A New Blog Site, Rockabilly, Blues & More

Welcome to the new world of Hoodoo, where I’ll be giving you updates online as The Reader continually makes its transition to the web. Please come visit me at HoodooRootsBlues.blogspot.com. Reader column content will also be reposted. Look for the next print version of the column in the April 21 issue and please bookmark the blog site. Pinetop Perkins Remembered The great blues piano man...

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A New Blog Site, Rockabilly, Blues & More

Welcome to the new world of Hoodoo, where I’ll be giving you updates online as The Reader continually makes its transition to the web. Please come visit me at HoodooRootsBlues.blogspot.com. Reader column content will also be reposted. Look for the next print version of the column in the April 21 issue and please bookmark the blog site. Pinetop Perkins Remembered The great blues piano man Pinetop...

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Icons, Heroes and Funky Bears

Icons, Heroes and Funky Bears Roots and boogie keyboard queen Kelley Hunt hits The 21st Amendment Saloon, formerly The New Lift Lounge and Murphy’s at 96th & L, for the Thursday show for March 31, 5:30-8:30 p.m. The popular singer-songwriter and keyboard virtuoso is at home in styles from old-school boogie-woogie and R&B to tunes shaded with jazz or pop influences. It’s her Omaha CD release...

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Josh Garrett, Roomful of Blues, Jumpin’ & Swingin’

Last week I got so wrapped up in wistful longing for Austin’s SXSW events that I failed to give a good preview to Josh Garrett & the Bottomline. The band’s horn-driven Louisiana music hits the Zoo Bar Wednesday, March 16, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. So if you have this column in your hands in time on Wednesday, head on out to the Zoo. You won’t be disappointed. Fans of Tommy Castro and Tab Benoit should...

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Wonderland Weds, Austin’s SXSW Approaches

Facebook friends and fans were able to follow the wedding day of Austin’s Carolyn Wonderland long-distance. The locally popular blues and roots artist married A. Whitney Brown of “Saturday Night Live” and more recently “Daily Show” fame on Friday, March 4. The a ceremony was on Doug Sahm Hill in Austin’s Butler Park. They were married by Michael Nesmith of The Monkees fame, who became...

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Big Head Todd and the Nebraska Blues Challenge

A new project that may help bridge the gap between old-school blues and new roots fans is the celebration of Robert Johnson’s music by Big Head Todd and the Monsters. Recording under the name Big Head Blues Club, the band drops 100 Years of Robert Johnson (Ryko/Big Records) March 1. The disc is a collaboration between Big Head Todd, some icons of the blues world and some rising stars. Appearing...

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