Fog City Blues http://kalw.org en Fog City Blues + Blues Power Hour this Wednesday http://kalw.org/post/fog-city-blues-blues-power-hour-wednesday <p>This week Fog City Blues revisits an interview with Bay Area blues harp legend <a href="http://rickestrin.com">Rick Estrin</a>, who performs&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">this weekend</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;in Redwood City and Seaside. Rick talks to host Devon </span>Strolovitch<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> about his early days in the Bay Area blues scene and plays tunes from some of the greats he met as an up-and-comer. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:45:35 +0000 Devon Strolovitch 46873 at http://kalw.org Wednesday: Mark Naftalin pays tribute to Horace Silver & Jimmy Scott http://kalw.org/post/wednesday-mark-naftalin-pays-tribute-horace-silver-jimmy-scott <p>Fog City Blues is off this week, but Mark Naftalin returns with a special two-hour broadcast of the Blues Power Hour.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">T</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">he first hour will include musical tributes to two recently-departed musical greats: composer-pianist Horace Silver and vocal balladeer extraordinaire Jimmy Scott. &nbsp;The second hour will feature a “45 Party” (the “45” is a medium of recorded sound, in this case, not a firearm). Mon, 30 Jun 2014 11:35:08 +0000 Devon Strolovitch 45909 at http://kalw.org Wednesday: Mark Naftalin pays tribute to Horace Silver & Jimmy Scott 3 hours of Fog City Blues: Gypsy Swing and more http://kalw.org/post/3-hours-fog-city-blues-gypsy-swing-and-more <p>The Public Radio Party continues Wednesday night with a special 3-hour <em>Fog City Blues. </em>North Bay quintet Beso Negro return to play songs from their latest release,&nbsp;<em>Burn It Down.</em>&nbsp;One of the performances from their last visit is featured on "Live From the City Blues Vol.1," which is available exclusively as a thank-you gift together with the brand-new "Live From the Fog City Blues Vol.2." We'll listen to tracks from the new compilation, and KALW General Manager Matt Martin will also stop by to play selections from his #PubRadioParty Mixtape. Tue, 13 May 2014 20:52:48 +0000 Devon Strolovitch 43707 at http://kalw.org 3 hours of Fog City Blues: Gypsy Swing and more A special Blues Power Hour this Wednesday at 9 pm http://kalw.org/post/special-blues-power-hour-wednesday-9-pm <p><em>Fog City Blues</em> is off for the week, but the blues continues with a special two-hour edition of Mark Naftalin's Blues Power Hour, featuring recordings of guitarist Mike Bloomfield live at McCabe's Guitar Shop in Santa Monica. Mark will also play with selections from his infinite collection of blues 45s. &nbsp;<em><strong>Blues Power Hour&nbsp;</strong></em><strong>with Mark Naftalin ~ Wednesday, 4/02 at 9 pm.</strong></p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/eFksCY00Wrg" width="420"></iframe></p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 00:01:17 +0000 Devon Strolovitch 41789 at http://kalw.org A special Blues Power Hour this Wednesday at 9 pm Fog City Blues celebrates 5 years on KALW! http://kalw.org/post/fog-city-blues-celebrates-5-years-kalw <p><span lang="EN"><a href="http://kalw.org/local-music-player">Listen anytime via&nbsp;KALW&#39;s Local Music Player.</a>&nbsp; Host Devon Strolovitch&nbsp;celebrates&nbsp;five years on KALW with a&nbsp;special night on <a href="http://fogcityblues.blogspot.com/">Fog City Blues</a>&nbsp;featuring cameo appearances by&nbsp;</span><span lang="EN">Elvin Bishop, Quinn Deveaux, Carmen Getit of Steve Lucky &amp; the Rhumba Bums, and Mark Hummel.&nbsp; Devon will also&nbsp;be giving away tickets&nbsp;to Mark&#39;s Blues Harmonica Blowout at Yoshi&#39;s Oakland.&nbsp;&nbsp;Wednesday night at 9pm.</sp Mon, 23 Jan 2012 23:27:48 +0000 Matt Martin 4836 at http://kalw.org Fog City Blues celebrates 5 years on KALW!