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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.
Bridging the Blues continues!! This time, we finally crossed the state line into Arkansas, but more Bridging events in Tennessee and Mississippi couldn’t keep us for long. King Biscuit is finally here!
Super Chikan and Bobby Rush ended the day with an intimate duo show and storytelling session, but not before stopping by Po Monkey’s! Also a Blues Trail Marker unveiled and the International Blues Symposium!
Get the first song of Walter Trout’s new album Battle Scars, “bristling energy, unflagging virtuosity”, chronicling his horrific battle with (and ultimate triumph over) liver failure.
Monday and Tuesday were the International Conference on the Blues at Delta State University! Awesome classes, informative speeches, and star blues jams!
As a wind blew in off of the Mississippi River, the Mighty Mississippi kicked off the big three-state Bridging the Blues affair with deep blues and everything delta residents and fans of the music and area love! Tomorrow is even more!
Fourth annual celebration of regional culture features over two weeks of live music and hundreds of musicians
The entrepreneur who moved to the delta to “change from within” and created a successful niche shop will be discussing entrepreneurship in the blues!
In 2015, sixty-five of the globe’s top blues artists were nominated by a group of blues music industry professionals for the Blues Blast Awards!