Articles Archive for September 2011

The Roadhouse 344
Posted in Headline, Shows on 24 September 2011

This edition of The Roadhouse is an hour of variety, with new music, pre-release tracks and a wide range of styles. Sugar Ray & The Bluetones, Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley, Rod Piazza & The Mighty Flyers, Eric Bibb, and Johhny Big Moose Walker paint a soundscape of blues that’ll stay with you for awhile. […]

The Roadhouse 343
Posted in Headline, Shows on 17 September 2011

Some of my favorite artists and tracks fill the hour in Roadhouse 343. It’s an hour in Chicago with Walter Horton, Koko Taylor, Willie “Big Eyes” Smith, J.B. Hutto, Hound Dog Taylor, and a full stage of other artists who helped make Chicago the home of the blues. They’re just a slice of that sound, […]

The Roadhouse 342
Posted in Headline, Shows on 10 September 2011

The 342nd edition of The Roadhouse features an effortless arc from beginning to end. Mighty Mojo Prophets, Steve Gerard & The National Debonaires, Suzie Vinnick, JP Soars, and Elvin Bishop help us move through the hour. And, the pieces all fit together nicely from front to back. If ever there was one, this is it: […]

The Roadhouse 341
Posted in Headline, Shows on 3 September 2011

The 341st Roadhouse shows off all the colors of the blues. Even with old and new, acoustic and electric, male and female, it’s all music that comes from the same place. Solomon Burke, Lurrie Bell, Gary Primich, Son House, and The Fabulous Thunderbirds lead the hour. That’ll tell you a little something about the variety […]