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Ronnie Baker Brooks is a smoking blues guitarist who like many a great bluesman, hails from Chicago. In addition to his formidable six-string chops, Baker Brooks has an engaging vocal delivery that’s easy on the ear as well as a knack for penning catchy, soulful blues-rock numbers. See for yourself by checking out this clip of Ronnie and his band performing live at the Frederikshavn Blues Festival in Denmark.
Sicotropico Hailing from Bogota, Columbia, Sicotropico is a power trio whose sound is an innovative fusion of rock and world music. The band is composed of Caribbean Columbian musicians who draw on a variety of eclectic influences which also include jazz, salsa and funk to craft a distinct, heavy sound that is all their own. Catch the band in action in this great live clip of them performing their Santana-like original, “Veneno.”
Although she is currently based in NYC, blues-rock singer Eliza Neals’ sound is firmly rooted in her hometown of Detroit. This Motown diva has a raspy, classically trained voice, which is perfectly suited for her gritty, sexy soul tinged blues-rock originals. Watch Eliza and her smoking hot band in action in this video clip for “Misery.”
June Divided are an indie rock quartet from Philadelphia. The band has a distinct, radio friendly sound and despite only having been formed in 2010, they have already appeared at the SXSW Music Festival in Austin and on the Vans Warped Tour. See for yourself why June Divided are attracting fans across the country with this well-produced video clip for “Bullet.”
GSTV Episode Twelve
Blues Rock legend Johnny Winter speaks with GSTV about his exciting new blues legends CD, his recent tour of Japan, his early gigs with Muddy Waters and BB King, slide guitar and much more. Best known for his late 1960s and 1970s high-energy blues-rock albums and live performances, Winter also produced three Grammy-winning albums for blues legend Muddy Waters. Since his time with Waters, Johnny Winter has recorded… Read More
Austin City Limits (often abbreviated as ACL) is an American Public TV music program that helped Austin Texas to become widely known as “Live Music Capital of the World,” and is the only television show to receive the National Medal of Arts, which it was awarded in 2003.