Howlin' Wolf

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2013

    Top Five Blues Songs According to Jim Belushi

    Jim Belushi is a man of many trades. He's entertained us through movies, TV, in theatre, and with his incredible improvisation skills. Not to be outdone by his late great older brother John, his knack for the blues is sensational as well (see: his band the Sacred Hearts) leaving us to wonder, what ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2013

    What Did People Buy On Record Store Day at Coachella?

    By: Ryan Cox While we're covering weekend two of Coachella, it's no surprise that the Zia Records' pop-up store was swarming with eager music lovers on Saturday for Record Store Day, hoping to scoop up some of those re-released and hard to-find aural gems. Hell, people were just eager to spend hard ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2013

    How Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf Gave England the Blues

    The American blues sound overtook England in the 1960s like no other. Limey guitar slingers like John Mayall, Peter Green and Jimmy Page worked up their tolerance to whiskey, mastered the blues scale and made more money than every American blues musician that came before them. In the early 1970s, tw ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 7, 2013

    Blues at the Crossroads: Muddy & The Wolf

    Segerstrom Center for the Arts

  • Calendar

    August 16, 2012

    The Stone Foxes

    Detroit Bar

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    R.I.P. Hubert Sumlin, Guitarist for Howlin' Wolf

    Hubert Sumlin​Bluesman Hubert Sumlin has died. He was 80 years old. The Chicago Sun Times reports that the Howlin' Wolf guitarist passed away on Sunday in a hospital in Wayne, N.J., due to heart failure. Sumlin -- one of the most revered blues guitarists of the last half century -- was best k ... More >>

  • Music

    July 14, 2011

    Death Hymn Number 9 Says Marvin Gaye Was a Pussy Ass!

    [Locals Only] And other insights from the gods of gospel/power/violence

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    Voodoo Fix: 'Voodoo Describes What We Do as a Band'

    ​Voodoo Fix, made up of Abe Rivers, Scott P, Captain Willy, Demario Dunn and Doc Russell, mixes blues, folk, and funk in their debut, Not For Nothing. There's a record release party in Irvine's Anthill Pub (4200 Campus Dr.) today; check out how it was made and a pretty cool video after the jump.

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    Orange Bits: Young the Giant Recognized by Amazon, Jameson, Clint Black, and The New Limb

    Jameson ​We're at the home stretch of 2010 and Christmas is rapidly approaching; local bands are also "winning best of 2010 contests" left and right. (See: Young the Giant and Walter Trout.) Also, several bands such as Jameson and Melanoid are getting in the Christmas spirit by playing ... More >>