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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.

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.

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.

Postal Service to Issue Mississippi Bicentennial Stamp

As part of their Statehood Series, there will be a 2017 forever stamp that celebrates the 200th anniversary of Mississippi statehood.

New Musical Works Added to Grammy Hall of Fame

The Recording Academy has announced 25 new musical works that will be added to the Grammy Hall of Fame this year.

Chicago Blues Camp 2017 Registration Opens

An intensive learning and performing "camp" experience for adult musicians, it offers an opportunity to learn Chicago-style blues, from talented Chicago musicians, and then play that music in the city where it all began.

The Musical Mojo of Dr. John Available Now

On Saturday, May 3rd, 2014, a group of esteemed musicians and friends joined together for 'The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: A Celebration of Mac & His Music'
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