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BREAKING: The Death of Willie "Po' Monkey" Seaberry May End an Era

“If I don’t get out there acting like a clown, people think there’s something wrong with me."

Video: Leadbelly Sings "On A Christmas Day"

We hope you all have a great Christmas day. We like to believe Leadbelly is talking about the joy around the world in this music video.

Mark Harrison’s “The World Outside” is a Work of Art

What’s so great about the album is that it paints images in your mind. You get these beautiful, folk ballads and old fashioned sounding folk songs, and they leave you with pictures...

Bluesland Unites! Bridging the Blues Spans Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee

Fourth annual celebration of regional culture features over two weeks of live music and hundreds of musicians

C.C. Rider the Venerator: Little Milton

When James Milton Campbell Jr. was a kid growing up in Greenville, Mississippi, he was drawn to all kinds of music. He loved the country and western radio programs beamed out from the Grand Ol’ Opry. And he was steeped in the sounds of his Delta home: field hollers, gospel songs, the deepest blues...

Marie Trout Book Explores the Healing Powers of Music

"I noticed that my academic research and my inner torment at the time intersected. I lived the blues, while studying the power of blues music to its fans today."

You Won't Be Able to Get Enough Of The Rides' "Cant Get Enough"

Can't Get Enough by The Rides is the kind of album a supergroup should be making. It leaves you wanting more.

In Photos: Wanee Festival 2014

ABS was on hand for the ten-year anniversary of the acclaimed Wanee Festival, featuring The Allman Brothers Band, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Gov't Mule, Tedeschi Trucks Band, and MANY more!

C.C. Rider the Venerator: Hank Ballard

This is the latest from The Bluesmobile's C.C. Rider, who spends her life venerating the founding fathers of the blues. She’s walked the crooked highways of this singing country to resurrect the voices of the past. With the...
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