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Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGA Chicago blue guitarist who played Pennsylvania Blues Festival last year will replace an ailing headliner who canceled his appearance at this weekend’s Blast Furnace Blues Festival, officials have announced. Magic Slim & the Teardrops, who have won...
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGOver an almost unfathomable 60-year professional career, blues harmonica player James Cotton has played with many of the genre’s greatest names: Sonny Boy Williamson, Howlin’ Wolf and Muddy Waters. He’s won a Grammy Award and been...
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGWhat all-indoor festival? ArtsQuest's second Blast Furnace Blues festival, which was supposed to be among the SteelStacks festivals to move entirely indoors this year after disappointing crowds and weather last year, changed plans with forecasts...
Last May, during a conference on "Race, Gender & the Blues" at Dominican University, the master harmonica player Sugar Blue addressed the theme in an impassioned, unforgettable soliloquy. Lamenting that blues increasingly has been expropriated by white...
Icon who played harmonica for most blues greats to headline 2nd Blast Furnace Blues festival at SteelStacksLehigh Valley MusicA blues singer and harmonica player who has performed with many of the greats of his day will headline the second annual Blast Furnace Blues festival, Sept. 14-16 at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks in Bethlehem, organizers just announced. James......
I keep talking about the CT music scene and how diverse it is. One part of the scene I haven't really touched on yet is the Blues scene. Connecticut really does have some amazing Blues and Blues influenced acts out there and one of the best is The...
Lehigh Valley MusicBlue Mountain Ski Area, which July 30-31 was host for the successful first run of the Pennsylvania Blues Festival – the new incarnation of the former Pocono Blues Festival – will expand it to three days for 2012, the ski......
Lehigh Valley MusicOn Dec. 16, Joe Louis Walker, with opening act Midnight Shift, will perform at the Gander Room on Bethlehem's South Side to celebrate the Lehigh Valley Blues Network’s 20th anniversary....
Lehigh Valley MusicAn electric guitarist who played with the great bluesmen and rockers of our time, a Chicago blues singer and harmonica player and a legacy guitarist/vocalist will headline the second Pennsylvania Blues Festival at Blue Mountain Ski Area near Palmerton...
Willimantic's Shaboo Inn, co-founded in 1971 by David Foster when he was only 19, was THE quiet corner jaunt to hear great music in the 1970s; AC/DC, The Police, Elvis Costello, Joe Cocker, Dr. John, Iggy Pop, David Crosby, Bob Weir, Tom Petty, Cheap...
Some kind of magic switch seems to have gotten flipped. With summer here, Connecticut turns into a sunny wonderland of outdoor music festivals, county fairs, regional food shindigs and other finely focused affairs. Celebrate the seasonal joys of...
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