IBC 2022 Has Been POSTPONED!

IBC 2022 Has Been POSTPONED!

After consulting with our IBC partners including hospitality vendors, event venues, and merchants; as well as with the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Department, similar organizations, and members of our blues community, the decision was made to postpone IBC...
The Porkroll Project

The Porkroll Project

The Porkroll Project”Papa Didn’t Raise Me Right” Roadhouse Redemption RecordsPublicity: Blind RaccoonPeter “Blewzzman” Lauro © October 2021 The Porkroll Project has been part of the Mary4Music family for well over fifteen years now. ...
Judith Black, New President

Judith Black, New President

The Blues Foundation AnnouncesJudith Black as New President & CEO Memphis, TN — The Blues Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Judith Black as its new President and CEO effective January 1, 2022. Black is co-founder and previously served as...
Rusty Ends Blues Band

Rusty Ends Blues Band

Rusty Ends Blues Band Earwig MusicPublicity:  Blind RaccoonPeter “Blewzzman” Lauro © 2021 As Michael Frank, the disc’s Executive Producer and CEO of Earwig Music, tells us in its liner notes, he and Rusty Ends met on a phone call that had...
Zac Harmon

Zac Harmon

Zac Harmon – Long As I Got My Guitar Catfood RecordsPublicity: Blind RaccoonBy Peter Lauro, © 2021 PreludeAs is known, when Zac Harmon jumped into the blues pool back in 2005, he didn’t just make a splash – he created a tsunami.  His debut release...
Tony Holiday

Tony Holiday

Tony Holiday”Porch Sessions Volume 2″ Blue Heart RecordsPublicity: Blind RaccoonBy Peter “Blewzzman” Lauro © 2021 As you have probably figured out, by either being familiar with the 2019 Blues Blast Award nominated “Porch Sessions”...
Robbin Kapsalis

Robbin Kapsalis

Robbin Kapsalis & Vintage #18 Soul Shaker Bird Song RecordsManagement: The Galaxie AgencyPublicity: Jill KettlesPeter “Blewzzman” Lauro © 2021 “Soul Shaker” is the second release for Robbin Kapsalis and Vintage #18.  The band, who...
Teresa James

Teresa James

Teresa James & The Rhythm Tramps Rose-Colored Glasses Vol. 1 Blue Heart RecordsPublicity:  Blind RaccoonPeter “Blewzzman” Lauro © 2021 Wondering exactly how long I’ve been reviewing Teresa James & The Rhythm Tramps’ music, I took a...
Altered Five Blues Band

Altered Five Blues Band

Altered Five Blues Band – Holler If You Hear Me Blind Pig RecordsPublicity:  Blind RaccoonPeter “Blewzzman” Lauro © 2021 With “Holler If You Hear Me” being the band’s sixth release, there should be a heck of a lot of hollering going...
Johnny Tucker 

Johnny Tucker 

Johnny Tucker FeaturingKid Ramos And The Allstars”75 And Alive” A HighJohn Records Production,released via Blue Heart RecordsPublicity: Blind RaccoonPeter “Blewzzman” Lauro © 2021 Let me cut right to the chase here, “75 And...
Rodd Bland

Rodd Bland

Rodd Bland and The Members Only BandLive On Beale Street: A Tribute To Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland Nola Blue RecordsPublicity: Blind RaccoonPeter “Blewzzman” Lauro © 2021 If everything in the above header reeks of familiarity, you certainly know...