Articles Archive for May 2016

The Roadhouse 587
Posted in Headline, Shows on 28 May 2016

Contemporary blues, classic blues, the next generation – this hour’s got it all. But, that’s what we do in The Roadhouse, right? Mix it all up and keep you anticipating the next track. Eddie Clearwater, Leadbelly, Rhiannon Giddens, Lake Street Dive, and Honey Island Swamp Band – that’s a variety of blues. It’s a variety […]

The Roadhouse 586
Posted in Headline, Shows on 21 May 2016

This hour of The Roadhouse pays tribute to the late Candye Kane with a track in every segment. But there’s also a bunch of other great blues, including Muddy Waters, Chase Walker Band, Sugar Blue, Mark Hummel, and Johnny Rawls. We say goodbye to a friend but know that the blues rolls on with yet […]

The Roadhouse 585
Posted in Headline, Shows on 14 May 2016

This edition of The Roadhouse comprises sets of varied themes – a set of contemporary blues, a set of blues rock, some killer soul blues, and a set that leans more toward the acoustic. Tweed Funk, The Kaz Hawkins Band, Moreland & Arbuckle, The James Hunter Six, and Matt Andersen make up the big pieces […]

The Roadhouse 584
Posted in Headline, Shows on 7 May 2016

As has become the tradition in the past few years, this edition of The Roadhouse is focused on the 2016 Blues Music Awards, held this past week in Memphis. I’ve got the winners in 16 or 17 categories, including Cedric Burnside Project, Bettye LaVette, Walter Trout, Shemekia Copeland, and Doug MacLeod. It’s a parade of […]