Kevin Johnson

DELMARK RECORDS is proud of our REEL TO REELS! Big hit at AXPONA – the big audio expo! Junior Wells, Magic Sam, Sun Ra, Jimmy Forrest

DELMARK REEL-TO-REEL SERIES AXPONA (Audio Expo North America) is the largest high-end audio show in North America. The three-day experience features multiple hotel floors packed with listening rooms, The Expo Hall featuring The Record Fair, a dedicated Ear Gear Expo,  seminars and live musical performances. Whether you’re a serious audiophile, a newcomer to high-end audio or…

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JOHNNY BURGIN and BILLY FLYNN to host CHICAGO BLUES GUITAR WORKSHOP at DELMARK RECORDS June 6, 7, 8!!

JOHNNY BURGIN AND BILLY FLYNN CHICAGO BLUES GUITAR WORKSHOP Chicago Blues Guitar Workshop was born out of the Chicago Blues Camp, which ran from 2016 through 2022. Instructors Johnny Burgin and Billy Flynn are offering a limited registration workshop. Refine your blues playing, play rhythm and lead more confidently, and become more comfortable with with performing onstage. We’ll…

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Please vote for DELMARK artists, Bob Stroger, Johnny Burgin, Jose Ramirez, Sax Gordon, nominated for the 2023 BLUES MUSIC AWARDS! Deadline is March 20th!!

Delmark Recording artists who are nominated for a BMA are the incredibly inspiring and ageless legendary Bob Stroger (bassist of the year,) Johnny Burgin (traditional blues male artist of the year,) rising star bluesman, Jose Ramirez (Best Emerging Artist Album,) and Sax Gordon Beadle (horn player of the year!) This is Johnny Burgin’s first ever BMA nomination as a leader!! And…

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KPEO WORLD COMMUNITY RADIO collaborates with DELMARK RECORDS on 2 weekly shows -including WOMEN IN BLUES SHOW!!!

Delmark Records Women in Blues Show starting March 15th, 2023 Starting March 15th, 2023 Delmark Records Women in Blues Delmark Records Blues Show starting March 16th, 2023 Delmark Records Blues Show starting March 16th, 2023 KPEO (World Community Radio) is an independent streaming station whose mission is to present diverse, multi-cultural programming that features topics…

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Welcome BILLY BOY ARNOLD to the Delmark family!!

THE GREATEST LIVING CHICAGO BLUES Harmonica legend will be collaborating with Delmark Records on fascinating previously unreleased historic recordings! BREAKING NEWS! Delmark Records is very proud to announce that blues master Billy Boy Arnold has joined the Delmark family. Delmark Records will release an album by this stalwart of Chicago Blues which features a selection…

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JIMMY BURNS 80th Birthday Celebration and feature in The Chicago Reader!!

Smooth Chicago bluesman Jimmy Burns celebrates 80 years He’s dipped into soul, doo-wop, and folk, and he even ran a west-side barbecue joint. Now he’s got a new live album and a birthday party at Rosa’s Lounge. by Aaron CohenFebruary 17, 2023 Bluesman Jimmy Burns prefers sensitivity over shouting, and since he moved to Chicago from Mississippi in…

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LINSEY ALEXANDER, “The Hoochie Man” featured in the CHICAGO READER!

THE SECRET HISTORY OF CHICAGO MUSIC Linsey Alexander started a second career in the blues at 58 After retiring from the police force, this larger-than-life guitarist and singer went from weekend warrior to international touring and recording artist. by Steve KrakowFebruary 15, 2023 Since 2004 Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) has used the Secret History of…

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Demetria Taylor one of the big highlights at Eddie Taylor 100th Birthday Celebration w/ The Taylor Family, John Primer & More at ANTONE’S in Austin, TX!!!!!!!!!

Eddie Taylor 100th Birthday Celebration w/ The Taylor Family, John Primer & More Friday, January 27, 20238:00pm (Doors: 7:00pm ) Antone’s Presents Eddie Taylor 100th Birthday Celebration featuring: Larry Taylor, Tim Taylor, Demetria Taylor, Brenda Taylor, Steve Bell, Very Special Guest John Primer & Special Guests Eddie Taylor 100th birthday celebration & tribute w/ the Taylor Family (Larry Taylor,…

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JOHNNY BURGIN is nominated for 2023 BMAs!! Traditional Blues Male Artist of the year in the annual Blues Music Awards!! CHICAGO BLUES FROM COAST TO COAST

We are so excited and happy to announce that guitar star Johnny Burgin (formerly Rockin’ Johnny) has just been nominated for the coveted and most prestigious blues award out there. This is Johnny’s first ever Blues Music Award nomination as a leader. Big congrats and well deserved nomination for one of the most talented, passionate,…

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