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Blues Legend Etta James Gravely Ill January 14, 2011

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Sad news that singer legendary blues singer, ETTA JAMES is undergoing treatment for leukemia and has been diagnosed with dementia. Details of James’s conditions were revealed when her husband Artis Mills asked a California court to permit him to take control of her finances; more than $1M of her money.

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Toronto Actor and Musician Raoul Bhaneja Set To Host The Maple Blues Awards December 30, 2010

Posted by David W. King in Blues, Blues Music Awards, Canada Blues, Canadian Blues, Female Blues Performers, Maple Blues Awards, Music Award Ceremonies.
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Performers include Shakura S’Aida, Matt Andersen, Dawn Tyler Watson and Jack de Keyzer
Blues Summit Five to feature Washington DC based Sirius Radio’s Bill Wax at Keynote Brunch


Raoul Bhaneja, a Toronto actor and musician most noted for his work performing Shakespeare’s Hamlet solo and his blues band, Raoul and the Big Time is set to host the 14th annual Maple Blues Awards on January 17, 2011 at Koerner Hall in Toronto.

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Atlanta Blues Rocker Liz Melendez Subject of a New Documentary, “Unknown Rockstar” November 22, 2010

Posted by David W. King in Blues, Blues Guitar, Blues Rock, Documentary, Female Blues Performers, Female Blues Vocalists.
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Atlanta blues rocker Liz Melendez, is the subject of a new documentary, “Unknown Rockstar” by Emmy award winning photojournalist Bill Rich for his new independent film company William Rich Films.

Make certain to catch this documentary

Robin Rogers Seriously Ill-Benefits Planned, Donations Sought September 8, 2010

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Blind Pig recording artist Robin Rogers, who was admitted to the hospital on August 18th with serious liver problems, has now been diagnosed with liver cancer. She was hospitalized for complications caused by Hepatitis C, and a CT scan prior to surgery revealed an untreatable cancerous tumor on her liver. She is not a candidate for a liver transplant so she has been sent home for hospice care.
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Roots-Rocker Natasha James in Concert@Iron Door Saloon, September 17/18 September 4, 2010

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Performing In Concert! Two Big Nights! At IRON DOOR SALOON/Sept. 17, 18
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Alberta Adams Turns 93! July 21, 2010

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Alberta Adams was born on July 26, 1917 and will celebrate her 93rd birthday on Sunday, July 25 at Dylan’s Raw Bar in Grosse Pointe Park with her longtime backing band, RJ’s Rhythm Rockers. The band includes Bob Schultz on keys. sax & vocals, Mike Marshall on bass, Paul Carey on guitar and her manager, RJ Spangler, on drums. The music starts at 9:30 pm. (more…)