Jeremie Albino: An Old Soul In A New Age

Toronto native Jeremie Albino grew up on the blues. The 26-year-old is an old soul in a new age. Albino cites Lightnin Hopkins, Skip James, and Big Bill Broonzy as some of his biggest influences.

On August 9th, Albino will release his debut album, Hard Time. Albino sat down for an interview with Blues Rock Review Editor-in-Chief Pete Francis at Summerfest in Milwaukee to discuss the road to his first album.

Waterfront Blues Festival 2019 Review

It’s been 32 years since John Lee Hooker headlined Portland, Oregon’s first annual Waterfront Blues Festival in 1987 and the blues is still very much alive. Proof of that fact can be found in the fact that over a hundred performers annually play a variety of blues styles for four days to an audience of thousands of people from all ages. There are a variety of admission packages available along with day passes for $25.00. The proceeds of the biggest blues festival West of the Mississippi River go to the Portland Sunshine Division which distributes food to the needy. When we arrived The King Louie Organ Trio with Tracey Harris and blues festival empresario Peter Damman filled in on guitar for a dozen acts beginning on Thursday July 4 until Sunday July 7.

Samantha Fish releases “Bulletproof” video

Samantha Fish has released a music video for “Bulletproof.” The track is featured on the upcoming album, Kill Or Be Kind, available September 20th.

Hannah Wicklund: Born To Rock and Roll

Hannah Wicklund is a 22-year-old guitar phenom and while she may be young, Wicklund has been playing shows for 13 years.

Wicklund sat down for an interview with Blues Rock Review Editor-in-Chief Pete Francis to share her story.

Supersonic Blues Machine: Road Chronicles: Live! Review

Supersonic Blues Machine may have slipped under the radar of casual rock fans, but most will have heard some of their members’ sounds and influences on other recordings. Drummer Kenny Aronoff and multi-instrumentalist and producer Fabrizio Grossi return with newcomer Kris Barras rounding out the core trio. On Road Chronicles: Live!, they select a few of their own live cuts, forming an album comprised of a few of the band’s originals and a couple of blues classics, capturing the energy and joy of great live blues rock.

Looking To Gain More SoundCloud Plays? Here’s How

The path to stardom is not always the easiest – especially when you have to scratch from rock bottom. If you’re just a kid from the suburbs brought up by simple yet hardworking parents with no convenient connections, it can be a great big world out there. Too big, in fact, that you’ll find yourself completely lost amidst all the competition (read more). However, this shouldn’t dissuade you from pursuing your dreams. Instead, let this challenge you.

Watch the Allman Betts Band perform “All Night” live at Summerfest

Watch the Allman Betts Band perform “All Night” at Summerfest in Milwaukee. The track is featured on the Allman Betts Band’s debut album, Down To The River.

Joanne Shaw Taylor Interview

Joanne Shaw Taylor’s 2019 release, Reckless Heart, was a raw blast of pure blues rock energy. The album had a lot of high points, but one of the highest was her tone, which she accomplished without any guitar effects. It was a brave move, but also a smart one, as it allowed us to hear a relatively unadorned Taylor, like getting to hear a classic engine rev with the hood up.

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