Salem News: BTR Then and Now

Back in 1971, a couple of young college kids, film students named Ted Reed and Tim Treadway, drove through America’s South to find and record some of the last living blues legends who were inspiring much of the rocking blues of Sixties. No longer relegated to juke joints in the deep south or urban centers, the blues were exploding in …

All-star Blues review headlines 2021 Fall Blues Festival

BEVERLY — In addition to the debut of “Blues Trail Revisited,” Saturday’s Fall 2021 Blues Festival at The Cabot features tons of music from some of the heavyweights of New England’s blues scene. The festival’s All-Star Blues Review promises to be a jammed-packed show headlined by the legendary James Montgomery Band with David Hull (Joe Perry Project), Marty Richards (formerly of the …

Blues Trail Revisited: Then and now

Back in 1971, a couple of young college kids, film students named Ted Reed and Tim Treadway, drove through America’s South to find and record some of the last living blues legends who were inspiring much of the rocking blues of Sixties. No longer relegated to juke joints in the deep south or urban centers, the blues were exploding in …