Articles Archive for May 2009

The Roadhouse 224
Posted in Headline, Shows on 30 May 2009

What started out as a traditional jump blues show took a turn while pulling the music. While the 224th Roadhouse isn’t an hour of jump blues in the purest sense, you’ll likely see it as nouveau jump by the time this hour has passed. Rick Holmstrom, Mighty Lester, Roomful of Blues, Chicago Rhythm & Blues […]

The Roadhouse 223
Posted in Headline, Shows on 23 May 2009

The week brings another broad mix of new blues. Jason Ricci, Nick Moss & The Flip Tops, Bog Maceo, Doug MacLeod, and Mia Vermillion lead the mix. Well more than half the music in this edition is new or yet to be released. Come chair-dance with me in another hour of the finest blues you’ve […]

The Roadhouse 222
Posted in Headline, Shows on 16 May 2009

The 222nd Roadhouse proves that blues is alive and well, with an hour nearly full of brand new music. Roy Rogers, Buckwheat Zydeco, The Alex Dixon Band, Zac Harmon, and Big Daddy Wilson lead the hour with the freshest blues you’ll find. It’s truly another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the […]

The Roadhouse 221
Posted in Headline on 9 May 2009

We finish the two-show salute to the artists of the Blues Music Awards in Roadhouse 221 with an hour-long look at the 2009 winners. Billy Gibson Band, Willie “Big Eyes” Smith, Jeff Healey, Marcia Ball, and Buddy Guy lead the class of 2009 – the 2009 Blues Music Awards winners in the 221st Roadhouse Podcast.

The Roadhouse 220
Posted in Headline, Shows on 2 May 2009

Continuing an annual tradition in The Roadhouse, I’m featuring nominees for this week’s Blues Music Awards in Memphis. Many of the artists made their debut in The Roadhouse in the past year. And, you heard new music here first from those who are more established. Cedric Burnside & Lightnin’ Malcom, Buddy Guy, Curtis Salgado, Paul […]