Chicago Blues

Ten O'clock Blues 6.03.20

Jun 12, 2020

It's forthcoming music from Larkin Poe to start things off this time. We'll also hear new blues from Linsey Alexander and The Ruthie Foster Big Band plus a great summer time tune from J.J. Grey & Mofro.

Ten O'clock Blues 5.09.20

May 9, 2020

John Primer has been playing the blues for a real long time, he's had a fruitful partnership with Harp Player Bob Corritorre for the past few years and we'll hear a sample of their latest efforts. We'll also hear from the Wood Brothers, B.B. King plays the Cook County Jail and  we'll hear a murder ballad by Bror Gunnar Jansson.

Cultural Continuum 2-21-20

Feb 21, 2020

The Orient Express makes a stop at the Postal Playhouse in Le Mars, Lil' Ed makes a stop at Vangarde and Eddie the Duck goes wherever he wants.

Ten O'Clock Blues 2.08.20

Feb 14, 2020

Harmonica virtuoso Sugar Blue leads off this episode with new music from his album Colors. We also hear a classic from John Lee Hooker plus tracks from Lil' Ed and Mike Zito, both of whom will be visiting Sioux City's Vangarde Arts in the near future.

Cultural Continuum 10-18-19

Oct 18, 2019

Another movie night with the SCSO with Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas played on the Orpheum screen while the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra plays the score, live. Also the DRC's Zombie Walk and Blood Crawl, and an author talks about Iowa POW camps during WWII.

Ten O'Clock Blues 9.28.19

Sep 28, 2019

It's Chicago's Cash Box Kings to kick off this week's show. We'll also hear from Tab Benoit, Jimbo Mathus and the spectacular gospel sounds of The Sensational Barnes Brothers.

Ten O'Clock Blues 9.07.19

Sep 9, 2019

The sweet, singing, pedal steel guitar of Robert Randolph open this episode, plus Keb' Mo' a new one from Tad Robinson and Luther Allison from his Motown years.

Ten O'Clock Blues 8.31.19

Aug 31, 2019

The Nick Moss Band's partnership continues to thrive with Harmonica man Dennis Gruenling, also we hear from a brand new record by Tad Robinson and a classic from Elmore James.

Ten O'Clock Blues 3.23.19

Mar 29, 2019

Ten O'Clock Blues 2.23.19

Feb 24, 2019

Recent Siouxland visitors Dustin Arbuckle and the Damnations open the TOB tonight, future visitor John Primer is on the show too. I'll just go ahead and list Doyle Bramhall II as well, in hopes that somebody will book him for something in Sioux City some time in the near future.

Ten O'Clock Blues 11.24.18

Nov 27, 2018

Joe Louis Walker teams up with pianist Bruce Katz and harmonica player Giles Robson to open up the show. Plus we'll also debut a new live double album from Beth Hart and a classic from the late Otis Rush.

Ten O'Clock Blues 10.06.18

Oct 8, 2018

Colin James digs into tonight's TOB. His new album is called Miles to Go, plus we have some local(ish) flava with Josh Hoyer from when his band was still called the Shadowboxers and we honor the memory of Otis Rush who passed away in late September.

Ten O'Clock Blues 9.08.18

Sep 14, 2018

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.

Ten O'Clock Blues 9.01.18

Sep 2, 2018

Ten O'Clock Blues 8.18.18

Aug 21, 2018

Damon Fowler's 4th Studio Album, The Whiskey Bayou Session, takes us on a whiskey soaked tour of country blues and swamp rock that fans of his count on. Joanne Shaw Taylor has a new album out, in the states, anyway; it was released in the UK a couple of years ago but we're just getting to it now. All that and a bunch more on this episode of the 10 O'Clock Blues.

Ten O'Clock Blues 7.28.18

Jul 30, 2018

Ten O'Clock Blues 6.09.18

Jun 10, 2018

Chicago blues icon Eddy The Chief Clearwater passed away earlier this month, we honor his passing with a few of his songs. Alse we hear from Australian, Kara Grainger and The Claudettes from just down the road a piece.