The last blues show of 2014 begins with local favorite and a world-class pianist, Ricky Nye. There are also songs by Tom Waits, Van Morrison and Johnny Adams. The last set features the Bluebirds Big Band, Steely Dan and Mark Murphy.
City Lights has released a new book of the lyrics of Van Morrison called "Lit Up Inside" which came out in late October, 2014.
The Claudettes will be returning to Cincinnati for a show at MOTR Pub, 1345 Main Street, in Over the Rhine, on Sat, 12/20. Show begins at 10pm with no cover. Information: 513-381-6687 or http://www.motrpub.com/.
Whether you're wrapping presents, drinking spiked eggnog, or partying with friends, you'll want to turn your radio to this blues Christmas special Saturday night, December 20th at 11pm. The show begins with the Steve Schmidt Organ Trio & Bill Caffie singing "Merry Christmas Baby." Other local musicians on the program include Scotty Anderson, "Away in a Manger," Bam Powell's "Another Waffle House Christmas," and "Silver Bells" by the Goshorn Brothers. You'll also hear from James Brown, BB King, and the Blind Boys of Alabama with special guest Aaron Neville. Ending this Christmas spe
This blues show starts off with a new cd to the station by the Huntertones put out by the Jazz Arts Group in Columbus. The cd's listed as by the Dan White Sextet, but they've since changed their name to the Huntertones. The rest of the first set features Galactic, Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Later in the show, a fun set that begins with Ry Cooder and Sacred Mushroom, and ends with Cold Blood and the classic "Whipping Post" by the Allman Brothers.
We're going to start off with a great vocalist who can really swing, Ernestine Anderson, and her version of "Please Send Me Someone to Love." She's recorded over 30 albums and has been nominated for a number of Grammys. This will be followed by the Monty Alexander Trio's 1976 recording of "Drown in My Own Tears" and the Blind Boys of Alabama.