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Southern Avenue’s Stax Debut Album Set For Spring 2017 Release

The band takes its name from a Memphis street that runs from the eastern-most part of the city limits all the way to Soulsville, the original home of Stax Records.

Memphis Declares Tuesday B.B. King Day

(Memphis, TN) The city of Memphis is honoring blues musician B.B. King by declaring Tuesday “B.B. King Day.” Mayor A C Wharton Jr. says Memphis residents will be sending get-well cards, messages and videos to...
Dana Fuchs at JazzBones in Tacoma, Washington (Photo: Carolyn Frye)

Dana Fuchs, the Force of Nature

American female Blues singer with a raw sexuality, ideally with unruly hair and, oh yes, a voice that erupts like the entire field of the Daytona 500 blowing past and nobody’s having engine trouble.

Eric Burdon Is Back With “‘Til Your River Runs Dry”

In a lot of ways, ‘Til Your River Runs Dry is a very personal album. Burdon looks at those that are gone, and himself as well. He also looks at the world around him. There is a host of good material here.

Odds Lane Spends a ‘Last Night on Cherokee’

"The music that we make, that's honest. That's us. Its what we do."
Blues Bayou - Helena, Arkansas

BREAKING: Famed Helena, Arkansas Blues Club Burns Down

This morning, sad news came from Helena, Arkansas -- the hometown to the celebrated King Biscuit Festival.

Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee Join the Bridging The Blues Experience

Third annual event to feature more than two weeks of live music and hundreds of musicians!

Modern Day Troubadour Guy Clark Dead at 74

This legend's honors include being lovingly referred to as "The Fifth Highwayman," and his humor and wisdom will be missed by all.
Tabby Thomas

Famed Baton Rouge Bluesman Passes Away

Blues man Tabby Thomas, a well known & widely influential Baton Rouge musician, club owner, radio DJ and recording artist, and the father of blues musician & actor Chris Thomas King, has passed away.
Otis Redding FEATURED

Celebrate Otis Redding's Life on the Anniversary of his Passing

Though Otis passed 44 years ago today, his musical impact has never stopped, slowed or waned. The music Otis created in his six-year recording career has touched millions of lives across generations.
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