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]
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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) [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]
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 [Read More]
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 [Read More]
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 [Read More]
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 [Read More]
Delmark Records 70th Anniversary Blues Revue on-line streaming!!
The debut of iViewMusic's Chicago Blues Music Series Live from the Al Larson Prairie Center for The Arts in Schaumburg IL Featuring: Dave Weld & The Imperial Flames with guest Pierre Lacocque, Mike Wheeler Band with guest Demetria Taylor, & Dave Specter Band with [Read More]
Delmark Blues shows at Hey Nonny BLUES WEEK! Mud Morganfield & Studebaker John (Feb 4) Delmark Blues All-Stars (Feb 5) Chicago Blues Supersession (Feb 3)
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 05 7:30 pm Doors 6:30 pm All Ages Blues Week: Delmark Allstars ABOUT THE ARTIST The Delmark All Star Band: Jimmy Burns – vocals & guitarSharon Lewis – vocalsBob Stroger – bass & vocalsBilly Flynn – guitar & vocalsRoosevelt [Read More]
MUD MORGANFIELD receives well deserved rave reviews for Delmark’s PORTRAIT!
https://www.chicagobluesguide.com/post/mud-morganfield-portrait Mud Morganfield - Portrait Release date: November 11, 2022 Delmark Records By Curt Brown Photo: by Roman Sobus A burden or a benefit? A mighty weight or a supporting edge? An anchor to the past or a [Read More]
Delmark Records/Bob Koester interview from ’82 in AMERICAN BLUES SCENE !!
SPECIAL DELMARK BLUES SHOWS coming up soon! Dave Specter, Dave Weld, Demetria Taylor, Mud Morganfield, Johnny Burgin, Tail Dragger, Bob Stroger, and more!
We are so excited to announce a bunch of very special upcoming Delmark blues shows in the very near future! Check them out! Tuesday November 1st Dave Specter Band with Brother John Kattke @ Fitzgerald's, Berwyn, IL FITZGERALDS PRESENTS: WDCB Bluesday Tuesday [Read More]
Delmark is excited to announce a new release from MUD MORGANFIELD – PORTRAIT, newly remastered and remixed full album with 2 new previously unreleased songs on CD!
MUD MORGANFIELD - PORTRAITDelmark 876 CDRelease date November 11th 2022 PORTRAIT offers fourteen powerful numbers by Muddy Waters' eldest son, Mud Morganfield, including two previously unreleased songs. Mud appears surrounded by a constellation of first-rate blues musicians. [Read More]
Delmark Records 70th Anniversary Blues Revue @ The Prairie Center For The Arts in Schaumburg, IL
Delmark Records 70th Anniversary Blues Revue Featuring: Dave Weld & The Imperial Flames with guest Pierre Lacocque Mike Wheeler Band with guest Demetria Taylor Dave Specter Band with guest Jimmy Burns An epic night of blues music as venerable Chicago [Read More]
Demetria Taylor’s new Delmark CD, “Doin’ What I’m Supposed To Do” receives rave reviews and stellar airplay!
Demetria Taylor is awarded the prestigious "KoKo Taylor Queen of the Blues" award from the Jus' Blues Foundation KOKO TAYLOR “QUEEN OF THE BLUES” AWARDS Preserving Traditional Blues Heritage Demetria TaylorDemetria Taylor is the daughter of the late blues [Read More]
The 2022 Delmark Rockwell Blues & Jazz Fest was a big hit!!
2022 Rockwell Street Stroll – Delmark’s 2nd annual Blues & Jazz Festival – September 3, 2022 Bob Koester, Sr. was smiling down from above during the wildly successful blues and jazz festival that took place in his long-time Chicago north side neighborhood, and right down [Read More]
JOHNNY BURGIN – Coast To Coast Chicago Blues -longtime Delmark recording artist amazes his fans, new and old, on his never ending blues tour! Johnny clearly loves to play, and every single show is different- he’s a true road warrior, rollin’ stone! Major East Coast tour in September with Marie Martens.
Check out his amazing Delmark recordings here: https://delmark.com/artists/johnny-burgin/ Delmark recording artist Johnny Burgin took the same long path of blues apprenticeship as so many others, working with legends such as Sam Lay, Pinetop Perkins, [Read More]
2022 Rockwell Blues & Jazz Stroll
Saturday September 3rd noon to 9pm FREE festival behind the Burning Bush Brewery - Rockwell and Irving Park, 4014 N Rockwell St, Chicago, IL 60618 The hottest FREE event of the summer is back!Bring your family, bring your dog. Plenty of free parking & great beer. Buy [Read More]
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