The BluzNdaBlood Show #266, “And The Winner Is….”

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The BluzNdaBlood Show #266, “And The Winner Is….”

Intro Song,
Lurie Bell , “Blues Is Trying To Keep Up With Me”, Can’t Shake This Feeling Traditional Blues Album

First Set
Eric Bibb, “The Happiest Man In The World”, The Happiest Man In The World, Acoustic Album
Doug MacLeod, “Big City Woman”, Live in Europe, Acoustic Artist
Bobby Rush, “I’m Tired”, Porcupine Meat, Best Album

Second Set
Joe Bonamassa,I Get Evil-Albert King”, Live at the Greek Theater, B.B. King Entertainer , Instrumentalist – Guitar
The Tedeschi-Trucks Band, “Bird On The Wire”, Live From The Fox Oakland, Band of Year, Susan won Contemporary Blues Female Artist, Rock Blues Album (Let Me Get By)
Jonn Del Toro Richardson, “Tengo Blues”, Tengo Blues, Best Emerging Artist Album
Kenny Neal, “Ain’t Gon Let The Blues Die”, Bloodline, Contemporary Blues Album, Contemporary Blues Male Artist

Third Set –
Bobby Rush, “Blind Snake”, Chicken Heads: A 50 Year History of Bobby Rush, Historical Album
Biscuit Miller, “She Likes To Boogie”, Wishbone , Instrumentalist – Bass
Victor Wainwright, “Wine Spodie Odie”, Family Roots, Pinetop Perkins Piano Player
Curtis Salgado, “Walk A Mile In My”, The Beautiful Lowdown, Song of the Year, Soul Blues Album, Soul Blues Male Artist

Thanks to Michael Allen Engstrom from the Crossroads Blues Gallery


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The BluzNdaBlood Show #264, BMA Nominee’s Blues!

The Blues Music Awards are Thursday May 11th in Memphis, TN! This show plays SOME samples from SOME of the great nominees! Good luck to all!

Intro Song,
Monster Mike Welch and Mike Ledbetter , “Cry For Me Baby”, Right Place, Right Time, Delta Groove Music, Mike Welch nomiated for Instrumentalist – Guitar, Mike Ledbetter is in the Nick Moss Band, nominated for Band of Year and Contemporary Blues Album, and Anthony Geraci is on the CD playing piano and Hammond Organ and he’s up for the Pinetop Perkins Piano Player!

First Set
John Primer and Bob Corritore, “Poor Man Blues”, Ain’t Nothing You Can Do, John Primer nominated for Traditional Male Blues Artist, Bob is nominated for Traditional Blues Album, Also on CD are Pinetop nominees Henry Gray and Barrelhouse Chuck, and bass nominee Patrick Rynn
Albert Castiglia, Let The Big Dog Eat”, Big Dog, nominated for Rock Blues Album
Kenny Neal, “Keep On Moving”, Bloodline, Cleopatra Blues, Nominated for Contemporary Blues Album, Contemporary Blues Male Artist

Second Set
Lurrie Bell,I Can’t Shake This Feeling”, Can’t Shake This Feeling, Delmark Records, Traditional Blues Album and Traditional Blues Male Artist
Bobby Rush, “Hoochie Man”, Chicken Heads – 50 year History, Bobby nominated for Historical Album; Porcupine Meat for Best Album, and Best Soul Blues Album
Victor QWainwright, “Buzz Me”, Family Roots, Pinetop Perkins Piano Player

Third Set – WIB
Doug MacLeod, “Home Cookin”, Live In Europe, Under the Radar Label, Acoustic Artist, and Historical Album
Janiva Magness, “Real Slow”, Love Wins Again, Contemporary Blues Female Artist
Vaneese Thomas, “Sweet Talk Me”, The Long Journey Home, Segue Records, Soul Blues Female Artist

Fourth Set
Jonn Del Toro Richardson, “Tall Pretty Baby”, Tengo Blues, Best Emerging Artist Album
Guy King, “A Day In A Life With The Blues”, Truth, Delmark Records, Best Emerging Artist Album
Knickerbocker All-Stars, “I Still Love You Baby”, Texas Rhody Blues, lead singer was Sugarray Rayford and he’s nominated for B.B. King Entertainer of Year, Contemporary Blues Male Artist,

BMAs are Thursday May 11th in Memphis


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The BluzNdaBlood Show #246, Bruce’s Blues, 2016!

Intro Song, Night Before at River City
Jimmy Adler, “Down In Alabama”, swing it around, Bonedog Records

First Day – Friday, August 12th
Quinn Sullivan, “Getting There”, Getting There
Sue Foley, “Me and My Chauffeur”, Change
Rod Piazza & the Mighty Flyers, “Sunbird’”, Soul Monster, Delta Groove Records
Shemekia Copeland, “Outskirts of Love’”, Outskirts of Love, Alligator Records

Second Day – Saturday. August 13th
Albert Castiglia, “What the Hell Was I Thinking’”, Big Dog,
Curtis Salgado, “Love Man”, Soul Shot, Alligator Records
Janiva Magness, “Long As I Can See The Light”, Love Wins Again, Fathead Records
Sugar Blue, “Bluesman”, Code Blue
Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues, “Back Alley Cat”, Blues Shock, Blind Pig Records

Third Day – Sunday, August 14th
Ben Prestage, “Fishin’ In The Dark”, One Crow Murder
Jonn Del Toro Richardson, “Tall Pretty Baby”, Tengo Blues
Tinsley Ellis, “It’s Not Funny”, Midnight Blue
Laith Al-Saadi, “Last Time You’ll See Me Cry”, Real

Thanks to Bruce Wheeler, his family, and all the volunteers!

