March 2, 2011
- Rhythm Room All-Stars appear this weekend at the Rhythm Room! Back at their home base, the Rhythm Room All-Stars play Friday, and Saturday, August 20, and 21. The Rhythm Room All-Stars feature Bob Corritore, Chris James, Patrick Rynn, and Brian Fahey. Look for a couple nights of houserocking Chicago blues!
- Moulin Blues Festival poster unveiled! Moulin Ospel Blues Festival in the Netherlands in one of the most highly regarded blues festivals in Europe. The Dave Riley / Bob Corritore Juke Joint Blues Band (with Dave, Bob, Dave "Yahni" Riley, Jr., and Brian Fahey) will appear Saturday, May 7th at the fest. Bob will be flying from Memphis to the Netherlands the day after the Blues Music Awards in Memphis. The 2011 lineup also includes Los Lonely Boys, Janiva Magness, Fabulous Thunderbirds, John Nemeth, Kenny Neal, Kilborn Alley Blues Band, Dave Acari, Homemade Jamz, Mike Sanchez Band, Nick Moss & The Fliptops, Blackberry & Mr Boo Hoo, Ian Siegal & Big Pete, Shawn Pittman & The Moeller Brothers, Def Americans, and Tim Lothar & Peter Nande. They have just unveiled the festival poster which you can see by clicking here.
- Mud Morganfield unearths some historic blues photos! Mud Morganfield is the eldest son of Muddy Waters. We have talked about Mud recently since Bob Corritore is producing his forthcoming CD which will be out later this year! Mud's mom, Mildred McGee, has a few photos from when she was seeing Muddy Waters in the 1950s. Mud recently shared a photo of Elgin Evans playing a beautiful drum kit with the Muddy Waters Blues Band logo on the bass drum . Also please enjoy a great shot of Muddy and Mildred together. We have posted these photos for you to enjoy, (click here to see). Thanks Mud for sharing these priceless images!