Wednesday, June 26, 2019
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Song of the Day: “Lo/Hi”

Happy Tuesday, internet. Today, we'll be continuing with our running theme of summer jams for the week. Because when the weather's hot, you can...

The Ebony Hillbillies bring current events to life with an old-school...

Touted as America's "premier African-American string band," The Ebony Hillbillies sound like nothing most listeners can prepare for. But, for audiences well-acquainted with string...

Remembering the life and legacy of Denise LaSalle

  It has been almost a year since the world lost its most recent Queen of the Blues. Since the death of Koko Taylor, Denise...

Toronto Making Music History: Grossman’s Tavern

Walking down Spadina Avenue in Toronto, in the heart Chinatown, you might just hear some jazz music drifting out into the street, through the...

Today in 1964: The Rolling Stones Record this “Little Red” Blues...

We're taking a bit of a dip into the blues today, and looking back at one of the first British rock groups to record...

On this day in 1990, stars pay tribute to Stevie Ray...

On Aug. 27, 1990, guitarist and singer,, Stevie Ray Vaughan was killed in a helicopter accident. Four days later, music legends Jackson Browne, Bonnie...

Music history: When Janis Joplin honored Bessie Smith

There are more parallels between rock singer Janis Joplin and blues legend Bessie Smith than perhaps meets the eye. Both have voices that now...

Vinyl–“Am I Groovin’ You” by Z.Z. Hill

Blues fans and soul fans, there is good news. Underappreciated Z.Z. Hill has at least part of his career encapsulated in a 2012 release...

Joe Elliott of Def Leppard raises questions about geography and music...

While he is no Morrissey, Def Leppard front man Joe Elliott is sure to make more than a few people upset with his latest...

A Night of Music: Pt. 1

After my interview with local rapper Chef Squid on Saturday afternoon, I learned that the young aspiring artist also managed to land a job...