Alligator Records is pleased to announce the signing of 20-year-old guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Christone “Kingfish” Ingram. This 21st century bluesman’s debut album, KINGFISH, is set for release on May 17, 2019. RollingStone.com will premiere the album track Fresh Out, a sizzling duet featuring music legend Buddy Guy. The first radio single, Outside Of This Town, will be released on April 15. Additionally, on May 16, Kingfish will showcase at WXPN-FM’s annual, influential NON-COMMvention in Philadelphia. The convention brings together public (non-commercial) radio music programmers [Read More]
A powerhouse from the Lone Star State, the Ally Venable Band has ignited excitement in the modern blues scene. Lead vocalist and guitarist, 19 year-old Ally Venable, started singing at an early age in church and when she turned 12, picked up the guitar, and there was no turning back. Guitar Player Magazine stated that, “Venable pulls off a stunner of gritty and/or sultry blues-rock tunes embellished with lots of tasty guitar solos.”
A recipient of many awards, Ally has is a two-time winner of the East [Read More]
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Fantastic Negrito just won a Grammy Award for “Best Contemporary Blues Album” for his 2018 release Please Don’t Be Dead. Negrito released a new video “A Boy Named Andrew” from that album.
Fantastic Negrito mixes blues, rock, funk and hip hop “..pulling in magic from every direction, from the most basic of delta blues, to fractured funk with hints of metal and even some digital hi-jinks in the form of vocal and sound loops.. This [Read More]
Formerly the badass UK rock band, The Bad Flowers, these West Midlands blues rockers released their debut album ‘Starting Gun’ in February 2018. The trio quickly became one of the most electrifying blues-rock outfits to emerge from the UK scene in recent history. Prompting high praise from all angles, the band performed a number of live dates and festivals with a memorable array of raunchy riffs, passionate lyrics and awe-inspiring energy.
Tom Leighton, Dale Tonks and Karl Selickis undoubtedly left [Read More]
Our featured video is “While You Was Gone” by genre defying and acclaimed guitarist Eric McFadden from his latest album, Pain By Numbers on Whiskey Bayou Records (Tab Benoit.) It’s dark and edgy in theme, but we liked it for its overall artiness, and of course McFadden’s guitar playing, singing and the song. It’s raw blues-rock and we like to spice things up every now and then.
Nominated for “Best Rock Artist” by L.A. Music Critic Awards in 2018, [Read More]