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Breaking – The "Queen of Beale Street," Ruby Wilson Dead at 68

“She was an extraordinary ambassador for Memphis, and soul, and R&B and gospel."
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34th Blues Music Awards to be Held Thursday in Memphis

The highly anticipated Blues Music Awards, the largest yearly event from The Blues Foundation, will be commencing Thursday, May 9th! Get all the information you need to be ready for the biggest night in the blues!

C.C. Rider the Venerator: Ann Peebles

Ann Peebles was born in East St. Louis. Her father ran a church, and she grew up singing in his congregation. As a member of the Peebles Choir. Not just your average church singing group—they opened shows for gospel greats like Mahalia Jackson and Sam Cooke...

Tinsley Ellis Delivers the "Sound of Georgia" with Red Clay Soul

Like many of the other greats, he never forgot where he came from and takes us all there with the new release on his own Heartfixer Music label, Red Clay Soul.

Jimmy Dawkins, Famous for "West Side" Chicago Sound, Passes Away

Delmark Records legend Jimmy Dawkins, who's "West Side-styled guitar slashes and surges," has passed away.

Guitar Goddess Ana Popovic Hits #1 on the Blues Top Five

Ana Popovic's hit album Unconditional, a perpetual force on the chart for the past eight weeks, has landed in the top spot, achieving #1 status in the Blues Top Five this week.
Annika Chambers (Photo by Tom Callins)

IBC Live: Annika Chambers, Brandon Santini at Wednesday All-Star Jam

Wednesday night, Jan. 22, at Rum Boogie Cafe on Beale Street, where Annika Chambers will be wowing audiences with her amazing voice as she sits in with Brandon Santini for some soulful blues.

BREAKING – Trumpet Legend Wayne Jackson Dead at 74

"He loved his family, his friends and his fans the world over. Tonight raise a toast to a life well-lived."
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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 Announces New Album, "Original"

Blues Music Award-winning singer Janiva Magness has announced her latest project
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