Steve Winwood to release “Greatest Hits Live”

Nashville, TN, June 30, 2017: Singer-songwriter, legendary vocalist, guitarist, keyboardist, mandolin player, producer, Grammy winner and BMI Icon Steve Winwood will release Winwood: Greatest Hits Live, his first-ever live album as a solo artist on Friday, September 1 via Wincraft Records with distribution through Thirty Tigers. It will be available as a 2CD/4LP collection; the vinyl set includes one digital download card.

Sonny Landreth releases “Soul Salvation” live video

Sonny Landreth has released a live video for “Soul Salvation,” which is featured on the new live album, Recorded Live In Lafayette. Landreth recently discussed the album with Blues Rock Review.

Walter Trout announces “We’re All In This Together”

Los Angeles, CA — Walter Trout is the beating heart of the modern blues rock scene, respected by the old guard, revered by the young guns, and adored by the fans who shake his hand after the show each night. After five decades in the game, Trout is a talismanic figure and part of the glue that bonds the blues community together, at a time when the wider world has never been so divided. He’s also the only artist with the vision, talent and star-studded address book to pull off a project on the scale of We’re All In This Together. “It was quite a piece of work to get this record together,” he admits. “But I guess I have a lot of friends, y’know…?”

ZZ Ward: The Storm Review

ZZ Ward returns for her sophomore album, The Storm, which follows her well received debut album, Til The Casket Drops. It’s been five years since ZZ’s debut album and The Storm is well worth the wait. While ZZ Ward has definite pop appeal, she certainly isn’t leaving her blues influences behind.

Sonny Landreth Interview

Few concerts are more career affirming for musicians than those they perform before a cheering home crowd. For his new live album Recorded Live in Lafayette, zydeco bluesman Sonny Landreth played in his hometown of Lafayette, Louisiana for three consecutive nights at the Acadiana Center for the Arts, dusting off older hits like “Creole Angel” (from 1995’s South of I-10) alongside newer compositions like “Bound By the Blues” (from the 2015 album of the same name). The 16-track double album features solo performances on the first disc and special cameos from Steve Conn and Sam Broussard (both from Landreth’s electric trio) on Disc 2–both of whom have solo careers that Landreth recommends checking out.

Underrated Guitarists (Episode 1)

Blues Rock Review is excited to announce the launch of a new video series highlighting underrated guitarists you need to know.

In Episode 1 the spotlight is put on Devon Allman, Tommy Emmanuel, and Monte Montgomery.

King King release (She Don’t) Gimme No Lovin’ video

King King has a released a music video for (She Don’t) “Gimme No Lovin.” The track is featured on the group’s upcoming album, Exile and Grace, which will be released in October.

“Exile & Grace definitely has a rockier feel and sound to it,” says King King’s frontman Alan Nimmo. “We are following our influences from the Classic Rock genre, Bad Company, Whitesnake and Thunder. We really set out to challenge ourselves with this album. We’ve stepped up the quality of song writing and pushed ourselves physically in both performance and delivery!”

Dave Fields: Unleashed Review

Dave Fields has been at this for a while now and for his fifth album he gives a mix of live and studio tracks on Unleashed. Fourteen tracks featuring a diverse mix of originals and covers that spans the gamut from straight up rockers, to jazz and even a little bit of blues grass. We’ll explain that later.

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