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Roadhouse 500

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 12:32
The 500th Roadhouse is a celebration. It's filled with music from artists who have come into their own in the past nine years - artists I was unfamiliar with before starting the show. Big Hammer, Jarekus Singleton, Boo Boo Davis, Carlos Del Junco, and Sean Costello help us celebrate a milestone edition: 500 shows of the finest blues you've never heard.

Roadhouse 499

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 21:26
It’s another great hour in The Roadhouse featuring Kirby Sewell Band, Linsey Alexander, Jimmy Dawkins, Marcia Ball, and John Hiatt. Of course, they just lay the foundation for other great blues tracks, many of which, as you might guess, are brand new. It was another week of strong new blues releases. But, whether they’re new or old doesn’t really make a difference in one way - they all contribute to another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard: the 499th Roadhouse.

Roadhouse 498

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 20:41
This week in The Roadhouse I've got Joe Louis Walker, Marcia Ball, Guy Forsyth Band, Sena Ehrhardt, and Chris Smither - all from releases that haven't yet been featured in the show. So, yes - it's another hour of the finest blues you've never heard: the 498th Roadhouse.

Roadhouse 497

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 22:26
In perfect weather, we once again break out the '57 Cadillac convertible of the blues. At 18 feet and 5500 lbs, it's got plenty of momentum once it gets rolling, just like this edition of The Roadhouse. Sugar Ray & The Bluetones, Mud Morganfield & Kim Wilson, Johhny Hoy & The Bluefish, Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin, and Doghouse Sam & His Magnatones fill the show as we go top down and cruising in another hour of the finest blues you've never heard - the 497th Roadhouse.

Roadhouse 496

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 21:57
It's the most diverse show ever in The Roadhouse, with full sets of blues rock, Chicago blues and acoustic roots. Scott McKeon, Al Kooper & Mike Bloomfield, Mississippi John Hurt, Louisiana Red, and Preston Shannon are sprinkled in amongst the broadest picture of the blues you could imagine. It's definitely diverse and, yes - it's another hour of the finest blues you've never heard - the 496th Roadhouse.

Roadhouse 495

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 20:53
With a big number of tracks featuring artists other than the primary, this edition of The Roadhouse seems to be all about musical friendship. Generation Blues Experience, Dr. John, Trudy Lynn, The Mannish Boys, and Ruthie Foster also make this one of the newest, freshest editions of The Roadhouse, with the bulk of the tracks released in just the past three weeks. New music featuring friends - it's a great way to roll through another hour of the finest blues you've never heard - the 495th Roadhouse.

Roadhouse 494

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 21:22
With quite a few new blues tracks, a little more live blues than usual and a set that focuses on a real staple instrument of the blues, this edition shakes out as interesting, for sure. Rusty Zinn, John Mooney, Mike Zito, Elvin Bishop, and Eddie Cotton all lie within earshot of the hour and help provide the definition of the 494th Roadhouse - another hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard.

Roadhouse 493

Sat, 08/09/2014 - 19:31
This edition of The Roadhouse has the power and feel of a train rolling by a weight of blues you can feel from the soles of your feet on up. Lucky Peterson, Alexis P. Suter Band, Mikey Junior, Coco Montoya, and Eden Brent help fill the hour with a dynamism you'll definitely recognize as another hour of the finest blues you've never heard - the 493rd Roadhouse.

Roadhouse 492

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 20:27
This edition of The Roadhouse puts all the pieces together in a way that will have you chair-dancing for the full 60 minutes. David Vest, Paul Lamb & The King Snakes, Giles Robson & The Dirty Aces, Roomful of Blues, and Missy Andersen will take you place in The Roadhouse that you might not want to come back from at the end of the hour. It's absolutely another hour of the finest blues you've never heard, the 492nd Roadhouse.