• 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....
  • 12 ON 12~INTERVIEW SERIES~Regina Bonelli

    Okay folks #7 in my 12 on 12 part series features Regina Bonelli whose debut CD Open Up The Door released last year with a huge splash. It has received rave reviews and continues to enjoy rankings in some of the world’s biggest charts. All but one track was...
  • 12 ON 12~INTERVIEW SERIES~ Blue Eyes Cry

    Okay, we’re at the half way mark of my 12 on 12 part series. I just adore Blue Eyes Cry. From the first time I heard their May 2013 debut release, Sleepin’ Alone up until this new release, Pull Me In, Blue Eyes Cry have elevated themselves to a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 12 ON 12~INTERVIEW SERIES~ Sassy Brown Band

    This is the 5th installment of my 12 part series. Of the 2015 CDs I recommend is The Sassy Brown Band self titled CD. Even though it contains mostly covers they are all done so tastefully and elegantly by Lauren Harrison “Sassy” Brown and her band which consists of...
  • 12 ON 12~INTERVIEW SERIES~ Mojomama Band

    This is the fourth of my 12 part series featuring what I considered being some of the best blues music of 2015. As always the questions were crafted by you, the fans and the answers are verbatim. Mojomama is the brain child of Jessica and Paul Rogalski. Jessica provides...
  • 12 ON 12~INTERVIEW SERIES~Queen Delphine and The Crown Jewels

    This is the third in my 12 part series. As always the questions were crafted by you, the fans and the answers are verbatim. My interview with Harriet Ellis better known as Queen Delphine, (her husband always calls her Queen) may be a late bloomer to the blues scene...