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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.
Hey Joe might be a sort of “tribute” to Jimi, but make no mistake — this album carries all the spirit and ardent fire of the word “tribute” like Miles Davis’ “A Tribute to Jack Johnson” did.
Visitation arrangements have been made for B.B. King, and there are emerging details about where his body will finally rest.
Wear blue this week to honor the king of the blues and the music he dedicated his life to! Details inside.
King was the magnificent state of Mississippi’s eternally humble and unbelievably impactful offering of the most honest American dream.
In honor of the BB King Entertainer of the Year award, which last night went to the great Bobby Rush, we’ve compiled a list of interesting ‘hidden gem’ facts about the life and legacy of B.B. King!!
The 36th Blues Music Award WINNERS will be announced in this thread and live on Twitter! And if you enjoyed our live coverage tonight and our new website redesign, we put the same hard work, effort, and excitement into a bold and vivid print magazine made just for blues fans… it even features an advice column from now-BB King Entertainer of the YEAR Bobby Rush!!! Subscribe now to start getting the very BEST in the blues delivered hot and fresh to your door. FINAL UPDATE 11:41 WITH ALL WINNERS B.B. King Entertainer Bobby Rush Elvin Bishop John Németh Rick Estrin Sugaray Rayford Band Elvin Bishop…
Randy Chortkoff, founder, president and CEO of Delta Groove Productions, passed away today at 8:40am in Los Angeles at the age of 65. A highly successful entrepreneur outside of the music business, Chortkoff simultaneously followed his true passion as a music producer, performer, and promoter for two decades before founding Delta Groove Productions almost 15 years ago. Delta Groove was his labor of love, a culmination of a lifelong devotion to traditional blues and roots music. Through his vision and leadership, the company quickly rose to its current position as an industry leader, encompassing Delta Groove Records, Eclecto-Groove Records, No…
Music champion Jack White has made a six-figure donation to the National Blues Museum in St. Louis…
It took ten years for Ana Popovic to convince her father Milton to record an album together… now for the first time, hear the first track off of “Blue Room”!
Queen Latifah Smokes, Sears as 'Bessie' Smith in First Scenes of Upcoming HBO Movie
The first trailer of Queen Latifah playing Bessie Smith has just been released, and the short scenes show the actress & Grammy Award-winning