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Danielle & Friends to Hold Michael Ledbetter Benefit

February 7, 2019

Otis Rush, Influential Blues Singer and Guitarist, Is Dead at 83

October 2, 2018

KCBS Annual Election Party Jan. 10

October 2, 2018

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February 1, 2017

Live at Knuckleheads February 3rd


(Reprint from Blues Blast Magazine, January 26, 2017) He’s not a politician, he’s not a lobbyist and he doesn’t hold a degree in environmental sciences.

Mato Nanji is the vocalist, guitarist, songwriter and front man for the band Indigenous.

In addition to the skills that have helped to make Indigenous a force on the blues scene ever since their first album – Things We Do (Pachyderm Records) – came out in 1998, Mato (Ma-TOE) is also blessed...

January 28, 2017

This weekend, The Old No. 5s are resuming their Sunday night jam spot at the old Freddy T’s, now known as the Sports Shack and Brew Pub. It has been nearly two years since they hosted the jam there at 2111 E Crossroads Lane. “At first it was a relief not to have the constant demand on our schedule,” said 5s drummer Aaron Thomas, “but after a few weeks, I started missing our friends and the conversations we used to have.” Around January of 2015, Freddy T’s relocated to a new building near 143rd...

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