Paul Gabriel nominated for the Blues Music Award

After almost forty five years slugging out on Connecticut blues music scene; band leader, vocalist and guitarist Paul Gabriel is an overnight star. Bridgeport native Paul, who is a one time Shelton resident, was now nominated for the Blues Foundation Blues Music Award.

The award was earlier known as W.C. Handy Awards and it is still considered as one of the biggest award for blues musician.

Blues and Jazz Festival end in its fifteenth year

Jazz singer Joe Robinson has been regular at Jazz Festival and Rowan Blues. Recently he came off the stage on the 15th edition, which is also the final edition of the show. Referring to the statements of organizer Eleanor Qadirah that this year’s event would be the last, Joe told that it appears more real this year than ever.

New York Blues Hall of Fame

Blues musicians will be inducted into New York State Blues Hall of Fame on Sunday, 11th August, from 1 pm to 6 pm at Saratoga City Tavern, 21 Caroline St. New York Blues Hall of Fame is division of a bigger network of statewide halls, all associated with national organization that is based in San Diego.

Eydon pub embraces blues music

Live music from 8 different bands over 2 days and a huge range of drinks will be there at a beer festival in a pub. The Eydon Beer Festival is all set to take place at Royal Oak pub and it will start tomorrow and will go on till the next day. The show will start on Friday at 7.30 pm.

Hampton Roads' young musicians ramble toward blues glory

Blues music has flourished several in Hampton Roads for many years, but recently a new group of young singers and players has raised a rumpus across the whole region and well beyond that. On the Peninsula, music artists as young as eleven years old are playing blues music at such a high level that the have started to win win awards as well as getting invited to play at top events in Memphis and Chicago.

Aurora musician loves blues music

Jamie MacDonald of Aurora wound not intend to shake the blues. He is Aurora Winter Blues Festival's director and he has arranged informal live blues shows out of his home for more than ten years.

His love for this music genre was recognized at Toronto's Canadian Maple Blues Music Awards ceremony. there he was named as the biggest Blues fan. His younger brother was also present there and in fact he also has a huge passion for this blues genre.

Local musician think back about the King of Blues music

The King of the Blues - B.B. King himself is coming to Tyler. He will hit the Caldwell Auditorium stage on Thursday. King’s music career spans more than sixty years and more importantly he has established himself a living legend of blues music – one of the top blues musician to pick up the guitar.

Unfortunately, BB King does not do any interviews because of his age. However, to mark his arrival in Tyler, it was right to speak to those whose lives were influenced and impacted by King’s music and his long career.

Inaugural blues festival at Riverwalk

On Saturday it was a beautiful night at the Riverwalk where the very first Bradenton Blues Festival reached beyond expectations. Hands clapped, drinks flowed, Music played and hips swayed. Along with general music lovers, VIP guests also poured in at the newly opened Riverwalk.

Realize Bradenton (the host of the event) executive director Johnette Isham told that Realize Bradenton builds community and economic development. The very first Bradenton Blues Festival can be compared to a home run as it has done both.

Sullivan County arranges first blues festival

Barbara Mensch's profession became photography, but she never lost his love for music. Last weekend, Barbara, along with some twenty other music lovers, went to The Sullivan's ballroom where Rob Canillo, a well known blues artist hold a workshop for aspiring lyricists.

Barbara Mensch said that music has a universal language and it has no boundaries. The ballroom at The Sullivan turned into a hot-spot for that regions’ blues music last weekend. The whole event was dedicated to blues harpist Little Sammy, whose original name is Sammy Davis.

Barnstaple Fringe to offer music in town's wine bars and cafés

Barnstaple's theatre, wine bars and cafes will get rocked over the nest fifteen days with everything, from blues, hip hops to folks along with many gigs. And believe it or not, all are for free. The Barnstaple Fringe starts on 18th October, Thursday. Earlier this festival used to take place during the North Devon Festival in June. Headliners include Get The Blessing, Seckou Keita and Seth Lakeman.

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