Articles Archive for May 2015

The Roadhouse 535
Posted in Headline, Shows on 30 May 2015

The 535th Roadhouse is the first regular show in a few weeks and it’s nice to be back. I’ve got lots of new music in the hour, most of which is less than 2 months old. Jackie Payne, Mr. Sipp, The Kentucky Headhunters with Johnnie Johnson, Ana & Milton Popovic, The Nighthawks – there are […]

The Roadhouse 534
Posted in Headline, Shows on 23 May 2015

This week in The Roadhouse, we fill the hour with a tribute to B.B. King. Few blues artists could pull of the broad range of blues styles he popularized over a 60-plus year career, and that range is on full display in this edition. Of course, it’s impossible to honor “The King of the Blues” […]

The Roadhouse 533
Posted in Headline on 16 May 2015

A Roadhouse Rewind from 2010 fills the hour this week. I’ll be back next week with a new show, including a tribute to the late B.B. King. The 273rd Roadhouse features new music from Chicago and an underlying theme that’s not revealed until late in the show. Matt Schofield, Willie Buck, Susan Tedeschi, Billy Boy […]

The Roadhouse 532
Posted in Headline, Shows on 9 May 2015

We turn this week to the 2015 Blues Music Award winners and provide an nice annual review of the year in great blues releases. Keb’ Mo’, Selwyn Birchwood, Marcia Ball, Ruthie Foster, and Johnny Winter give you a good cross-slice of tracks you’ve heard. The 532nd edition is an hour of BMA winners, and an […]

The Roadhouse 531
Posted in Headline, Shows on 2 May 2015

This edition of The Roadhouse requires no electricity – for the musicians, anyway. A full hour of acoustic blues is lead by Dom Flemons, Catfish Keith, South Memphis String Band, Kelly Joe Phelps, and The Little Brothers. Straight blues, country blues, rags, pre-war, post-war, some stuff that falls somewhere in-between – it’s all acoustic in […]