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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.

Chicago Blues Camp 2017 Registration Opens

An intensive learning and performing "camp" experience for adult musicians, it offers an opportunity to learn Chicago-style blues, from talented Chicago musicians, and then play that music in the city where it all began.

The Last Waltz: Looking Back On 40 Years

It was forty years ago today. Thanksgiving Day, November 25th, 1976.

Rolling Stones Release Video For “Hate to See You Go”

The track comes from their upcoming album, 'Blue & Lonesome,' scheduled for release on December 2nd.

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."

Mississippi Heat’s ‘Cab Driving Man’ Sizzles

There are no wooden nickels here. This is the genuine article. This band is so tight, they could bind up a charging lion with the web of a spider.

Delta Blues Museum to Receive $1.6 Million Upgrade

"These strategic investments help create jobs, build communities, and improve lives."

C.C. Rider the Venerator: Sonny Terry

Sonny Terry never thought about a music career. He did well in school, and liked farming. Wanted to grow up, continue his education and have his own farm. But by 18, two separate accidents left him completely blind. All that was left for him job-wise was music...

Smithsonian Folkways Releases Acquired Arhoolie Catalog

More than 5,500 Arhoolie tracks available today!

Looking Back at the 2016 King Biscuit Blues Festival

This year’s headliners included John Mayall, Charlie Musselwhite, and slide masters Roy Rogers and Sonny Landreth together.
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