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.

The Blues: 8/16/14 show

Aug 12, 2014

On this edition of The Blues, you'll hear from New Orleans legendary pianist Ronnie Kole who has a lively persona on stage.  You'll also hear one of my favorites, the Monty Alexander Trio at Montreux in 1976 with Jeff Hamilton on drums and bassist John Clayton, "Nite Mist Blues."  Plus Ken Nordine, Charlie Musselwhite and Gov't Mule.

The Blues: 8.23.14 show

Aug 11, 2014

This is a fun show with legendary blues musicians like John Mayall, BB King & Eric Clapton, and Bonnie Raitt.  You'll also hear some favorites like George Thorogood & the Destroyers, Galactic from New Orleans, and Louis Armstrong.

The Blues: 8.2.14 show

Jul 28, 2014

This show starts off with a set which includes songs by Aaron Neville, John Sinclair and Little Milton who passed away in 2005.  You'll also hear later in the program music by Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings, Hank Crawford and Etta James.  Plus one of my favorite vocalists...Jonelle Mosser from Nashville.

Award-winning New Orleans guitarist/vocalist/songwriter Anders Osborne, touring in support of his new Alligator Records cd, PEACE, will headline the Bacon Blues & Brew Music and Arts Festival in Batesville on Saturday, August 16, 2014.

This local special starts off with Whiskey Shambles and Kelly Richey who'll both be performing at the Smokin' Hot BBQ event at Findlay Market on Sunday, July 27th.  The 2nd set of this evening's blues show features three musicians, Jarekus Singleton, Selwyn Birchwood, & Guy Forsyth,  who'll be playing at the Cincy Blues Fest on Friday or Saturday evenings, August 1st or 2nd. 

The Blues: 7.19.14

Jul 13, 2014

This is going to be a fun show!  Starting off with one of my favorites George Thorogood and ending with Van Morrison, Janis Joplin, and John Mayall.  You also hear from Shemekia Copeland and Tommy Castro.  And, I slipped in songs by Little Feat and Chet Baker.  An eclectic show....

The Blues: 7.12.14

Jul 9, 2014

The spotlight's on the many talented musicians from the Tri-State past and present.  The show begins with legendary guitarist Lonnie Mack and ends with boogie-woogie wonder Ricky Nye.  You'll also hear from Sonny Moorman, the Kelly Richey Band, and Noah Hunt.  Plus Jimmy McGary's live performance in the WVXU studio in 1988 doing "See See Rider."  There's also songs by local blues legends H-Bomb Ferguson, Big Joe Duskin, and Pigmeat Jarrett.

The Blues: 7.5.14 show

Jun 30, 2014

What's the 4th of July weekend without a little taste of the blues?  On tonight's show, you'll hear from Albert Washington, the Rebirth Brass Band, and k.d. lang.  And be sure to put on your August calendar a couple of blues festivals.  There's the Cincy Blues Fest down at Sawyer Point on Friday, August 1st and Saturday, August 2nd, plus the free 16th Annual Lebanon Blues Festival from 11am to 11pm on Saturday, August 2nd,  in historic downtown Lebanon.  They'll also have 150 historic cars on display in their car show.

Cincy Blues Fest is looking for volunteers to help out with a shift or two on Friday, 8/1 or Saturday, 8/2.

You can sign up via volunteers@cincyblues.org or leave a message for Marschelle Schauble on the Cincy Blues Society voice mail: 513-739-2583. More information is also on the Cincy Blues Fest volunteer page.

The Blues Merchants with vocalist Amy McFarland will be performing at the Rail House in Glendale on Friday, June 27th from 7-11pm.

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