This month's Classic Blues set is "Louisiana Blues." Artists featured include Snooks Eaglin, Boozoo Chavis, Guitar Slim, Smiley Lewis, James Booker, Earl King, Lazy Lester, Slim Harpo, Lonesome Sundown and mo
This week's show features an interview with Tas Cru. We will talk about his latest album "Memphis Song" and promote his appearance at the Pittsburgh Blues & Roots Festival this weekend, July 21-22. I will also feature music from the other headliners and from some of the Pittsburgh area bands also preforming at the festival.
This week's show features an interview with Houston based singer Keeshea Pratt, from The Keeshea Pratt Band. In January, The Keeshea Pratt Band won first place in the Band Division at the 34th International Blues Challenge in Memphis Tennessee. We will talk about competing at the IBC, her album "Believe," and her appearance Saturday August 11th at the Heritage Music BluesFest, in Wheeling West Virginia.
I will also be playing new music from Dave Holtzman (The Little Red Rooster Blues Band), Keith Stone, Brigitte Rios Purdy, JT Lauritsen, Johnny Burgin, and more.
On this week's episode of Sports Takeover, we open the show by highlighting the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Championship taking place this weekend. Next we move back to the MLS, where we provide an update on the playoffs as conference finals approach. We stray away from the top 25 this week and discuss our Heisman candidates as the season begins to come to a close in college football. Next we finally put the Le'Veon Bell discussion to bed. Following that, we discuss the teams in the NFL who took massive hits this past weekend, and what they can do moving forward. Jimmy Butler trade talks follows, with implications for the 76ers and Timberwolves. Afterwards, we discuss where the NHL sits a month into the season, with some surprises on both sides of the standings. Lastly, we wrap up with quick picks and bold predictions.
This weeks first set will be some Thanksgiving Blues for you, featuring food themed songs from Bobby Rush, Eddie Shaw, Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials, Kid Ramos, Shemekia Copeland, Jimmy Adler, Daniel Smith, Keith Stone with Red Gravy, The DogTown Blues Band and more.
Some of the other artists featured this week include Regina Bonelli, Jeremiah Johnson, Paul Oscher, Dave Keller, Markey Blue, Big Al & The Heavyweights, Hurricane Ruth LaMaster, JT Lauritsen, Shari Puorto Frank Bey, Benny Turner, and more.