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postheadericon BluesNews AUDIO: May 7-8, 2016

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BLUESTIME IN THE CITY WITH R-R-ROJENE BAILEY
SHOW #1019 FOR WEEKEND OF MAY 7-8, 2016
MOTHERS’ DAY WEEKEND

                   ARTIST                                                 SONG TITLE

Aretha Franklin Why I Sing The Blues
Gwen McCrae Getting What You Want
Toni Green Tired Of Being Good
Pat Cooley Bring It Baby
Betty James I’m A Little Mixed Up
Diedre Anybody Seen My Man
Shebia Potts Wright Happy Tears
Big Cynthia Ain’t Nothing Like A Big Woman
Sista Monica The Sister Don’t Play
Sweet Angel I Like The Money, But I Don’t Like The Job
B.J. Sharp Never Felt No Blues
Millie Jackson A Little Taste of Outside Love

The Top of the Hour 5-Minute Mini Blues Concert Presents
Opening Act Koko Taylor Live in Chicago and the
Headliner Etta James Live in San Francisco

KoKo Taylor Live Come To Mama
Etta James Live Sugar On the Floor
Jackie Johnson Clean Up Woman
Claudette King Playing With My Friends
Lady Bianca Them Darn Kids
Ms Jody Where Can I Find A Good Man
Barbara Carr You’re A Liar
Karyn Wolfe Get Your Lie Straight
Denise LaSalle Boogie Man
Trudy Lynn Never Make A Move Too Soon
Lacee Reed I Ran A Good Man Away

 

 

 

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postheadericon BluesNews from the World of BluesBlues: May 7-8, 2016

THE BLUESNEWS FROM THE WORLD OF THE BLUESBLUES
FOR THE MOTHERS’ DAY WEEKEND MAY 7-8, 2016

Screen Shot 2016-05-06 at 9.01.57 AMI keep up with articles written by C.C. Rider the Venerator on American Blues Scene Magazine web site…. She is always talking with very interesting blues artists. Well, there’s one that was published on Ann Peebles Birthday, April 27th and it’s a great one. The article goes into how Ann was a member of her father’s church choir, and how they opened shows for gospel greats like Mahalia Jackson, Sam Cooke and many other gospel great….It goes into how she was signed with Hi’Records as their first and only female artist…It also goes into how hip hop artists such as The Wu-Tang Clan and Missy Elliot are sampling her work. There’s also the sound interview which is great. If you want to read or listen, this is good…. I really like C.C.’s work….We have a link on the BluesNew page to the article at BluesTimeInTheCity.com…… Great piece…..
http://www.americanbluesscene.com/2016/04/c-c-rider-the-venerator-ann-peebles/

The New Orleans Jazz Fest had to shut down early last Saturday because of weather. They had a great line up, but the weather didn’t cooperate. Dr. John was performing and the heavy rains forced them to shut him down. Some of the performers continued on some of the other stages, but in the end, they had to shut it down. The golf tournament, the Zurich Classic in New Orleans was forced to shut down also….. Screen Shot 2016-05-06 at 9.02.08 AMSome artists like Stevie Wonder appeared on the stage with a megaphone and led the crowd in Purple Rain….Then he headed for the Mayfield Playhouse a couple hours later and did a pop up performance…. And Snoop Dogg also did some last minute location DJing, according to the Times Picayune. The show must go on some where…. At such short notice, you had to find it. Artists played shows in clubs, and any and every venue they could find on such short notice….I think that’s really cool that performers will make last minute adjustments to accommodate fans because of the weather…..That is really nice…. Want to read all about it, I have a link on the BluesNews page at BluesTimeInTheCity.com……
http://www.nola.com/jazzfest/index.ssf/2016/04/stevie_wonder_snoop_dogg.html#incart_article_small

WHERE THEY AT WHERE THEY AT:

