Charlie Musselwhite Stories

Mavis Staples Narrates The Animated Story of Ben & Charlie

Maybe you've enjoyed one or both of Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite's collaborative albums (No Mercy In This Land is out this summer).  Maybe you weren't aware of them.  Or maybe the thought of this pairing -- two artists of different generations -- was a bit of a head-scratcher.Anti Records has got...

Studio Verse | Acoustic Sessions

Studio Verse is a Tomorrows Verse feature that collects the best television and radio station recording sessions from our favorite musicians. In todays edition, we explore a collection of acoustic sessions from various genres that have surfaced recently. By: Alex WoodSt. Vincent - KEXPSongwriter Annie Clark shed the electronic sound and backing tracks from her...

Late Night Roundup | Ben Harper, Kacey Musgraves, The Breeders & More

Watch some of Tomorrows Verses favorite bands hit the promotional, late-night television circuit. By: Alex Wood1. Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite on The Late Late Show with James CordenAfter releasing another excellent set of blues songs, No Mercy In This Land, guitarist Ben Harper and harmonica expert Charlie Musselwhite performed a track on The Late...

Friday Album Reviews | Seven New Records You Need To Know

As every Friday brings new music, Tomorrow's Verse brings you our top picks for the week. Here are our favorite records from March 30.By: Alex WoodBen Harper & Charlie Musselwhite No Mercy In This LandAfter winning a Grammy for 2013s Get Up!, Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite team up once more for No Mercy In...

Late Night Roundup | David Byrne, Buddy Guy, Nathaniel Rateliff & More

Watch some of Tomorrows Verses favorite artists hit the promotional, late-night television circuit. 1. David Byrne on The Late Show with Stephen ColbertTalking Heads songwriter David Byrne recently began his massive world tour in promotion of American Utopia, and stopped by Colberts show for an appropriately weird performance and interview. The choreographed song features Byrne and...

Photo Essay | Juke Joint Festival 2016

Juke Joint Festival Boasts Great Jams from Over 100 Blues BandsWords: Robin Zimmerman | Photos: Howard GreenblattForget the big-ticket festivals -- long lines, superficiality, and craning your neck just to see who's on stage. For many, there's nothing better than heading down to the birthplace of the blues every April for Clarksdale, Mississippis Juke Joint Festival. ...

The Barn's Best Of The (First Half) of 2013

Since we didn't publish our Best of 2012 list until February of 2013, I'm pleased as punch to get a jump on this post prior to July 31st -- it's our list of our best albums of the first half of the year...Many thanks to @WeirScrewed for contributing this list which I (Steve - @thebarnpresents) will...

Setlist / Video / Stream / Download: Ben Haper & Charlie Musselwhite @ The Riviera 3/3/13

Ben Harper & Charlie MusselwhiteThe Riviera TheaterMarch 3rd, 2013I Don't Believe A Word You Say, Get Up!, Blues Overtook Me, Don't Look Twice, When It's Good, She Got Kick, I'm In I'm Out and I'm Gone, Blood Side Out, I Ride At Dawn, I'm Going Home, When The Levee BreaksEncoreWe Can't End This Way, Meet...

These Are My Jams, Volume Five

This is the fifth edition of the The Barns These Are My Jams series. To see what this is all about, check out Volume One and for more jams, check out Volume Two, Volume Three and Volume Four.1. What a force Bettye Lavette is! Her smoldering take on the Stones' "Salt Of The Earth" is...