How Sears, Roebuck & Co. midwifed the birth of the blues
By Chris Kjorness
In the popular telling, Delta blues musicians were tragic figures, singing out for personal solace. Though romantic, this story ignores the spirit of the bluesman himself, and the commercial and technological advances of the early 1900s.
Music to Your Ears
By Jessica Cassyle Carr
Saturday entertainment includes a sukey jump / ukulele workshop, and the final installment of Jazz & Blues Under the Stars.
Eric Hisaw Band • Americana at Sister
Kyle Gass Band • Double Plow • rock at Launchpad
Bob Tate • solo piano at Vernon’s Hidden Valley SteakhouseMore Recommented Events ››