Mike Welch

“Monster” Mike Welch reflects on his musical connections and his work with Sugar Ray & the Bluetones by Art Simas Many of us recall seeing Mike Welch literally grow up on stage in the early 1990s. He seemed mature beyond his years, digging into gut-wrenching blues with such poise, character and conviction. A great deal…

Chris Fitz at Nelson's Candies, Wilton, NH

Chris Fitz Interview by Art Simas

Guitarist Chris Fitz is changing with the times From guitar slinger to singer/songwriter, Fitz has had to adapt his style and approach but he has always been rooted in the Blues.   by Art Simas After a 27-year experiment of learning the guitar on his own in his mid-teens; doing the obligatory garage jam band…

George McCann and James Montgomery performing at the Barnful of Blues Festival 2014

George McCann interview by Art Simas

For George McCann, learning to play guitar looked like it was going to be an insurmountable challenge, for a 17-year old in Framingham, Massachusetts in the early 1970s. There were going to be years of taking lessons, endless months of practice that would cut into his “real” life of hanging out with friends with “wheels.”…

Blues Audience Feb/March issue

Current Issue February/March 2015

The current issue has an interview with Chris Fitz.  Also an exciting story about a cruise gone wrong from our publisher. Blues news by Sistah Karen Nugent and MOST IMPORTANTLY the Feb/March schedules of New England’s finest Blues bands and clubs! You can also get the PRINT click on the SUBSCRIBE button above and proceed…

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