Canceled amid COVID-19, the legendary festival celebrates its 54th year with 16 nights of full, streaming concerts from its vaults.
Start your journey into one of the most influential labels in music with our list of the best Chess albums to own on vinyl.
In the UK, the album of the same name has debuted atop the Official Charts Company's Americana Albums chart.
If the Blues is about love and loss then Etta James recorded the soundtrack. She was the greatest female vocalist ever to record for Chess Records and her catalogue of recordings is...
TYA's first UK top ten album charted on 22 February 1969, with a title that captured the mood of the times.
The Rolling Stones’ classic cover of Buddy Holly’s Not Fade Away was the group’s third UK single and their first to be released in America.
‘Live In Cook County Jail’ is a truly classic BB King album that deserves to stand shoulder to shoulder with his ‘Live At The Regal’.
An appreciation of the Soul Queen of New Orleans by her longtime collaborator Scott Billington.
Son of Chess Records co-founder Leonard Chess, Marshall Chess offers an exclusive guide to the Chicago label that helped invent rock’n’roll.
One of the leading lights of the late 1960’s blues boom, The Climax Blues Band was formed in Stafford, England in 1968.
“What a year this is going to be! First, sold out stadiums, then we get to go on tour with the mighty ZZ Top!”
Captain Beefheart, often also known by his real name of Don Van Vliet is/was one of the greatest idiosyncratic figures in modern Californian music.
As country blues bands go Canned Heat are amongst the very elite. In terms of boogie power, they are unrivalled.
In a career that has lasted well over fifty years, Buddy Guy has played with everyone who matters and everyone who cares about the Blues.
BluesClub, featuring Guy Fletcher, Robbie McIntosh and others, will play the fundraiser in honour of former bandmate Rogan, longtime guitar tech of Pete Townshend.
From the opening bars of ‘Ain’t Wastin’ Time No More’, The Allman Brothers Band set out to ensure that ‘Eat A Peach’ would be remembered as a classic.