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The finest blues you've never heard.

The finest blues you've never heard.

Location:

Iowa City, IA

Description:

The finest blues you've never heard.

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@LostAirman

Language:

English


Episodes

Roadhouse 833

2/20/2021
In this hour, we put another year behind us and hold tight to a long-standing tradition. It's the sixteenth anniversary of the show, and it features a full hour of opening tracks from the previous twelve months. Vintage Dixon, Eric Johanson, Scoundrels, Lil' Ronnie & The Grand Dukes, and Kim Wilson help us celebrate another year of the finest blues you've never heard in the 833rd Roadhouse.

Duration:00:59:38

Roadhouse 832

2/13/2021
In the next hour of The Roadhouse, you'll find every reason you need to get up and dance. Early Times & The High Rollers, Ryan Perry, Lynanne Hyde, Soul Thrivers, and Selwyn Birchwood provide the backdrop for an hour of high activity. Mash 'em up with eight other artists, and you find yourself with a big old plate of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:00:59:17

Roadhouse 831

2/6/2021
The next hour of The Roadhouse is everything you've come to expect over the years - a variety of blues and a bunch of new blues artists. Ghalia Volt, Kai Strauss, Duke Shelby, Doug MacLeod, and Trickbag step out front and center, but they're really just a part of a whole. And, how to describe the whole? It's another hour of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:00:59:12

Roadhouse 830

1/30/2021
With five Roadhouse debuts, a set of soul-blues, and a dip into a deep variety of styles, the next edition of The Roadhouse is full of surprises. Blues Company, Tab Benoit, Soul Messin' Allstars, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, and the Soul Thrivers help fill the hour. It's a perfect way to get away, and absolutely another hour of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:00:58:16

Roadhouse 829

1/23/2021
This hour of The Roadhouse is about an immutable fact of life - that most of us have to work for food and shelter. It's a fertile theme in the blues and a great seed for this edition. Vanja Sky, Son Seals, Howlin' Wolf, Otis Rush, and Ruthie Foster take us through an hour of working blues. It's another hour of the finest blues you've never heard - the 829th Roadhouse.

Duration:00:59:08

Roadhouse 828

1/16/2021
This edition helps contribute to the resilience of the blues by featuring four Roadhouse debuts. Ally Venable, John Németh, Veronica Lewis, Westside Sheiks, and Clarence Spady are all ahead. It's new artists, new music, and another new hour of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:00:59:14

Roadhouse 827

1/9/2021
The next hour of The Roadhouse is another hour of fitting together puzzle pieces to make a beautiful whole. Chickenbone Slim, Johnny Nicholas, Harmonica Shah & Howard Glazer, Kirk Fletcher, and Indigenous fill out the edition. While it's hard to tell how those artists all fit together, let's give it a shot in the hope that it really will turn out to be another hour of the finest blues you've never heard - the 827th Roadhouse.

Duration:00:58:45

Roadhouse 826

1/2/2021
The next hour of The Roadhouse leans toward blues rock. There are also three Roadhouse debuts and a pretty nice mix of male and female artists. Albert Cummings, Greg Sover Band, Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio, Grainne Duffy, and Chicken Shack are all out there just waiting to entertain you. And, there are nine other great artists and tracks to help push us through the hour. Fourteen tracks, a bit heavier than normal and, as always, another hour of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:00:59:24

Roadhouse 825

12/26/2020
The crowd, the bandstand, and the bar. We've got all the elements of The Roadhouse covered in this edition. The bandstand is full with Mary Lane, John Blues Boyd, Jimmy Johnson, Lurrie Bell, and Biscuit Miller & The Mix. The crowd is virtual. And, the bar is serving up blues, neat, with nothing in between that's even on the edge. It's all squarely down the middle and unquestionably another hour of the finest blues you've never heard, the 825th Roadhouse.

