Revisit the Best of Blues Cruise 2014 with Ryan Gottlieb

Jan 22, 2015

In 2014, host Ryan Gottlieb interviewed artists like Robert Randolph, Derek Trucks, and Michael Favinger. Listen to highlights from Ryan's Blues Cruise interviews and special features over the year.

(Original air-date: 12/29/2014)

Interview: Guitarist Derek Trucks on Blues Cruise

Dec 4, 2014

Guitar virtuoso Derek Trucks joined host Ryan Gottlieb on Blues Cruise to discuss his three-night run at the Keswick Theatre in Glenside, PA, Dec. 4 - 6, with his 11-piece blues, rock, and soul band Tedeschi Trucks Band. They also chat about writing and touring with wife/bandmate Susan Tedeschi, his final show with the Allman Brothers Band, and more.

(Original air-date 12/1/2014)

Robert Randolph on Blues Cruise

Nov 24, 2014

Robert Randolph--pedal-steel guitarist and leader of Robert Randolph and the Family Band--joins Ryan Gottlieb to chat about their Saturday, Nov. 8th show at Havana in New Hope, PA,  his side project The Word, and more.

(Original air-date 11/3/2014)

Michael Cloeren Talks PA Blues Fest 2014

Jul 24, 2014

Lehigh Valley Arts Salon host Jack Adams welcomes PA Blues Fest producer and organizer Michael Cloeren to the studio to discuss this year's festival at Blue Mountain Ski Resort.

(Original air-date 7/21/2014)

Michael Favinger live on Blues Cruise

Jun 26, 2014

Host Ryan Gottlieb welcomes Delaware County-based guitarist and singer/songwriter Michael Favinger into the studio for an interview and performance. Michael performs songs off his recent album Stars - including his own rendition of Robert Johnson's "Crossroads" - and talks about his life-long passion for making music.

(Original air-date 6/23/2014)

Photos: Blues, Brews & Barbecue 2013

Jun 11, 2013

The Blues, Brews & Barbecue festival is quickly becoming an early summer tradition in the Lehigh Valley. The annual summer event returned to Allentown last weekend marking the sixth appearance of the festival which debuted in 2008. Vendors lined the 800 block of Hamilton Street while 8 bands played throughout the day on Saturday including WDIY favorites the B.C. Combo and the Alexis P. Suter Band.

David Jacobs-Strain

May 17, 2012