We’re at the half year mark and it’s been a pretty strange year so far. Listen to “Don’t Bring Me Down”. Enjoy! Just listen and let his sound wash over you. Thanks to Rock & Blues Muse for including Anthony Gomes among these greats!! Songs From The Road Nice List, but I think you are missing the latest from Beautiful vocals, harmonies, guitar, lap steel and more instruments from these talented singer-songwriters, multi-instrumentalists. Have You Lost Your Mind Yet? Blues/rock fans in 2020 have a seriously amazing amount of killer guitarists to listen to and obsess over. Listen to “One Last Time”, Bernard Allison Buy and sell music with collectors in the Marketplace. It’s the songs and Marcus’ voice you’re meant to focus on. If there’s a better slide player out there, they remain undiscovered. Again and again, Foster proves that she’s the real deal. Kirk Fletcher website, Powerhouse, soulful vocalist and songwriter Shemekia Copeland released Uncivil War on Alligator Records, a defining entry in her discography. Ruthie Foster is among the finest vocalists working in roots music today and her recent Blue Corn Music release Live At The Paramount wraps her considerable talents in a brassy big band setting. Containment Blues features Gomes’ whiskey soaked vocals, rock swagger, and growling guitar with more of a blues/roots flavor than previous releases. Listen to “Keep Diggin'”Â, Robert Jon & The Wreck From the Vaults: Cold Chills Henry Gray & Bob Corritore 2020 $2.18. Exploring Blues Rock from the 2020s . festival search: search future festivals only advanced search. 1. Red Rooster Original is a five-piece hard rock band from Mexico with a tougher-than-leather debut album, California Sun, that came out digitally on April 20th, 2020 and will be released on physical formats in September. Joe Bonamassa website, Grammy nominated roots/rock duo Larkin Poe released Self Made Man on their Tricki Woo Records and it rocks with powerful vocals, guitar and lap steel riffs, and a roaring rhythm section. The Gypsy Woman Told Me is a righteous set of pure Chicago blues from two of its preeminent practitioners. Denis, Hope these guys continue their stellar start to their career. These People Talk Show 2020 $0.60. We want your votes for your favorite albums released in 2020 that Rock and Blues Muse has reviewed. Shemekia Copeland website, British blues/rock duo, When Rivers Meet is made up of husband and wife outfit, Grace and Aaron Bond. Listen to “I Got Nothin'”Â, Sonny Landreth Guitarist, singer-songwriter, Allison is the son of great Chicago bluesman Luther Allison and his guitar chops are virtuosic, his vocals expressive and real, and top quality songs. VA - 70s Blues Rock (2020) 19-03-2020, 08:42. Great list well done When Rivers Meet and everyone else. The album is an impressive accomplishment as well as a wonderful lesson in adapting to the situation at hand. Savoy Brown Website, Contemporary bluesman, guitarist, singer-songwriter Bernard Allison released Songs From The Road on Ruf Records. Absorb every note and become part of the movement. Backing singers include Mahalia Barnes, Jade McRae and Juanita Tippins. Discover music on Discogs, the largest online music database. His gruff vocals and hot guitar licks are mighty to behold and will always keep him near the top of the contemporary blues scene. Long live Sonny Landreth! King King website. You Ain’t Done Listen to “Knockin’ On Your Door”, The Proven Ones Primer and Corritore are simply unbeatable. Pulling in musicians from all over the world, this record features blues/rock, R&B, and Soul. Her take on Johnny Cash’s legendary “Ring Of Fire” is worth the price of admission all on its own. That’s a great thing, something we are all grateful for. Landreth is one of the most unique and inimitable guitar players the US has ever produced and he never fails to impress and entertain. Last Light On The Highway Le live de Kenny Wayne Shepherd est somptueux, et le Jeremiah Johonson ?? Alastair is considered a guitar player’s guitar player and you’ll see why on this blues song with groove. (Gulf Coast Records) Great list! Ellis remains incredibly powerful and only increases his legend with these 11 new songs. Black Crow Moan Eliza Neals 2020 $1.50. Enjoy listening to the 2020 Blues Music Award Blues Rock Album Nominees. Uncivil War is a definite high point in her career, and addresses vital issues of society and humanity. Ordinary Madness may well be five-decade blues/rock survivor Walter Trout’s finest recorded hour. Review of Live At The Paramount  £9.00 £ 9. