Wayne Rinehart

Executive Editor, publisher and creator of Blues-E-News Wayne Rinehart
  • Nick Schnebelen Band “Around The World 2017 Tour”

    Big news for Nick Schnebelen! He and his band’s “Around The World 2017 Tour” will kickoff on January 10, 2017 at Fanatics Pub in Lima, New York. Nick Schnebelen has quickly built a reputation as a killer lead guitar player and impassioned vocalist. As founding member of the award...
  • Blues Guitar Legend Kenny Neal Receives Grammy Nomination

    Blues Guitar Legend Kenny Neal Receives Grammy Nomination  for Best Contemporary Blues Album. “Bloodline”   Los Angeles – Cleopatra Records would like to proudly congratulate Kenny Neal on his Grammy Nomination for Best Contemporary Blues Album. for his “Bloodline” album released through the Cleopatra Blues imprint.   Kenny Neal...
  • Death.Blues band Bleak, Debuts new album for Halloween.

    London based Death.Blues band, Bleak, debuts dark new album just in time for Halloween.  The band calls their style of music death.blues. To me it’s close to dark Punk but I guess that death.blues is as good as any other name to call their genre. Anton, is the lead...
  • Not all gorillas have fleas, but this one does!

    Trolling through the internet today as I looked for new music and checked up on all things music, I got “rabbit trailed” down a path of music videos, funny pet vids and ended up on this video of Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers Bass players) and Koko the talking...
  • new music “Little Brother Eli”

    Little Brother Eli are a rock, soul, blues, and pop band. We can bandy about legendary names like Led Zeppelin and The Rolling Stones, perhaps more recent incarnations like The Black Crowes and The Black Keys. It’s that special kind of sound that when a band manages to combine...
  • The Big Groove Radio Show – Pender Harbour Blues Festival Special

    The 13th Annual Pender Harbour Blues Festival hits The Sunshine Coast this weekend and The Big Groove Guy has a first set dedicated to all the amazing artists coming to Pender. David Gogo, Brandon Isaak, Jim Byrnes, Paul Pigat and The Sunshine Coast’s own Joe Stanton & Simon Paradis....
  • In Side info:

    Walter Trout speaks about his wife, Marie, being chosen to induct John Mayall into the Blues Hall of Fame in Memphis, May 4th, 2016: “Someone very special has been chosen to give the induction key-note speech for John Mayall at his Blues Hall of Fame induction in Memphis on...
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    The Blues-E-News ‘John Mayall’ edition goes to print in May. This issue celebrates the Godfather of the British Blues induction into the Blues Foundations Blues Hall of Fame in Memphis on May 4th, 2016. Blues-E-News has been called the ‘classiest music magazine published today’ and our staff and contributors...
  • LONNIE MACK, JULY 18, 1941 – APRIL 21, 2016

    April 21, 2016 By Marc Lipkin LONNIE MACK, JULY 18, 1941 – APRIL 21, 2016 Groundbreaking guitarist and vocalist Lonnie Mack, known as one of rock’s first true guitar heroes, died on April 21, 2016 of natural causes at Centennial Medical Center near his home in Smithville, Tennessee. His...