THIS WEEKEND: Eli “Paperboy” Reed

Hour 1: Eli “Paperboy” Reed

Elwood introduces you to modern day soulman Eli “Paperboy” Reed, who studied with the blues masters at juke joints in the south, and at churches and bars in Chicago. New music from him, plus an action-packed stroll through the soul scene, with Sharon Jones, Nathaniel Rateliff, and St. Paul and the Broken Bones. Plus gospel singer Mitty Collier, Sam and Dave, Ray Charles, and new music from roots sensation, Valerie June.

-images-uploads-album-MyWayHomeCoverHour 2: Mardi Gras with C.C. Rider

Down to New Orleans this week, for the rolling good times of Mardi Gras. You will hear Professor Longhair, the Meters, Jake the Snake, Clifton Chenier, Dr. John, Wild Tchoupitoulas, and Wild Magnolias. Anders Osborne hooks up with Monk Boudreaux, the Neville Brothers hook up with each other, and Marcia Ball, Irma Thomas, and Tracy Nelson also get real chummy.

AIR DATES: February 25-26, 2017
STREAM DATES: March 3-9, 2017

Find a BluesMobile Affiliate Radio Station

NOTE: Not all affiliates air the 2-Hour Version of the Show.
Please check with your local affiliate radio station.