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THE BLUESNEWS FROM THE WORLD OF THE BLUESBLUES FOR THE WEEKEND OF FEBRUARY 11-12, 2017 A couple of additions has been added to the televised version of the Grammy Awards for Sunday Night….The one and only Grammy Nominee William Bell has been added along with Grammy winner Gary Clark Jr….They usually find a way of including these types of artists, but not in the window of the televised version.  William is nominated for his song The Three of Me in the Best Traditional R&B Performance category and Best Americana Album (This Is Where I Live).  Don’t know what Best Americana is….Somebody will inform me….The telecast is Sunday Night at 8 pm on CBS…. Last week we told you about an article on The American Blues Scene Magazine sight on ten things you didn’t know about Sam Cooke…It was written by JD Nash….Well, JD has up now, Ten Things you didn’t know about the Langster of Love, Johnny Guitar Watson.  This is good…Johnny’s grandfather was a preacher and played guitar.  He promised young Johnny that he would give him a guitar as long as he didn’t play “the devil’s music.” He got the guitar and before he was 15, he was playing with Albert Collins and Johnny Copeland. I bet his grand daddy was mad…..And this is interesting…Johnny saw a western movie by the name of Johnny Guitar about a reformed a reformed gunslinger….He took the name and it stayed with him forever…..Dude had a heck of a career….  Great article by JD Nash….Ten things you didn’t know about Johnny Guitar Watson, the Gangster of Love…..We have a link to the article on the BluesNews Page at WHERE THEY AT WHERE THEY AT:
Fri Feb 17 Sir Charles Lenny Williams Latimore Bishop Bullwinkle Atlanta GA Cobb Energy
Fri & Sat Feb 17-18 Nellie Tiger Trravis Chicago IL Blue Chicago
Sat Feb 18 Karen Wolfe Stan Butler Vickie Baker Stone Mountain GA The Atrium
Sat Feb 18 Lacee JWonn Jay Hammer Tre Williams Hooks TX American Legion
Sat Feb 18 Lil Ed and the Blues Imperials Kansas City MO Knuckleheads Salon
Sun Feb 19 Sir Charles Jones Ms Jody North Charleston SC Charleston Performing Arts Center
Sun Feb 19 Bobby Rush Kansas City MO Westin Crown Ctr
Sun Feb 19 Chris Ardoin Keith Frank Lil Nate Lake Charles LA Lake Charles Civic Ctr
Fri Feb 24 William Bell New York NY Lincoln Center
Sat Feb 25 T.K. Soul Meridian MS Temple Theater
Sat Feb 25 Vick Allen San Antonio TX Southern Girls Food and Music
Sat Feb 25 Avail Hollywood Monroe LA Doc Chillys Dance
Sat Feb 25 Summer Wolfe Avail Hollywood Uncle Wayne Ruston LA Enstyle Fashions Bldg
Mon Feb 27 Mr. David Mobile AL The Locale
Tue Feb 28 Lil Ed and the Blues Imperials Elk Rapids MI Pearls
Fri Mar 3 Peggy Scott Adams Tre Williams Vicksburg MS City Auditorium
Fri Mar 3 Nellie Tiger Travis San Antonio TX Santa’s Place
Fri Mar 3 Lil Ed Chicago IL Buddy Guys Legend
Sat Mar 4 Sir Charles Willie Clayton Denise LaSalle Theodis Ealey Merrillville IN Star Plaza Theatre
Sat Mar 4 T.K. Soul Ms Jody Albany GA Albany Civic Center
Sat Mar 4 Vic Allen Greenwood MS Leflore County Civic Center
Need information on the actual location of artists appearances….. Just go to and click the BluesNews Page.  If you know of an artist appearing anywhere at any time, email us at let us know Where They At…And that my friends is the BluesNews from the world of the BluesBlues, and that’s Where They At…..Where They At…..      
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