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Matt Schofield Live in Amsterdam – Video

British blues rocker performs “The Day You Left” at North Sea Jazz Club in Amsterdam

 

Matt Schofield has been a fixture on the international blues scene for more than a decade. Having got his start playing in the house bands of various festivals around Europe, the Manchester-born guitarist embarked on a successful… Read More

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Ana Popovic Live at the Iridium in NYC

GSTV’s exclusive video of Serbian blues-rock diva Ana Popovic live in New York

 

Serbian born, Memphis-based Ana Popovic is one of the most exciting female guitarists to come along in some time. Introduced to the blues at a young age by her father, Popovic has developed a fiery, passionate style of playing and singing. After relocating from her native Yugoslavia to Read More

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Artist Showcase Winner: James Buddy Rogers

GSTV’s announces James Buddy Rogers as our March Artist Showcase winner

 

By the time he was just 10 years old, Canadian blues guitarist JamesBuddy” Rogers had already begun lifting riffs off his father’s blues records. By the tender age of 11, he’d formed his first band and started playing gigs. By the age of 15, his band Texas Storm was being booked by… Read More

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Ana Popovic: GSTV’s Exclusive Interview with Female Blues/Rock Sensation

Serbian blues/rock guitarist talks to Guitar Shop TV backstage at the Iridium in NYC

 

Belgrade-born Ana Popovic was introduced to the blues at an early age by her father. Taking up the guitar as a teenager, Ana began performing on the European blues circuit in the mid 1990s. By decade’s end, she’d recorded an album with her band Hush and relocated to Amsterdam to study at… Read More

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Great Performances: Kim Simmonds – Savoy Brown – LIVE in NYC

 

Guitar Shop TV recently caught up with legendary British blues guitarist Kim Simmonds, who performed on the same bill with Johnny and Edgar Winter and Rick Derringer. Simmonds is an exciting guitarist and in our view underappreciated within his peer group. Considered one of the architects of British blues, he started playing professionally in 1966 in London, England, and formed the Brtish blues rock group Savoy Brown in 1966.

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Great Venues: Kingston Mines – Chicago

Check this great clip from UIC Campus Housing on Kingston Mines, Chicago’s oldest and largest real blues club.

Recently celebrating its 40th anniversary, Kingston Mines presents Chicago Blues seven nights a week on two stages with two bands and guest vocalists. Voted Chicago’s best blues club 11 years in a row by the Chicago Music Awards. Doc’s Rib Joint serves the finest barbeque ribs, wings, catfish, and more for late night dining pleasure.

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