Derek Trucks

This week on The Blues, Saturday, July 13th at 11pm, you're in for a treat.   You'll hear a phone interview I recorded earlier this week with Derek Trucks from the Tedeschi Trucks Band, plus an in-studio performance/interview featuring Ron Esposito with Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Noah Hunt who dropped by the WVXU studio on Father's Day, June 16th, with their guitars.  You'll also hear two songs from Tedeschi Trucks Band's new album, Signs, as well as two songs by Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Noah Hunt live in our studio.  A shout out to Rick Andress who engineered the in-studio session with Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Noah Hunt.

The Tedeschi Trucks Band is bringing their Wheels of Soul tour to PNC Pavilion on Friday, July 19th and to the Rose Music Center in Huber Heights on Saturday, July 20th.  Both shows start at 7pm.  Opening acts are Blackberry Smoke and Shovels & Rope.  I spoke by phone yesterday with guitarist Derek Trucks about the Tedeschi Trucks Band's new album, Signs, and also about their Wheels of Soul tour. 

I spoke a couple of hours ago by phone with the great guitarist Derek Trucks who's coming into town at the PNC Pavilion on Sunday, July 22nd with the Tedeschi Trucks Band along with the Drive-By Truckers & the Marcus King Band.

We talked about how the recent heat wave has affected the band and their instruments, and how this year's tour differs from last year's with the Wood Brothers and Hot Tuna.

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Concerts, concerts, and more concerts all around the Cincinnati area are included in this week's edition of Music Notes.  You'll also hear about the passing of Danny Kirwan who was a guitarist with Fleetwood Mac, about a new film with Tom Waits appearing in it, and a new song released by John Fogerty & ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons.