ROOMFUL OF BLUES TO APPEAR ON GOOD MORNING AMERICA
Rhode Island's most famous blues band, Roomful of Blues, will appear live on Good Morning America on Sunday, September 24 at 8:30am eastern time.
LIL' ED SONG TO APPEAR ON NBC'S HIT TELEVISION SHOW, "MY NAME IS EARL"
Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials' Spend Some Time With Me (from RATTLESHAKE) will be used as background music in an upcoming episode of NBC television's hit show, My Name Is Earl. The episode is set to air on November 2.
KOKO TAYLOR ISSUES WAKE UP CALL FOR CHICAGO-AREA McDONALD'S RESTAURANTS
Queen of the Blues Koko Taylor, who is currently finishing up work on a new CD scheduled for 2007 release, recently recorded a "Wake Up Call" for a McDonald's promotion in the Chicago area. In the promotion, customers can call a special number and choose to have a recorded message from Koko call their phone at a pre-designated time.
Eric Lindell live Performance from KFOG-FM in San Francisco
Listen to this rare live performance of Eric Lindell singing "Give it Time" on KFOG-FM in San Francisco, recorded on June 5, 2006 at a private concert.
ERIC LINDELL SONG INCLUDED IN NATIONWIDE CHRYSLER PROMOTION
Give It Time, the first single from Eric Lindell's critically acclaimed Alligator debut CD, CHANGE IN THE WEATHER, will be included in a special enhanced CD promotion spearheaded by automaker Daimler/Chrysler. An initial run of 150,000 cds will be given away at dealerships, special events and concerts from October through December 2006. Other artists on the CD include Gomez, Edwin McCain, Brand New Heavies, Allison Moorer, Marah, Janita, and Jake Brennan
LIL' ED AND THE BLUES IMPERIALS APPEAR ON WORLD CAFE
Chicago blues legends Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials will be the featured live guests on the nationally-syndicated National Public Radio program World Cafe on Wednesday, September 27.
BLUES SENSATION SHEMEKIA COPELAND NAMED “BLUES ARTIST OF THE YEAR”
Readers of Living Blues magazine’s annual Reader’s Poll voted singing sensation Shemekia Copeland as Blues Artist Of The Year (female).
Guitar Shorty's WE THE PEOPLE Reviewed in Billboard
Billborad magazine's Philip Van Vleck declares the new Guitar Shorty CD WE THE PEOPLE the best of his career.
Listen to National Public Radio's Weekend Edition Saturday interview with Lil' Ed Williams!
Listen to host Scott Simon's insightful interview with blues master Lil' Ed Williams. The piece originally aired on Saturday, July 8, 2006.
LIL’ ED AND THE BLUES IMPERIALS HIT THE NATIONAL AIRWAVES!
Chicago blues master Lil’ Ed Williams, whose new Alligator CD RATTLESHAKE was released on June 27, appeared on National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition Saturday on July 8.
Watch the WGN-TV Alligator Records Cover Story
Superstation WGN-TV aired a wonderful Cover Story on Alligator Records featuring interviews with Alligator president Bruce Iglauer, Queen of the Blues Koko Taylor and members of Saffire-The Uppity Blues Women. Get a glimpse into Alligator headquarters and see rare film of Hound Dog Taylor and the Houserockers.
WATCH LIL' ED'S MAY 10 APPEARANCE ON LATE NIGHT WITH CONAN O'BRIEN
Lil' Ed's May 10 appearance on "Late Night With Conan O'Brien" was widely hailed as the best -- and funniest -- bit during O'Brien's stay in Chicago the week of May 8. Watch the full 8 1/2 minute film of Lil' Ed doing his best to teach O'Brien to become a real Chicago bluesman, followed by Ed joining O'Brien live on stage to jam with the Max Weinberg 7.