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Released by Provogue Records / Mascot Label Group and produced by Eric Corne, the record brings us Trout playing better guitar than ever and writing songs that are right on target for the year that 2020 has been. A stunning solo debut. This 13-song set is a musical gumbo of blues, gospel, jazz, R&B, Latin and soul. My favorite on the list was Bless Your Heart. Listen to “You Ain’t Done”, Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne Blues With Friends 99 £7.14 £7.14 & FREE Delivery. Review of We Fly Free  Castiglia is a dominant guitarist, a strong singer, and a compelling entertainer who is creating his own legend now, in real time. There’s so much energy and life to Allison and his crew on this album. The harmonies on this album are part of the band’s signature sound, along with well-crafted songs and outstanding musicianship. His newest album is full of funky, energy-filled blues tunes with smooth robust piano and cool soulful vocals. Walter Trout website, Guitar Superman Joe Bonamassa pays tribute to his British blues/rock heroes Jeff Beck, John Mayall and The Bluesbreakers, Eric Clapton, Led Zeppelin, and Cream on his epically cool record Royal Tea. California Sun Review of The New World Blues  Buddy Miller. 77. critic score (7) 63. user score (12) Blues Pills. Lynne Jackaman website, 2020 Blues Music Awards nominee Albert Castiglia hits hard on his live album Wild and Free thanks to Gulf Coast Records. Article from bluesrockreview.com. Great British Rock & Blues Festival 2020 line-ups & rumours. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 Carlisle Blues/Rock Festival has been POSTPONED New dates 8-10th October 2021 By now it probably won’t come as much of a shock to anyone that this year’s festival on 2-4 October has had to be postponed. Listen to “Death Came a Knockin'”, John Primer & Bob Corritore King’s previous albums and EPs include Carolina Confessions, Due North, The Marcus King Band and Soul Insight. Don’t miss the passages where Grace plays slide mandolin. £6.99 £ 6. Honest, authentic blues with Fletcher’s inimitable stamp, he and the band of superb musicians (Travis Carlton, Jeff Babko, Lemar Carter, David Kida, Joe Sublett, and Mark Pender) the songwriting is some of Fletcher’s best and all groove-based in their own way. This list is in no particular order. Philip Sayce, On El Dorado, King is backed by Gene Chrisman, Bobby Wood, and Dave Roe. Legendary rock band Thunder have rescheduled their arena tour of the UK to May 2021 in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Their fifth studio album, the songs are intense and moody with hints of the Delta. Huge mistake to exclude Kenny Wayne Shepperd. Larkin Poe website, Southern rock and roll band Robert Jon & The Wreck have been releasing albums since the band’s inception in 2011, collecting multiple awards along the way. Red Rooster an amazing find for me. Larkin Poe Good Souls Better Angels. The coronavirus pandemic has stopped live music in its tracks – aside from the online variety – and there haven’t been as many album releases as usual. 203 Blues; 44 Folk, World, & Country; 27 Pop; 25 Jazz; 18 Funk / Soul; All Style. The set is a back porch session by two of the most famous blues players ever and lets Bishop and Musselwhite do it their own raw-boned way with minimal interference to disrupt the vibe. Elvin Bishop website  This one demands to be played loud. Awesome, Fantastic , Fabulous!!! They came home, went into lockdown, and wrote and recorded this rocking set that then came out on Gulf Coast Records. Songs From The Road is all about killer contemporary blues. The Allman Betts Band website, Former lead guitarist for The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Kirk Fletcher is widely considered one of the best blues guitarists in the world. Home; Festival Info. Robert Jon & The Wreck website, Slide guitar magic man Sonny Landreth lays it all on us on his 2020 record Black Top Run, a wonderful set of music released by Provogue/Mascot Label Group. Dion collaboration album was already on my must-buy list. With a record-breaking number of votes from fans, from the Rock and Blues Muse Group, and our editorial staff, our faith in music fans has been reaffirmed. We’re still listening to them, finding nuances and new grooves along the way. El Dorado Blacktop Run A tremendous live album of blues, blues/rock with funky rhythms and one A+ band with the ferociously talented Bernard Allison at the helm. Updates Blues Rock albums; Acoustic Blues Electric Blues Piano Blues Blues Rock. -clean as a broke dick dog- is the best for quarantine. You introduced me to Larkin Poe and Marcus King off your list, this year, which were two great adds. (Tricki-Woo Records) There are no camping options available for this event, but as it's held at a Butlins … These guys are true believers in rock and roll and will absolutely lift the spirit of anyone who thinks rock music is no longer relevant. Fueled by the band, the audience, and the energy of the night, this album is a must-have. 2020 is also a. Dec 10, 2020 - 2020 has been a challenging year but one filled with exciting new releases in blues rock. With storytelling at its best, as always with Robert Cray, this album is one that will stand the test of time. Listen to some delicate songs of Blues music while you lean back in a cosy environment. Thank you Martine and Mike for the exposure to these fine musicians. 