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Vintage Trouble describes its sounds as “live-wired, straight-shootin, dirty-mouth’d, pelvis-pushing juke music.” Indeed. This band rocks. Truly. They are also extremely soulful, consistently delivering a very big sound and exciting stage performances. In the current Los Angeles musical milieu of over-hyped, indie bands with hipster haircuts and limited musical abilities, Vintage Trouble are truly a breath of fresh air. A charismatic and musically potent quartet, Vintage Trouble take the classic soul sound and breathe new life… Read More
The Deep Ellum neighborhood of downtown Dallas, TX has been tied up with music for over 75 years. Originally a center for industry, this then mostly-black part of East Dallas gained nationwide acclaim as a hotspot for Southern Blues in the 1930s. Later, Deep Ellum would become home to artists and musicians from many different styles and backgrounds, including a lively Punk scene in the 1980s. But if you want to recapture the Read More
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When the big blues acts come through town, they head for the big blues club–B.B. King Blues Club and Grille in Times Square. The Robert Cray Band, Dr. John, Shemekia Copeland and Hubert Sumlin are just some of the internationally renowned blues and R&B stars who play B.B. King’s regularly.
According to its website “Rosa’s Lounge operates in the hallowed tradition of Chicago blues lounges, family owned and operated by an Italian immigrant who came to Chicago in 1978 after meeting Junior Wells in Milan. Tony Mangiullo found the true spirit of the blues at legendary South Side lounges like Theresa’s, and he opened Rosa’s (1984) as a tribute to those cradles of blues tradition, and named it after his mother, Rosa, who had followed him here to help.”
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