Johnny Winter

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2014

    The Cabooze is 40: Memories and Highlights

    Open since 1974, the Cabooze has made its name through booking a variety of R&B, reggae, and rock acts, all the while supporting local bands who have gone on to play larger stages and to national audiences. Serving niches of R&B/blues in the '70s and jam rock today, the venue has a history o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2014

    Aerosmith's Joe Perry Walks His Way in New Memoir

    While they may not be blood brothers, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, singer and guitarist for Aerosmith, respectively, might as well be, given the relationship they've had for more than 45 years. It's a love/hate story that Perry details extensively in his new autobiography, written with David Ritz, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2012

    Notable 2012 deaths in country music

    Get out your hanky so you don't spill a tear in your beer; from Susanna Clark to Kitty Wells, several legendary country singers and songwriters passed on in 2012, and their loss is felt keenly as our connection to a better time in traditional country goes slippin' away.

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2012

    Checking in on Bayport BBQ on the deep blues haunt's second anniversary

    By Rick MasonJust off the main drag in an unassuming Minnesota river town is an outpost of the deep South and an underground musical phenomenon whose ripples extend far across the globe. Bayport, on the St. Croix just south of Stillwater, may be home to a state prison and a massive windows factory, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2012

    RIP, Chris Ethridge, Flying Burrito Brothers bassist

    If there's a Country-Rock Heaven, well you know they've got a hell of a rhythm section. Not quite the lyrics we remember the Righteous Brothers singing, but the way the last few days have panned out, it seems apt. Thursday, we reported the news that Levon Helm, multi-instrumentalist and drummer fo ... More >>

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    July 27, 2011
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    December 10, 2009

    Bluesman Stevie Renner guilty of tax evasion, owed IRS $332,000

    A local rocker faces the prospect of a new gig behind bars.

  • News

    December 17, 2003

    Local Music Yearbook '03

    We Sang. We Danced. We Set things on Fire. And Sometime after the Bar Closed, We Wrote It All Down for You.

  • Music

    August 23, 2000

    The Thrill Is Gone

    With help from longtime fan Eric Clapton, legendary bluesman B.B. King has scored a Top 10 album. Any idea why?