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Pierre Lacocque Loves His Band and Making New Music

"The musicians that I surround myself with are musicians that I trust. They’re good, they’re fantastic, and they are all craft; all of them. That means that I can tap their strengths."

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."

World Premiere Track From Ronnie Baker Brooks

Second generation Chicago bluesman, Ronnie Baker Brooks, will be releasing his first album in ten years on January 20th, 2017.

59th Annual Grammy Awards Nominees Announced

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

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 – Dr. John’s ‘In a Sentimental Mood’ Is a Harvest of Wonder

His early performances are the stuff of myth and legend, and just dropping a needle on one of his exceptional albums will ignite the passions gathered in any given space.

Blues Foundation Announces International Blues Challenge and KBA Award Winners

Historic Beale Street will be the site for each of the challenge rounds, opening with the International Showcase on Tuesday, January 31st, 2017.

BREAKING – Leon Russell Dead at 74

In 2011 Russell was inducted into both the Songwriter's Hall of Fame, and the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame, joining Johnny Cash and a very select group in being so honored.

R&B Hall of Fame Looking For a Home in Detroit

Robinson believes Detroit is one of the music capitals of the world and that bringing the Hall of Fame to the city could cement that status.
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