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  • REVIEW: Blues guitarist Sonny Landreth's influences shine, but he makes Musikfest Cafe show his own

    REVIEW: Blues guitarist Sonny Landreth's influences shine, but he makes Musikfest Cafe show his own
    Slide guitar is popular among blues musicians, and when a player is covering a standard such as “Walkin’ Blues,” he runs the risk of sounding just like those who played the song before him. But when bluesman Sonny Landreth played those...
  • Eric Steckel basking in the thrill of the blues

    I first met Eric Steckel after he tore up a local crowd with his harp playing. He was 8 years old. Steckel switched to guitar, had his first paying gig at 9, and put out his first album, "A Few Degrees Warmer," with his own band in 2002. He was 11 years...
  • Ready to rock

    Ready to rock
    Get ready to rock with Young At Art when a former member of Aerosmith and other special guests take the stage during "ROCK the House with YAA." The event is set for 7:30 p.m. April 24 at the museum, 751 SW 121st Ave. in Davie. Richie Supa, a singer-...
  • Bowie, Philly soul and Dylan are boxed set standouts in 2014

    Bowie, Philly soul and Dylan are boxed set standouts in 2014
    Here are some of the most notable box sets this year in rock and pop: Michael Bloomfield, "From His Head to his Heart to his Hands"(Columbia/Legacy, $46): A herculean guitarist from Chicago's suburbs, Bloomfield stood at the leading edge of the rock-...
  • Southern Hospitality a rising roots/blues supergroup

    A fleeting, magical moment at a Florida music festival led to a collaboration that has had fans of roots and blues music raving ever since. It happened three years ago at a post-festival party jam session hosted by a club that sponsored the festival....
  • Famed blues guitarist Johnny Winter dead at 70

    Famed blues guitarist Johnny Winter dead at 70
    Johnny Winter, an American blues rock guitarist, vocalist and band leader best known for his virtuoso slide-guitar solos and raspy  vocals, was found dead in a hotel room outside Zurich, Swiss police said on Thursday. He was 70. Along with his brother, ...
  • Johnny Winter dies at 70; dazzling blues guitarist

    Johnny Winter, a rail-thin blues guitarist known for his scorching riffs, flowing white hair and gravelly, hard-times voice, died Wednesday in Switzerland at the end of a European tour. He was 70. His death in a Zurich hotel room was confirmed by John...
  • Seminole Casino Coconut Creek promotions for August

    Seminole Casino Coconut Creek promotions for August
    Seminole Casino Coconut Creek promotions for August: Casino Promotions 55+ Silver Star Slot Tournament Mondays, Aug. 6, 13, 20, and 27, 9 a.m. – noon Swipe your player’s card to earn 50 points and receive one entry to participate every...
  • Alligator's Bruce Iglauer among Chicagoans of the Year

    Alligator's Bruce Iglauer among Chicagoans of the Year
    Each year the Tribune recognizes a handful of Chicagoans as its artists of the year. This year, Alligator Records founder Bruce Iglauer is among them. Here's why: The Chicago Blues Festival reserved its final night last June for a birthday party:...
  • Acoustic music will be on the menu at Jewish Mother Deli in Hampton

    Acoustic music will be on the menu at Jewish Mother Deli in Hampton
    Scotty Miller, who runs the Jewish Mother restaurants in Virginia Beach and Norfolk, said last week he’s spreading his sandwich, beer and music empire to the Peninsula. He said he’ll open a Jewish Mother Deli and Grill in Hampton on...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    Lots of new TV, local shows for the first week of 2012. MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change) The Devil Inside Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy NOTABLE TV MONDAY The Bachelor (season premiere; 8 p.m.; ABC) Pretty Little Liars (returns from hiatus; 8...