When Blues Icon Pinetop Perkins peacefully left us on March 21, the Blues World came together to grieve his passing and celebrate his life. Pinetop left his Blues with us and inspired tributes, stories, tears and laughter. This week’s BluesWax, Blues Revue’s online voice of the Blues, has gathered these together and VizzTone joins them […]
Great to see Debbie Davies back in action after recuperating from her broken arm! Here she is at a special gig at Rosa’s Lounge in Chicago, celebrating Amy Brat’s birthday with notable guests Bob Stroger and Willie “Big Eyes” Smith!
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, […]
The Allman Brothers of Macon, Georgia; North Mississippi Allstars of Memphis, Tennessee… great blues-based Family bands who generated such intense love, pride and excitement in their regional fans that they were propelled to a worldwide stage. Now it’s time to add one more name to that short list: the Schnebelen family of Kansas City, Missouri […]
VizzTone is proud to release GINA SICILIA’s new CD, Can’t Control Myself, produced by the insanely talented Dave Gross in his Fat Rabbit Studios. On her third CD, critically acclaimed rising star Gina Sicilia digs deeper into the realms of Soul and Americana music on a killer set that showcases her strikingly distinctive singing and songwriting.
The VizzTone Label Group proudly announces the birth of the Bob Margolin VizzTone Blues Revue – an all-star band for festivals and concerts featuring a flexible choice of diverse artists. Bob explains…
Internationally recognized Canadian Blues artists MonkeyJunk have gotten FIVE more nominations for the 14th Annual Maple Blues Awards, to be held January 17th, 2011. Their nominations include: ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR – MonkeyJunk / ELECTRIC ACT OF THE YEAR – MonkeyJunk / GUITAR PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Tony D. / HARMONICA PLAYER OF THE […]
Congrats to Bob Margolin for some richly-deserved accolades! Here he is accepting the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Charlotte Music Awards on December 8, 2010. Also winning the Lifetime Achievement Award that night was Archie Bell, so you can be sure everyone was doing the Tighten Up!