Articles Archive for June 2015

The Roadhouse 539
Posted in Headline, Shows on 27 June 2015

The sawdust is on the dance floor, the red and blue lights are shining on the little bandstand in the corner, and the bartender is washing the mugs, preparing for a big edition. I make the most of the hour with Slam Allen, The Word, Ana Popovic, JJ Appleton & Jason Ricci, and Lazer Lloyd. […]

The Roadhouse 538
Posted in Headline, Shows on 20 June 2015

The 538th Roadhouse takes one set to venture into some new territory, but it’s all blues at its root. Jackson Mud, Papa Mali, Sonny Landreth, Clay Shelburn, and Jeff Jensen really step up in this edtion. Looking through the playlist for the hour, I have no doubt at all about two things: that the 538th […]

The Roadhouse 537
Posted in Headline, Shows on 13 June 2015

A rare intermittent Internet issue has left me tethered to my iPhone and pushed a new edition of The Roadhouse back to next week. Enjoy what I hope will be the last Roadhouse Rewind before the holidays – the Chicago-centric Roadhouse 312. There’s a good variety of blues in the 312th Roadhouse, with a stronger-than-usual […]

The Roadhouse 536
Posted in Headline on 6 June 2015

This edition of The Roadhouse is unintentionally harp-heavy. James Harman, Jimbo Mathus, Morry Sochat, Charlie Musselwhite, and Danielle Miraglia make for an hour of toe-tapping and, yes, chair-dancing blues in the 536th Roadhouse. Though I didn’t really intend to do a harp-spotlight show, it definitely makes for another hour of the finest blues you’ve never […]