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Rory Gallagher compilation “Blues” to be released in May

In what would have been the 50th year of Rory Gallagher’s recording career, UMC are pleased to announce the release of ‘BLUES’ on Friday 31st May. From the vaults of the Gallagher estate’s tape archive comes this collection of rare and unreleased recordings of Rory playing his favourite blues material. Ranging from never heard before tracks to special guest sessions with legendary […]

Albert Castiglia announces “Masterpiece”

As many artists will attest, the most unexpected circumstance can spark artistic inspiration. That’s a fact that hasn’t been lost on singer, songwriter and guitarist extraordinaire Albert Castiglia. With his latest album, the aptly named Masterpiece (available May 24), he celebrates an unforeseen triumph — a connection with a daughter he never knew he had. The result […]

Joanne Shaw Taylor to release “Reckless Heart”

With a singular voice that will stop you in your tracks, British guitar siren and dynamic songwriter Joanne Shaw Taylor will be unleashing her new album in the U.S. where audiences have been discovering her formidable talent that has already blazed a path of overseas acclaim. Reckless Heart, out on May 17th via Silvertone/Sony, is […]

Anders Osborne announces “Buddha and the Blues”

Few musicians know what it’s like to leave New Orleans for California, record an album with a few absolutely legendary musicians, and return home in time to release said album and play the main stage at one of the world’s most beloved music festivals—but by the time the second weekend of New Orleans Jazz and […]

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band announce “The Traveler”

The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band will be releasing their brand new album The Traveler on 31st May via Provogue/Mascot Label Group, which will be accompanied by a series of European shows through the summer. Gone is the young Louisiana gunslinger who erupted onto the early-’90s scene with his burn-it-down guitar solos and gut-punch songcraft. The 41-year-old he’s become is even more magnetic, […]

Robert Randolph and the Family Band announce “Brighter Days”

Robert Randolph and the Family Band announced today that they will release their new studio album, Brighter Days, on May 31st, 2019 via Provogue/Mascot Label Group. Randolph chose to work with producer Dave Cobb on Brighter Days who is best known for his work with new country stars like Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson, Brandi Carlile, and Jason Isbell.

Chris Robinson Brotherhood announce “Servants of the Sun”

Chris Robinson Brotherhood have announced their latest studio album Servants Of The Sun will be released June 14 on Silver Arrow Records. The CRB’s sixth full-length recording since forming in 2011 finds the band setting aside the studio explorations of more recent work, instead coming full circle to deliver their most direct, bare bones, rock and roll […]

Everything You Need To Know About The 2019 Big Blues Bender

For the last five years, Las Vegas has played host to one of the biggest events on the annual blues calendar, the Big Blues Bender. Hype around the festival has become so big that the organizers have had to move to a larger location. In the past, it had been held at the Riviera Hotel […]

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