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Here Are the IBC 2016 Quarter Finalists

Here are the semi-finalists! Performance Schedule will be released by Noon Friday.

Juke Joint Festival Kicks off Blues Festival Season 2013

The Juke Joint Festival, Thursday, April 11th through Saturday, April 16th, in Clarksdale, Mississippi is the unofficial blues festival season kickoff, and American Blues Scene will be covering the event in it’s entirety!

The Stones Aren’t Old, They’re Just Older

Blues is an old man’s game. Rock and roll is about youthful aggression. The Rolling Stones, now all in their early to mid-70s, don’t play by either genre’s rules, but meet the two in the middle.

Blues Guitar Saturday a Hit at Tampa Bay Blues Festival

The crowd assembled for this day's lineup was the biggest in the festival's history.

Harvelle's, Oldest Blues Club in L.A., to Become Non-Profit

The oldest blues club in Los Angeles, dating back to 1931, is now going to be what is likely the first blues club in the world to become a 501(c)(3) non-for-profit.

IBC Coverage: At the Blind Raccoon Showcase

The Blind Raccoon Roots & Blues Showcase at the Superior Bar on Beale starts in several minutes. Blind Raccoon will be showcasing some of the amazingly talented artists that they work with, both Thursday and...

Big Blues Bender 2016 Was a Blast

This is now a “must go next year and bring my friends with me” event.

Repatriation in Como, Mississippi

Como to celebrate 'Hill Country Blues' Feb. 3 as the Alan Lomax Collection gives the small town a piece of it's own musical heritage -- recordings made by the famed musicologist decades ago.

Music of Aretha Franklin to be Celebrated at Carnegie Hall

Entrepreneur, Michael Dorf, has announced that the music of Aretha Franklin will be celebrated with a special benefit concert at Carnegie Hall on March 6th, 2017.

Kingston Mines Earns 2014 Keeping The Blues Alive Award

The KBA awards are presented by The Blues Foundation to individuals and organizations for having made significant contributions to the blues.
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