Sweet Honey in the Rock

Bob Dylan begins this week's edition of The Blues at 11pm, Saturday, March 30th, with "Gotta Serve Somebody."  His album, "Blood on the Tracks - The Original New York Test Pressing," will be offered up on Record Store Day at independent record stores across the country, Saturday, April 13th.  Only 7500 copies will be available that day only  throughout the many record stores participating.

Other musicians in the first set of this show include Charlie Musselwhite, the Blind Boys of Alabama, and Garland Jeffreys.  The Blind Boys of Alabama will be performing at Rose Music Center at the Heights on June 19th along with the Robert Cray Band, Marc Cohn, and Shemekia Copeland.

This week's blues show, Saturday, March 24th, at 11pm starts off with a song by EG Kight followed in the first set with music from Eva Cassidy, Garland Jeffreys, and Sweet Honey in the Rock.  The second set features an acapella Todd Rundgren, Corey Harris & Henry Butler, Marc Broussard, and Gov't MuleJohnny A. begins the last set which also includes Curtis Salgado, Honey Island Swamp Band, and ends with vocalist Janiva Magness.

The Cincinnati Arts Association welcomes the amazing a capella group Sweet Honey in the Rock to the Aronoff Center on April 27 on their 40th Anniversary Tour. Van Ackerman from CAA joins Lee Hay to talk about this musically diverse and award-winning ensemble and what the audience can expect during this personal and celebratory concert experience.

Van Ackerman from the Cincinnati Arts Association is in the studio with our Jim Stump to preview some of the unique shows coming to the Aronoff Center through the end of the year, including The Priests, Sweet Honey in the Rock, and Mannheim Steamroller.