Thur May 12 Barbara Lynn Austin TX Antone’s
Fri May 13 T.J. Hooker Taylor Huntsville AL Envy Restaurant
Sat May 14 Karen Wolfe, Donnie Ray and many others Wilson NC Bill Ellis Convention Center
Sat May 14 Denise LaSalle, Ms Jody, L.J. Echols, John Cummings Byhalia MS Matthews Corner
Sat May 14 William Bell, Lenny Williams and more Miami FL Doubletree Convention Center
Sat May 14 Willie White and Lomax Saginaw MI CAC Center
Sat May 14 Lil Ed and the Blues Imperials Chicago IL Buddy Guy’s Legends
Sun and Mon May 15 and 16 Mr. Sipp Vicksburg MS Bottleneck Blues Bar
Thur May 19 Aretha Franklin Durham NC Durham Performing Arts Center
Thur May 19 Nellie Tiger Travis Chicago IL Kingston Mines
Fri and Sat May 20 and 21 Nellie Tiger Travis Chicago IL Bricks
Sat May 21 Karen Wolfe, Lacee, Sir Charles Jones and others Monroe LA Tri District Boys and Girls Club
Sat May 21 Shemekia Copeland Millville NJ The Levoy Theatre
Sat May 21 Lil Ed and the Blues Imperials Durham NC Durham Blues Festival
Sun May 22 Tyree Neal Baton Rouge LA State Fair Grounds
Sun May 22 Buckwheat Zydeco New Orleans Mid City Bayou Boogaloo

Want more info on Where They At….Just go to the Blues News Page at BluesTimeInTheCity.com and you’ll find it there……If you know of an artist appearance anywhere, anytime, email me at ro@bluestimeinthecity.com, tweet me @rojeneblues, or hit me on my facebook page at bluestime inthecity and let me know Where They At……. And that my friend is the BluesNews from the world of the BluesBlues and that’s Where They At….Where They At….

 

 

 

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postheadericon Show Archives: April 23-24, 2016

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postheadericon BluesNews AUDIO: April 30-May 1, 2016

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postheadericon What Played: April 30-May 1, 2016

BLUESTIME IN THE CITY WITH R-R-ROJENE BAILEY
SHOW #1018
FOR WEEKEND OF APRIL 30-MAY 1, 2016

                   ARTIST                                                 SONG TITLE

Willie Buck Doing Good and Bad At The Same Time
Ms Jody Where Can I Find A Good Man
Albert King Change Of Pace
Calvin Richardson Dark Side Of Love
Trudy Lynn Shake Rattle and Roll
LaRome Powers Stop Mistreatin Me
Carl Sims I Like This Place
Little Milton Me and My Woman
Tyrone Davis Po House
Bigg Robb and Denise LaSalle Play Some Blues and Eat some BBQ
Joe Louis Walker Don’t Let Go
Dorothy Moore Do Ya

The Top of the Hour 5-Minute Mini Blues Concert Presents
Opening Act Little Arthur Duncan Live at Famous Dave’s and The                      Headliner Prince Live At The Alladin Theatre in Las Vegas

Little Arthur Duncan Live Mama Talk To Your Daughter
Prince Live The Ride
Mel Waiters Down Home People
Nellie Tiger Travis M.O.D.
Archie Love WHO
Shebia Potts-Wright Stay With Your Wife
Randolph Walker You Got To Please Her
Tyrone Davis Got To Get You Off My Mind
Etta James Purple Rain
Preston Shannon Purple Rain
Prince Purple Rain

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postheadericon BluesNews from the World of BluesBlues: April 30-May 1, 2016

THE BLUESNEWS FROM THE WORLD OF THE BLUESBLUES
FOR THE WEEKEND OF APRIL 30-MAY 1, 2016

The biggest news in the music world over the past week is the Passing of Prince…But there’s another great blues guitarist that also passed on April 21st….Lonnie Mack passed away at the age of 74 in his hometown of Smithville Tennessee… Lonnie Mack was a Rock and Blues guitarist that had a huge influence on Stevie Ray Vaughn. He was inducted in the International Guitar Hall of Fame in 2001, and the Rockability Hall of Fame in 2005….Rest in Peace Mr. Wham….Blues and Rock Guitarist, Lonnie McIntosh……

Next Wednesday, May 4th, Eddy Clearwater, Jimmy Johnson, John Mayall, Elvin Bishop and The Memphis Jug Band will be inducted into the 2016 Blues hall of Fame. Also being recognized are Tommy Couch Sr. and Wolf Stephenson of Malaco Records. The Book, Early Downhome Blues by Jeff Todd Titon is the literature entry and the classic album Blues in the Mississippi Night is also being honored. Crazy Blues by Mamie Smith, That’s All Right by Jimmy Rogers, I wish You Would by Billy Boy Arnold, Merry Christmas Baby by Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers and Blues Before Sunrise by Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell are being inducted as singles. Lot of Blues Happenings put on by The Blues Foundation in Memphis starting Wednesday….Congrats to all…The Beale Street Music Festival is just wrapping up this weekend in Memphis, so the party will continue on Wednesday…..

