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Matt Marshall is the publisher of American Blues Scene Magazine and owns Bluescentric.com the shop for Blues, Soul, and Rock n Roll -- authentic music t-shirts where every sale pays artist's estates directly.
Among other treasures are a hand-written song book from Lightnin’ Hopkins, a signed B.B. King Gibson “Lucille” guitar, and much, much more.
“We used to sit and talk, just like me and you now, and they would talk about life and death. ‘If I go before you I want you to keep this thing going, because we done dedicated our lives to it.’ And I dedicated my life to it now, and every night, every morning when I wake up.
Washington Ave. in Saint Louis was filled with people and the air was electric for the National Blues Museum’s opening. News crews reported, cameras flashed. The mayor and Saint Louis dignitaries were there. So were blues legends Bobby Rush and Shemekia Copeland! Find everything you need to know about the National Blues Museum and how to plan a musical vacation to Saint Louis.
Los Angeles area’s largest Cajun, Zydeco, Blues and Roots music festival, held over Memorial Day weekend, features two stages, a Mardi Gras parade, crafts and dozens of food booths
“On the corner of Nicollet and Tenth, in downtown MPLS, lies a moody jazz club called the Dakota,” the enigmatic frontwoman of Davina and the Vagabonds remarked. And that’s where the band’s new upcoming album was born.
A new verification from the Guiness World Record most successful forensic artist is about to ignite fierce discussion in the blues community.
West of Flushing South of Frisco due out February 16, 2016 via Provogue / Mascot Label Group f. Billy F. Gibbons, Walter Trout,
Warren Haynes, Robben Ford, Eric Gales, And Chris Duarte!
In a town known worldwide for its music, Toussaint’s name was among the rarified cultural bastions of the city, along with James Booker, Professor Longhair, Dr. John and Louis Armstrong.
Instrumenthead The Book is raising funds, and you should see this awesome portrait series with incredible musicians and their instruments!