Duration:00:58:13

Roadhouse 824

12/19/2020
The next hour of The Roadhouse has George Thorogood & The Destroyers, Lonnie Brooks, Johnny Nicholas, Curtis Salgado, and Rick Homstrom painting the background with nine other artists adding the details. There's sure to be something in this hour you'll find memorable, but it all points to another hour of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:00:58:13

Roadhouse 823

12/12/2020
It's another holiday edition in the next hour of The Roadhouse. Erin Harpe & The Delta Swingers, Josh Tesky & Ash Grunwald, Kat Riggins, Charlie Bedford, and Frank Bey bring the year just a bit closet to its end. And, it's a good opportunity to step away - enjoy the holiday season, and experience yet another hour of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:00:59:05

Roadhouse 822

12/5/2020
I've got the first of three holiday hours this week. With a holiday blues track in each set, Ally Venable & Quinn Sullivan, Trey Johnson & Jason Willmon, Shemekia Copeland, Nora Jean Wallace, and JJ Grey & Mofro will take you by the arm and lead you through the hour. It's definitely an hour for the holidays, and absolutely another hour of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:00:58:27

Roadhouse 821

11/28/2020
A Roadhouse Rewind from ten years ago comes your way for the US Thanksgiving weekend. I'll be back next week with a new edition. The 301st Roadhouse stays true to the tagline. Independent artists and a listener request make up the bulk of this edition. Darren Watson, Marshall Lawrence, Phantom Blues Band, Patrice Moncell, and Wes Jeans round out the show. It really is another hour of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:00:59:36

Roadhouse 820

11/21/2020
It's an interesting hour in The Roadhouse, with a set of Chicago blues, a set from Southern Asia, and a mix you won't find anywhere else. Willie Dixon & Memphis Slim, Harry Manx, Jackie Venson, Larkin Poe, and Mojo Morganfield take the bandstand in the hour. It's exactly what we do - grab a big pile of blues, stir it all together and serve it up as another hour of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:00:58:16

Roadhouse 819

11/14/2020
The next hour of The Roadhouse has a distinctively British flavor. Savoy Brown, Long John Baldry, and John Mayall are among the five British artists in the hour, along with music from Koko Taylor and Eric Bibb. The international flavor makes it especially easy to enjoy another hour of the finest blues you've never heard - the 819th Roadhouse.

Duration:00:59:24

Roadhouse 818

11/7/2020
If there's one reason to keep hanging around The Roadhouse, it's for the variety of blues you get in every hour. In the next edition, I've got John Nemeth, Vanessa Collier, GA-20, Bette Smith, and Kevin Burt, among many others. That's a range of blues you might not find anywhere else. But, I think, you're gonna find some tracks to love in another hour of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:00:58:58

Roadhouse 817

10/31/2020
The next hour of The Roadhouse will be well worth your while with some ragtime-like blues, some very contemporary blues, and a long set of blues rock. Kim Wilson, Jack De Kyzer, Erin Harpe, Nora Jean Wallace, and Shemkia Copeland fit the pieces together pretty well, I think, to come up with another hour of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:00:58:31

Roadhouse 816

10/24/2020
The next hour of The Roadhouse is a reminder of how our dark little dive should feel - a little rough and raw, and dangerous in the dark corners. But, Golden State Lone Star Blues Revue, Big Pete, Colin James, Andy T - Nick Nixon Band, and Celso Salim also help make the case that a dive's a good place to be. And, they help build another hour of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:00:59:27

Roadhouse 815

10/17/2020
The next hour of The Roadhouse is just a run-of-the-mill hour - filled with great blues tracks, some that will have you chair-dancing to escape from the world at large. Sonny Green, Cody Simpson, Andrew Alli, Ron Thompson, and Nora Jean Wallace help guide that activity and sail us straight through another hour of the finest blues you've never heard.

Duration:01:00:50

Roadhouse 814

10/10/2020
In the next hour of The Roadhouse, we prove that the blues is everywhere. With music from Bob Margolin, Matt Andersen, Shemekia Copeland, Eric Johanson, and Susan Tedeschi, we're going to cover a lot of territory - a rich geography of blues and a diverse range of styles. It's absolutely another hour of the finest blues you've never heard - the 814th Roadhouse.

Duration:01:00:22