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 4-11-14

Audio Archive

Hour 1

Hour 2




4/11/14  9-9:30p

      Kevin Barnes


Song Title

 Album Title

Jimmy Thackery

You Upset Me Baby

Wild Night Out!

Charmaine Neville Band

Playing on the Front Porch

It’s About Time

Little Buster and the Soul Brothers

I’ve Been Watching You

Right On Time!

Ellis Hooks

Black WolfBone

Up Your Mind

Foley,Coleman & Potvin

So Far

Time Bomb


4/11/14  9:30-10p

Kevin Barnes


Song Title

 Album Title

Freddie King

Going Down

The Best of Freddie King

Big Time Sarah

I Wonder Why

Lay it On ‘Em Girls

Cousin Joe

Goin’ Down Slow

Bad Luck Blues

Delbert McClinton

Good Man Good Woman

Never Been Rocked Enough

Billy Branch

The Blues Follow Me Around

The Blues Keep Following Me Around

Chico Banks

Soul Serenade

Candy Lickin’ Man


4/11/14  10-10:30p

Kevin Barnes


Song Title

 Album Title

Beau Jocque

Boogie Chillen’

Give Him Cornbread

Buckwheat Zydeco

Let Your Yeah Be Yeah

Lay Your Burden Down

Chris Thomas King

Baptized In Dirty Water


Roy Rogers

River of Tears

Split Decision

Kim Nalley w/ the Johnny Nocturne Band

Million Dollar Secret

Million Dollar Secret


4/11/14  10:30-11p

Kevin Barnes


Song Title

 Album Title

Homesick James

Drivin’ Dog


Bernard Allison

I’ve Been Down

Across the Water

Joanna Connor

Fly Away

Big Girl Blues

Jackie Payne

Overnight Sensation

Live @ Ground Zero

John Nemeth

Daughter of the Devil

Love Me Tonight

Koko Taylor

You Aint Worth…

Old School

Robben Ford

Raining In My Heart

Discovering the Blues