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Chicago Blues Festival 2014 in Review

A bright unison of powerful musical styles, plenty of space, and a perfect downtown location let the free festival once again show why more people flock to it than any other.

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.

Robert Plant set to play Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival

Rock legend Robert Plant is set to headline the 25th anniversary of Clarksdale’s Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival.

Bluesland Unites! Bridging the Blues Spans Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee

Fourth annual celebration of regional culture features over two weeks of live music and hundreds of musicians

King Biscuit Festival Releases iPhone App

Landmark app helps smartphone users easily plan and navigate festival events. There's something special about this year's events in the delta.
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.

King Biscuit Blues Festival ‘Call and Response, The Blues Symposium’

King Biscuit Blues Festival "Call and Response, The Blues Symposium" returns to Helena, Arkansas

Mavis Staples to Headline Chicago Blues Fest

Chicago music legend will headline Chicago Blues Fest this summer, as tributes to the many fallen blues heroes of 2011 are planned.
Call and Response Blues Symposium FEATURED

2013 King Biscuit Blues Festival’s Call and Response Symposium to Feature Veteran Blues Icons

"A man can live a long time without water or food, but a man cannot get along without hope." So says blues legend Bobby Rush

Bridging the Blues: Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee Join Forces to Celebrate Their Shared Musical...

Second annual event to feature three weekends of live music and hundreds of musicians, from Gregg Allman and Robert Cray to Tim McGraw and Bobby Rush.
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