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Boo Hanks and Dom Flemons Express the Blues on tour

July 24, 2012
When 83-year-old Boo Hanks was asked what the blues is, he replied: “Hard times, disappointment, and mistreatment.”  When asked if...

Veteran Bluesman and Carolina Chocolate Drop join forces in DC show

May 29, 2012
Music Maker is pleased to announce the addition of several upcoming tour dates for Boo Hanks and Dom Flemons, one...

Boo Hanks and Dom Flemons set to showcase new collaborative album on tour

April 13, 2012
Music Maker is pleased to announce the addition of several upcoming tour dates for Boo Hanks and Dom Flemons. The...

2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival features Blues legends and fresh faces from Music Maker Relief Foundation

April 3, 2012
Music Maker Relief Foundation is pleased to announce that several Music Maker partner artists will perform at the 2012 New...

ON WAVE OF ACCLAIM FROM NY TIMES, USA TODAY, & ROLLING STONE, KEVIN GORDON PERFORMS AT OTTO’S SHRUNKEN HEAD MARCH 29

March 13, 2012
Kevin Gordon, the southern rock and roller and poet who is the subject of a recent NY Times feature, will...

KEVIN GORDON EARNS NY TIMES FEATURE, RAVES FOR FIRST ALBUM IN 7 YEARS

February 22, 2012
LUCINDA WILLIAMS ON GORDON: “SONGS LIKE SHORT STORIES” Kevin Gordon – the southern rock & roll songwriter and poet –...

Veteran bluesman brings music forward with Buffalo Junction

February 13, 2012
Music Maker Relief Foundation is pleased to announce the release of Boo Hanks’ & Dom Flemons’ Buffalo Junction. This album...

NPR: “MEET KEVIN GORDON, THE SINGING POET LAUREATE OF THE SOUTH”

January 30, 2012
AMERICAN SONGWRITER: “ONE OF THE MOST ACCOMPLISHED SONGWRITERS AND GUITARISTS IN NASHVILLE” BOSTON GLOBE: “POTENT” GORDON “GRABS YOU BY THE...

ZZ TOP AFTERPARTY GOES WRONG IN KEVIN GORDON’S AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL SONG “BUS TO SHREVEPORT” FROM FIRST ALBUM IN SEVEN YEARS ‘GLORYLAND’ (FEB 14 / CROWVIL

January 5, 2012
GORDON TO PERFORM FIRST NYC SHOW IN 6 YEARS AT ROCKWOOD MUSIC HALL JAN 19 A ZZ Top show in...

Music Maker Releases Boo Hanks & Dom Flemons Collaboration

January 4, 2012
January 4, 2012 – Music Maker Relief Foundation is pleased to announce the release of Boo Hanks’ & Dom Flemons’...

HOW KEVIN GORDON’S ’56 GIBSON ES-125 CHANGED HIS SONGWRITING, CULMINATING IN FIRST NEW ALBUM IN 7 YEARS ‘GLORYLAND’ (FEB 14 / CROWVILLE MEDIA)

December 27, 2011
Kevin Gordon – the rock and roller with the masters degree in poetry whose songs have been covered by Levon...

FIRST NYC SHOW IN 6 YEARS FOR KEVIN GORDON, WHOSE FANS INCLUDE BUDDY MILLER AND PETER GURALNICK

December 20, 2011
Kevin Gordon – the rock and roller with the masters degree in poetry who documents the culture of the south...

Music Maker Announces Release of Album by Guitar Lightnin’ Lee

December 16, 2011
Guitar Lightnin’ Lee has played at New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and at the Ponderosa Stomp and his debut...

Music Maker Blues Revue to Play The Hamilton New Year’s Eve

December 15, 2011
Music Maker Relief Foundation’s Blues Revue will play new D.C. music venue and restaurant The Hamilton on New Year’s Eve....

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