styles is breathtaking. From the Delta to Chicago, from pre-war […]

Posted in Blues Links on 3 February 2008

The Roadhouse Podcast has been presenting a weekly hour of “the finest blues you’ve never heard” since February 2005. A complete archive of all show notes and other site items is below. 2019: Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug2018: Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec2017: Jan Feb Mar Apr May […]

The Roadhouse 155
Posted in Shows on 2 February 2008

923 miles straight south of Iowa City lies the biggest party in the country this week. We’re heading to Mardi Gras in New Orleans for a celebration of all things zydeco, cajun, swamp, and boogie. Beau Jocque, Katie Webster, Clifton Chenier, Professor Longhair, and James Booker are part of the revelry of Fat Tuesday in […]