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C.C. Rider the Venerator: Junior Parker

    C.C. Rider the Venerator: Junior Parker

This is the latest from The Bluesmobile’s C.C. Rider, who spends her life venerating the founding fathers of the blues. She’s walked the crooked highways of this singing country to resurrect

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WATCH LIVE: B.B. King Memorial and Highway 61 Drive

The B.B. King Beale Street Memorial is this afternoon at 12:45 CST, and American Blues Scene will be sending live coverage of the event, including video and images, through Twitter

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BREAKING: Amid Concerns, Coroners Perform Autopsy on B.B. King

    BREAKING: Amid Concerns, Coroners Perform Autopsy on B.B. King

Here’s all of the facts we know: UPDATE May 26th: The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has issued a statement, “Over the past 24 hours, local news media outlets have reported

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Hundreds gather at BB King viewing in Las Vegas to celebrate the King.

  Hundreds gather at BB King viewing in Las Vegas to celebrate the King.

Hundreds gather at BB King viewing in Las Vegas to celebrate the King.

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C.C. Rider the Venerator: Joe Cocker

  C.C. Rider the Venerator: Joe Cocker

Joe Cocker. Immortalized at Woodstock. Lampooned by John Belushi. Best known for his raw, grit-soaked re-interpretations of other peoples’ songs. His venerations, you might say…

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B.B. King’s Beale Street And Mississippi Funeral Arrangements Announced

  B.B. King’s Beale Street And Mississippi Funeral Arrangements Announced

The funeral procession for King will begin on Beale Street and move down Highway 61

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Booker T to Headline Buddy Guy’s Legends Blues Festival

  Booker T to Headline Buddy Guy’s Legends Blues Festival

Award-winning Rock-and-Roll Hall of Famer Booker T Jones is headlining Buddy Guy’s Legends Blues Fest on Saturday, June 13th

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Buddy Guy’s Blues & Music News Timeline on BB King

  Buddy Guy’s Blues & Music News Timeline on BB King

Good friends of American Blues Scene Buddy Guy’s Blues and Music News has posted this interactive B.B. King timeline. “This morning, I come

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Welcome to Otis Taylor’s (Latest) Sonic Opus

  Welcome to Otis Taylor’s (Latest) Sonic Opus

Hey Joe might be a sort of “tribute” to Jimi, but make no mistake — this album carries all the spirit and ardent fire of the word “tribute” like Miles Davis’ “A Tribute to Jack Johnson” did.

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Welcome to Otis Taylor’s (Latest) Sonic Opus

    Welcome to Otis Taylor’s (Latest) Sonic Opus

Hey Joe might be a sort of “tribute” to Jimi, but make no mistake — this album carries all the spirit and ardent fire of the word “tribute” like Miles Davis’ “A Tribute to Jack Johnson” did.

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Blues Guitar Saturday a Hit at Tampa Bay Blues Festival

  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.

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Eliza Neals’ “Breaking and Entering” Brings Detroit Blues to a Boil

  Eliza Neals’ “Breaking and Entering” Brings Detroit Blues to a Boil

From the opening notes of “Detroit Drive,” Neals and company grab us, shake us, caress us, and at record’s end, deposit us in a blissful, disheveled, spent heap.

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