New VizzTone Signings and Upcoming Releases for Fall!

  The VizzTone label group proudly welcomes Rob Stone, Jimmy Carpenter, the Skyla Burrell Band, and Erin Harpe & the Delta Swingers to the family!    We are also honored to be releasing Sean Costello‘s previously unreleased 2005 studio album, working in conjunction with The Sean Costello Memorial Fund for Bipolar Research and producer Steve Rosenthal.   Rob Stone / Gotta Keep […]

Blues Blast Music Awards – Vote Now!

  BLUES BLAST MUSIC AWARDS:  Blues Blast Magazine is having their annual awards ceremony and celebration in Champaign, Illinois on October 23, 2014.  Voting is from July 15 – Septmeber 15, 2014.  So you can VOTE NOW!!!  For more info or to vote, click the Blues Blast Music Awards logo, above.   Our Nominees include: […]

Gina Sicilia releases THE ALABAMA SESSIONS

Vizztone proudly announces the release of Gina Sicilia’s latest recording, THE ALABAMA SESSIONS.   Critically acclaimed singer-songrwiter Gina Sicilia traveled to Muscle Shoals, Alabama, to soak up the Southern Soul vibe and realign her musical compass for THE ALABAMA SESSIONS.  This self-produced 5-song EP is Gina’s fifth release with the VizzTone label group, featuring her […]

Chris O’Leary LIVE AT BLUES NOW!

The VizzTone label group and Fidellis Records are proud to present the Chris O’Leary Band’s new release, LIVE AT BLUES NOW! Chris enthuses, “This special night was recorded earlier this year in Basel Switzerland with very special guest Alex Schultz! The room was beautiful, the crowd was great, and we had a blast!”

New Cathy Lemons CD!

VizzTone proudly presents the gripping new album from Cathy Lemons, BLACK CROW! In life, love, and in art, Cathy Lemons is no brakes, all throttle…. Cathy Lemons is a blues singing legend who has performed regularly in the San Francisco Bay Area for 25 years. Originally from Dallas, TX she honed her chops with the likes of […]

VizzTone welcomes Mikey Junior!

VizzTone proudly welcomes MIKEY JUNIOR to the family with a slammin’ new album, TRAVELING SOUTH! Who is going to carry the blues well into the 21st century? For blues fans in the Northeast United States, that question is routinely answered every night Mikey Junior hits the stage. His infectious personality and absolute command of his medium leave […]

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  • New VizzTone Signings and Upcoming Releases for Fall!

    New VizzTone Signings and Upcoming Releases for Fall!

      The VizzTone label group proudly welcomes Rob Stone, Jimmy Carpenter, the Skyla Burrell Band, and Erin Harpe & the Delta Swingers to the family!    We are also honored to be releasing Sean Costello‘s previously unreleased 2005 studio album, working in conjunction with The Sean Costello Memorial Fund for Bipolar Research and producer Steve Rosenthal.   Rob Stone / Gotta Keep […]

  • Blues Blast Music Awards - Vote Now!

    Blues Blast Music Awards – Vote Now!

      BLUES BLAST MUSIC AWARDS:  Blues Blast Magazine is having their annual awards ceremony and celebration in Champaign, Illinois on October 23, 2014.  Voting is from July 15 – Septmeber 15, 2014.  So you can VOTE NOW!!!  For more info or to vote, click the Blues Blast Music Awards logo, above.   Our Nominees include: […]

  • Gina Sicilia releases THE ALABAMA SESSIONS

    Gina Sicilia releases THE ALABAMA SESSIONS

    Vizztone proudly announces the release of Gina Sicilia’s latest recording, THE ALABAMA SESSIONS.   Critically acclaimed singer-songrwiter Gina Sicilia traveled to Muscle Shoals, Alabama, to soak up the Southern Soul vibe and realign her musical compass for THE ALABAMA SESSIONS.  This self-produced 5-song EP is Gina’s fifth release with the VizzTone label group, featuring her […]

  • Chris O'Leary LIVE AT BLUES NOW!

    Chris O’Leary LIVE AT BLUES NOW!

    The VizzTone label group and Fidellis Records are proud to present the Chris O’Leary Band’s new release, LIVE AT BLUES NOW! Chris enthuses, “This special night was recorded earlier this year in Basel Switzerland with very special guest Alex Schultz! The room was beautiful, the crowd was great, and we had a blast!”

  • New Cathy Lemons CD!

    New Cathy Lemons CD!

    VizzTone proudly presents the gripping new album from Cathy Lemons, BLACK CROW! In life, love, and in art, Cathy Lemons is no brakes, all throttle…. Cathy Lemons is a blues singing legend who has performed regularly in the San Francisco Bay Area for 25 years. Originally from Dallas, TX she honed her chops with the likes of […]

  • Mikey Junior - Travelin South

    VizzTone welcomes Mikey Junior!

