Blues news you can use by Bob Corritore.
July 23, 2008
- Dave Riley and Bob Corritore to perform at Cognac Blues Passions Festival this weekend! It is off to Cognac, France for one of Europe's greatest blues festivals, the Festival Cognac Blues Passions. Dave Riley and Bob Corritore will appear in a great lineup that also includes Bobby Rush, Marie Knight, Elmore James, Jr. with the Cadillac Zack Blues Band, Joan Baez, Willie King, Beverly "Guitar" Watkins, Billy Jones, Anthony Stelmaszack (a great French blues guitarist who Bob has worked with at the Marco Fiume Blues Passions Festival in Italy, where they played a set together backing Sweet Betty), Pyeng Threadgill, and many others). Dave and Bob have shows both Friday and Saturday. For a complete schedule, click here. We look forward to seeing our many blues friends from Europe at this great event.
- Blues Blast Music Awards voting has started! Blues Blast Magazine has nominated Dave Riley and Bob Corritore/Travelin' The Dirt Road on Blue Witch Records for "Best Traditional Blues Recording". Voting has begun, and all you have to do is sign up for the Blues Blast free weekly newsletter to be eligible to vote. You can vote and/or sign up by clicking here. Your votes for Dave and Bob are greatly appreciated.
- Paris James and Bob Corritore on YouTube: Check out this recent posting on YouTube of Paris James and Bob Corritore performing their opening number ("Sweet Home Chicago") at the Rhythm Room last week; click here to watch.