Any idea? By Martine Ehrenclou. I am reading it as I am going through the Blues section on iTunes. But, Y’all forgot Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal. Kent, http://www.ryanhillermusic.com A great Bluesman. Julia and the Basement Tapes pls add to your list….tyler morris a very young man out of worcester ma, as well as the delta generators, craig rawding, and the heidi nirk band from RI . Mark, this is a great list… however, I’m not sure how Beth Hart is considered “under the radar”…she has no equal. Last week I was trying to track down the following in Memphis ( a few music stores in Beale Street) Sean Chambers, Gary hoey, Phillip Sayce, Anthony Gomes and Erik Steckel but had no luck there. I would like to bring you some artist to your attention Someone to add to the under the radar list in my opinion is Corey Stevens. Eric Gales and Josh Smith join him along with Lance Lopez ! It doesn’t encompass all of my favorites because the list would be too long. Info-video, Nick Schnebelen (Blues, blues-rock) Guitarist, singer-songwriter Unless you have your ear to the ground for current blues, blues-rock, rock, and southern soul music, you might not have heard of these artists. Martine you are building a library here and this list will keep growing Thank you. Info-video, Alastair Greene (Blues-rock, rock and blues) Guitarist, singer-songwriter I know a handful on the list (sarah potenza brought me here; LOVE her), and look forward to checking out more. Too many of those not a lick of blues bands end up on lists , radio and headlining concerts not because they play blues but because they have the financial backing and “look” to do so. Never heard of a lot of these will check them out thank you. The group of 50 shows us that the blues is in good hands in 2019! Jac, So cool to see Caroline Wonderland and JD Simo on that list! Cedric Burnside,Grady Champion,Monkey Junk, Ally Venable , Angel Forrest out of Canada and lastly Hazmat Modine out of NYC not just blues but a whole lot of genres rolled into one unique sound. feat. Mike Welch,. They are shown in the order of the date we reported on their deaths during Shaun Murphy I’m old school–could I send you some of MY sand to the beach?”I ‘d like to send you one of my CD’s, later followed by electronics….Professor Harp. There are unknown, great bands playing at the neighborhood bars all over the country. Nate Gross Band and The Lightkeepers both out of Upstate New York, Nice list!!!! Info-video, Eric Schenkman (rocking blues, funk, soul) Guitarist, singer-songwriter, producer I would add Lance Lopez, Ally Venable, Vanessa Collier, Eliza Neals,, Allman Betts Band , Quinn Sullivan, Gary Hoey, Dana Fuchs, Eric Johannson , Amanda Fish . A list like this should help out the newer artist that YES people SHOULD hear because they are good. David, Kevin Selfe Glad to see Albert Cummings on the list. Agree on Gary Clark Jr but considering the number of complaints about Kenny Wayne Shepherd and a couple others being too well known, imagine the complaining about Gary Clark Jr. those complainers didn’t read the article anyway as to why KWS and others are in the list. I hope I didn’t just overlook them. Little Boys Blue. Info-video, Sena Ehrhardt (blues, blues-rock) Singer-songwriter Sure will keep an eye out for Sugarmill Slim. So glad you’re enjoying the music! More under the radar favorites: Anthony Gomes, Eliza Neals, Regina Bonelli, Peter V Blues Train. Thanks to BluesBroad for the video. There is an increasing number of new independent artists, who don’t accept the labels demands, making the music they want to make, financed by crowdfunding. Chicago blues but with a lot of Delta influences. Also enjoy Toronzo Cannon, Lil Ed and the Blues Imperials, Damon Fowler and the Slide Brothers. Info-video, Jontavious Willis (Acoustic blues, roots music) Singer, songwriter, guitarist, harmonica English musician, guitarist/singer from Yorkshire. Marcus King is amazing saw him at Wanee. They’ve got an album on Spotify etc. I would check out his Website – http://www.jakekershaw.com or at least check some of his videos out on YouTube. Great list. And thanks for commenting. You’re welcome. 4th album coming in June!! I also strive to find great new musicians and let people know about them. Tedeschi Trucks Band. I would also like to add Nikki Hill and her husband guitarist Matt Hill. Rob, I was so psyched to see Philip Sayce on your list–one of my faves, who not many people seem to know about! Anyway, just tried to keep the list to a manageable length but I’m beginning to think it doesn’t matter. GREAT LIST ! Arnold [earMUSIC] Some of those unknown traditional(and otherwise) blues masters have even been inducted into The Chicago Blues Hall of Fame, © 2020. Deserves to step into the bigger league asap. (December 26, 2019) It is always fun at the end of each year to celebrate the best of that year. Info-song. From enlightening examinations of love to bold proclamations of self-worth and powerful social commentary, this year’s soul releases touched on all of those — and more. Wow what a list. What a great list! He has released another two albums since then. If you include the likes of Joe Bonnamassa, Government Mule and Walter Trout, then the Truckers certainly belong on here. Dave, of these artists on my radio shows in the past couple of years and a dozen are on my current ‘new blues’ shelf at WMHB. Look forward to your email and updates. Info-video, Joanne Shaw Taylor (blues, blues-rock, rock) Singer, songwriter, guitarist BLUES-JAZZ-ROCK ITS A CLASSICAL MUSIC RIGHT NOW True soul music hearkens back to the 1950s and early 1960s when black artists were combining blues, jazz, doo-wop, gospel and r&b into a brand new genre. I purposely tried not to include big names/well recognized musicians because you know about them already. Info-video, Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown (rock band) Rockin’ Johnny Burgin, Chris O’Leary, Ronnie Baker Brooks. Just got to see Southern Avenue and loved them. Every day my inbox overflows with music. From the bouncy, catchy acts at Motown to the horn-driven, gritty soul of Stax/Volt, there was an immense amount of diversity within soul. I realize that even within a specific genre of music there can be quite a variety of sounds. She also receives high praise from Joe Bonamossa. I’m positive there are many I have yet to learn about. Saw him a week or so ago at a small venue outside of Chicago and he blew the roof off the place. Eric Johanson is another up and coming blues, blues-rock singer/guitarist. A New Year calls for new music. 15. Thanks for the compilation, it’s going to be a great reward reviewing your picks! Thank you for turning me on to some really good music. I hope you enjoy. He’s on Tab Benoit’s label and Tab played drums on his latest album. Jake Leg Stompers Info-video, Shaw Davis & The Black Ties (Rock side of blues, blues-rock) Guitarist, singer-songwriter Ah you gotta have The Cold Stares in here, and I would put them in every category. The toughest part of this is limiting the choices, but here are the Thanks for taking the time to comment. Catfish https://www.catfishbluesband.co.uk young upcoming Blues/Rock from the UK Thank you so much. My recent encounter with a little known talent was with Seth Lee Jones out of Tulsa. Don’t forget about dan patlansky from south africa , just heard him recently wow what a find! Ouch! Video Keep the tunes coming. Video Stacy, . Woman power–you bet. Sheep Dogs are a really good soulful rock band. Should be a great show. With Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Graham Norton, Rachel House. 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