Category: Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires

POPMATTERS review of ALIVE AT THE DEEP BLUES FEST

Various Artists: Alive at the Deep Blues Fest By David Maine Raunchy, steaming blues-rock Alive Records is a terrific label, a powerhouse of roots-rock and muddy, murky electric blues. This compilation of live tracks is culled from performances at the 2012 Deep Blues Fest in Bayport, MN, and it serves as a nice showcase for […]

SAVING COUNTRY MUSIC review of ALIVE AT THE DEEP BLUES FEST

Blues Review – Alive at the Deep Blues Fest by Trigger Alive at the Deep Blues Fest is the convergence of many cool things. This summer, Minnesota BBQ magnate and founder of the Deep Blues Festivals Chris Johnson decided to revitalize the Deep Blues Fest after a 2 year hiatus. Between 2007 and 2010, the […]

NO DEPRESSION review of ALIVE AT THE DEEP BLUES FEST

SOURCE : A selection of live two- and three-man blues The Deep Blues Festival is a Minnesota celebration of alternative blues music, originally run from 2007 to 2010. After spin-offs in Cleveland and Ortin, WA, festival organizer (and BBQ restaurateur) Chris Johnson brought the original festival back to life at Bayport BBQ for a long […]

The FIRE NOTE review of ALIVE AT THE DEEP BLUES FEST

Various Artists Alive at The Deep Blues Fest Alive Natural Sound Records [2012] Fire Note Says: Alive at The Deep Blues Fest is put together with perfection as every band here scratches that blues itch in its’ own special way. Album Review: I thought reviewing my first compilation might be a challenge but, thank goodness […]

DUSTED MAGAZINE review of LEE BAINS III & The GLORY FIRES

DUSTED MAGAZINE REVIEW HERE Lee Bains III was a late addition to The Dexateens, joining the punk-spliced-to-Muscle Shoals outfit’s three-guitar attack in 2008, in time for the band’s final album Singlewide. The Dexateens, along with The Quadrajets (and later, The Immortal Lee County Killers), defined a certain kind of southern garage punk in the early […]