Blues Music

Statue of Little Milton Takes Seat in Front of Upcoming Blues Hall of Fame

n an emotional ceremony held last week in Memphis, a lifelike statue of the late Little Milton Campbell, a 1988 Blues Hall of Fame inductee, was unveiled before a gathering of dignitaries, family and friends.

John Lee Hooker Retrospective ‘King Of The Boogie’ Out In September

"Even at 100 songs, this set is just a snapshot of John Lee Hooker's incredible and influential career..."

BREAKING: 17th Annual Maple Blues Awards WINNERS

Internationally renowned Canadian blues artists from Coast-to-Coast were honored by their peers at the 17th Annual Maple Blues Awards...

Harmonica Player Phil Wiggins Honored with NEA National Heritage Fellowship

Today, Phil Wiggins is the only living player of the instrument to hold the prestigious honor of “Master of Traditional Arts.”

Willie "Popsy" Dixon of Soul & Blues band The Holmes Brothers, Diagnosed with Cancer

Willie "Popsy" Dixon, drummer and vocalist of the critically acclaimed soul/blues band The Holmes Brothers, has been diagnosed with stage four bladder cancer.

Jarekus Singleton Finds His Voice by Being Himself

"That's who I am and what I do. I want to inspire people to keep pushing their way through hard times." says Jarekus in an extensive, interesting Q&A with the "next big thing" in the blues!

C.C. Rider the Venerator: Josh White

This is the latest from The Bluesmobile's C.C. Rider, who spends her life venerating the founding fathers of the blues. She’s walked the crooked highways of this singing country to resurrect the voices of the past. With the...

Funeral Arrangements for Gregg Allman Announced

His family has invited fans to line the route of the funeral procession to Rose Hill Cemetery in honor of Gregg.
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Lukas Nelson to Release New Album

The new album includes 12 Lukas Nelson originals that draw on his country and rock lineage, including literate Texas songsmiths like his father.

Language of the Blues: CROSS

Another scary word from hoodoo folklore, discover what "Cross" means in blues significance as sung by Ma Rainey and Sleepy John Estes!
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