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Roots N Blues N BBQ
Roots N Blues N BBQ
Roots N Blues N BBQ

"No matter what you might come to Roots N Blues to see, it’s nearly 100 percent guaranteed that you’ll walk away with a new favorite or three from the weekend’s schedule."

 
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NOFX by Joe Leonard
NOFX by Joe Leonard
NOFX by Joe Leonard

"Being a musician is cool, but being in a punk rock band is even better because you don’t have to be perfect," says NOFX frontman/bassist Fat Mike.

 
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Devon Allman by Roman Sobus
Devon Allman by Roman Sobus
Devon Allman by Roman Sobus
 

Devon Allman’s Expansive Sound

 
October 31, 2016
 



"This time, I thought that I’d earned my stripes and I had my fanbase," says Devon Allman about trying something new on RIDE OR DIE. "I felt my fans were ready to hear me stretch out."

 
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© 2013 Medeski Martin & Wood
© 2013 Medeski Martin & Wood
© 2013 Medeski Martin & Wood

"If you keep moving and growing, it helps everything," says Medeski Martin & Wood keyboardist John Medeski, affirming that band members' side projects have been instrumental in keeping the group together.

 
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Mark Chesnutt
Mark Chesnutt
Mark Chesnutt
 

Mark Chesnutt: One for the fans

 
October 24, 2016
 



A Beaumont, Texas native, singer-guitarist Mark Chesnutt delivered his first hit back in 1990 with “Too Cold At Home.” Produced by longtime friend and collaborator Jimmy Ritchey, his new album, Tradition Lives, sounds like a th...

 
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Lecrae, credit Mary Caroline Mann
Lecrae, credit Mary Caroline Mann
Lecrae, credit Mary Caroline Mann
 

Lecrae: Music that endures

 
October 23, 2016
 



"It’s all preceding an album which I feel will be a timeless piece of work that articulates what we need to hear in this day and age," says rapper Lecrae about preparing an all-out production for his fall tour.

 
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Maxwell photo by Christian Hansen
Maxwell photo by Christian Hansen
Maxwell photo by Christian Hansen
 

Maxwell: R&B Royalty

 
October 19, 2016
 



"For me, this tour is the highlight of my career," says R&B/soul singer Maxwell about co-headlining with Mary J. Blige on the King and Queen of Hearts World Tour.

 
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Andrew W.K.
Andrew W.K.
Andrew W.K.

"I realized there are whole other avenues that partying can open up," says rocker and motivational speaker Andrew W.K.

 
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Jayhawks © Vivian Johnson
Jayhawks © Vivian Johnson
Jayhawks © Vivian Johnson

"I didn’t write right away after rehab," says Jayhawks singer Gary Louris. "You have to be careful if you start writing too quickly. You can write about everything being rosy."

 
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Midge Ure
Midge Ure
Midge Ure
 

The Ever Versatile Midge Ure

 
October 12, 2016
 



"We’re jumping from guitar to synths and back and it’s sounding great," says Midge Ure of being on the road with two other multi-instrumentalists . "It’s rattled my cage. I’ve had to think about what I can perform."