Gig Review: Guitar virtuoso, Robben Ford, Los Angeles

Gig review, Robben Ford, Los Angeles, Martine Ehrenclou, Rock and Blues Muse Photo: Martine Ehrenclou

By Martine Ehrenclou

Not everyone knows of five-time Grammy nominee, master guitarist, Robben Ford who achieved world-wide fame for being a solo artist and for his collaborations with Miles Davis, George Harrison, Steely Dan, Joni Mitchell, Dizzy Gillespie, and many more. To see Ford perform his blend of blues, jazz and rock in an intimate setting, is a once in a lifetime experience. On September 21, he and three other superb musicians put [Read More]

By |2018-09-24T18:08:30+00:00September 24th, 2018|Concert Reviews|0 Comments

Review: Miles To Go by Bluesman Colin James

Album review, Miles To Go, Colin James, Martine Ehrenclou, Rock and Blues Muse

By Martine Ehrenclou

One of Canada’s finest bluesmen, Colin James pays homage to the Blues with his highly anticipated album, Miles To Go, out Sept. 21 via Stony Plain Records (USA) and True North Records for the rest of the world. Miles To Go is the sequel to Colin James 2016 release, Blue Highways, which won Blues Album of the Year. With 19 albums, James has won six Juno awards and 17 Maple Leaf awards.

With nine new blues covers of James’ favorite [Read More]

By |2018-09-24T11:39:07+00:00September 24th, 2018|Album & Single Reviews|0 Comments

Interview with Tommy Castro and Tinsley Ellis

Interview, Tommy Castro, Tinsley Ellis, Rock and Blues Muse

By Kevin Porter

Six-time Blues Music Award winner and BB King Entertainer of the Year, Tommy Castro, and Georgia blues-rock legend, Tinsley Ellis, who ranks as one of today’s most electrifying guitarists and vocalists, share a double bill on their upcoming “T’N’T Tour.” They are launching their joint tour along the East Coast and other parts of the U.S on November 9, 2018.

Castro and Ellis are both well worth seeing individually but having them both on a double bill should make for a phenomenal concert. [Read More]

By |2018-09-19T16:37:33+00:00September 18th, 2018|Interviews|4 Comments

Review: Redemption by Joe Bonamassa

Review, Redemption, Joe Bonamassa, Rock and Blues Muse

By Dave Resto

As blues-rock guitar giant Joe Bonamassa celebrates his 26th year in music, the two-time Grammy-nominated artist is releasing his newest album, Redemption on September 21, 2018 via J&R Adventures.

Redemption features Bonamassa’s touring band of legendary veterans: keyboardist, Reese Wynans (Stevie Ray Vaughan, Buddy Guy); bassist, Michael Rhodes (Mark Knopfler, Johnny Cash); drummer, Anton Fig (Late Night/Late Show with David Letterman); trumpeter, Lee Thornburg (Wayne Cochran and the C.C. Riders); saxophonist, Paulie Cerra (Stevie Wonder, [Read More]

By |2018-09-19T16:31:20+00:00September 17th, 2018|Album & Single Reviews|2 Comments

Dickey Betts Undergoes Brain Surgery After Accident

“Ramblin’ Man” singer-songwriter and founding guitarist for the Allman Brothers band, Dickey Betts, who now tours with his Dickey Betts Band, fell and struck his head, according to the Sarasota Herald Tribune and his website. While playing with the family dog in his backyard on Little Sarasota Bay in Osprey, Betts slipped and cracked his head, causing bleeding in his brain. Early this week, he Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee was listed “in critical but stable condition.”

According to The Herald Tribune, brain surgery was performed this morning [Read More]

By |2018-09-21T12:55:02+00:00September 21st, 2018|Rock Muse|0 Comments