1. Tedeschi Trucks Band to Headline Sunshine Blues Festival

    October 09, 2012 9:40 AM EDT The Tedeschi Trucks Band will headline the inaugural Sunshine Blues Festival, to be held Jan. 18 2013 at Centennial Park in Fort Myers, Fla. The three-day fest will continue Jan. 19 to Mizner Park Amphitheatre in Boca Raton and end Jan. 20 at Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg. The festival will…

  2. Blues on Blonde on Blonde

    May 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The concept at work here is Bob Dylan's songs interpreted by blues musicians. The concept at work here is Bob Dylan's songs interpreted by blues musicians. It's a solid idea—even an obvious one—and it's carried off in convincing fashion. Producer Randy Labbe put together a…

  3. 24th Annual W.C. Handy Blues Awards Nominees

    January 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST Nominees for the Blues Foundation's 24th annual W.C. Handy Blues Awards, to be given out May 22 in Memphis, Tenn. Below are the nominees for the Blues Foundation's 24th annual W.C. Handy Blues Awards. The honors will be given out May 22 in Memphis, Tenn. Blues entertainer of the…

  4. In the Morning

    August 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As a guitarist, vocalist and songwriter, Joe Louis Walker forges a distinctive sound with In the Morning, his debut outing for Telarc. As a guitarist, vocalist and songwriter, Joe Louis Walker forges a distinctive sound with In the Morning, his debut outing for Telarc. Walker is a veteran…

  5. The Blues White Album

    February 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST There's nothing too complicated going on with this album. There's nothing too complicated going on with this album. The premise is easy enough to comprehend: blues covers of songs from the Beatles' White Album. Some of the tracks were obvious choices, such as Lucky Peterson&…

  6. Foot-And-Mouth Delays U.K. Blues Fest

    March 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST The foot-and-mouth epidemic in the United Kingdom has caused the Bishopstock Music Festival -- one of the largest and most respected blues festivals in Europe -- to be postponed. The 2001 event was sc The foot-and-mouth epidemic in the United Kingdom has caused the Bishopstock Music Festival …