WHERE THEY AT WHERE THEY AT:

Wed May 4 Mr. Sipp Memphis TN Hard Rock Cafe
Fri May 6 Lacee Reed, Tre Williams and Wendell B. Greenville MS Washington County Fairgrounds
Fri and Sat May 6-7 Little Ed and The Blues Imperials Chicago IL Kingston Mines
Sat May 7 Calvin Richardson, Karen Wolfe and more Dothan AL Peanut Festival
Sat May 7 Bigg Robb, O.B. Buchana, J’Wonn, Vick Allen Delisle MS Pecan Grove Ball field
Sat May 7 Willie Clayton, Charles Wilson Memphis TN Orpheum Theater
Sat May 7 Sheba Potts-Wright, Jaye Hammer and Mr. Sam Clarksdale MS Coahoma County Expo
Sat May 7 Wilson Meadows, Donnie Ray, Avail Hollywood Ruston LA Ruston Civic Center
Sat May 7 Ricky White, Carl Sims, T.K. Soul, Vickie Baker, Nathaniel Kimble Monroe LA Monroe County Civic Center
Sun May 8 Sir Charles Jones, Bobby Rush, Jaye Hammer, Rue Davis, Sir Jonathan Burton Laurel MS Laurel Fairgrounds
Sun May 8 T.K. Soul Bossier City LA Cabaret On The Red Center
Sun May 8 Wendell B, O.B. Buchana Whitehall AL Highway 80
Thur May 12 Barbara Lynn Austin TX Antone’s
Sat May 14 Karen Wolfe, Donnie Ray and many others Wilson NC Bill Ellis Convention Center
Sat May 14 Denise LaSalle, Ms Jody, L.J. Echols, John Cummings Byhalia MS Matthews Corner
Sat May 14 William Bell, Lenny Williams and more Miami FL Doubletree Convention Center

Want more info on Where They At….Just go to the Blues News Page at BluesTimeInTheCity.com and you’ll find it there……If you know of an artist appearance anywhere, anytime, email me at ro@bluestimeinthecity.com, tweet me @rojeneblues, or hit me on my facebook page at bluestime inthecity and let me know Where They At……. And that my friend is the BluesNews from the world of the BluesBlues and that’s Where They At….Where They At….

 

 

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postheadericon What Played: April 23-24, 2016

BLUESTIME IN THE CITY WITH R-R-ROJENE BAILEY
SHOW #1017
FOR WEEKEND OF APRIL 23-24, 2016

                   ARTIST                                                 SONG TITLE

Jesse James Lost My Baby on FaceBook
Zac Harmon Who’s Knockin
Sugar Pie Desanto Use What You Got
Eddie Cotton Better Deal
Grady Champion Move Something
J.J. Thames Leftovers
Etta James Down Home Blues
Mel Waiters Bump and Grind
Willie Clayton Scandalous
Johnnie Taylor I Could Never Be President
Diedre Anybody Seen My Man
Bobby Rush I Got A Problem

The Top of the Hour 5-Minute Mini Blues Concert Presents
Opening Act Jimmy Witherspoon Live At The Mint and the                     Headliner Freddie King Live In Austin

Jimmy Witherspoon Live Big Boss Man
Freddie King Live The Things I Use To Do
Bobby Blue Bland Members Only
Carl Marshall Spend My Money on My Woman
Shebia Potts-Wright Happy Tears
E.C. Scott Lying And Cheatin
Buddy Guy and Joss Stone You Got What It Takes
B.B. King and Heavy D Keep It Coming
Toni Green Just Call Me
Preston Shannon You Gotta Move
Lenny Williams Didn’t Know It Was Your Mama

 

 

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postheadericon BluesNews from the World of BluesBlues: April 23-23, 2016

THE BLUESNEWS FROM THE WORLD OF THE BLUESBLUES
FOR THE WEEKEND OF APRIL 23-24, 2016

The latest issue of Living Blues magazine has on it’s cover Preston Shannon, The King of Beale Street, but there’s an article in it on Sheba Potts-Wright, where she refers to herself at “The Millineum Diva of The Blues.” The daughter of Dr. Feelgood Potts, the great harmonica player. She goes into depth and detail about her upbringing, her working career, and how she adores her mentor Denise LaSalle. The article is good, but it seemed kind of scattered. Maybe it’s me, but I think it could have been put together much better than it was. But, it’s very interesting reading on the Millennium Diva Of The Blues. She even mentioned her performance in Atlanta in 2015, her first trip there as a performer. We have a link to Living Blues on the BluesNews Page at BluesTimeInTheCity.com….
www.livingblues.com

