Articles Archive for September 2014

The Roadhouse 500
Posted in Headline, Shows on 27 September 2014

The 500th Roadhouse is a celebration. It’s filled with music from artists who have come into their own in the past nine years – artists I was unfamiliar with before starting the show. Big Hammer, Jarekus Singleton, Boo Boo Davis, Carlos Del Junco, and Sean Costello help us celebrate a milestone edition: 500 shows of […]

The Roadhouse 499
Posted in Headline, Shows on 20 September 2014

It’s another great hour in The Roadhouse featuring Kirby Sewell Band, Linsey Alexander, Jimmy Dawkins, Marcia Ball, and John Hiatt. Of course, they just lay the foundation for other great blues tracks, many of which, as you might guess, are brand new. It was another week of strong new blues releases. But, whether they’re new […]

The Roadhouse 498
Posted in Headline, Shows on 13 September 2014

This week in The Roadhouse I’ve got Joe Louis Walker, Marcia Ball, Guy Forsyth Band, Sena Ehrhardt, and Chris Smither – all from releases that haven’t yet been featured in the show. So, yes – it’s another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard: the 498th Roadhouse.

The Roadhouse 497
Posted in Headline, Shows on 6 September 2014

In perfect weather, we once again break out the ’57 Cadillac convertible of the blues. At 18 feet and 5500 lbs, it’s got plenty of momentum once it gets rolling, just like this edition of The Roadhouse. Sugar Ray & The Bluetones, Mud Morganfield & Kim Wilson, Johhny Hoy & The Bluefish, Dave Alvin & […]