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Mavis Staples and Joan Osborne Together at the Arc of Their Careers

To say that Joan Osborne is pleased to be co-headlining with Mavis Staples, one of her strongest influences, would be a gross understatement. Both strong women are at the peaks of their careers as their new tour kicks off.

France’s Mammoth Blues-Sur-Seine Festival Begins

More than 74 blues artists and groups will be presented at the 16th annual Blues-Sur-Seine...
Windy City Blues Soc Street Stage FEATURED

The Windy City Gears Up For The Chicago Blues Festival

The Chicago Blues Festival is coming up in less than a month. One of the most popular festivals in the world, this year's event will be filled with larger than life blues on five stages.
Stomp the Blues out of Homelessness FEATURED

2nd Annual Stomp the Blues out of Homelessness Announces Lineup

(SPRINGFIELD, MO) - Organizers of the 2nd Annual Stomp the Blues out of Homelessness Festival announced the exciting lineup and date for the second incantation of a budding festival.
Charlie Musselwhite at Mount Tremblant International Blues Festival

Day 8 Continued: Tremblant International Blues Festival

Moreland and Arbuckle, Kim Wilson, Charlie Musselwhite... what more could you ask for!?
Jaomies Jazz Band at the Portland Waterfront Blues Fest (Photo courtesy of the great Marilyn Stringer)

Jaimoe and the Band Wax Poetic About Jaimoe's Jasssz Band

“We all are professional musicians, and we all do bring unique energy into the band as well as musicality. The chemistry that Jaimoe brought together makes a unique sound...”

King Biscuit Blues Festival Announces 2013 Lineup

The King Biscuit Blues Festival, one of the most prestigious and longstanding festivals in the country, has announced their 2013 lineup.

Record-Setting Juke Joint Festival Rings in Spring in True Delta Blues Style

The streets of Clarksdale, Mississippi were filled with smiles, art, the smell of fresh BBQ, and the best blues music in the world

Bluesfest in Australia Shines for its 25th Birthday

As if a jam-packed and stellar lineup ranging from Buddy Guy to Grace Potter wasn't enough, the 5-day festival also delivered food to please all palates, roaming performers, markets and great weather.

Po' Monkey's Fires Up the Fall Delta During Bridging the Blues

The delta is beginning to cool off in mid-October and with the cotton in full bloom, an ancient, tiny sharecropper shack that boasts cold beer & low ceilings with monkeys nailed to it brings the best that the blues has to offer.
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