I was looking at the number of festivals in Living Blues that’s taking place across the summer, 99 percent of them being Blues Festivals… I was not surprised that Mississippi leads the pack with 60 festivals across the summer.. But I was surprised to see that California came in second with 30 festivals. I thought it would have been Alabama, Tennessee or Louisiana. It’s California with 30. Alabama has 8, Tennessee has 11 and Louisiana has 16. Florida beats them with 18 and Illinois has 7. But when you mix in The Chicago Blues Festival, that’s at least 20 wrapped up in one. South Carolina has 16, North Carolina 8, Texas 12, Virginia 13, and Massachuetts has 11. Colorado 14, New York 10, Georgia 4, and Let’s give it to Delaware and Hawaii…1 each. Even Canada has 17, but that’s all of Canada..… Mississippi is doing it as usual with the Blues, and some Kudos to Cali…

And this is the weekend for Beulah Rucker Oliver: My Life~ My Time~My School. If you’re in the WBCX Radio area in and around Gainesville GA, you can see a play that I’m producing. The play is about a lady name Mrs. Beulah Rucker Oliver and the school she started on the early 1900’s and ran until 1958. It features Chiara Richardson as Mrs. Beulah Rucker Oliver, and is directed by Ken Johnston. It will take place on Sunday April 24th, with a matinee at 2:30 pm and a performance at 7:00….Mrs. Beulah Rucker was my grandmother, and I am the volunteer director of The Beulah Rucker Museum in Gainesville. For more information, we have a link to the web site on the BluesNews Page at BluesTimeInTheCity.com…..
www.brmuseum.org

WHERE THEY AT WHERE THEY AT:

Thur Apr 28 Nellie Tiger Travis Chicago Kingston Mine
Thur Apr 28 Guitar Shorty Laughlin NV Avi Resort
Thur Apr 28-30 Buddy Guy New Orleans Fairgrounds
Fri Apr 29 L.J. Echols Dallas TX Manhattan Club
Fri & Sat April 29-30 J’Wonn, Mr. David, Karen Wolfe, Wilson Meadows, O.B. Buchana, Terry Wright Mobile AL Gulf State Fairgrounds
Fri & Sat April 29-30 Nellie Tiger Travis Chicago IL Blue Chicago
Fri Apr 29 Mr. Sipp Tulsa OK Motorcycle Show
Sat Apr 30 Grady Champion Dothan AL Wiregrass Museum
Sat Apr 30 Bobby Rush, Rick Lawson Jackson MS John Lynch Street
Sat Apr 30 Sir Charles Jones and T.K. Soul Nashville TN Club Limelight
Sat Apr 30 Aretha Franklin Washington DC

It’nal Jazz Day

White House
Sun May 1 Calvin Richardson, Vick Allen, Omar Cunningham, Lacee, Shirley Jones Jackson MS The Zoo
Sun May 1 Terry Wright Canton MS Madison County Park
Wed May 4 Mr. Sipp Memphis TN Hard Rock Cafe
Fri May 6 Lacee Reed, Tre Williams and Wendell B. Greenville MS Washington County Fairgrounds
Fri and Sat May 6-7 Little Ed and The Blues Imperials Chicago IL Kingston Mines
Sat May 7 Calvin Richardson, Karen Wolfe and more Dothan AL Peanut Festival
Sat May 7 Bogg Robb, O.B. Buchana, J’Wonn, Vick Allen Delisle MS Pecan Grove Ball field
Sat May 7 Willie Clayton, Charles Wilson Memphis TN Orpheum Theater
Sat May 7 Wilson Meadows, Carl Sims, T.K. Soul, Nathaniel Kimble, Ricky White and more Monroe LA Monroe Civic Center
Sat May 7 Sheba Potts-Wright, Jaye Hammer and Mr. Sam Clarksdale MS Coahoma County Expo

Want more info on Where They At….Just go to the Blues News Page at BluesTimeInTheCity.com and you’ll find it there……If you know of an artist appearance anywhere, anytime, email me at ro@bluestimeinthecity.com, tweet me @rojeneblues, or hit me on my facebook page at bluestime inthecity and let me know Where They At……. And that my friend is the BluesNews from the world of the BluesBlues and that’s Where They At….Where They At….

 

 

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