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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.

Postal Service to Issue Mississippi Bicentennial Stamp

As part of their Statehood Series, there will be a 2017 forever stamp that celebrates the 200th anniversary of Mississippi statehood.

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.

Johnny Nicholas Blows Fans Away with ‘Fresh Air’

With the smooth style of Cashdollar’s slide guitar and Newcomb's mandolin, fans will love this new music from Nicholas. This is Nicholas’ finest release yet, with several songs sure to be requested at future shows.

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.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Hubert Sumlin

November 16th, marks what would have been Hubert Sumlin's 85th birthday. To celebrate, we offer 10 things you didn't know about the Chicago blues guitar great.

BREAKING – Jazz Blues Great Mose Allison Dead at 89

Pianist, singer, songwriter, Mose Allison, who melded jazz with Delta blues, died on Tuesday, at his home in Hilton Head, South Carolina, just four days past his 89th birthday.

Hugh Laurie Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

"I've been incredibly lucky. I'm going to bask in this extraordinary honor and my extraordinary good luck and I'll set to work first thing tomorrow on the global unfairness problem."

Bluescentric.com Launches New Product Lines Including Otis Redding and Stax Brands

These indelible, iconic brands join Howlin’ Wolf, Bo Diddley, Johnny Winter and others as part of the Bluescentric family.
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