Podcast

Episode 30 – November 17, 2020

Erin Coburn

Erin Coburn is settled in Kentucky, making music that is primarily Rock, which is heavily influenced by artists like Badflower, The Black Keys, and Cage the Elephant. Having released her debut album Chaos Before Conformity in 2015, followed by her sophomore release Queen of Nothing two years later and her third record in 2019, Out From Under. Since then, Coburn’s fanbase has grown both nationally and worldwide. Joining Erin in this interview is her drummer Brandon Pettiford!

Episode 29 – November 9, 2020

Damon Fowler

Fowler’s guitar work has been compared to Johnny Winter and Jeff Beck, while his slide guitar has a hint of the late Duane Allman. He can play fiery guitar runs with the best of them, but it’s his lyrical work on lap steel and Dobro that makes him stand out among the legions of guitar heroes.

Episode 28 – November 2, 2020

Dweezil Zappa

Dweezil Zappa is an American rock guitarist and occasional actor. He is the son of musical composer and performer Frank Zappa. Exposed to the music industry from an early age, Dweezil developed a strong affinity for playing the guitar and producing music.

Episode 27 – August 17, 2020

Champ Jaxon

Champ Jaxon is a nine year old aspiring blues-rock musician based out of Southwest Florida. 

Episode 26 – August 10, 2020

Connor Korte

Touring guitar tech/audio engineer for Black Pistol Fire and director/creator of the blues documentary 594 Miles From Chicago.

Episode 25 – August 5, 2020

Aidan Skinner

Aidan Skinner is a young and talent up in coming blues rock Guitarst from the city of Shreveport, LA. Several years ago in the same city there was a young man by the name of Kenny Wayne Shepherd who came from Shreveport and took the blues world by storm.

Episode 24 – July 27, 2020

Neil Carter

Neil Carter is an English musician who has worked in diverse genres throughout his career. Classically trained, he became a professional rock musician at the age of 17 and initially had his first “mainstream” experience with singer-songwriter Gilbert O’Sullivan. He subsequently played guitar and keyboard for the hard rock band UFO, blues rock guitarist Gary Moore, and Wild Horses.

Episode 23 – July 20, 2020

Joey Stuckey

Joey Stuckey is an award-winning blind guitarist, songwriter, singer, composer, producer, radio and television personality, music columnist, educator and sound engineer. He is also the official music ambassador for his home town of Macon Georgia. 

Episode 22 – July 13, 2020

Heritage

The band Heritage makes their debut interview on our show! Meet Jaden Rudloff and Waylon Floyd. The two recorded, mixed and mastered an album in the middle of the pandemic and then released it! Their debut album titled “Long Hard Road” is available now on all streaming sites!

Episode 21 – July 6, 2020

Robert Connely Farr

Singer-songwriter Robert Connely Farr grew up in the small southern town of Bolton, Mississippi, home town of Charley Patton & The Mississippi Sheiks. Connely currently resides in Vancouver, Canada where he also heads up the alt-country / Southern rockers Mississippi Live & the Dirty Dirty.

Episode 20 – July 4, 2020

Jose Ramirez

At 32 years old, Jose Ramirez is Costa Rica’s premier blues artist and has played with some of the biggest names in the blues industry. These artists include Buddy Guy, Anson Funderburgh, Janiva Magness, Mark Hummel and Bryan Lee, to name a few.

Episode 19 – June 29, 2020

Christone “Kingfish” Ingram

With both eyes on the future and the blues in his blood, 21-year-old guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Christone “Kingfish” Ingram continues to take the music world by storm after his 2019 release of his debut album, KINGFISH.

Episode 18 – June 22, 2020

Ally Venable

There’s something about Texas. Open up the history books and you’ll find the Lone Star State at the eye of every rock ‘n’ roll storm. Pull up a stool in any bar-room and you’ll still hear Southern gentlemen spin stories of ZZ Top, Johnny Winter and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Now tip a ten-gallon hat to the bandleader writing her own name onto the state’s famed back pages, as Ally Venable releases breakout third album, – Texas Honey Debuted as #2 on the Billboard Blues Charts featuring Eric Gales and Mike Zito.

Episode 17 – June 20, 2020

Johnny Burgin

Johnny Burgin earns his name as The Worldwide West Side Guitar Man by performing up to 250 shows a year in Europe, Japan and coast to coast in the US.

