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  • Album review: Joe Louis Walker, 'Hellfire'

    Album review: Joe Louis Walker, 'Hellfire'
    3 stars (out of 4) Veteran blues guitarist Joe Louis Walker has been recording steadily since the mid’-80s, but “Hellfire” is his first album for Chicago-based Alligator Records. It is also his most rock-oriented release, with...
  • Louisiana Red dies at 79; Alabama-born slide guitarist found success in Germany

    Louisiana Red dies at 79; Alabama-born slide guitarist found success in Germany
    Like so many other blues musicians, slide guitarist Louisiana Red long struggled to make a living in his native country, so in the early 1980s he moved to Germany where, to his delight, he found audiences far more receptive to his elemental sound. He...
  • Team of local blues all stars recording with sax man Eddie Shaw in Norfolk

    Team of local blues all stars recording with sax man Eddie Shaw in Norfolk
    Norfolk blues singer Jackie Scott is using her clout in national blues circles to bring attention to some of Hampton Roads' top musicians. Yesterday (Feb. 27) and today (Feb. 28), Scott has been in the studio producing a recording that links top local...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    Stay in the loop with a look at everything going on this week MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change) Martha Marcy May Marlene The Skin I Live In The Son of No One Tower Heist A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas NOTABLE TV  MONDAY Ghost Hunters Live!...
  • Teens from Hampton and Newport News sharpen skills at Chicago blues camp

    Teens from Hampton and Newport News sharpen skills at Chicago blues camp
    NEWPORT NEWS — The blues bug has chomped down on Robert Martin Walters and William "MoBetta" Ledbetter, a pair of talented local teenagers. Watch them jam together on a rollicking blues classic like "Messin' With the Kid," and you might assume...
  • Bollywood film to close part of lower Michigan Ave., Bravo show shooting in Chicago, Jack White spotted at Public Chicago

    Bollywood film to close part of lower Michigan Ave., Bravo show shooting in Chicago, Jack White spotted at Public Chicago
    “Dhoom 3: Back in Action” -- the latest sequel in the popular Bollywood buddy cop series -- will shoot on and around lower Michigan Avenue Thursday and Friday. There will be street closures from 9:30 am to 4 pm both days on lower Michigan...
  • Plotting out another great Story Week

    Plotting out another great Story Week
    It is a pleasurable thing to have drinks with Randy Albers and we have done so over the years at such saloons as, of course, the Billy Goat, as well as Stefani's 437, the Underground Wonder Bar and some joint in the South Loop whose name escapes me at the...
  • Greer's OC: Help others get strong

    One of our favorite events of the year, Share Our Strength's "Taste of the Nation: Laguna Beach" returns June 3 at the Montage Laguna Beach. Attend this incredible gourmet food and wine event featuring eight celebrity chefs, and you will be directly...
  • Chicago air guitar champ Nordic Thunder is a Pepper, too

    Chicago air guitar champ Nordic Thunder is a Pepper, too
    Bo Diddley, Buddy Guy, Tom Morello, Patrick Stump ... the list of gifted guitarists from Chicago is a long one, and the list of their accomplishments is even longer. But one thing none of them ever had was a Dr. Pepper commercial. Apparently none of their...
  • Joe Louis Walker, the blues and beyond

    Joe Louis Walker, the blues and beyond
    As a teenager in ‘60s San Francisco, Joe Louis Walker lived just blocks away from Sly Stone, roomed with Mike Bloomfield, and played shows with B.B. King, Jimi Hendrix and Thelonious Monk. Walker was the 16-year-old house guitarist at the Matrix,...
  • Free Music Friday! Swirling neo-soul from Cody ChesnuTT

    Free Music Friday! Swirling neo-soul from Cody ChesnuTT
    About a decade ago, Cody ChesnuTT surprised and thrilled music lovers with "The Headphone Masterpiece," an ambitious, low-fi album that reminded listeners of the psychedelic soul classics of the 1970s. Some considered it an over-hyped oddity. Others were...