Video of the Week: Artur Menezes “Let Me Love You Baby”

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Video shot by 1AnitrasDance on YouTube, “Let Me Love You Baby” is performed by Artur Menezes, Josh Smith, Celso Salim at Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood, CA.

Artur Menezes has an upcoming album, Keep Pushing, to be released May 28th.

Winner of the Gibson/Albert King Award for Best Guitarist and third-place winner in the Band Category at the 2018 International Blues Challenge, Artur Menezes is a high-octane guitarist whose passion and emotion electrify crowds. Based in Los [Read More]

By | 2018-05-25T14:17:52+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Video of the Week|1 Comment

Buddy Guy Releases New Single, Nine Below Zero

Buddy Guy, new single, "Nine Below Zero", Rock and Blues Muse

Buddy Guy has released his scorching new song, “Nine Below Zero” from his upcoming album, The Blues Is Alive And Well, to be released June 15th.

The Blues legend is sure alive and well and kickin’ it on this Sonny Boy Williamson cover from his new album, his first record since the 2015 Grammy Award-winner, Born To Play Guitar. The album features Mick Jagger, Jeff Beck and James Bay.

The Americana Association announced Wednesday that Buddy Guy will be awarded their Lifetime Achievement [Read More]

By | 2018-05-24T14:27:25+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Rock Muse|2 Comments

Concert Review: Mike Zito, Pittsburgh, May 18, 2018

Concert Review, Mike Zito, Moondogs Pub, Rock and Blues Muse Photo: Dave Resto

By Dave Resto

Fresh off his win of the Blues Foundation’s Blues Music Award for “Rock Blues Artist” 2018, singer/song-writer/guitarist Mike Zito and his band performed live in Pittsburgh on Friday, May 18th.  Zito is touring in support of his newest album from Ruf Records, First Class Life, released on May 11th.

At this point in his long and successful career, Zito has performed on many high-profile stages. But to get there, he’s had to play his fair share [Read More]

By | 2018-05-24T14:56:58+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Concert Reviews|0 Comments

Album Review – Lightning Kid By Dharmasoul

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By Scott Bampton

Due out on June 1st, Lightning Kid is the new album from New Jersey duo, Dharmasoul. To be released on their own Dharmasoul imprint, Lightning Kid encompasses equal parts rock, blues, and R&B in a stunning eclectic record.

Drawing influences from a wide range of genres and eras, Dharmasoul owes Lightning Kid’s beefy sound to more than just its two core members; the extended studio band adds a baffling array of layers to the solid foundation laid down by drummer Kevin Clifford and [Read More]

By | 2018-05-24T14:32:02+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Album & Single Reviews|2 Comments

Single Premiere: “Get Your Lie Straight” by Billy Price

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Single Premiere of “Get Your Lie Straight” by acclaimed soul singer, Billy Price, from his upcoming album, Reckoning, out June 15, via Vizztone Label Group.

Billy Price teamed with award-winning guitarist and producer Kid Andersen to create Reckoning, Price’s first solo studio recording in five years. The sessions at Andersen’s Greaseland Studio in San José, California brought together an all-star collection of West Coast musicians and singers to back Price’s seasoned vocals.

Andersen and drummer Alex Pettersen, both of Rick Estrin & [Read More]

By | 2018-05-24T14:54:41+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Videos & Singles|0 Comments