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The Roadhouse 680
[17 Mar 2018 | No Comment | 896 views]

This hour of The Roadhouse stays pretty much straight down the middle with contemporary blues, with the exception of one set. I’ve got John Mayall, Harrison Kennedy, Chris Smither, a little advance taste of Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite, and new music from Ian Siegal. With a couple of tracks of world blues in the middle, I’ve definitely got another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 680th hour of The Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 679
[10 Mar 2018 | No Comment | 446 views]

I’ve got some Roadhouse debuts this week in Velma Powell & Bluedays and Burton Brothers Blues Band. I’ve also got Paul Thorn, Jimmie Vaughan and Reverend Raven. And, I’ve thrown in a set that centers around a single artist. That’s all in the hour ahead – the next hour of The Roadhouse and the next hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 679th Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 678
[3 Mar 2018 | No Comment | 1,021 views]

It’s back to the norm this week after a special anniversary review of show openers. Of course, the norm is to mix up blues styles and push out a lot of new blues releases. Sue Foley, Danielle Nicole, Mud Morganfield, John Mayall, and Teresa James & The Rhythm Tramps definitely support that approach. Of the 15 tracks in the hour, 12 are from 2018. So, it looks from here like another fun hour of new variety – a variety of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 678th Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 677
[24 Feb 2018 | No Comment | 1,064 views]

This edition of The Roadhouse celebrates 13 years with our tradition – a review of the opening tracks from the previous year. Altered Five Blues Band, Cash Box Kings, Johnny Mastro & Mama’s Boys, Wee Willie Walker, and Tommy Castro step out front and center. It’s not so much the finest blues you’ve never heard – because if you’ve been listening, you’ve heard it. But, it’s definitely an hour of foot-stompin’, chair-dancing blues – the 677th and 13th anniversary Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 676
[17 Feb 2018 | No Comment | 544 views]

We’re getting winter-weary at The Little Blue House in the Wetlands. But, however cold it is outside, the Macbook is hot with blues this week. Billy Boy Arnold, Eric Bibb, Jimmie Vaughan, Sue Foley, and Lucky Peterson warm the hour. We’ll just forget about the snow and focus on the accumulation of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 676th Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 675
[10 Feb 2018 | No Comment | 1,145 views]

Whether you call it all blues or not, the hour has a clear mix and a definite feel. John Campbelljohn, James Hunter Six, Duke Robillard, Curtis Salgado & Alan Hager, and Reverend Shawn Amos provide the variety. Call it what you want. I’ll call it another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 675th Roadhouse.

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The Roadhouse 674
[3 Feb 2018 | No Comment | 1,270 views]

It seemed so much rockier when I started putting it together – then it all smoothed out across the hour. Delta Wires, Janiva Magness, Laurie Morvan, Little G. Weevil, and Peter Karp take the lead. It’s an hour that shows yet another face of the blues and certainly stands as another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the 674th Roadhouse.

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