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Buddy Guy Annual Residency Shows Begin Tonight

Tonight marks the beginning of Buddy Guy's annual January series of shows at his very own Buddy Guy's Legends club...
Parchman Prison Farm, outside of Tutwiler, Mississippi (Photo courtesy FEATURED

The Language of the Blues: CAPTAIN

Many delta blues men sang about the mean ol' captain, including Son House and Robert Johnson. Now find out what "Captain" REALLY means.

Danielle Nicole Band Owns the Night at Narrows Center

After a short break, Danielle was back on stage for her short acoustic set. The 2014 BMA winner showed that she is equally talented in on a six string too.
Bailing Wire

The Language of the Blues: BALING WIRE

This week's "Language of the Blues" word is "Bailing Wire", which many a blusman hand-crafted their first guitar from!

Blues Today Music, Media & Health Summit to Discuss Musicians' Challenges

"... the community will band together and hold a benefit to assist with recovery, medical and other bills, and final arrangements, if necessary."

Backtrack Blues Band’s ‘Way Back Home’ Keeps Fans Warm

Backtrack Blues Band has been delivering some of the finest blues to come out of the Sunshine State and continues to do so on 'The Way Back Home.'

Blake Shelton Singing the Blues?

Country music superstar Blake Shelton takes a shot at singing the blues with the Sam & Dave classic, made even more famous by John Belushi and Dan Ackroyd as The Blues Brothers.

This Week in Blues Past:

This Week in Blues Past has some big landmarks, with birthdays of powerful blues stars, a big bootleg recording, blues trail markers, and much more!

King Biscuit Blues Festival Announces 2013 Lineup

The King Biscuit Blues Festival, one of the most prestigious and longstanding festivals in the country, has announced their 2013 lineup.

Language of the Blues: FAT MOUTH

Tommy Johnson sang about "Fat Mouth", but the origins of the word run much, much deeper! Discover the story!
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