Kevin Johnson

FEELIN’ GROOVY?! Delmark Records and Linsey Alexander featured in CHICAGO IN TUNE with live performance and interview at THE HIDEOUT, CHICAGO!

Are you feelin’ groovy??!!! One of the world’s most beloved music venues, Chicago’s Hideout Inn is showcasing one the world’s most beloved blues and jazz record labels (and the world’s longest running independently owned label!) Chicago’s Delmark Records with a FREE live performance from the legendary Hoochie Man, Linsey Alexander – this Saturday night Aug…

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Just announced! Sat Sept 4th – Blues & Jazz Street Stroll on Rockwell!! Delmark Records is elated to announce its first annual blues and jazz block party!

Rockwell Blues & Jazz Street Stroll: September 4th 2021 Presented by Delmark Records, Earwig Records & RBRA (Rockwell Business & Residents Association). This program is made possible by a grant from the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events with funding from the Walder Foundation. Saturday September 4th on Rockwell Ave. between Irving Park &…

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Jose Ramirez’ Delmark debut single, “Whatever She Wants” gets rave reviews!

AMERICAN BLUES SCENE Jose Ramirez Releases First Single On Delmark Label ‘Whatever She Wants’ American Blues Scene Staff “‘Whatever She Wants’ talks about an attraction so crazy that you’re willing to put everything on the line, no matter how dangerous. – Jose Ramirez At 33 years old, Jose Ramirez is Costa Rica’s premier blues artist and has…

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Live Music in Chicago: yes, it’s back! (slowly but surely) Delmark artists upcoming LIVE gigs!!!

We are so excited about the long awaited return of live music concerts and concert venues and music clubs back in action. Chicago has an amazing live music scene, and many Delmark Records artists are performing soon. Chicago and Chicago area music venues that feature blues and jazz like Kingston Mines, Rosa’s Lounge, Blue Chicago,…

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Delmark’s recent digital blues singles get rave reviews in Colorado Blues Society’s HOLLER Magazine! Thank you, Dan Willging!

The Holler may not be the most widely known blues publication, but it’s one of our faves! Jam packed with high quality blues journalism, photos, and reviews from this long running Colorado Blues Society magazine. Congrats on their 25th Anniversary! 2 new reviews of Delmark’s singles in their April/May 2021 issue. Be sure to check…

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New Johnny Burgin digital single, “Cherry On Top” is receiving plenty of well deserved LOVE!

Delmark released a new track just in time for Valentine’s Day from not one but two of our favorite blues guitarists. “The Worldwide West Side Guitar Man” Johnny Burgin has teamed up with Texas blues guitar legend, Anson Funderburgh and piano ace Christian Dozzler for a brand spankin’ new Delmark Records digital single for download/streaming,…

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MOJO MORGANFIELD featured in the Chicago Sun-Times!!

For Joseph ‘Mojo’ Morganfield, making music like his famous dad is a very ‘Good’ thing by Moira McCormick The most recent of Muddy Waters’ offspring to pursue his own career in music, Morganfield has released a new single, “It’s Good to Be King,” on Chicago’s longstanding independent Delmark label. Joseph “Mojo” Morganfield grew up with a…

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DOWNBEAT PICKS DAVE SPECTER’S “BLUES FROM THE INSIDE OUT” AS ONE OF THE BEST ALBUMS OF 2020…!!!

Dave Specter Blues From The Inside Out (Delmark) By Bobby Reed  |   Published January 2020 A middle-aged dog can learn new tricks. This is evidenced by veteran bluesman Dave Specter’s latest release, Blues From The Inside Out. For the first time in his long career, the string-bending, flame-throwing guitarist emerges as a lead vocalist, taking charge of…

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