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The latest on Johnny…

October 12th, 2008

… can be found over at LiveBluesWorld.com. And while you’re at it, be sure to visit Johnny’s personal artist page, where you can listen to tracks from Johnny’s acclaimed Live Bootleg Series. You can also drop Johnny a line!

And don’t forget! The Live Through the ’70s DVD is scheduled for release on October 28. You can read all about it right here.

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‘Johnny Winter: Live Through the ’70s’ DVD…

September 6th, 2008


DVD set for October 28 release: Mark your calendars, folks. On the heels of the success of the first three installments of the Live Bootleg CD series, Johnny has decided to open his video vaults as well. And this upcoming release is a remarkable official collection of performance footage from around the globe.

This DVD offers an array of footage from the ’70s, including performances from Danish TV “Gladsaxe Teen Club” (Denmark 1970); the Royal Albert Hall in London (1970); the Beat Club in Bremen, Germany (1970); Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert – Palace Theater in Waterbury, Connecticut (1973); Soundstage – Blues Summit in Chicago (1974); Musikladen in Bremen, Germany (1974); and Rockpalast in Germany (1979). Intermixed with the live content is interview footage at Detroit Tubeworks in Detroit (1970). This is indeed the definitive document of Johnny’s career in the ’70s!

To see a complete track listing of this upcoming release, visit our friends at LiveBluesWorld.com. And you can read an about.com preview of the DVD right here.

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Johnny to headline Kentucky Blues Festival…

August 17th, 2008

On the road: Johnny will enjoy a few days of rest this week before heading off to Bowling Green, Kentucky, to headline next Saturday’s (August 23) Kentucky Blues Festival. Tickets still available! In early September, he’ll play a short string of northeast dates, starting at Stearns Square CitiBlock Concert Series in Springfield, Massachusetts on Thursday, September 4. That performance will be followed by two nights at the Bull Run Restaurant in Shirley, Massachusetts (Friday, 9/5 and Saturday 9/6), and the The Turning Point in Piermont, New York (Friday, 9/12).

More shows on sale! Johnny will play seven shows in California starting at the end of September, including his headlining stint at the San Francisco Blues Festival on Sunday, September 28. He’ll also return to the Narrows Center for the Arts in Fall River, Massachusetts in December. (Click here for ticket information.) And to learn more about this unique, non-profit facility in southeastern Massachusetts, check out this article.

For a complete list of Johnny’s tour dates, click here.

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UPDATE: Johnny in Milwaukee on Friday!

August 14th, 2008

Friday-night blues: Johnny will hit the Turner Hall Ballroom on Friday night, and you can read a preview right here.

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