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Beth Garner’s New CD, “Snake Farm,” Slithers Out in February

The blues to me is summed up in Snake Farm. I can’t describe it. You just have to listen to it, and hopefully feel something.

TBT – Why Keith Richards Matters

"If you don't know the blues... there's no point in picking up the guitar and playing rock and roll or any other form of popular music."

Warren Haynes Celebrates “The Last Waltz 40 Tour” and More

"Well, blues is pretty much a part of everything that I do. ...That music is in my heart, and always will be."

Blues/Roots Radio in the Birthplace of the Blues

At 12:35 PM on Saturday, November 19th, 2016, WXXO, went ‘On the Air’ and launched Clarksdale’s 24 hour blues and roots radio station, known as XRDS.fm.

Mississippi Blues Trail Celebrates 10 Years

The Mississippi Blues Trail Program not only celebrates and immortalizes the state’s vast contributions to the music world, but also draws so many to our state who are yearning for an authentic experience.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About JJ Cale

One of the most reclusive, laid-back artists in the history of blues, rock, Americana, and red dirt country, would have been 78 years old on December 5th.

59th Annual Grammy Awards Nominees Announced

Nominees in the Best Music Video category include the very soulful Leon Bridges for his "River" video.

New Musical Works Added to Grammy Hall of Fame

The Recording Academy has announced 25 new musical works that will be added to the Grammy Hall of Fame this year.

Delta Blues Museum Fund Raising Drive Ends Tomorrow

New exhibits will focus heavily on the 1940's documentation of Blues in Coahoma County and the "discovery" of Muddy Waters, showcasing his former home from Stovall Plantation.

TBT – Why Everyone Loved Hubert Sumlin

"When I’m reaching an audience, I feel it." --Hubert Sumlin
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