Bluesville is the Twin Cities' Home For the Blues, heard every Friday evening, 9 to 11 p.m. on Jazz88 KBEM.

Hosted by Kevin Barnes, Bluesville showcases a wide range of local, national and international Blues and R&B artists.

Make Bluesville YOUR home for the Blues... Friday evenings, 9 to 11 p.m. on Jazz88 KBEM 88.5 FM.


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Bluesville 2-21-14

Audio Archive

Hour 1

Hour 2



2/21/14  9-9:30p

      Kevin Barnes


Song Title

 Album Title

Damon Fowler

Don’t Call Me

Devil Got His Way

The Chris Cain Band

My Baby Left This Morning

Can’t Buy a Break

The Butanes

A Nickel and a Nail

One Night

The Butanes

If You Expect to See Another Day

Long Time Thing

Taj Mahal

Never Let You Go


Foley, Coleman and Potvin

Show Me

Time Bomb


2/21/14  9:30-10p

Kevin Barnes


Song Title

 Album Title

Etta James

Get Funky

Stick To Your Guns

 Jack McDuff and Joey DeFrancesco

Rock Candy

It’s About Time

James Cotton (with Rory Block)

Mississippi Blues

Baby,  Don’t You Tear My Clothes

James Cotton (with Dave Alvin)

Stealin’ Stealin’

Baby,  Don’t You Tear My Clothes


2/21/14  10-10:30p

Kevin Barnes


Song Title

 Album Title

The Butterfield Blues Band

Walking By Myself/Keep On Moving

Keep On Moving

Joanna Connor

Pea Vine Blues

Slide Time

The Ford Blues Band

Lovin’ Cup

 The Butterfield/Bloomfield Concert

Sharon Lewis & Texas Fire

Blues Train

The Real Deal

The Cash Box Kings


Holler and Stomp


2/21/14  10:30-11p

Kevin Barnes


Song Title

 Album Title

Ruthie Foster

Nickel and a Nail

The Truth According to Ruthie Foster

Tab Benoit & Jimmy Thackery

Bad Luck Blues

Whiskey Store

Big Joe & the Dynaflows

Big Legs

Layin’ in the Alley

Johnny Copeland

Same Thing

Jungle Swing

Sena Ehrhardt Band

Last Chance

Leave the Light On