During this one-hour special that'll air at 11pm on Saturday, January 24th, you'll hear an interview by Stuart Holman with Sonny Moorman, and then later in the show, you'll hear an interview I did with Kelly Richey in the Corbett Studio.
Sunday, January 18 Sonny Moorman's "Road to Memphis" Party Enjoy a special Sunday evening celebration with the Sonny Moorman Group as they kick-off their trip to the International Blues Challenge in Memphis--over 120 acts who have been judged to be the best in their region, competing to see who will be judged the best in the world. Come out to support our local winner! $10 admission includes catered homemade appetizers! Showtime 6 PM.
This blues show begins at 11pm on Saturday night, January 10th, with a great version of "Stormy Monday" by Gary Moore with help from Albert King. You'll also hear during the show "All Blues" by Stanley Jordan, and songs from Nina Simone, Cassandra Wilson, and Little Charlie & the Nightcats. Ending the show is "When the Music's Over" recorded at the the Isle of Wight Festival in 1970 by the Doors.
We're going to start the year out with a song by Irma Thomas, "Got to Bring It With You" which was recorded in New Orleans in 2009. The first set also features Charlie Musselwhite, BB King & Eric Clapton, and finally Tony Joe White. The 2nd set begins with Koko Taylor and Lonnie Mack, plus Gov't Mule and Greg Schaber and High Street from 1997. The last set begins with Wynton Marsalis's "Midnight Blues" and a word jazz piece by Ken Nordine.