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Omar Coleman's Second Delmark Release is Live!

Singer, songwriter and harmonicist, Omar Coleman, is Chicago.

John Németh Returns With "Blues Live" and "Soul Live"

He's been called a "virtuoso vocalist." He is notorious for his relentless touring schedule. His blues is tinged with soul, and his brand of soul is infused with blues. His harp playing has been called "insanely good." He has been nominated for nine Blues Music Awards.

Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival Celebrates Ten Years

Festival proceeds go to the Blues in the Schools program. Students have the opportunity to write and perform with award-winning guest musicians and internationally recognized music educators in their classrooms.

Here are Your 2016 Blues Music Awards Winners

Here are your winners for the 37th Blues Music Awards.

Royal Southern Brotherhood Shine on 'The Royal Gospel'

One of the hottest albums out this year, 'The Royal Gospel' certainly deserves a spin in your house (or car).

Eric Clapton and Friends Honor JJ Cale with "The Breeze"

This musician's contributions to blues, country, and rock music have been immense. In fact, still to this day, most people are not fully aware of all that he contributed to the world of music.

C.C. Rider the Venerator: Jackie Wilson

If you wanna know where Elvis, James Brown and Michael Jackson learned their moves…look no further than Jackie Wilson. Jackie Wilson was one of the first real stars of rock n’ roll. They called him Mr. Entertainment—and it wasn’t for nothin’...
Albert Castiglia - Livin The Dream FEATURED

Albert Castiglia Is "Living The Dream"

Ever listen to a musician’s work and think to yourself "I need to hear that again so I can comprehend. What was that!?" Albert Castiglia’s latest offering rises to that pinnacle of Blues.
Janiva-Magness FEATURED

"Stronger For It" by Janiva Magness is the Gospel of the Blues

In a word, her new album is "Gospel" -- The gospel of the formidable blueswoman, the gospel music that seeps it's way into nearly every track, the gospel of unmistakably moving vocals.

C.C. Rider the Venerator: Isaac Hayes

There’s a whole generation that knows him best for his catchphrase— Hello there, children! But Isaac Hayes…he’s much more than South Park’s Chef...
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