On this week's blues show, Saturday, May 12th at 11pm, we'll start off with a song from Tom Jones and Jeff Beck followed by the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band and Hugh Laurie. The second set features Tom Waits, Delbert McClinton, Marcia Ball, and Ray Charles. Irma Thomas starts off the third set along with Johnny Adams, Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi, and Terence Blanchard.
The Tedeschi Trucks Band's bringing their Wheels of Soul tour to Riverbend on July 22nd along with the Drive-By Truckers and the Marcus King Band. Irma Thomas is playing the San Francisco Jazz Fest on June 6th, and Terence Blanchard's on stage in Minneapolis May 15th.
Marcia Ball's coming to the Woodward Theater in Over the Rhine on May 29th. Ricky Nye and Chris Douglas are opening for her. Tune in to the Blues show on May 26th for an interview I did with her and on May 27th on Around Cincinnati. Delbert McClinton's the headliner for the Cincy Blues Fest. And, the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band's been booked on two separate cruises in 2019.