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Most Anticipated Albums of 2020

2019 is coming to a close and now it’s time to look forward to 2020. Several major albums are scheduled to be released over the course of the next year. Here are the most anticipated albums of 2020 in the world of blues rock.

Walter Trout Gig Review: Aladdin Theater – Portland, Oregon

It had been nearly two years since Walter Trout played in Portland at the Aladdin Theater in March 2017 when he performed to a sold out crowd on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. Since it was the middle of the week and the show started at 8:00 PM people didn’t mind that there was no opening […]

The Jab announce “Consume”

The JAB frontman Jam Alker was showcasing his punk-blues aesthetic for major labels on the Chicago club circuit just a handful of years ago. With the world at his fingertips, he swapped his guitar for the needle and disappeared for nearly a decade.

King Solomon Hicks announces debut album “Harlem”

King Solomon Hicks has announced his debut album, Harlem, which will be released on 13th March, 2020 via Provogue, a division of Mascot Label Group.

Marcus King releases “One Day She’s Here” video

Marcus King has released a music video for “One Day She’s Here.” The track is featured on King’s debut solo album, El Dorado, available January 17. “One Day She’s Here” was co-written with Dan Auerbach and Pat McLaughlin.

Top 20 Albums of 2019

2019 has shaped up to be another strong year in the world of blues rock. For nine years now, Blues Rock Review has been releasing its Top 20 Albums of the Year list. Our readers and staff cast their votes and this year’s list was extremely tough to crack. Here are Blues Rock Review’s Top […]

The Best Interviews of 2019

Over the course of the year, Blues Rock Review has had the opportunity to speak to some of the most talented artists in the genre. We’ve traveled to festivals and concerts all over the country. Here are some of the best interviews over the course of 2019.

2020 Blues Hall of Fame inductees announced

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The 14 honorees of The Blues Foundation’s Blues Hall of Fame‘s 41st class encompass nearly a century of music, spanning from 1920s stars Victoria Spivey and Bertha “Chippie” Hill to contemporary luminaries Bettye LaVette, Syl Johnson, and Billy Branch.This year’s inductees in the Blues Hall of Fame’s five categories — Performers, Non-Performing Individuals, Classics of Blues […]

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