Category: Blues

Eric Tessmer Preserves Austin’s Storied Blues Legacy

Gazing amongst the countless construction cranes and newly built condos that clutter the skyline (or half-built condos, for that matter), it ain’t hard to tell that times are changing down in Austin, Texas. Fast. What used to be a mid-sized college town and state capital is now the 11th largest city in the country, and the […]

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Bowing Down To The King: 1925-2015

B.B. King died peacefully in his sleep last Thursday, leaving behind Lucille, his widowed guitar from which the blues bled. He was 89-years-old. The King of the Blues also left behind a large throne to fill by whoever is the next prince to claim it. King’s legacy will guide those perpetuating the genre, but the […]

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