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Panama City Beach's Bud Light Great American Blues Festival Set to Launch

The first-ever Great American Blues Festival is bringing in blues favorites, bikes and incredible BBQ!
"The greatest blues singer in the world will never stop singing." - Bessie Smith

Bessie Smith Honored by Tift Merritt, Abigail Washburn, Haley Bonar and More with New...

The Empress of the Blues: A Tribute to Bessie Smith out November 25th
Walter-Trout

Walter Trout's Wife Discusses the Time Bomb of Waiting for an Organ Transplant

Walter Trout has been hospitalized for over two months, in and out of the ICU, and has been ill for over a year with end-stage liver disease....
Gov't Mule at the Beacon Theater (Photo: Dino Perrucci)

Vintage Trouble and Gov't Mule at Beacon Theatre

Whether he was on the run or standing still, which almost never happened, Taylor sang like an unrepentant gospel star caught with his hand up the preacher's wife's skirt.

Etta James Close to Death

More sad news for blues and music fans this year. The manager of longstanding musical icon Etta James has stated today that the soul and blues singer is terminally ill with late-stage leukemia.
Uncle Lionel Batiste FEATURED

'Uncle' Lionel Batiste, Bass Drummer, Singer for Tremé Brass Band Dead at 81

The powerful Lionel Batiste, of the famous Treme Brass Band, has passed away.

Jarekus Singleton Finds His Voice by Being Himself

"That's who I am and what I do. I want to inspire people to keep pushing their way through hard times." says Jarekus in an extensive, interesting Q&A with the "next big thing" in the blues!

Beth Hart Show in Kiev, Ukraine Postponed

Ukrainian fans of one of our favorite performers will have to wait to see her again. Beth Hart has announced that she'll have to postpone her stop at The Caribbean Club in Kiev, Ukraine.

The Beautiful Brass Soul of The Memphis Horns' Wayne Jackson

A man who played on eighty gold records and crafted the sound that would define the city of Memphis, who was loved by Elvis and Otis, is just happy to be able to play his horn and make a living.

One Killed, Seven Injured in Train Accident While Filming Gregg Allman Movie

Unexpected train on bridge leads to fatal accident in Georgia.
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