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Elvin & The Big Fun Trio return to Prairie Home Companion Sat., May 14th! Tune in…

Elvin & The Big Fun Trio return to Prairie Home Companion Sat., May 14th! Tune in…

May 14, 2016 Land of the Skies INB Performing Arts Center | Spokane, WA | Get Tickets This week: we’re live from the INB Performing Arts Center in Spokane, Washington, just a few steps from the majestic waterfalls on the Spokane River. Bluesman Elvin Bishop is bringing his Big Fun Trio — with Bob Welsh on guitar and Willy Jordan Jr. on percussion — up from the Bay Area to lay down a few searing...

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Congrats! Elvin to be inducted into Blues Hall of Fame

Congrats! Elvin to be inducted into Blues Hall of Fame

On May 4, 2016, Elvin, Eddy Clearwater, Jimmy Johnson, John Mayall, and The Memphis Jug Band will each take their places beside performers who have been deemed by a group of blues scholars and industry veterans to be the Best in the Blues. Each of these musicians has carved his place in blues history. Bishop’s beginnings with the Paul Butterfield Blues Band to his more recent recognition for the...

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Four Nights & Six Shows @ Jazz Alley! Thu. 2/25 thru Sun. 2/28

Four Nights & Six Shows @ Jazz Alley! Thu. 2/25 thru Sun. 2/28

The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley welcomes blues legend Elvin Bishop and his band for four nights and six shows. Band members are Ed Earley (trombone and percussion), Bob Welsh (guitar and piano), Ruth Davis (bass) S. E. Williks (keys and accordion) and Bobby Cochran (drums and vocals). Show times Thursday at 7:30p, Friday and Saturday at 7:30p and 9:30p and Sunday at...

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Missed Elvin & his “Big Fun Trio” on Prairie Home Companion? Listen here!

Missed Elvin & his “Big Fun Trio” on Prairie Home Companion? Listen here!

On Saturday, November 7th, Elvin Bishop appeared live on the nationally syndicated radio program A Prairie Home Companion. Bishop, along with his Big Fun Trio, performed “Old School” from his award-winning Alligator release, Can’t Even Do Wrong Right, along with two other songs. If you missed the broadcast, you can listen to the segments featuring Elvin Bishop here:...

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Nov. 7th – Elvin & his Big Fun Trio return to Prairie Home Companion

Nov. 7th – Elvin & his Big Fun Trio return to Prairie Home Companion

This week: we’re heading to Bemidji, Minnesota for a live broadcast from the Sanford Center, up near the headwaters of the Mississippi River. Elvin Bishop will be along with his Big Fun Trio (featuring Bob Welsh and Willy Jordan) to bring a little southern blues to the northwoods. Plus: scripts and Minnesota scenes from our Royal Academy of Radio Actors — Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred...

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Blues Blast Magazine Man Of The Year!

Blues Blast Magazine Man Of The Year!

Complete issue here: http://www.bluesblastmagazine.com/issue-9-44-october-29-2015/  Featured Blues Interview – Elvin Bishop His latest album may be titled Can’t Even Do Wrong Right (Alligator Records), but whether it’s through the proper alignment of the planets, hard work or just plain ole good living, it seems like Elvin Bishop has sure enough managed to do a lot of things...

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35th Annual Rawa Blues Festival Wrap Up

35th Annual Rawa Blues Festival Wrap Up

Elvin Bishop, Selwyn Birchwood and Jarekus Singleton recently performed at the 35th Annual Rawa Blues Festival in Katowice, Poland (10/3). The Rawa Blues Festival is one of the largest and most popular blues festivals in Europe. All three of our artists knocked it out of the park. Check out pictures of their individual sets as well as the Alligator Jam Session where the seasoned Bishop is joined...

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2015 BLUES BLAST MUSIC AWARDS!

2015 BLUES BLAST MUSIC AWARDS!

2015 BLUES BLAST MUSIC AWARDS! Male Blues Artist Of The Year and Contemporary Blues Recording for “Can’t Even Do Wrong Right”! Complete list of winners @...

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Elvin to headline Rawa Blues (Poland) on Oct. 3rd!

Elvin to headline Rawa Blues (Poland) on Oct. 3rd!

Website: http://rawablues.com This year’s Edition of the Rawa Blues Festival will take place on Saturday, 3 October 2015. All concerts will be performed at “Spodek” Hall in Katowice. Elvin Bishop Bettye LaVette Jarekus Singleton Irek Dudek Selwyn Birchwood PLUS: Droga Ewakuacyjna Sex Machine Band Acustic Wes Gałczyński & Power Train Manfred & Johnson Joanna Knitter...

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Elvin and Bob Welsh to appear on Prairie Home Companion June 20!

Elvin and Bob Welsh to appear on Prairie Home Companion June 20!

A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor Live National Broadcast June 20, 2015 The Ravinia Festival Pavilion Highland Park, IL, 4:45 p.m. CDT Special Guests: John Fullbright, Rachel Barton Pine, Elvin Bishop with Bob Welsh Find a station in your area You can also listen on Sirius Satellite Radio, Saturdays at 5:00 PM CST, or log onto www.prairiehome.org for a live audio Web...

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Elvin Bishop (and band) take home 3 Blues Music Awards!

Elvin Bishop (and band) take home 3 Blues Music Awards!

The 36th Blues Music Awards took place before a sell-out crowd of 1500 in Downtown Memphis Thursday night. The evening began at a 5:30 reception with nominees Austin Walkin’ Cane and Annika Chambers performing and it ended after midnight. During the course of the evening, 24 Blues Music Award winners were announced and the show featured 20 ten-minute sets, including one by Blues Hall of Famers...

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Elvin To Appear On Conan! Monday, May 11th

Elvin To Appear On Conan! Monday, May 11th

Blues guitar master Elvin Bishop — newly inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame — will appear on TBS’ CONAN on Monday, May 11. The legendary guitarist will sit in with Jimmy Vivino and the Basic Cable Band for the duration of the show. Last month, Bishop was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for the groundbreaking music he made with The Paul Butterfield Blues...

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Elvin to be inducted into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame as members of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band

Elvin to be inducted into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame as members of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band

ELVIN BISHOP TO BE INDUCTED INTO THE ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME AS MEMBER OF THE PAUL BUTTERFIELD BLUES BAND Blues guitarist/vocalist/songwriter Elvin Bishop will be inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame as an original member of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band. Other inductees this year include Lou Reed, Green Day, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Joan Jett.The induction ceremony will be held at...

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