Blues Caravan 2016: Blue Sisters

This is the Blues Caravan 2016 – and these are the artists you’ve been waiting for. Check out the brand new video featuring Tasha Taylor, Layla Zoe and Ina Forsman.

Louis Armstrong Award

New York, December 2nd, 2015: Congratulations to Cyril Neville who received the Louis Armstrong Award last week at Louis Armstrong House Museum's annual gala. It was the 100th anniversary of Louis Armstrong's first professional gig and the evening was topped by a special performance of the Royal Southern Brotherhood. 

 Photos by Arnie Goodman.

Jane Lee Hooker

New York, December 2015: We are happy to announce that Jane Lee Hooker joined our artist roster! The band from New York City will release their first studio record on Ruf Records in 2016.

Jane Lee Hooker








Double Trouble: Samantha Fish & Laurence Jones

This month Samantha Fish and Laurence Jones will join forces for their Double Trouble tour across Europe! The tour will kick off in Luxembourg and brings them to Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, Belgium, the UK and Sweden.

Double Trouble posterOct 23    LUX    Luxembourg - Sang & Klang
Oct 24    DE    Rheine - Hypothalamus
Oct 25    DE    Lindewerra - Gemeindesaal
Oct 27    DE    Kassel     - Theaterstübchen
Oct 28    DE    Karlsruhe - Jubez
Oct 29    DE    Esslingen - Dieselstrasse
Oct 30    DE    Siegen - Jazzclub Oase
Oct 31    NL    Rosmalen - Rosblues
Nov 01    NL    Grolloo - De Hofsteenge
Nov 03    DE    Köln -     GreensClub
Nov 04    DE    Hamburg - Downtown Bluesclub
Nov 05    DK    Kerteminde - Samlingsstuen
Nov 06    DE    Berlin - Quasimodo
Nov 08    DE    Rheinberg - Schwarzer Adler
Nov 09    BE    Verviers - Spirit of 66
Nov 10    UK    Southampton - The Brook
Nov 11    UK    Wolverhampton - Robin 2
Nov 12    UK    Derby - Flowerpot
Nov 13    UK    London - Borderline
Nov 14    SE    Umea - Bluesförening

Thorbjørn Risager On Tour


Oct 15    DK    Esbjerg – Tobakken
Oct 17    SE    Stockholm – Blues at Sea
Oct 18    SE    Stockholm – Akkurat
Oct 23    NO    Mo I Rana - Smeltigelen
Oct 24    SE    Eslöv - Bluesfestival (Trio)
Oct 31    DK    Copenhagen - Mojo
Nov 06    DK    Køge - Bygningen
Nov 07    SE    Oskarshamn - Jazzklubb
Nov 12    DE    Dortmund – Musiktheater Piano
Nov 13    DE    Übach – Rockfabrik
Nov 14    DE    Montbéliard - Atelier des Moles
Nov 15    DE    Beverstedt – Kulturtransport
Nov 20    DK    Naestved - Vershuset
Nov 27    DE    Hildesheim – Bischofsmühle
Nov 28    DE    Rheinberg – Schwarzer Adler
Dec 12    DK    Copenhagen - Mojo
Dec 18/19 SE    Malmo - Victoria

Congratulations to Samantha Fish!


Ruf Records artist guitarist/singer-songwriter Samantha Fish lands on top of the Billboard Blues Chart for her first week of sales with WILD HEART. Released on July 10, this album has been turning heads, both fans and critics. The album was produced by Luther Dickinson and recorded at the following studios; Brady Blade’s Louisiana studio, Dickinson’s Zebra Ranch in Mississippi and both Royal and Ardent Recording Studios in Memphis, TN.

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 In October Samantha Fish will be back in Europe to go on tour with British Blues Awards winner Laurence Jones. Click here for all tour dates...

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