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Blues Pundit Ralph Speas Dead at 83

    Blues Pundit Ralph Speas Dead at 83

“Nothing has ever been boring in my life,” he said, “and that’s a healthy thing.”

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Inaugural Florida Jazz and Blues Festival Set for This Weekend

    Inaugural Florida Jazz and Blues Festival Set for This Weekend

“This festival will become an annual event that attracts world-renowned performers, as well as jazz and blues music lovers from across the region and country.”

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Pennsylvania Blues Festival Brings Blues to the Pocono Mountains

    Pennsylvania Blues Festival Brings Blues to the Pocono Mountains

Pennsylvania Blues Festival Brings Blues to the Pocono Mountains

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C.C. Rider the Venerator: “Grits Ain’t Groceries”

    C.C. Rider the Venerator: “Grits Ain’t Groceries”

It’s 1955. A man named Titus Turner, an east coast-based R&B composer and singer, pens a track he calls “All Around the World”…

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Lineup Announced for 2017 Suncoast Blues Festival

    Lineup Announced for 2017 Suncoast Blues Festival

The 3rd annual festival lineup has been announced and it is well worth coming out of hibernation before that weather predicting groundhog.

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Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival Celebrates Ten Years

    Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival Celebrates Ten Years

Festival proceeds go to the Blues in the Schools program. Students have the opportunity to write and perform with award-winning guest musicians and internationally recognized music educators in their classrooms.

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2016 Bradenton Bluesfest Weekend Scheduled for December

    2016 Bradenton Bluesfest Weekend Scheduled for December

While folks find themselves in that holiday craze between Thanksgiving and Christmas, this town knows how to throw a party.

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C.C. Rider the Venerator: Eric Bibb

    C.C. Rider the Venerator: Eric Bibb

Eric Bibb grew up in music. His dad was a major player in the New York folk scene of the ‘60s. His godfather was Paul Robeson, famous singer and activist. The likes of Pete Seeger and Odetta hung out at his house…

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Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza Scheduled for August

    Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza Scheduled for August

Mammoth Bluesapalooza enjoys a well-deserved reputation for presenting an amazing variety of musicians and musical styles from all over the world.

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Remembering the Fillmore East – The Church of Rock and Roll

    Remembering the Fillmore East – The Church of Rock and Roll

The list of artists who played the Fillmore East reads like a who’s who of popular music.

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