"The blues is dying out here," my friend Dale Baich told me recently when we were bullshitting about music. I was taken aback by his statement, but when I thought about it, I hadn't hit up a blues show in quite some time -- like many people of my generation and younger. I had also noticed that the shows themselves were much fewer and farther between than a few years ago. Still, I was shocked to hear someone as versed in the blues as Dale make such a... More >>>
Large and in charge: Big Pete Pearson is a huge presence in the local blues scene.