Summer is here and the time is right for finding your way back to Tennessee for one of the biggest music festivals in North America as the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival set sail for its 13th year this past Thursday, June 12th. Though the focus of this massive four-day musical extravaganza has shifted tremendously from its early days jam-packed with jambands (sorry for the pun) to the more widespread and contemporary lineups that…
Santana’s Supernatural Success
With the release of its 17th studio album Supernatural on June 15, 1999, Santana closed out the 90’s with a resounding comeback. Lead by master guitarist Carlos Santana, the jazz fusion, blues, Latin, funk and psychedelic rock band emerged in the…
The Dueling Guitars of Devon Allman and Samantha Fish
The seventh son of a Southern rock star, Devon Allman (okay, so he’s Gregg Allman’s second son) was captured back to back with ever-talented Samantha Fish as the two teamed for a Southern slice of blues heaven. Photo by Steve Hecht.
James Cotton And Keith Richards Howl The Blues
Renowned Chicago blues harmonica master James Cotton (aka Super Harp) was captured on February 23, 2012, with Keith Richards as they rehearsed the Willie Dixon-penned Howlin’ Wolf classic “Little Red Rooster”. The two were preparing for the tribute concert Howlin for Hubert, which was held in honor of cherished guitarist Hubert Sumlin who had passed away on December 4th of 2011.
ZZ Ward Stirs Up A Son House Sermon
ZZ Ward showcased her roots in the blues as she gave a fantastic performance of Son House’s haunting gospel blues classic “Grinnin’ in Your Face”.
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