Articles in the Shows Category

The Roadhouse 863
Posted in Headline, Shows on 18 September 2021

In this edition, we’ll roll through another upbeat hour of The Roadhouse. It’s a perfect use of the little stage in the corner, the sawdust on the dance floor, and the lighting in our little dive that leaves a lot to the imagination. Terry Hanck, Lindsay Beaver & Brad Stivers, Chris Jagger, Hector Anchondo, and […]

The Roadhouse 862
Posted in Headline, Shows on 11 September 2021

The next hour of The Roadhouse is a great variety of blues styles from traditional to contemporary, next generation to soul blues, and a huge live track. It includes Kirk Fletcher, Sugaray Rayford, The Cold Stares, Eric Bibb, and Amos Lee making his Roadhouse debut. It’s the type of hour that’s definitely right in our […]

The Roadhouse 861
Posted in Headline, Shows on 4 September 2021

The hour ahead was one of those where the elements just all really seemed to come together. Once I started pulling music, the puzzle pieces all just fit. I’ve got The Immediate Family, Samantha Fish, Robben Ford, Johnny Ray Jones, and Dwayne Dopsie right out front, and enough other artists to perfectly fill another hour […]

The Roadhouse 860
Posted in Headline, Shows on 28 August 2021

Roadhouse 860 is a rewind of Roadhouse 555 from October 2015. I’ll be back next week with a new show. This edition of The Roadhouse takes some twists and turns that, if you’re not a regular listener, might give you a little musical vertigo. Chicago Blues All Stars, Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, Taj Mahal, […]

The Roadhouse 859
Posted in Headline, Shows on 21 August 2021

I’ve got an hour as big as Texas itself – an hour full of Texas blues. ZuZu Bollin, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Mance Lipscomb, Big Mama Thornton, Freddie King. My best advice? Sit back and let musical history from the 1920s right up the present just roll over you in another hour of the finest blues you’ve […]

The Roadhouse 858
Posted in Headline, Shows on 14 August 2021

The next hour of The Roadhouse is full of tracks you haven’t heard. I’ve got four Roadhouse debuts, and fill the rest of the hour with new tracks. Eddie 9V, Dana Gillespie, King Floyd, Ida Mae, and Watermelon Slim are all ahead. I’ll make you a promise – that what lies ahead is definitely is […]

The Roadhouse 857
Posted in Headline, Shows on 7 August 2021

The next hour of The Roadhouse is a beautiful mix of blues variety. Harmonica Shah & Howard Glazer, Eric Bibb, Omar Kent Dykes & Jimmie Vaughan, Dave Hole, and Teresa James & The Rhythm Tramps are all included. And, no matter how different they might be, they’re all blues and they have in common that […]

The Roadhouse 856
Posted in Headline, Shows on 31 July 2021

The next hour of The Roadhouse is an interesting one, with a couple of blues tracks from great rock artists, and a classic rock track from a contemporary blues band. Blues Traveler, The Georgia Thunderbolts, Minnie Wallace and Her Night Hawks, Tedeschi Trucks Band, and Kim Wilson fill out the hour. It’s the usual – […]

The Roadhouse 855
Posted in Headline, Shows on 24 July 2021

I’ve got an hour ahead with a special focus on a couple of great blues collectiona – one from Alligator, one from Vanguard. If you throw in the three Roadhouse debuts in the hour, it starts to feel pretty chock full. AJ Fullerton, B.B. King, The Black Keys, Jim Quick and Coastline, and Davell Crawford […]

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 & […]


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