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Todd Sharpville

Conversation with Todd Sharpville – Part 1

Beyond the quick wit and self-deprecating brand of humor lies a man that has a vast amount of knowledge about music and life; the type of knowledge that can only obtained by living through it, not reading about it. Check out Todd Sharpville's story!

The Beautiful Brass Soul of The Memphis Horns' Wayne Jackson

A man who played on eighty gold records and crafted the sound that would define the city of Memphis, who was loved by Elvis and Otis, is just happy to be able to play his horn and make a living.

Samantha Fish Talks Songwriting Direction, Her Journey into Deep Blues, and Hannah Montana

Fish describes her new album, her hilarious first gig (a painful Hannah Montana cover), scary trips on the road, and working hard on her direction as a songwriter and guitarist.

Learn the Guitar from Ana Popovic, John Oates, Mike Stern, Dweezil Zappa at Montana’s...

The prestigious Crown of the Continent Festival/Workshop is here again, with guitar greats of all walks, with a focus on the most influential music; Jazz and Blues
Chris Dair Featured

On The Back Porch With Chris Dair

Chris Dair is the long-popular French bluesman that plays a mean guitar. His interesting influences, from Flamenco to Jimi Hendrix, give his style a sharp and unique edge.
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BG: Blues And Music News Artist Series: Joanna Connor interview

BG: Blues And Music News Artist Series: Joanna Connor interview

Mavis Staples and Joan Osborne Together at the Arc of Their Careers

To say that Joan Osborne is pleased to be co-headlining with Mavis Staples, one of her strongest influences, would be a gross understatement. Both strong women are at the peaks of their careers as their new tour kicks off.

A Glimpse Into Memphis Blues Dynamo Jeff Jensen

"I want to do everything I can to inspire people and help make people’s lives better, even if its just for the night."
Ted Drozdowski at 2014 Juke Joint Festival

Ted Drozdowski and The Scissormen – Authentic, Innovative and A Tad Eccentric

I never thought I’d call a blues band “authentic” that splashed a heavy dollup of Ramones punk attitude onto a bed of alien invasion smoothy guitars, but Ted Drozdowski’s Scissormen are unquestionably authentic.

On The Back Porch With Joanne Shaw Taylor

Mentored by Dave Stewart and now on her second tour with Ruf Records’ Blues Caravan, Joanne Shaw Taylor has made a name for herself.
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