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The Roadhouse 704
[1 Sep 2018 | No Comment | 885 views]

Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio, Howlin’ Wolf, Aki Kumar, Mark Wenner’s Blues Warriors, and Rod Piazza get the featured slots in this hour of The Roadhouse. Most of the music is from Chicago or the West Coast, there’s quite a bit of harp, and even a few more instrumentals than usual. It all adds up, though, to a variety of blues that will have you nodding your head in agreement that it’s another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 704th Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 703
[25 Aug 2018 | No Comment | 907 views]

A puzzle – that’s the spirit of the hour in The Roadhouse. And all the pieces fit together just fine. Bob Corritore, Danielle Nicole, Eric Lindell, Luke Winslow-King, and the Bruce Katz Band mesh in a way that makes perfect sense in the framework of an hour. I can say with confidence that it’s another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 703rd Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 702
[18 Aug 2018 | No Comment | 955 views]

Aretha Franklin gets the show-opener this week with a track that’s mighty close to blues. As for the rest of the hour – it’s filled with brand new music that will have you admiring the state of blues today. Aki Kumar, Alastair Greene, Cedric Burnside, Nakia, and Eugene Hideaway Bridges get the featured slots along with two Roadhouse debuts. You won’t be disappointed if you’re here for another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 702nd Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 701
[11 Aug 2018 | No Comment | 1,019 views]

This hour might just define “blues crazy.” Cash Box Kings, Mike Zito, Elvin Bishop, Carey Bell, and The 44s help to lay down a groove like few we’ve had in the 700 hours before. I could paint it a whole bunch of different ways, but it comes down to this – this hour is fun. And, because it’s another hour of The Roadhouse, you know it’s another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard.

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The Roadhouse 700
[4 Aug 2018 | No Comment | 1,051 views]

This week we note 700 shows, 700 hours and roughly 9100 tracks. It does seem just a little ways from 2005. But we do roll on with an hour of great new blues, including Sister Mercy, Buddy Guy, Joe Bonamassa, Bruce Katz Band, and one for my fellow blues presenter Dave Raven. It’s the 700th hour of The Roadhouse but, really, it’s just another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard.

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The Roadhouse 699
[28 Jul 2018 | No Comment | 1,028 views]

As we roll from July into August, I roll out almost a full hour of new releases. Piper-Hopkins Band, Vanja Sky, Shemekia Copeland, Gina Sicilia, and Doghouse Sam & His Magnatones round things out this week. The selection is eclectic. In fact, it’s an hour of eclectricity and definitely another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 699th Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 698
[21 Jul 2018 | No Comment | 1,027 views]

This week’s edition of The Roadhouse is a Roadhouse Rewind from 2013. I’ll be back next week with a new edition.

This edition of The Roadhouse is hotter than July, chock full of artists who will keep the temperature high. King King, Greg Nagy, Gina Sicilia, Eddie Taylor, and Kara Grainger shimmer in the heat like an oasis mirage. Protect yourself from the heat or dive right in. You’re in for a hot, hot hour of blues and another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 438th Roadhouse.

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