• 5 Quick Questions with Busy Blues Lady, Kathryn Grimm

    Kathryn Grimm is a musician in perpetual motion. The Portland, OR-based blues lady fronts not one, but two working groups, on vocals and guitar: Kathryn Grimm and the Blues Tools; and Hippie Love Slave.  Grimm returned to her previous residence, Los Angeles, playing bass in Billy D and the...
  • Renowned Hammond B-3 Organist Bruce Katz Embarks on Soak Up The Sun Tour

    Bruce Katz, renowned Hammond B-3 organist/keyboardist and four-time Blues Music Award nominee, and his Bruce Katz Band, embark on their ‘Soak Up The Sun’ Tour, beginning January 31 at The Blue Note in Durham, NC. Katz has also performed with the Delbert McClinton Band, Ronnie Earl, Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band,...
  • 5 Quick Questions With Temecula Blues Festival Producer, Andy Doty

    The burgeoning SoCal Inland Empire finally has it’s very own Blues Festival, the 1st Annual Temecula Blues Festival on Saturday, April 21, from 12 Noon until 10 pm and featuring a solid lineup of multiple BMA nominee vocalist Tad Robinson, Shari Puorto Band, Stoney B. Blues Band and many...
  • 5 Quick Questions With Allman Goldflies Band: Keeping The Allman Brothers Band Musical Flame Alive

    The Allman Goldflies Band (AGB) is bringing new energy to Southern music with honest, hard-driving, inspired performances, while also keeping the legacy of The Allman Brothers alive. AGB features raspy-voiced bluesman, Gary Allman (cousin of the late Greg Allman) on vocals and keyboards, and critically-acclaimed bassist, David “Rook” Goldflies,...
  • Blues-E-News caught up with Tommy Castro for “Questions With.”

    BEN: The new cd and vinyl release “Stompin’ Ground” on Alligator Records is out and the response is very positive. How does that feel? Tommy Castro: I feel relieved and excited. BEN: The fact that “Stompin’ Ground” is near the top of the Blues Charts as well as in...
  • 5 Quick Questions with Harpist R.D. Olson “The Real Deal”

    By Staff Writer R.D. Olson is a multi-award-winning harpist-vocalist and Arizona Blues Hall of Fame inductee, currently celebrating the release of his new album, Keep Walking Woman, with two big shows this weekend: Saturday, November 11 at Prescott Center for the Arts in Prescott, AZ; and Sunday, November 12...
  • Blues E-News Does 5 Quick Questions with Paradise Kings

    Santa Barbara-based blues/swing band Paradise King’s latest independent album “Controlled Burn” has received stellar print reviews around the globe while also being featured on syndicated radio program Blues Deluxe and worldwide on American Veterans Radio. “Paradise Kings play a mojo-filled brand of old-school blues with a modern feel. These guys...
  • 5 Quick Questions with Blues Guitar Woman, PEACH

    During February of 2016 American blues singer and guitarist, Peach Reasoner returned to Copenhagen to play with her band at her favorite club, the cozy Café Bartof. Club owners Joacim “Jokke” Friss Holm and Charlotte Bertelsen had graciously agreed that recording equipment could be brought for a live recording...
  • DION HEROES Time Life interview

    DION HEROES Time Life interview I love Dion. He is the last of the first generation rock and rollers still playing and recording. In 2008 Dion made a great CD called Heroes : Giants of early guitar rock. The guitar player on the album is the late Robert “Crow”...
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