Articles Archive for March 2016

The Roadhouse 578
Posted in Headline, Shows on 26 March 2016

As we move into the spring new release cycle, I’ve got five artists in this edition making their debut in The Roadhouse. Evelyn Rubio with The Calvin Owens Blues Orchestra, Too Slim & The Taildraggers, Jeff Healey, Mavis Staples, and Sugar Pie DeSanto propel us along for the hour. New music, new artists and a […]

The Roadhouse 577
Posted in Headline, Shows on 19 March 2016

The 577th Roadhouse has a lot of potential: to get your toes tapping, to hear some great blues that you might not have known about otherwise, and potential for some chair-dancing. Johnny Rawls, Steve Earle & The Dukes, Luther Dickinson, Guy King, Tasha Taylor – almost every track in the hour is new within the […]

The Roadhouse 576
Posted in Headline, Shows on 12 March 2016

In this edition of The Roadhouse, we pack up an move to Chicago for an hour of contemporary blues from the Windy City. Magic Slim, Billy Boy Arnold, James Cotton, Hound Dog Taylor, and Byther Smith set the stage for an hour of blues as distinctive as any other feature of the city. From the […]

The Roadhouse 575
Posted in Headline, Shows on 5 March 2016

It’s a twisty path through this hour with a mixture of styles and sounds. As always, I’ve got quite a bit of new music and, for those who love acoustic blues, a full set that just showcases how broad interpretations of the blues can be. Benny Turner, Tommy Emmanuel, Tedeschi Trucks Band, The Knickerbocker All-Stars, […]