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Ana Popovic proved the blues knows no bounds as the first female Artist-In-Residence at the internationally acclaimed festival...

Ana Popovic Rocks Montana’s Crown Guitar Fest

Ana Popovic proved the blues knows no bounds as the first female Artist-In-Residence at the internationally acclaimed festival…

More than 74 blues artists and groups will be presented at the 16th annual Blues-Sur-Seine...

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…

Jay Sieleman, The Blues Foundation’s President and Chief Executive Officer, announced today he will step down from leading The Blues Foundation organization

Blues Foundation President and CEO Stepping Down

Jay Sieleman, The Blues Foundation’s President and Chief Executive Officer, announced today he will step down from leading The Blues Foundation organization

The “Father of the Blues” W.C. Handy claims he was at a train station in 1903 when he first heard the long, low sound of a knife on steel strings.  According to myth, Handy hearing that slide guitar was the official birth of the blues. Makes sense. There are more 78s and 45s dedicated to stations, railways and locomotives than can ever be counted...

C.C. Rider the Venerator: Train Blues

The “Father of the Blues” W.C. Handy claims he was at a train station in 1903 when he first heard the long, low sound of a knife on steel strings. According to myth, Handy hearing that slide guitar was the official birth of the blues. Makes sense. There are more 78s and 45s dedicated to stations, railways and locomotives than can ever be counted…

Tweet The Blues Blast Music Awards winners are in after a grand ceremony at the Fluid Events Center in Champagne, Illinois. Contemporary Blues Album Buddy Guy – Rhythm & Blues […]

BREAKING: Blues Blast Music Awards 2014 Winners

Tweet The Blues Blast Music Awards winners are in after a grand ceremony at the Fluid Events Center in Champagne, Illinois. Contemporary Blues Album Buddy Guy – Rhythm & Blues […]

Jack Bruce, the great bass player from the band Cream, has passed away at the age of 71. His publicist confirmed the news.

Jack Bruce is Dead at 71

Jack Bruce, the great bass player from the band Cream, has passed away at the age of 71. His publicist confirmed the news.

John the Conqueror root has been a staple of hoodoo magical practices since the 1850s...

The Language of the Blues: JOHN THE CONQUEROR

John the Conqueror root has been a staple of hoodoo magical practices since the 1850s…

Tweet The Clarksdale Press Register is reporting that the Official Rhythm and Blues Music Hall of Fame is considering Clarksdale, Mississippi, widely known as “ground zero for the blues”, as […]

Museum Places Clarksdale on Shortlist for Permanent Location

Tweet The Clarksdale Press Register is reporting that the Official Rhythm and Blues Music Hall of Fame is considering Clarksdale, Mississippi, widely known as “ground zero for the blues”, as […]

Amazingly, he began playing guitar at the age of three. He would lay the instrument across his lap, allowing him to use all five fingers of his left hand to fret notes and chords.

Jeff Healey Inducted Into Canada’s Walk of Fame

Amazingly, he began playing guitar at the age of three. He would lay the instrument across his lap, allowing him to use all five fingers of his left hand to fret notes and chords.

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