Articles Archive for December 2009

The Roadhouse 253
Posted in Headline, Shows on 26 December 2009

It’s a tweener week in The Roadhouse – the week between Christmas and New Years. With a freewheeling feeling, the 253rd Roadhouse fills an hour with a big variety of blues. Lonnie Brooks, Siegel-Schwall Band, Dave Spector & The Bluebirds, Peter Green, and Cyril Neville create a mixture you might not hear anywhere else. But […]

The Roadhouse 252
Posted in Headline, Shows on 19 December 2009

The 252nd Roadhouse closes out the Christmas season with a good mixture of holiday and non-holiday blues. Koko Taylor, Indigenous, Luther Allison, Gina Sicilia, and Sonny Boy Williamson take front and center in this edition. They’re backed by a full bandstand of other artists that will leave you with no doubt that this is another […]

The Roadhouse 251
Posted in Headline, Shows on 12 December 2009

The nominations for the 2010 Blues Music Awards lead us into a year-end review of the blues in Roadhouse 251. The Mannish Boys, Monkeyjunk, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Billy Branch, and Ruthie Foster help us split the time between BMA nominees and holiday blues music. It’s another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – […]

The Roadhouse 250
Posted in Headline, Shows on 5 December 2009

The 250th Roadhouse takes on an old blues tradition – the rent party. Roy Gaines, Johnnie Marshall, Sugar Ray & The Blue Tones, Memphis Clim, and Nick Moss & the Fliptops front a selection of music that would make any tenant, landlord or neighbor get up and dance. It’s the 25th hour of the finest […]