Congratulations to the Blues Society of Northern West Virginia for holding their very first IBC Competition at the festival!


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The BluzNdaBlood Show #234, More of the Best Blues of 2015!

Intro Song
Andy T Nick Nixon Band, “Gate’s Salty Blues”, Numbers Man, Blind Pig Records

First Set
Jonn Del Toro Richardson, “Tall Pretty Baby”, Tengo Blues
Cash Box Kings, “I Ain’t Gonna Be No Monkey Man”, Holding Court, Blind Pig Records
Ghost Town Blues Band, “Hard Road To Hoe”, Hard Road to Hoe, Delta Groove Music

Second Set
The Beat Daddys, “These Chains”, hoodoo that we doo, Melrose Hill Records
Debbie Davies, “I Get The Blues So Easy”, Love Spin, Vizztone Label Group
Victor Wainwright & The Wild Roots, “Genuine Southern Hospitality”, Boom Town, Blind Pig Records

Third Set
Sugaray Rayford, “Take Away These Blues”, Southside, NimoySue Records
Shaun Booker & Sean Carney, “Blue Plate Special”, Blue Plate Special, Nite Owlz Records
Smokin’ Joe Kubek & Bnois King, “Done Got Caught Blues”, Fat Man’s Shine Parlor, Blind Pig Records

Fourth Set
Greg Nagy, “Long Way To Memphis”, Stranded, Big O Records
Andy Poxon, “Cold Weather”, Must Be Crazy!, EllerSoul Records
The Nighthawks, “Rock This House”, Back Porch Party, EllerSoul Records


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The BluzNdaBlood Show #224, Picked Up Blues!

Intro Song
The Jimmys, “What Gives”, Hot Dish, Brown Cow Productions

First Set
Andy Poxon, “You Must Be Crazy”, Must Be Crazy, EllerSoul Records
Andy T Nick Nixon Band, “Shut The Front Door”, Numbers Man, Blind Pig Records
Andy Geraci & The Boston Blues All-Stars, “The Blues Never Sleeps”, Fifty Shades of Blues, Delta Groove Music
Delta Moon, “Nothing You Can Tell A Fool”, Low Down, Jumpin’ Jack Records

Second Set

Buddy Guy w/ Kim Wilson, “Kiss Me Quick”, Born To Play Guitar, 2015 RCA Silvertone Records
JJ Appleton & Jason Ricci, “Black Limosine”, Dirty Memory, Old Boy Network CD
Jonn “Del Toro” Richardson, “Tengo Blues”, Tengo Blues,
Mick Kolassa, “Walkin’ (Dead) Blues”, Ghosts of the Riverside Hotel, Swing Suit Records

Third Set
Little Boys Blue , “She Put Me Down”, Bad Love, Jaxon Records
Deb Callahan, “Big Love”, sweet soul, Blue Pearl Records
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, “Got A Lot”, Method To My Madness, Alligator Records
Tommy McCoy, “Blues Thing”, 20 Year Retrospect, Earwig Records

Fourth Short Set
Zac Harmon, “Right Man Right Now”, Right Man Right Now, 2015 Blind Pig Records


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The BluzNdaBlood Show #194, Big Blues From Small Labels

Hello once again, everybody! It’s time for another BluzNdaBlood Show! This is Show 194!

Here’s another show highlighting blues labels and their newest releases! But this time we’re highlighting the smaller labels! This show is called, “Big Blues From Small Labels!”

You’ll hear Bobby Rush, the James Boogaloo Bolden Blues Band, Jimmy Adler, Keb’ Mo’, Eddie Martin, The Forrest McDonald Band, Sean Carney and Jonn Del Toro Richardson, Lisa Mann, Janiva Magness, The Bridget Kelly Band, Anthony Rosano and The Conqueroos, Ron Tanski, and Zac Harmon!

Intro Song
Bobby Rush, “Down In Louisiana“, Down In Louisiana, Deep Rush Records

First Set
The James Boogaloo Bolden Blues Band, “Big Boss Man“, No News “Jus the Blues”, Real Records
Jimmy Adler, “Liquor Got Loose“, Swing It Around, Bonedog Records
Keb’ Mo’, “The Worst Is Yet To Come“, Bluesamericana, King of Blue Music

Second Set
Eddie Martin, “The Devil’s Joker“, Blues Took Me By The Hand Vol. 1 Acoustic Sessions, Blueblood Records
The Forrest McDonald Band, “Turnaround Blues“, Turnaround Blues, World Talent Records
Jonn Del Toro Richardson and Sean Carney,Shake That Thang“, Drivin’ Me Wild, Tony’s Treasures

Third Set – Women in Blues Set
Lisa Mann, “The Blues Is My Medicine“, Move On, Lisa Mann Music Label
Janiva Magness, “I Need a Man“, Original, Fathead Records
The Bridget Kelly Band,Goin’ to Memphis“, Forever in Blues, Alpha Sun Records

Fourth Set
Anthony Rosano and The Conqueroos, “My Kathleen“, Get Rood
Ron Tanski, “Never Pet a Burning Dog“, Never Pet a Burning Dog, Ron Tanski Music
Zac Harmon, “Miss American Girl“, Music Is Medicine

Please keep in touch! E-mail me at dave@bluzndablood.com! The easiest way to get the show is to go to iTunes and Subscribe for free!

Keep the blues in the blood,

Dave