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Modern blues music on the radio

Modern Blues is a genre that combines traditional blues elements with contemporary sounds, often incorporating elements of rock, soul, and funk. This genre has been influenced by blues legends like B.B. King, Muddy Waters, and Howlin' Wolf, as well as modern artists such as Gary Clark Jr., Tedeschi Trucks Band, and Joe Bonamassa.

Gary Clark Jr. is one of the most popular modern blues artists, known for his electrifying guitar skills and soulful vocals. He has won several Grammy awards and has collaborated with artists like Eric Clapton and The Rolling Stones. Tedeschi Trucks Band, led by husband and wife duo Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, is another popular modern blues band that has won several Grammy awards for their soulful blend of blues, rock, and soul.

In terms of radio stations, SiriusXM's Bluesville is a popular station dedicated to blues music, featuring both traditional and modern blues artists. KEXP's Roadhouse Blues show, hosted by Greg Vandy, also features a mix of classic and modern blues music. Other radio stations that play modern blues include WMNF's Blues Power Hour and KUTX's Blues on the Green. With its roots in the past and an eye toward the future, modern blues continues to attract new fans while honoring the genre's rich history.