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Jimmie Vaughan Releases new album ‘Baby, Please Come Home’ On 5/17 – Performing at Memorial Hall On 6/27

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Jimmie Vaughn

Jimmie Vaughn
Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St, Cincinnati, OH
8pm show, Buy Tickets

When it comes to the blues today, there are a handful of guiding lights to make sure the music stays true to its powerful source. The sound of pleasure and pain that first sparked musicians to create such a sound is a force that can never be underestimated. The mojo has to be there. Texas guitarist/singer Jimmie Vaughan has dedicated his life to making sure the blues not only stays alive, but remains full of life and an inspiration to all who listen. He’s held onto the spirit of the blues for more than 50 years, and he isn’t about to stop now. Read more

Show Review – Jimmie Vaughan & Tilt-a-Whirl Band featuring Lou Ann Barton, 10.5.11, Southgate House, Newport, KY

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Jimmie Vaughan

Written by Bill Whiting

Jimmie Vaughan’s October 5 appearance at the Southgate House in Newport, Kentucky was an unexpected early fall pleasure to local blues fans in the tri state. The veteran Texas guitar slinger’s former band, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, had recently paid a visit to Northern Kentucky, and many in attendance had favored the return of Mr. Vaughan and blues belter Lou Ann Barton. Vaughan did not disappoint, delivering a two hour performance full of high energy rock and blues staples. Taking the stage with his customary swagger, Vaughan played close attention to his two critically acclaimed recordings, Jimmie Vaughan Plays Blues Ballads and Favorites and it’s excellent 2011 successor, Jimmie Vaughan Plays More Blues Ballads and Favorites. Ripping into “I Ain’t Never” from Plays More, Vaughan was the pristine model for gritty Texas roadhouse blues, executing with perfect tone and stunning range, and his take on “I Hang My Head and Cry” captured the emotion and remorse of the firebrand number. Barton’s tall, lanky presence on stage fit the bill for their music perfectly, and she harmonized with Vaughan wonderfully on the swinging gem, “Breaking Up is Hard To Do.” Read more

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