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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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The 36th Blues Music Award Nominees Announced

    The 36th Blues Music Award Nominees Announced

The Blues Music Awards nominations have been announced. With six nominations each, Elvin Bishop, John Németh and Sugar Ray Norcia are leading the pack. Janiva Magness, who appears on the cover of

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Chicago Blues All Stars Are Creating a Bold New Vision for the Blues

    Chicago Blues All Stars Are Creating a Bold New Vision for the Blues

Chicago Blues All Stars Are creating a bold new vision for the blues, breathing new life into it, and bringing the blues to audiences that might not have even paid attention to it before.

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Crossroads Revisited: Back Door Man – John Hammond’s New York Accent

John Hammond picked up Jimi Hendrix for his band after Curtis Knight fired Jimi in 1965…

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White Mountains Turn Blue Again for the White Mountain Blues & Boogie Fest

    White Mountains Turn Blue Again for the White Mountain Blues & Boogie Fest

It seems only fitting that Jeff Jensen would have the last word at the 2014 White Mountain Blues & Boogie Festival…

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Eric Clapton and Friends Honor JJ Cale with “The Breeze”

    Eric Clapton and Friends Honor JJ Cale with “The Breeze”

This musician’s contributions to blues, country, and rock music have been immense. In fact, still to this day, most people are not fully aware of all that he contributed to the world of music.

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2014 Pennsylvania Blues Fest: Catharsis in the Poconos

    2014 Pennsylvania Blues Fest: Catharsis in the Poconos

Jarekus Singleton! Ronnie Earl! James Cotton! Real-deal blues graced the Pocono Mountains last weekend; find out why you should discover this Pennsylvania treasure!

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Ronnie Earl Delivers “Good News”

    Ronnie Earl Delivers “Good News”

When Ronnie Earl releases new material, it’s cause for celebration. Like fine wine, he improves with age.

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Pennsylvania Blues Fest is About People, Not Product

    Pennsylvania Blues Fest is About People, Not Product

Michael Cloeren is on a one-man crusade with the Pennsylvania Blues Festival to prove that practitioners of the real deal are still out there.

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Colonial Beach Blues Festival Celebrates Virginia’s Rich & Diverse Blues Heritage

    Colonial Beach Blues Festival Celebrates Virginia’s Rich & Diverse Blues Heritage

A small festival with big heart! That’s the best way to describe the Colonial Beach Blues Festival in Virginia that took place

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