Events

Paul DesLauriers Band Grolsch 2019

  • 8. June 2019
Paul DesLauriers Band Grolsch 2019

The Paul DesLauriers Band from Montreal, Canada for the first time in Germany at 28th Grolsch Blues Festival, Schöppingen DE on 2019-06-08 in a spectacular show.   Paul presented his new album "Bounce" released on May 31, 2019.       The Paul DesLauriers Band are Paul DesLauriers (voc, g) and Sam Harrisson (dr) and Alec McElcheran (b). Electric Act of the Year and two-time Entertainer of the Year at Maple Blues Awards, in 2016 they also took 2nd place at the 32nd International Blues Challenge, the world’s largest gathering of blues acts held by The Blues...

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Archie Lee Hooker & The Coast to Coast Blues Band Grolsch 2019

  • 8. June 2019
Archie Lee Hooker & The Coast to Coast Blues Band Grolsch 2019

Archie Lee Hooker & The Coast to Coast Blues Band at 28th Grolsch Blues Festival, Schöppingen DE on 2019-06-08 Archie Lee Hooker, born in 1950  in  Quitman county, one of the poorest regions deep down in the Mississippi Delta, is the nephew of the boogieman John Lee Hooker. A couple of years ago he moved to France. The Coast To Coast Blues Band is Fred Barreto (Brazil) on lead guitar, Matt Santos (Brazil) on Hammond & Harmonica, Nicolas Fageot (France) on bass and Yves “Deville” Ditsch (Luxembourg) on Drums.       https://youtu.be/ctBD_fmceOI

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Ghost Town Blues Band @ Grolsch 2019

  • 8. June 2019
Ghost  Town Blues Band @ Grolsch 2019

Must see live band "Ghost Town Blues Band" in their first ever performance in Europe at 28th Grolsch Blues Bluesfestival, Schöppingen DE on 2019-06-08. GTBB is Matt Isbell (voc, g), Andrew McNeill (dr), Matt Karner (b), Suavo Jones (trombone), Cedric Taylor (keys)  and Taylor Orr (g). Phenomenal, rousing show which fascinated the audience in Schöppingen. Looking already forward to seeing these guys again somewhere, somewhen, somehow.         https://youtu.be/qS3EA84q--E https://youtu.be/qsx0MAV6Rck https://youtu.be/qKsWsi_15Jo

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Fundraising Jam at Hard Rock Cafe, Memphis TN 2019

  • 10. May 2019
Fundraising Jam at Hard Rock Cafe, Memphis TN 2019

Fundraising Jam for HART Fund and Generation Blues during BMA week at Hard Rock Cafe Memphis, TN on 2019-05-10 hosted by Andy T. Many great blues artists like Bob Corritore, Anthony Geraci, Mike Welch, Andy T., Scot Sutherland, Ben Rice, Trudy Laynn, Annika Chambers  ……….. did fundraising for the Generation Blues and the HART fund. The Blues Foundation expanded its longstanding Blues in the Schools youth education efforts with a new initiative that began in 2010 entitled Generation Blues. This scholarship program allows qualified applicants under the age of 21 to study their instrument of choice...

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Blues Music Awards 2019

  • 9. May 2019
Blues Music Awards 2019

40th Blues Music Awards 2019 took place at Cook Convention Center,  Memphis TN on May 09, 2019. For the 40th year, the Blues Music Awards presented a one-of-a-kind gathering of renowned performers and rising stars who reflect the breadth and variety of talent found in today’s blues music scene. Universally recognized as the top accolade for blues musicians, the BMAs annually honor the past year’s exceptional achievements in performances, recordings, and songwriting, along with serving to sustain the blues’ rich cultural traditions. This celebratory evening, which ranks as a premier event...

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Albert Castiglia’s Blues Party On Beale 2019

  • 8. May 2019
Albert Castiglia’s Blues Party On Beale 2019

On the eve of the Blues Music Awards in Memphis, Tennessee Albert Castiglia's Blues Music Awards Party on Beale takes place at the world famous Rum Boogie Cafe on Beale Street. Many of the nominees of the BMAs many of the nominees are gathering there to celebrate this very important event for 6 hours. Participants on 08. May 2019 were i. a. Bobby Rush, Bob Corritore, Shemekia Copeland, Bob Margolin, Johnny Rawls, JP Soars, Amanda Fish .......    

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Beale Street Music Festival 2019, Memphis TN

  • 3. May 2019
Beale Street Music Festival 2019, Memphis TN

This review was also published in Dutch Bluesmagazine https://www.bluesmagazine.nl/verslag-beale-street-music-festival-memphis-3-5-may-2019/?fbclid=IwAR3wS3ydFn1yQRyffv7YJRts2CexI2KESoQDI8H2UOgvBfkbHi3XUxPw00U Beale Street Music Festival 2019   It’s the first weekend in May and the Memphis in May festival kicks off it’s many activities with the Beale Street Music Fest (BSMF) opening the festivities. I‘m here for the fifth year in a row because it’s THE week for Blues lovers from all over the world and the lineup promises three days...

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Blues Music Awards 2018

  • 10. May 2018
Blues Music Awards 2018

Blues Music Awards 2018 39 th Blues Music Awards 2018 took place at Cook Convention Center in Downtown Memphis, TN on 2018-05-10. This event brings together Blues performers, industry representatives and fans from all over the world to celebrate the best in Blues recordings and performances from the previous year. The BMAs are generally recognized as the highest honor given to blues musicians and are awarded by vote of Blues Foundation members. Universally recognized as the highest accolade afforded blues musicians, The Blues Music Awards upholds its rich cultural tradition by honoring the past...

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Blues Music Awards 2017

  • 11. May 2017
Blues Music Awards 2017

Blues Music Awards 2017 Blues Music Awards 2017 took place at Cook Convention Center in downtown Memphis, TN on 2017-05-11. This event brings together Blues performers, industry representatives, and fans from all over the world to celebrate the best in Blues recordings and performances from the previous year. The BMAs are generally recognized as the highest honor given to blues musicians and are awarded by vote of Blues Foundation members. Universally recognized as the highest accolade afforded blues musicians, The Blues Music Awards upholds its rich cultural tradition by honoring the past...

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Blues Caravan 2017 Worpswede

  • 17. February 2017

If you ever will have the possibility to see the Blues Caravan 2017 - don't miss it! It's simply a fantastic mix of Blues, Soul and Funk. Ruf Records Blues Caravan 2017 Blues Got Soul,  featuring Si Cranstoun, Big Daddy Wilson and Vanessa Collier stopped at Music Hall, Worpswede DE on 2017-02-17. Vanessa Collier is a multitalented saxophonist, vocalist and songwriter. Her soulful voice  paired with extraordinary saxophone skills excites the audiences all over the world. She is nominated for BMA 2017. Her long awaited new second CD "Meet My Shadow" will be published on 2017-02-24.   http://www.vanessacollier.com/       Si...

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