JANIVA MAGNESS TO BE ON KRSH RADIOTHON BENEFIT

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DECEMBER 11TH 2013 6:30AM-1PM:Janiva Magness will be taking part in KRSH’s annual Radiothon benefitting The Children’s Village of Sonoma County. Click the link for more info and be sure to tune in!Read More

JANIVA TO BE ON PHILOSOPHY TALK

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AUGUST 18TH 10AM PST: We know what it means for a painting to be beautiful. But what about a life? Like great works of art, great people exhibit style, originality, and creativity. Maybe, then, to live well is just to practice an ART of living. But what do the values that are important to a […]

JANIVA MAGNESS ON TAVIS SMILEY NETWORK: LISTEN HERE

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Listen to the interview at the link: At this year’s Blues Music Awards, Janiva Magness won her fourth Contemporary Blues Female Artist of the Year award, along with Song of the Year for “I Won’t Cry.” Magness can add those to her long list of accomplishments, which includes the 2009 Blues Music Award for B.B. […]

JANIVA MAGNESS TO BE FEATURED ON TAVIS SMILEY NETWORK

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AUGUST 8TH 2013 AT NOON PST: At this year’s Blues Music Awards, Janiva Magness won her fourth Contemporary Blues Female Artist of the Year award, along with Song of the Year for “I Won’t Cry.” Magness can add those to her long list of accomplishments, which includes the 2009 Blues Music Award for B.B. King Entertainer […]

JANIVA MAGNESS WINS READERS POLL “FEMALE BLUES ARTIST OF THE YEAR”

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Check out all the winners at LivingBlues.com

DALLAS OBSERVER: “I SEE BLUES AS THE MUSIC OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE”

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Janiva Magness is familiar with success. At this year’s Blues Music Awards, she won her fourth Contemporary Blues Female Artist of the Year award, along with Song of the Year for “I Won’t Cry.” Magness can add those to her long list of accomplishments, which includes the 2009 Blues Music Award for B.B. King Entertainer […]

Blues Music Award Winner

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Janiva Magness took home 2 awards at the 2013 Blues Music Awards: Best Contemporary Blues Female Artist and Song of the Year for “I Won’t Cry” co-written with Dave Darling.

WHATZUP PICKS: JANIVA MAGNESS

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Janiva Magness is a singer of raw power, emotional complexity and seemingly unimaginable technical ability. She can sing just about anything. While Magness soulfully knocks it out of the park when she performs. Read More

PATRIOT LEDGER: JANIVA MAGNESS’ CATHARTIC SOUL IN FALL RIVER

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Blues and soul singer Janiva Magness’ music is always colored by an attitude of tenacity in overcoming life’s obstacles, and that cathartic aura was never more welcome than Friday night at the Narrows Center for the Arts in Fall River. Playing at the end of a week when the Boston area, New England, and most […]

FALL RIVER SPIRIT: BLUES SINGER DRAWS CREATIVITY FROM PAINFUL PAST

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Janiva Magness points out the obvious difference between her and many blues singers: She’s white. And she’s a woman. “It’s a male-dominated business; I don’t care about that. If someone cares about my skin tone, that’s not my problem,” she told me. “I’ve never taken very well to someone telling me I can’t do something. […]

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