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This hour of The Roadhouse is our annual look back at the Blues Music Awards. The hour is dedicated to the winners in the major categories. Diunna ...

  • Added: May 13, 2017
  • Length: 59:54
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It's hard to imagine how so much great music can be packed into an hour. After whittling down the playlist by half, I think I arrived at the quinte...

  • Added: May 08, 2017
  • Length: 59:54
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In this hour, I've got swing blues, traditional contemporary blues, some acoustic blues, a little blues rock, and a couple of great Roadhouse debut...

  • Added: May 08, 2017
  • Length: 59:54
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This week we mark the passing of Lonnie Brooks with a family set. I've also got blues from all over the place. I've got Godboogie, Bonnie Bishop, B...

  • Added: May 08, 2017
  • Length: 59:54
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Sharon Lewis is a Chicago blues diva who’s commanding vocals and strong song writing is celebrated on her second studio effort for Delmark Records,...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KRPS, KSRQ, WTJU, and KMXT


  • Added: May 05, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Stevie J Blues is a veteran blues guitarist from Jackson, Mississippi who cut his teeth on the scene with the likes of Denise LaSalle, Shirley Brow...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KRPS, WTJU, KMXT, and KSRQ


  • Added: Apr 28, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Coco Montoya is a California native who is one of the biggest names on the contemporary blues scene. After hanging up his drum sticks for a guitar ...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KRPS, KSRQ, KMXT, and WTJU


  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Despite his legacy, Billy Preston is nearly forgotten in the mainstream and is not in the Rock-N-Roll Hall of Fame. Author Steve Bergsman discusses...

Bought by WTJU, Spokane Public Radio, KRPS, KSRQ, and KMXT


  • Added: Apr 14, 2017
  • Length: 57:59
  • Purchases: 5
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From sharing the Apollo Theater stage with Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Billy Gibbons and others to backing Beyonce Knowles at Barack Obama's Neig...

Bought by WTJU, Spokane Public Radio, KRPS, KSRQ, and KMXT


  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 5
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"Smooth Jazz With a Touch of Soul From the Heart of the Green Mountains."

Bought by Royalton Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 03, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:39
  • Purchases: 1
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Anyone who's ever listened to the blues will tell you that it's not about one thing. This hour helps to prove that with upbeat blues, a set of next...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2017
  • Length: 59:54
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The Allmusic journalist, Alex Henderson, noted that "Lynn isn't one to hold back emotionally; like Koko Taylor and Etta James, she screams, shouts,...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KRPS, KSRQ, and KMXT


  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 4
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We jump back into the flow that you've come to expect from The Roadhouse after a slight diversion in the last hour. It's almost all contemporary bl...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2017
  • Length: 59:54
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Mike Wheeler has been playing the blues for almost 30 years and has played with Koko Taylor, Buddy Guy, B.B. King, Shemekia Copeland, Jimmy Johnson...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KRPS, KSRQ, and KMXT


  • Added: Mar 24, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 4
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There's a regional focus in this hour of The Roadhouse, from a part of the US you might not know for its great blues tradition. Lil' Stevie & The W...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2017
  • Length: 59:54
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This hour of The Roadhouse works to rectify an admitted deficit of female blues artists to male. Lauren Mitchell, Hurricane Ruth, Samantha Fish, Rh...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2017
  • Length: 59:54
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The Queen of Detroit Blues talks about her new album.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KRPS, KSRQ, and KMXT


  • Added: Mar 03, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 4
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It's the twelfth anniversary of The Roadhouse, and I've got an hour full of upbeat show-opening tracks. Little Charlie & The Nightcats, Candye Kane...

  • Added: Feb 27, 2017
  • Length: 59:54
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I think I've got another hour of blues ahead that you'll find to be just solid. Big George Jackson, Thorbjørn Risager & The Black Tornado, Hadden S...

Bought by WJAB


  • Added: Jan 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Every hour of The Roadhouse is a little bit of a winding road - we tend to swing from one groove to another, usually in the context of a set. This ...

Bought by WJAB


  • Added: Jan 14, 2017
  • Length: 59:54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Roadhouse
If you're an old hand in The Roadhouse, you know the drill: an hour of great blues variety. If you're new, I think you might be in for a surprise o...

Bought by WJAB


  • Added: Jan 07, 2017
  • Length: 59:54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Oudyano, Credit: Margie O'Loughlin
Who would have thought that an Arabic music based oud player and an American pianist schooled in jazz and roots traditions could interact musically...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2017
  • Length: 06:01
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Biscuit Miller, who is only one a handful of bass players who leads a band, just released his third studio effort, the critically acclaimed Wishbon...

Bought by KRPS, KSRQ, and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 06, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 3
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We're building a strong hour of blues in this edition of The Roadhouse. Jack Mack & the Heart Attack Horns, Lucky Peterson, Kenny Neal, Moreland & ...

Bought by WJAB


  • Added: Dec 31, 2016
  • Length: 59:54
  • Purchases: 1
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This edition of The Roadhouse keeps the blues spirit rolling. I’ve got quite of bit of new music to round out the hour, including Big Bill Morganfi...

Bought by WJAB


  • Added: Dec 23, 2016
  • Length: 59:54
  • Purchases: 1