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National Blues Museum to Host “Women of the Blues: A Coast-to-Coast Collection” Exhibition

The collection features 60 photographs of ‘Women of the Blues’ of all ages and ethnic backgrounds representing all styles from southern soul blues to Chicago blues & rock blues.

2017 Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement, Trustee Award Recipients Announced

The Lifetime Achievement Award celebrates performers who have made outstanding contributions of artistic significance to the field of recording, while the Trustees Award honors contributions in areas other than performance.

Beth Garner’s New CD, “Snake Farm,” Slithers Out in February

The blues to me is summed up in Snake Farm. I can’t describe it. You just have to listen to it, and hopefully feel something.

World Premiere Track From Ronnie Baker Brooks

Second generation Chicago bluesman, Ronnie Baker Brooks, will be releasing his first album in ten years on January 20th, 2017.

BREAKING – Piano Great Barrelhouse Chuck Dead at 58

Chicago blues piano great "Barrelhouse" Chuck has died after a four year battle with prostate cancer. He was 58 years old.

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.

Blues/Roots Radio in the Birthplace of the Blues

At 12:35 PM on Saturday, November 19th, 2016, WXXO, went ‘On the Air’ and launched Clarksdale’s 24 hour blues and roots radio station, known as XRDS.fm.

Greg Lake, King Crimson and ELP Front Man Dead at 69

The music that Greg Lake left for us will continue to speak to us for many years yet to come. What more could he have asked for?

Mississippi Blues Trail Celebrates 10 Years

The Mississippi Blues Trail Program not only celebrates and immortalizes the state’s vast contributions to the music world, but also draws so many to our state who are yearning for an authentic experience.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About JJ Cale

One of the most reclusive, laid-back artists in the history of blues, rock, Americana, and red dirt country, would have been 78 years old on December 5th.
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