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The Arcs, Buddy Guy, & Leon Bridges. New Noise at Nine - Thursday July 2, 2015.

Another tune from The Arcs, Black Keys Dan Auerbach’s side project, showed up at XRT late last week. We were very excited to debut on New Music Thursday and have  496 more words


WWDGD? (What Would Dave Grohl Do?) - He'd go see Buddy Guy at the zoo.

*Title credit goes to my brother. Because apparently I don’t write my own titles any more.

Last weekend, B and I did one of my favorite Twin Cities summer activities – attended a Music in the Zoo concert! 870 more words


Flight UA6445 from San Antonio to Chicago (Part 2)

Judging by the popping n my ears and the busy work of the stewardesses around the plane, we’ve begun our descent into Chicago O’Hare.  It’s been an otherwise uneventful flight so far and I’ve made some good progress in my book ‘ 264 more words


Damn Right, It's Buddy Guy's Birthday: Still "Stone Crazy" After All These Years

 Buddy Guy’s blues and soul spirit reaches everywhere. Here I was today, working on assembling my Buddy Guy tribute package as a tasty tie-in and preview to his pair of local shows later this week (Aug. 2,059 more words

Jonathan Perry reblogged this on RPM: Jonathan Perry's Life in Analog and commented:

Some American guitarist is opening shows for The Rolling Stones on their new “Zip Code” tour that coincides with the deluxe re-release of their seminal 1971 LP, “Sticky Fingers.” His name is Buddy Guy and we hear he's pretty good. Seriously, when I was a teenager, I picked up "Stone Crazy," Buddy's 1979 album (incredibly, it didn't/couldn't get a U.S. release until two years later) on Alligator Records purely on the basis of looking at the gonzo cover and reading the liner notes. (I recall standing among the record racks gazing and reading the back cover with the scent of patchouli and myrrh wafting through the hippie-consumer enclave inside the long-gone Faces of Earth in Amherst, Massachusetts). I was already learning about blues artists like Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, John Lee Hooker, the Three Kings (B.B., Albert, Freddie), and how profoundly those artists and traditions had shaped much of what I loved about rock & roll. I had heard vaguely of guys like Buddy and his frequent partner in crime, harmonica maestro Junior Wells. And hey, he was on the same label as the Master of the Telecaster, Albert Collins! But nothing could have prepared me for what lay in the grooves of "Stone Crazy." From then on, I was hooked, and tracked down as much of Guy's early work as I could find. In years to come, of course, Guy would finally win the Grammys and gain the public accolades he so richly deserved. But, as he told me below, it wasn't always that way. To mark Buddy's latest gig opening for the Stones, here's a re-post of my interview with the supremely talented and humble man Eric Clapton once called "the greatest blues guitarist alive." Oh, and as a bonus, check out this brief backstage message that Buddy and Mick taped before they dueted on the classic blues, "Champagne & Reefer." (Sounds good to me!): https://twitter.com/MickJagger/status/613545424989855744

Buddy Guy Joined The Rolling Stones Last Night To Play "Champagne And Reefer" [Watch]

The Rolling Stones kicked off Summerfest last night with a performance at the Marcus Amphitheater as part of their Zip Code tour and brought along a familiar face during their set. 24 more words


Music Galore: 6.24 - 6.30

The Twin Cities Jazz Festival is upon us, with more opportunities to hear free music than I could possibly list. You can always find a complete schedule for the Jazz Festival  1,752 more words

Dakota Jazz Club