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GLT Music Director and Blues Host Jon Norton shares what he thinks are top blues tunes in this weekly podcast. Listen for up-and-coming artists and tunes from musicians deserving a bit more attention. You'll also learn a little about the artist and with this weekly podcast, you'll stay on top of what's happening in blues.This podcast is made possible by GLT and the fine record company representatives and artists who have given permission to use their music. Listen for GLT Blues Friday evenings, Saturday from Noon to 5 AM Sunday and Sunday noon to 6 PM. Listen on-line anytime with GLT Blues Radio 24/7.More from GLT Blues Next »

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Puorto: 'Connecting With The Audience Is Everything'

Blues singer-songwriter-performer Shari Puorto grew up in Connecticut listening to some of the great names in rock and blues, and was especially drawn...

Young Guitarist Inspired By Blues Pioneers

Chris Yakopcic is a young guitarist/singer/songwriter who found himself drawn to acoustic blues at a young age. He includes blues legends Robert Johnson...

Todd Wolfe: This Is More Than Me, It's a Band

New York native Todd Wolfe has opened for (and played with) some of the biggest names in the music business. One of his more noteworthy gigs was...

Anthony Geraci Moves From Sideman To Front Man

Pianist Anthony Geraci is an original member of Sugar Ray and the Bluetones, and Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters. He's also played with or behind some...

Kickapoo Creek Festival

One of the largest music events in Central Illinois history is virtually undocumented. GLT's Jon Norton has the story of a Normal native and U-High...

GLT's Blues Next: The Claudettes

Pianist Johnny Iguana likes that his music with drummer Michael Caskey is difficult to categorize. Together they play their bluesy, jazzy, R&Bish...

JC Smith

On this edition of GLT Blues Next, west-coast bluesman John Smith, aka "JC Smith" of the "JC Smith Band" details his bands new album, titled "Love...

Ghost Town Blues Band

There are a number of young blues artists based in Memphis, the so-called "home of the blues." Getting gigs in Memphis isn't always easy, but there are...

Balkun Brothers

The blues-rock band the Balkun Brothers pulls its influences from classic rock even from hard rock bands like Black Sabbath. Drummer Nick Balkun talks...

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