Guitar slinger Ally Venable kicks off the show this time with a Stevie Ray Vaughn Song, SRV himself does Gimmie Back my Wig and we've got new music from the Cash Box Kings and Fruteland Jackson too.
Ally Venable is playing guitar and paying her dues as an aspiring blueswoman, we'll hear her do a Stevie Ray Vaughn song to open the show this week. Also, fellow 20-something Jontavious Willis and gray-beards, Buddy Guy and Fruteland Jackson.
50 years ago the Rolling Stones started playing music by old guys from Chicago, now the Chicago guys return the favor on Chicago Plays the Stones. Also hear the James Hunter Six, Samantha Fish's sister, Amanda Fish and Boz Scaggs.
We drop into the the TOB this time with Aaron Kamm & the One Drops, equally proficient at playing reggae, this very fine trio out of St. Louis has all you'd ever ask for in soulful vocals and tasty guitar licks. Plus the latest from Joanne Shaw Taylor and a classic from the late, Etta James.
Rolling Stone, NPR, even Forbes Magazine is going on and on about the guitar wizardry of Christone Kingfish Ingram (who has a show coming up in Omaha next month, by the way). You can check him out on the TOB as he opens this evening's show. Also more firmly established artists like Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf plus the latest from The Black Keys.