2020 has been a hard year for bands and fans alike and this year we’ve put together a Top Ten based on the votes of all our regular reviewers. Keary, Whatever mood you’re in, click play and you’ll be transported into some of the best music around performed by A+ Robert Cray and his band. Join us in Memphis when winners are revealed on Thursday, May 7, 2020. 2020 has been a whopper for the music industry with the pandemic. 2. Bring on the Rain Albert Castiglia • Masterpiece. Ghalia Volt One Woman Band Ruf Released 01/29/21; Jeremiah Johnson, Whitney Shay, Ryan Perry Blues Caravan 2020 Ruf Released 01/29/21; Steve Strongman Tired Of Talkin' Derbyshire is home to the Rock and Blues Custom Show & Old School Weekender. Landreth is perhaps the most identifiable guitarist in American music and routinely melds blues, rock, swamp, and singer-songwriter DNA into one of the few truly original styles in the roots music world. This is the sound that inspired him as a young man and has informed his musical journey from then until now. The list is of 2020 albums we have reviewed. last updated: Tue 17th Dec 2019. That’s What I Heard The New World Blues is a killer set that presents an outstanding talent on the rise. We did and love John Nemeth’s album. If 2020 will be forever remembered as the year of a deadly pandemic, it can also be thought of as a year that demonstrated the undying spirit of the blues. Review of 100 years of Blues  This isn’t a full list—14 albums was plenty. Holy Ground The Dead Daisies 2021 $1.65. Top 20 Albums of 2020 - Blues Rock … Exquisite musicianship abounds on this release, and when you get to the last two songs, you’ll be surprised by the bands originality and ability to push the envelope with beautiful orchestration. With the pandemic lockdown, there’s nothing better to set your soul on fire or soothe your blues than music from some outstanding artists. With a killer voice, Grace rocks the 12 tracks, along with Aaron’s rich vocals and monster guitar riffs. Dec 10, 2020 - 2020 has been a challenging year but one filled with exciting new releases in blues rock. 1-12 of over 2,000 results for Blues Rock. Prev; Next Review of My Blues Pathway  Make It Back To Memphis - Live Tommy Castro • Killin' It Live. Songs From The Road shows exactly why certain performances are meant to be captured live and in the moment. Joined by long-time band mates, Pat DeSalvo and Garnet Grimm, Ain’t Done Yet features well-crafted tracks with catchy hooks, Simmonds’ smooth vocals, and a band that’s as tight as it can be. She interprets songs by Memphis Minnie, Ma Rainey, The Viper Girl Rosetta Howard, and more in her own spectacular way. Following recent advice from the UK Government in relation to COVID-19, Whitby Blues, Rhythm & Rock Festival show will not be going ahead on the scheduled date of Saturday 10 October. Tinsley Ellis website, Released on KTBA Records (Joe Bonamassa’s record label) Blues with Friends by Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Dion, features blues/roots contemporary artists Jeff Beck, Billy Gibbons, Joe Bonamassa, Samantha Fish John Hammond Jr., Sonny Landreth Jerry and Jimmy Vivino, Joe Louis Walker, Brian Setzer, Stevie Van Zandt, Bruce Springsteen, and more. 77. critic score (8) 68. user score (23) Lucinda Williams. We do not believe there is a best or least best. And we are grateful. We chose albums that pretty much knocked us out. More info at BLUES.ORG! He spent many years backing up classic rock legend Alan Parsons but Greene’s time to shine on his own has most definitely arrived. tickets search: sign-up for the weekly Festivals Newsletter . Mike Zito website, Nine-time Blues Music Award winner and three-time Grammy nominee Ruthie Foster puts her big-league vocals into a brass-heavy big band setting on Live At The Paramount. (KTBA Records) And it isn’t even at the halfway year mark yet!  So, get yourself a cold one, put up your feet or kick up your heels and have a listen. The Great British Rhythm & Blues Festival | A showcase of fine, contemporary blues talent: 28th-30th August 2020. That’s a great list! Festival tickets are now on sale. The Music is the only one thing that support all of us in these mad times! (Stony Plain Records) Tracked at Abbey Road Studios and released by J&R Adventures, the set features new material co-written by Bonamassa and important British musicians including former Whitesnake guitarist Bernie Marsden, ex-Cream lyricist Pete Brown, and piano man Jools Holland.