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Castro returns to Alaska to start festival

...television, headlining festivals across the country and still shaking their heads that they've managed to tour with B.B. King and play with John Lee Hooker and Buddy Guy. Yes, life is good for the Tommy Castro Band, who, as many of the blues...
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Bayou diva

...has appeared on the public-television show "Austin City Limits" and played at the White House in a concert with B.B. King in 1999. She performs more than 100 concerts a year. Juneau Jazz and Classics has been trying to bring Ball to Juneau...
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

Blues threesome plays at Hoochi's By RILEY WOODFORD THE JUNEAU EMPIRE Elvis Presley meets Van Halen at B.B. King's house. Texas blues guitarist Paul Byrd combined some surprisingly complimentary influences in his development as a musician...
'An Evening with FLY'

Friday's show, "An Evening with FLY," will include: "Blue Air," music by Schuler, B.B. King, The Ojays. Three pieces about the state of being blue-blue jazz, having the blues, girlfriend blues. "Cool Pops," music...
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Best bets

...have at least two dozen originals incorporated into their set list, alongside tunes by the Ramones, the Surfaris and B.B. King. They take the stage at the Hangar at 9:30 tonight and Saturday. The cover is $3. Stan and Annie Moser also started...
The 'DNA of the blues'

...these days it seems. Hrumph. All the better to crank the tunes, I say. And good riddance. Between Buddy Guy and B.B. King, there's no room anyway. But having just said that, imagine my surprise when I found a stowaway yesterday! Nope...
Hooker Jr. to perform four shows beginning tonight

...original songs and modern funk-inspired tracks. During his career, Hooker has performed with ZZ Top, Jimmy Reed, B.B. King, Bo Diddley, Lenny Kravitz, Taj Mahal, Koko Taylor, Charlie Musslewhite and Etta James. Prior to his Alaska tour...
Best Bets: Alpine, angling offer best outdoor options

...that expressive, dynamic behind-the-beat guitar phrasing that erupts and burbles and cries. He's got enough B.B. King, Stevie Ray Vaughn and Hendrix in his chops to be both authentic and rock-edged, but he's more than a cover artist...
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Walking in both worlds

...American flutist and singer Mary Youngblood recorded her first album in a cave in 1997. This year she opened concerts for B.B. King and Chris Isaak. Inspired by tradition and open to modern influences, Native American musicians such as Youngblood...
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...flip side.'' Known to his listeners as ``BP,'' Price spins the sounds of Muddy Waters, Ella Fitzgerald and B.B. King - to name a few - as the host of KINY radio's ``Jazz and Blues Box'' program. The journey that led him to hosting...


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