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Chris Robinson Brotherhood: Portland Gig Review

This past May Blues Rock Review covered Chris Robinson’s other band, “As the Crow Flies,” so we wanted to check out his primary project, “The Chris Robinson Brotherhood, which hit Portland, Oregon on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at Revolution Hall. While “As the Crow Flies” played many Black Crowes tunes, “The Brotherhood,” obviously had its […]

Vote for the Top 20 Albums of 2018!

On Wednesday, December 19, Blues Rock Review will reveal the Top 20 Albums of 2018! Place your votes for your favorite studio albums from 2018 and count for 50% of the vote! The remaining 50% will be voted on by the staff of Blues Rock Review. Tuesday, December 18 is the deadline to vote to help […]

Ben Poole: Aberdeen Gig Review

For the first time since February 2017, Ben Poole played in Aberdeen on November 30, 2018 at Drummonds. This time, Ben was promoting his new studio album Anytime You Need Me, released on September 2018. The album was produced by Wayne Proctor of King King. Ben Poole’s touring band features Beau Barnard on bass guitar […]

Eric Gales announces “The Bookends”

On 8th February 2019, Eric Gales returns with his brand new album The Bookends on Provogue/Mascot Label Group and it features collaborations with B. Slade, Doyle Bramhall II and Beth Hart. The challenge for making The Bookends was for Gales to challenge himself. “As a guitar player it’s been established that I can play a […]

Joe Bonamassa: Portland, Oregon Gig Review

Joe Bonamassa is the premier generation X blues rock guitarist and began his career at the age of twelve when he opened for B. B. King, in 1989. Since that time he’s put out thirteen studio albums, with his most recent, Redemption, along with collaborations with other artists, like Beth Hart and Glenn Hughes. On […]

Dirty Streets release “Distractions” video

Memphis blues rock power trio Dirty Streets have released a music video for “Distractions,” the title track from the band’s latest album released earlier this year.

John Mayall to release “Nobody Told Me”

On February 22nd Forty Below Records will release Nobody Told Me, the new studio album from The Godfather of British Blues, John Mayall.

Ty Curtis: Half Penny Gig Review

Salem, Oregon’s blues rock guitar god, Ty Curtis played an incendiary show last Saturday night, November 24, 2018 at the “Half Penny Public House.” This time of the year as the temperature drops and the fall and winter rainy season begins people are reluctant to leave the dry warmth of their homes to unnecessarily venture […]

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