Episode 16 – June 15, 2020

Aldynne Glanton

Guitar World with Aldynne Glanton – Aldy is the man in charge of some of the most iconic guitars on the road today.

Episode 15 – June 8, 2020

Toronzo Cannon

Chicago bluesman Toronzo Cannon defies all expectations. The blistering guitarist, soulful vocalist, singular songwriter and city bus driver fuses his muscular, rock-inspired blues guitar playing with his original, keenly detailed slice-of-life songs, blazing his own blues trail.

Episode 14 – June 1, 2020

Bobby Rush

Bobby Rush… GRAMMY winning blues legend, Blues Hall of Famer, 12x Blues Music Award winner, B.B. King Entertainer of the Year, and makes a cameo in the Netflix Original ‘Dolemite Is My Name’ Starring Eddie Murphy.

Episode 13 – May 25, 2020

Tom Hambridge

Tom Hambridge is a three-time Grammy-winning singer, songwriter, producer & drummer.

Episode 12 – May 25, 2020

Nick Bell

Nick Bell is a prominent, up and coming Chicago-land Blues and Rock guitarist. Influenced by the likes of Jeff Beck, Warren Haynes, Jimi Hendrix, Gary Moore, and countless others; Nick plays with a distinct, fused, Blues-Rock style.

Episode 11 – May 18, 2020

Ina Forsman

It takes a special artist to snatch triumph from the jaws of disaster. Rewind to 2016
and everything was going right for Ina Forsman. The 24-year-old singer had gone
from Finland’s best-kept secret to Ruf’s hottest new signing. Her self-titled debut had wowed the music press, from Classic Rock (“dynamite voice”) to Blues Blast (“debut album of the year”). She’d blazed her reputation in the US and Europe on that year’s Blues Caravan tour, and couldn’t slow the torrent of new songs that flowed from her.

Episode 10 – May 11, 2020

Luke Repass

Luke was born in Chicago and raised in East Tennessee. He is 23 years old and an accomplished and respected  musician throughout the Chicagoland area. He has had the pleasure of sharing the stage with greats such as Carl Weathersby, Linsey Alexander, Mike Wheeler, Toronzo Cannon, Jimmy Johnson, Ric Jaz, and many more.  

Episode 9 – May 6, 2020

Jackson Stokes

For guitarist and singer-songwriter Jackson Stokes, great musicians make great neighbors. Even as a youth weaned on classic rock- his first concert was Lynyrd Skynyrd- Stokes was unaware that living across the street from his St. Louis home was guitarist and singer-songwriter Devon Allman.

Episode 8 – May 4, 2020

Greg Guy

Greg Guy is a recipient of the 2014 Chicago Blues Hall of Fame as an Honorary Master of Blues, and his guitar playing is greatly influenced by Prince — aside from being the son of the Living Legend Buddy Guy. One of Chicago’s own Sons of the Blues, Greg Guy has been playing music most of his life, as it’s in his DNA.

Episode 7 – April 27, 2020

Joel Baer

Joel Baer is an active performing and recording drummer in the Chicago area. 

Episode 6 – April 20, 2020

Ivy Ford

Ivy Ford, singer, musician, entertainer. Waukegan born and raised, at 27 she is quite the up and coming artist of the Chicago blues and live music scene.

Episode 5 – April 13, 2020

Gerry Hundt

Gerry Hundt was playing Chicago Blues in taverns before he was allowed to drink in them.

Episode 4 – April 6, 2020

Jimmy Nick

Jimmy Nick is an old-fashioned, guitar slinging blues prodigy who spent his teenage years being schooled by legendary bluesmen in the famous Chicago clubs of Kingston Mines, Rosa’s Lounge, and B.L.U.E.S. on Halsted. 

Episode 3 – March 30, 2020

Corey Dennison

A killer Blues guitarist reigning from Chattanooga, TN, Corey Dennison has been killing in on the blues circuit for years now while also getting some Grammy ballot looks!

Episode 1 – March 18, 2019

Erin Coburn

Performer and singer/songwriter from Kentucky, Erin Coburn has captivated her audiences since a young age, with her prowess on guitar, her powerful vocals, and bringing her own style of Rock with Blues influences into the 21st century.

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