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Mat Walklate and Paolo Fuschi Are ‘Kicking Up The Dust’

If you're a fan of early Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter, and the rest of the Chess crew, you're going to feel right at home with this one.

National Blues Museum to Host “Women of the Blues: A Coast-to-Coast Collection” Exhibition

The collection features 60 photographs of ‘Women of the Blues’ of all ages and ethnic backgrounds representing all styles from southern soul blues to Chicago blues & rock blues.

New Chicago Tourism Song, with Umphrey's, Buddy Guy, Widely Criticized

Those hoping to hear a re-imagining of one of the long-popular staple anthems of Chicago such as "Sweet Home Chicago" or Frank Sinatra's "Chicago" will be disappointed.

Blues Guitar Saturday a Hit at Tampa Bay Blues Festival

The crowd assembled for this day's lineup was the biggest in the festival's history.

Robin Trower Bemoans the State of Today’s Blues

With all due respect to Mr. Trower's age, experience, and musical knowledge, I must reply, poppycock!

Celebration of “Killer” Ray Allison Begins Today

Those wishing to do so can donate to a GoFundMe page set up In Memory of “Killer” Ray to help with related expenses.

TBT – ‘The Duke Meets the Earl’ is a Showcase, Not a Showdown

This album is a timeless classic, and should be mandatory listening for anyone aspiring to be a guitarist of merit. It is without doubt one of the finest blues records ever recorded and well worth the price of admission, and then some.

C.C. Rider the Venerator: Jimmy Rogers

CC Rider Venerates Jimmy Rogers, one of THE legendary Head Cutters, a "band" who's other two members were Muddy Waters and Little Walter

Doctor Dan Ivankovich – Big Bluesman, Bigger Heart

Doctor Dan Ivankovich is, to put it mildly, not your average doctor. A surgeon by day and an accomplished bluesman by night, Dr. Dan attends to Chicago's poorest and neglected citizens.

The Blues Foundation Announces 2014 Blues Hall of Fame Inductees

The Blues Hall of Fame, administrated by The Blues Foundation, has announced the 2014 inductees!
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