Dave Specter’s 30 year musical journey on Delmark surrounded by a stellar list of featured artists including Otis Clay, Jimmy Johnson, Ronnie Earl, Lurrie Bell, Billy Branch, Willie Kent, Jorma Kaukonen, Jack McDuff, Lynwood Slim, Sharon Lewis, Jesse Fortune, Barkin’ Bill Smith, [Read More]
Delmark News Blog
Celebrating Joseph “Mojo” Morganfield: born April 14, 1964
On December 10th 2020 we were shocked and saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Joseph "Mojo" Morganfield, Delmark Artist, rising star, and friend. We will always remember this warm human being and true artist. We commit to keep his memory alive. From Mojo's [Read More]
HISTORICAL JUSTICE for 91-year-old blues master JIMMY JOHNSON! Vote NOW at LIVING BLUES’ & BLUES BLAST’S polls…!!!
YOU can help to make HISTORICAL JUSTICE for 91-year-old blues master JIMMY JOHNSON. Act now. Vote! Enjoy the videos and a personal message from Jimmy! VOTE now, here, every vote brings Jimmy closer to the recognition he deserves! Jimmy Johnson, born in 1928 in Holly Spring, [Read More]
Steve Wagner leaving Delmark after 33 fruitful years
Congratulations to Label & Studio Manager Steve Wagner for his 33 years of service. From 1987 to 2018, Steve was involved in the production of over 500 albums. Since May 1st 2018, the date in which Julia A. Miller succeeded Robert G. Koester at the helm of Delmark, [Read More]
Peter Hurley Art Gallery opening June 5th at Delmark Records!! Fascinating Drawing Exhibit of Delmark blues artists from renowned photographer/artist/journalist, Peter Hurley!!! Piano ace Johnny Iguana to perform!
DELMARK ORIGINALS @ Delmark Studio Gallery by Peter Hurley Creating original drawings based on my photographs for Delmark Originals Exhibit was inspired by a desire to combine my life’s work as a classically trained artist with my dual-profession as a photographer of [Read More]
2023 Chicago Blues Fest is coming soon and DELMARK RECORDS is featured in many events in honor of our 70th anniversary!!
Take a look at all of these fun and exciting Delmark related events coming up in celebration of our 70th anniversary in this crazy ol' blues and jazz biz!!! Delmark Records 70th Anniversary EVENTS DELMARK 70TH Blues Review Concert video at Fitzgerald’sTues. May 23, [Read More]
Delmark 70th anniversary blues compilation coming soon of glorious vinyl LP and digital download! Check it out!!
MAGIC SAM, JUNIOR WELLS with BUDDY GUY, OTIS RUSH, DINAH WASHINGTON, JIMMY DAWKINS, JIMMY JOHNSON, LITTLE WALTER, MEMPHIS SLIM, T-BONE WALKER, BIG TIME SARAH 70th Anniversary Blues – sticker $2.00 SKU: 878-6Categories: Compact [Read More]
5 DELMARK blues artists receive a total of 7 nominations in the annual 2023 LIVING BLUES Awards!!! – Demetria Taylor, Lurrie Bell, Roosevelt Purifoy, Pierre Lacocque, and Billy Boy Arnold
5 Delmark artists received at total of 7 nominations for the prestigious LIVING BLUES AWARDS. Demetria Taylor, Lurrie Bell, Roosevelt Purifoy, Pierre Lacocque, & Billy Boy Arnold Vote now, every vote counts, vote here! [Read More]
MUD MORGANFIELD big bday tribute show to his Dad, MUDDY WATERS reviewed in AMERICAN BLUES SCENE!! All-star band with BOB STROGER, JOHN PRIMER, RICK KREHER and more!
Big write up and absolutely gorgeous pics of a legendary show from Mud Morganfield, John Primer, Bob Stroger, Rick Kreher, Sumito Ariyoshi, Harmonica Hinds, drummer Chris Alexander for a big bday tribute to Mud's Pop, Muddy Waters!! Apple doesn't fall from that big ol' BLUES [Read More]
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 [Read More]
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 [Read More]
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 [Read More]
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) [Read More]
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 [Read More]