Laura Green

Laura Green

“Green Eyed Blues”Laura Green MusicBy Peter “Blewzzman” Lauro © September 2020  Singer, songwriter Laura Green’s debut release is titled “Green Eyed Blues” – and if I may take the liberty of being...
Cathy Grier & The Troublemakers

Cathy Grier & The Troublemakers

“I’m All Burn”CG Music WorksBy Peter “Blewzzman” Lauro © September 2020 CommentaryBefore I get into this review I’d like to compliment Cathy Grier for the precise attention to detail she displayed in the listing of the musician...
Bridget Kelly Band

Bridget Kelly Band

“Dark Spaces”Alpha Sun RecordsMarketing: Marlene Palumbo @ Indienink MusicBy Peter “Blewzzman” Lauro © August 2020  PrefaceI’d have to search long and hard to find someone I know through blues music who doesn’t know Bridget Kelly and...
Blind Willie’s is Open Again!

Blind Willie’s is Open Again!

Blind Willie’s re-opens FRIDAY, August 28, at 7pm. For now, we are only open three days a week: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. We look forward to welcoming you back!The number of patrons will be limited in accordance with current guidelines with respect to our...
Eric Johanson

Eric Johanson

“Below Sea Level”Release Date September 18, 2020Nola Blue RecordsPublicity Blind RaccoonBy Peter “Blewzzman” Lauro © August, 2020  “Below Sea Level” is Eric Johanson’s second solo release and his first on the rapidly...
Kirsten Thien

Kirsten Thien

“Two Sides”Screen Door RecordsPublicity: Blind RaccoonBy Peter “Blewzzman” Lauro © August 2020  I try not to make a habit of doing things like this but from time to time, as I set out to do a review of a CD, I realize that there’s...
Hurricane Ruth

Hurricane Ruth

“Good Life”American Showplace MusicManagement: The Galaxie AgencyBy Peter “Blewzzman” Lauro © July 2020  Prelude Back about seven or eight years ago – while we were all in town for the Blues Music Awards – Hurricane...
Sandra Hall is Still “Empress”

Sandra Hall is Still “Empress”

BLUES & BEYOND:Atlanta’s ‘Empress of the Blues’ retains her crown.Sandra Hall’s triumphant half century singing blues and soul Check out Hal Horowitz’s excellent article about our own Honorary Lifetime Member Recipient, Sandra Hall… “As with many in her...
Crooked Eye Tommy

Crooked Eye Tommy

“Hot Coffee And Pain”Blue Heart RecordsPublicity: Blind RaccoonBy Peter “Blewzzman” Lauro © July 2020 “Hot Coffee And Pain” is the second release for Crooked Eye Tommy, and their first on Blue Heart Records, a division of Nola Blue,...
Act Now to Save our Stages

Act Now to Save our Stages

Time is running out to Save our Stages The mission of the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA) is to preserve and nurture the ecosystem of independent live music venues and promoters throughout the United States. This is our final push to Congress and there...