    VizzTone proudly welcomes MIKEY JUNIOR to the family with a slammin’ new album, TRAVELING SOUTH! Who is going to carry the blues well into the 21st century? For blues fans in the Northeast United States, that question is routinely answered every night Mikey Junior hits the stage. His infectious personality and absolute command of his medium leave […]

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  • Chris O'Leary endorses Seydel Harmonicas

    Chris O’Leary endorses Seydel Harmonicas

    VizzTone artist Chris O’Leary has signed an endorsement deal with Germany-based Seydel Harmonica Company.  Making handcrafted Haronicas since 1847, Seydel is the world’s oldest harmonica manufacturer, and  the only one using stainless steel reeds.  Chris O’leary’s model of choice is that Seydel 1847 Classic, stainless steel reeds and reed plates over a sealed wooden comb O’Leary […]

  • Our 2014 BMA Nominees!

    Our 2014 BMA Nominees!

    Congratulations to our 2014 BLUES MUSIC AWARD NOMINEES BLUES MUSIC AWARDS ARE HAPPENING MAY 8, 2014 in MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE!  SEE YOU THERE!     CANDYE KANE  Contemporary Blues Female Artist         LITTLE G WEEVIL Acoustic Blues Artist     RUFF KUTT BLUES BAND That’s When The Blues Begins / Song of the Year […]

  • Welcome Austin Young !

    Welcome Austin Young !

    VizzTone proudly presents the debut recording from Colorado’s teenage blues phenom, AUSTIN YOUNG.  At 17, he delivers deep passion, exciting showmanship, and electrifying musicianship.  His inspirations range from Blues giants to guitar masters.  As he devastates audiences near home and at concerts and festivals, he is a hard act to follow even for today’s established stars. […]

  • Long Tall Deb!

    Long Tall Deb!

    Just click on the CD cover to hear the whole album in the VizzTone Store. VizzTone is so proud of the new Long Tall Deb CD, Raise Your Hands, we’re having a week-long Listening Party! “Long Tall Deb is a powerful singer who was raised in the dirt of Texas Blues.”    – Art Tipaldi, Blues […]

  • Bob Margolin receives Keeping the Blues Alive Award

    Bob Margolin receives Keeping the Blues Alive Award

    Congratulations to this year’s KEEPING THE BLUES ALIVE Award recipient in the field of journalism… BOB MARGOLIN! Bob’s eBook is available in the iTunes Store, also on Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble & Sony   Unfortunately Bob couldn’t join us in Memphis to blow the roof off the Rum Boogie or accept his KBA award […]

  • Mitch Woods on Voice of America!

    Mitch Woods on Voice of America!

    Mitch Woods has been getting a tremendous response to Blues Beyond Borders, his CD/DVD chronicle of his triumphant tour of the Republic of Turkey.  Voice Of America Radio recently broadcast a great interview, in which Mitch talks about his travels as well as his influences and beginnings in the gumbo of New Orleans music and […]

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  • EG Kight is on a roll

    EG Kight is on a roll

    EG KIGHT is on a roll!!!  Bouncing back from recent health problems, EG is thrilled with the tremendous response her new CD LIP SERVICE has been getting with press and on the radio around the world.  She says with a Georgia Songbird smile, “I’m so thrilled that after everything I’ve been through this year, my […]

  • Blues Blast reviews Greg Nagy

    Blues Blast reviews Greg Nagy

    BLUES BLAST MAGAZINE, 9/15/11 Featured Blues Review 5 of 6 Greg Nagy – Fell Toward None Big O Records/Vizztone www.gregnagy.com 11 tracks/44:14 In sports, there is a commonly used term known as the “sophomore slump”. It refers to an athlete who has an impressive rookie season but fails to come close to matching that level […]

  • Blues Revue catches Chris O'Leary on the road

    Blues Revue catches Chris O’Leary on the road

    Blues Revue writer Kay Cordtz caught the Chris O’Leary band at the Towne Crier in New York – sounds like a hell of a night!

  • VizzTone is rockin' with AirPlay Direct!

    VizzTone is rockin’ with AirPlay Direct!

    As of April 18, 2011, new releases from VizzTone Artists occupy THREE out of the top FIVE slots on Airplay Direct’s monthly Blues Album chart!  #1: TRAMPLED UNDER FOOT / #4: PETE ANDERSON / #5: GINA SICILIA.  AirPlay Direct’s Global Radio Indicator Charts show the most popular tracks that are being downloaded for airplay by […]

  • Johnny Ace's Psychedelic Interview!

    Johnny Ace’s Psychedelic Interview!

    IT’S PSYCHEDELIC BABY just posted a great career retrospective interview with Johnny Ace – from his early days in 1960′s New York to his current home in the San Francisco scene, playing with diverse acts and artists including:  The Thompson Ferry Blues Band, the Blues Busters, Victoria Spivey, John Lee Hooker (pictured here), Perry and […]

  • TUF cover story in the new Blues Revue!

    TUF cover story in the new Blues Revue!

    Trampled Under Foot is featured as the cover story in the March/April issue of Blues Revue Magazine! Writer Stacy Jeffress chronicles the band’s journey from their childhood experiences with their parents’ music, through their individual endeavors in different bands, right up to their formation of TUF in 2004, their victorious trip to Memphis in 2008, […]

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