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The Roadhouse 854
Posted in Headline, Shows on 17 July 2021

In the next hour of The Roadhouse, I’ve got the usual variety of styles, but all the tracks are pretty upbeat. And, i slide in three Roadhouse debuts in this hour, as well. Mark Cameron, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, Adam Schultz, Rodd Bland and the Members Only Band, and Bobby Rush take you through another hour […]

The Roadhouse 852
Posted in Headline, Shows on 10 July 2021

It’s been a goal of The Roadhouse from the very beginning to keep it uptempo. It’s a goal that’s accomplished in this hour, along with the longtime goal of introducing you to artists you might not hear anywhere else. New Moon Jelly Roll Freedom Rockers, Wilburt Lee Reliford, Yola, Pokey LaFarge, and Big Daddy Wilson […]

The Roadhouse 852
Posted in Headline, Shows on 5 July 2021

The US Independence Day holiday brings a Roadhouse Rewind. I’ll be back next week with a new edition. 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, […]

The Roadhouse 851
Posted in Headline, Shows on 26 June 2021

I might just have a record number of debuts in the next hour of The Roadhouse, with six artist in the show for the first time. I’ve got Brigitte Demeyer, Alabama Slim, Big Creek Slim, Otis Kane, and Clarence Spady along with ten other great blues artists. I like to think it’s the freshest sound […]

The Roadhouse 850
Posted in Headline, Shows on 19 June 2021

Not to overstate the case, but I think you’ll enjoy this hour of The Roadhouse. A.J. Croce, Steve Cropper, Deb Ryder, The Freaky Buds, and Etta James fill out the hour. With a big variety of tempos, three artists making their Roadhouse debuts, and a mix of famous names and artists not necessarily known for […]

The Roadhouse 849
Posted in Headline, Shows on 12 June 2021

It’s a real good time in the next hour of The Roadhouse. I’ve got three artists who are new to The Roadhouse, a couple more tracks from the Alligator 50th anniversary collection, and some folks who make fairly regular appearances in the show. GA-20, Jamiah Rogers, Tom Feldmann & Noah Levy, William Clarke, and Johnny […]

The Roadhouse 848
Posted in Headline, Shows on 5 June 2021

It’s the special little things that make up the next hour of The Roadhouse. Three great tracks from Alligator Records, four Roadhouse debuts, and a set of all-female blues artists. Eddie 9V, Quinn Sullivan, Queen Esther, Cristina Vane, and Screamin’ John & TD Lind are all ahead. It’s an hour that’ll pass quickly for all […]

The Roadhouse 847
Posted in Headline, Shows on 29 May 2021

Blues it is in the next edition of The Roadhouse. In a way, it’s a quiet return to the uptempo mood of years gone by. The Record Company, Robben Ford, The Blues Quarantinos, Hip Lankchan, and Chris Cain fill the hour. I think this is an hour that might just lift you out of your […]

The Roadhouse 846
Posted in Headline, Shows on 22 May 2021

Sixteen tracks and five debuts make up the next edition of The Roadhouse and provide the freshest view of blues you’ll find. The Blues Quarantinos, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, Tommy Z, Otis Rush, and Eddie “The Chief” Clearwater. Old, new, north, and south – they do have this in common: they’re all part of another hour […]

The Roadhouse 845
Posted in Headline, Shows on 15 May 2021

Consider this hour to be a hallway with many, many doors into the blues. Rick Holmstrom, Mick Fleetwood, Gary Moore, Fantastic Negrito, and Steve Cropper in the hour ahead represent doors from blues, blues-rock, and R&B. Pick your own door, open it up, and find your way in to another hour of the finest blues […]

The Roadhouse 844
Posted in Headline, Shows on 8 May 2021

Circumstance drives a Roadhouse Rewind this week. I’ll be back next week with a new edition of the finest blues you’ve never heard. This edition of The Roadhouse features some old friends, some new one, some quick little ditties, and some of the longest tracks ever played in the show. Tommy Malone, Little Mike & […]

The Roadhouse 843
Posted in Headline, Shows on 1 May 2021

I’ve got music in this edition of The Roadhouse from Detroit, Chicago, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, California – really, just all over the US. There shouldn’t be much argument about the tradition of blues in the hour. Eddie Turner, Bonnie Raitt, Johnny Winter, Son Seals, and Lefty Dizz. It’s a no-doubt hour of blues and another […]

The Roadhouse 842
Posted in Headline, Shows on 24 April 2021

I’ve got a good hour of blues ahead. Thorbjørn Risager & Emil Balsgaard, Citizen Cope, The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, Son of Dave, and Blues on the Loose are among the artists. You read three Roadhouse debuts in those names, too. It’s another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 842nd […]

The Roadhouse 841
Posted in Headline, Shows on 17 April 2021

It’ll come as no surprise that the next edition of The Roadhouse is full of variety. That’s been the hallmark of the show for many, many years. Bonny B., Chris Cain, Rory Block, Justin Howl, and Kaz Hawkins help fill the tank that fuels the next hour – another hour, by the way, of the […]

The Roadhouse 840
Posted in Headline, Shows on 10 April 2021

In the next edition of The Roadhouse, we get up a full head of steam to push 15 acts across the bandstand. Duke Robillard, Joe Lewis Band, Dexter Allen, The Mighty Klucks, and Soul Thrivers will have you chair-dancing, if not dancing outright in another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard.

The Roadhouse 839
Posted in Headline, Shows on 3 April 2021

I’ve got an hour of little moods in the next Roadhouse: groups of songs that fit together based on the mood they evoke. There’s a tough mood, a quiet mood, and a mood that’s just a little loud. Ryan Kinder & Robert Randolph, Judith Hill, Bjorn Berge, The Kokomo Kings, and Curtis Salgado help share […]

The Roadhouse 838
Posted in Headline, Shows on 27 March 2021

I’ve got the goods in this hour, including a great mix of male and female and styles from Chicago to the Delta. Benny Turner, Hitman Blues Band, Bobby Rush, Louis Mezzasoma, and Keb’ Mo’ will help assure your attention. That means you definitely won’t be bored with another hour of the finest blues you’ve never […]

The Roadhouse 837
Posted in Headline, Shows on 20 March 2021

An hour of diversity and introdcution brings many styles of blues and some artists who are new to The Roadhouse. Steve Strongman, Michael Kaeshammer, Alastair Greene, Selwyn Birchwood, and Dave Keller help make up the hour. From St. Louis to Toronto, California to Belgium, Tampa to Providence, you’re sitting just at the very front edge […]

The Roadhouse 836
Posted in Headline, Shows on 13 March 2021

I’ve got another great hour ahead – an hour of variety that will surely sweep you up. Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar, Keb’ Mo’, Johnny Winter, Chris Smither, and Jimmy Burns are all ahead. It’s an hour for every blues taste, and absolutely another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard.

The Roadhouse 835
Posted in Headline, Shows on 6 March 2021

From a collection of 40,000 blues tracks, I’ve managed to pull 15 that fit together perfectly for the next hour of The Roadhouse. Too Slim & the Taildraggers, Damon Fowler, Lloyd Jones, Dustin Arbuckle & The Damnations, and Downchild Blues Band lead the way. I think it all ties together really nicely for another hour […]


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