The Blues with Lee Hay

Saturdays at 11 PM

Blues lovers will enjoy spending Saturday nights listening to their favorite music with longtime blues host Lee Hay.

Cincy Winter Blues Fest

Jan 8, 2014

The Cincy Blues Society (founded in 1990) celebrates over two decades of supporting the Blues with its hottest Winter Blues Fest line-up yet! On February 7 & 8, 2014, The Phoenix will be rocking with more than 25 of the best local blues bands and two amazing touring headliners.  There will be four stages.

Tue Jan 7, 2014 10:40 am (PST) . Posted by patincincy  from the Cincy Blues Society on local blues mailing list:

The Blues: 1.4.14 show

Jan 5, 2014

Lots and lots of new releases from little known blues musicians on the regional and national scene.  The show begins with a young guitar prodigy, Quinn Sullivan, who blew folks away at Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival last year.  Other musicians you'll hear on this show include Davell Crawford on Basin Street, Magic Slim's son Shawn Holt & the Teardrops, and Ron Sorin and the Blue Coast Band from Chicago.

The Blues: 12/28/13 show

Dec 30, 2013

Some party favorites from Denise Lasalle, Delbert McClinton, John Mayall, and Lonnie Mack.  The blues show ends with a classic written by Gregg Allman and recorded at the Beacon Theatre in NY in 2003 - Whippin' Post from the Allman Brothers Band.

SAT. 4- SUN. 5 RICKY NYE @ NOVA JAZZ CAVA (+34 937 86 27 09)  Passatge de Tete Montoliu, 24, 08221 Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain X BOOGIE & BLUES REUNION presented by LLUIS COLOMA

FRI. 10- RICKY NYE @ FONDA- LA PRIMITIVA 08015 Lluçà (Barcelona-SPAIN) 10:00 PM showtime

SUN. 12- RICKY NYE with MR. BOOGIE WOOGIE @ GOOR BLUES Bredabaan 908, 2990 Gooreind, Belgium 4:00 PM showtime

Yes, folks, it's that time of year for drinks, burritos, friends, family and CHRISTMAS FUN ! And behind it all will be a music machine comprised of STEVE SCHMIDT on Hammond organ, BRAD MYERS, guitar and ANTHONY T. LEE, drums.

And, adding sweet vocals on top, will be EUGENE GOSS and - for the first time at this event - DIXIE KARAS !

This soulful, swinging, ebony/ivory juggernaut will be layin' it down for 3 BIG NIGHTS this year : Thurs.,Fri. and Sat., 12/19, 20 & 21. (Thanks to the Comet for its generosity !)

Tune in at 11pm on Saturday, 12/21/13, for a Blues Christmas special.  The show begins with "White Christmas" recorded by Charlie Parker on December 25th, 1948.  Other musicians featured in the holiday special are the Blind Boys of Alabama, Aaron Neville, Ramsey Lewis, Albert King, and Etta James.  James Brown's "Please Come for Christmas" is also included.

Cincinnati connection since the song was released on King Records:

James Brown
(James Brown)
King (1970)

Recorded in Nashville on  April 25, 1970 according to “The King Labels: A Discography, Volume 1” compiled by Michel Ruppli.  Bootsy Collins is listed as playing electric bass on the song.  The Grammy ceremony will be broadcast live on Jan. 26, 2014, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on the CBS Television Network.

On Saturday night, 12/14/13, at 11pm, join us for an hour special featuring early blues music recorded in the 1920's, plus an interview with blues expert John Tefteller who recently purchased a rare 78rpm by Tommy Johnson for over $37,000.  He'll touch on record collecting, storage, other rare releases as well as King Records.  We'll also include songs in the last set from a double-album set released by

The Blues: 12/7/13 show

Dec 2, 2013

This is going to be a fun show with music from B.B.King, Gov't Mule, and Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings, plus  lots of ladies including Odetta, Joss Stone, Cyndi Lauper, and Janiva Magness.