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The Roadhouse 687
[5 May 2018 | No Comment | 298 views]

Just as spring brings a fresh new feeling to things, this hour of The Roadhouse is chock full of fresh new releases. Lurrie Bell & The Bell Dynasty, Van Morrison & Joey DeFrancesco, Marcia Ball, Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite, and Dana Fuchs – all releases from just within the past few weeks. It’s a fresh hour of new music and, of course, a fresh hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 687th Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 686
[29 Apr 2018 | No Comment | 606 views]

The hour ahead might have the most female blues artists of any edition of The Roadhouse. There’s no particular reason – it’s just the way the playlist fell as I pulled it together. Peter Parcek, Ray Manzared & Roy Rogers, Michelle Malone, Suzie Vinnick, and JJ Grey & Mofro fill out the hour. It’s a lot of female voices and a lot of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 686th Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 685
[21 Apr 2018 | No Comment | 691 views]

There’s a bunch of new music in this hour, along with a live set and a set of blues rock. Rockwell Avenue Blues Band, Kris Barras Band, Love Light Orchestra, Original Chicago Blues All-Stars, and Carlos Del Junco all deliver tracks from just the past few months. It’s the usual mix of blues styles, voices and instruments. And, as always, it’s the kind of mix that makes for another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 685th Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 684
[14 Apr 2018 | No Comment | 640 views]

With an abundance of female voices, a set of swing blues and some great piano to close the hour, this edition of The Roadhouse pulls on several themes. Adrianna Marie & Her Roomful of All-Stars, Bettye LaVette, Kid Ramos, Mud Morganfield, and Victor Wainwright & The Train make for a fun and varied hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 684th Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 683
[7 Apr 2018 | No Comment | 359 views]

A Roadhouse Rewind fills the bill this week. I’ll be back next week with a new edition.

The 523rd Roadhouse is an hour of varied instruments, styles and voices. Chris Daniels & The Kings, Danny Bryant, Mahalia Barnes & The Soul Mates, Ian Siegal, and Tinsley Ellis bring the sum total of all the tracks in the hour to the usual spot – another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard.

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The Roadhouse 682
[31 Mar 2018 | No Comment | 761 views]

As the seasons roll into the 14th spring of The Roadhouse, I’ve got an hour with a fresh feel. That includes quite a few young artists along with the usual compliment of well-established blues stars. Vanja Sky, Derrick Dove & The Peacekeepers, Brian Spencer Blues Project, Peter Karp, and Ian Siegal all lie ahead in the hour. It’s a spring edition that brings a fresh new hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 682nd Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 681
[24 Mar 2018 | No Comment | 862 views]

With four inches of new snow around The Little Blue House on the Wetlands, it’s a good day to stay inside and stay warm with some great blues. I’ve got Johnny Tucker, Louis “Gearshifter” Youngblood, Miss Freddye, Victor Wainwright & The Train, and Jim Riley’s Blues Foundation in the hour. That’s just part of the hour – the kindling, if you will, to stoke a hot blues fire into another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 681st Roadhouse.

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