kenny neal Archive

A Conversation with Kenny Neal

Acclaimed blues guitarist, singer and songwriter Kenny Neal has just released Straight from the Heart, his first release since moving to Ruf Records. The Blues Music Award winner (2019’s Contemporary Blues Male Artist of the Year) recorded the album in Baton Rouge with a band that includes family members Darnell Neal on bass and vocalist

Album Review: Kenny Neal – Straight from the Heart

Kenny Neal’s Louisiana roots have always informed his music. Right from the very start he made his origins a significant part of his musical approach. When his indie label debut Bio on the Bayou was reissued on Alligator, it bore the title Big News from Baton Rouge!! Later releases like 1992’s Bayou Blood and Hoodoo