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SXSW Picks: 12 Bands to Catch in Austin

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From News, posted 3.08.12 In the promotional flurry of booze, BBQ, and celebrity attractions that fuel the South By Southwest Music Festival (March 13-18), it’s far too easy to lose track of the hometown talent that helps make Austin the so-called “Live Music Capital of the World” the other 51 weeks of the year—especially… Read more...


Gregg Allman: The Long Rider

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From MusicWorld, posted 7.01.11 Gregg Allman is no stranger to the blues. As singer, songwriter, and organ player for the Allman Brothers Band, he has taken them about as far as they have ever gone. As skeletal 12-string Piedmont finger-picking stretches into swirling chromatic rhapsodies of improvisation, his Hammond B-3 sloshes against thundering double… Read more...


BMI Giants Dominate List of 2010 Blues Hall of Fame Inductees

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From News, posted 2.18.10 The Blues Foundation recently announced the 2010 list of Blues Hall of Fame inductees, the majority of whom are BMI heavyweights. Lonnie Brooks, Charlie Musselwhite, Gus Cannon and Cannon’s Jug Stompers, and Amos Milburn will officially enter the hallowed hall during the annual ceremony, slated for Wednesday, May 5, at… Read more...