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The Language of the Blues: "Axe"

Read the great Dr. John explain what this week's "Language of the Blues" word, AXE, is all about!
Royal Southern Brotherhood at Spirit of Kansas Blues Festival

Spirit of the Blues: Interview with Royal Southern Brotherhood

After a powerhouse set, Devon Allman, Mike Zito, and Cyril Neville swung by the back porch to talk about the spiritual forces that led to their formation, the steps they took to craft the band, unique songwriting, and how they influence one another.
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.

C.C. Rider the Venerator: Charles Brown

So legitimate, you can almost smell the barbecue and hear the bug zappers.

Aykroyd To Recruit New Talent On Blues Brothers Records Label

Dan Aykroyd has just announced the establishment of Blues Brothers Records with Judy Belushi-Pisano, the widow of John Belushi.

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.

Catfish & Cotton; Fourth Report from the Road

This is the fourth update from Marc & Luc Borms, Belgian brothers who are currently in a search for the blues in the Mississippi Delta for their forthcoming book, Catfish & Cotton.

The Last Waltz: Looking Back On 40 Years

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

Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Fest brings Leon Russell, Rebirth, Eric Burdon, many more...

Los Angeles area’s largest Cajun, Zydeco, Blues and Roots music festival, held over Memorial Day weekend, features two stages, a Mardi Gras parade, crafts and dozens of food booths
Treme House... not of the Rising Sun

A Brief History of "House of the Rising Sun"

The House of the Rising Sun may evoke memories of The Animals, but the song has a hidden & shockingly broad history, spanning every folk-inspired corner of the U.S. & dating back nearly 100 years.
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