Ronnie Earl

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Ronnie Earl at Chan's

Ronnie Earl at Chan's

The older I get, the more I swoon when a guitarist starts kicking the hell out of a shuffle. Ronnie Earl has been doing this...
By webteam  |  September 28, 2010
Ronnie Earl at the Narrows Center

Ronnie Earl at the Narrows Center

Ronnie Earl has always been an impressive blues guitarist, but lately - in the last five or six years, say - he has moved up...
By webteam  |  June 16, 2010

Darrell Nulisch | Just For You

This Boston-based blues and soul singer’s seventh album might seem an update of the elegantly funky Stax sound, with its deep grooves and smartly harmonized horns.
Severn (2009)
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  October 09, 2009

Open House

I put on the obligatory hard hat and walk through the doors of what used to be Avalon on Lansdowne Street, across from Fenway Park. To the layman — me — it's all dust, noise, metal, and mess.
After more than a year of construction and relative quiet, the Lansdowne Street music scene is about to be reborn
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  February 04, 2009

Guitar leaders

Boston is known for the ’60s folk boom, the garage-y “Bosstown sound,” and as one of the birthplaces of alternative rock.
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Ronnie Earl
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  December 31, 2007

Blues Crews

After the first stomping instrumental of his set at the Mai Cramer Memorial Real Blues Festival, guitar hero Ronnie Earl took a moment to tell the audience that the concept of church is a gathering, a place where like-minded people come together for an i
Remembering Mai Cramer
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  April 24, 2006


Got live if you want it

Mai Cramer was a beloved figure in local roots-music circles. For 24 years she hosted the popular show “Blues After Hours” on WBGH radio and was a tireless champion of the music.
This spring’s roots and concert rundown
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  March 08, 2006