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New Orleans drama Tremé returns to HBO Sunday night

Returning for it's 3rd season, the story revolves around a colorful cast of New Orleans characters, with a second-to-none soundtrack of blues, jazz, and heavy brass.

Paul Thorn Talks King Biscuit, Upcoming Projects and Inspiration

"Going out, living, and writing about what you know, that's where songs come from."

Phil Gates Goes "Live At The Hermosa Saloon"

Phil Gates has been making great music for a long time now. His music combines elements of funk, Texas swing, blues, soul, and NOLA's musical melting pot
Uncle Lionel Batiste FEATURED

'Uncle' Lionel Batiste, Bass Drummer, Singer for Tremé Brass Band Dead at 81

The powerful Lionel Batiste, of the famous Treme Brass Band, has passed away.

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.

Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza Scheduled for August

Mammoth Bluesapalooza enjoys a well-deserved reputation for presenting an amazing variety of musicians and musical styles from all over the world.
Coco Robicheaux FEATURED DIED

Coco Robicheaux, New Orleans Hoodoo Bluesman, Dies

It is with deep sadness that we must pass along the news that the enigmatic Hoodoo bluesman Coco Robicheaux, who is famous for his menacing, haunting blues sound, collapsed last night at the Apple...

The Elegant Allen Toussaint

The New Orleans great discusses his friend B.B. King, his appearance in the HBO series Treme, The Stones covering his music, losing everything in Katrina, and how New Orleans music is coming back strong!
International Blues Challenge 2014

International Blues Challenge Brings Magic, History & Hundreds of Bands to Memphis

It's storied allure, the opportunity to see the very best in blues from across the world, and the chance to be a part of something incredible...
Eric Bibb - Deeper in the Well

"Deeper in the Well" from Eric Bibb is an Album in Disguise

A mysterious, earthen feel that is infectious and impossible to stop listening to... this expansive sound could well be the genius that is Eric Bibb.
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