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Walter Trout & Eliza Neals at Callahan's August 2017 Feature

Callahan’s Music Hall Will Call it Quits in March

Hosting over 1,500 shows to date, Callahan's has also been home for the Detroit Blues Society's annual Blues Challenge, whose winners advance to the IBC in Memphis.
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Elmore James 100th Anniversary Celebrated with All-Star Tribute Album

This tribute album puts iconic tunes like "Shake Your Moneymaker," "Look on Yonder Wall," and "Person to Person" alongside songs known mainly by James aficionados.
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Lance Lopez Signs to Provogue/Mascot Label Group

The state of Texas is known for its fiery blues guitar players, and Lance Lopez’s furious fretboard mastery encapsulates that sound.
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10 Songs About Food For Thanksgiving and One Truly Thankful One

Today we offer you 10 of our favorite songs about food, and an additional one about giving thanks. Happy Thanksgiving y'all. Now, let's eat!
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Alligator Records Signs the Nick Moss Band Featuring Dennis Gruenling

To christen the signing, the Nick Moss Band featuring Dennis Gruenling will release their label debut, 'The High Cost Of Low Living', in March 2018.

2018 KBA Award Recipients Announced

As determined by a select panel of blues professionals, the KBA Awards are presented annually, honoring those who make significant contributions to the genre.
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Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials Celebrate 30th Anniversary

A three-decade anniversary is an achievement rarely matched in any genre, and almost unheard of in the blues.
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Backtrack Blues Band Set to Release New Live CD/DVD

The 'Make My Home in Florida' release marks the group’s sixth album and reflects decades of musical experience from deep down south.
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Blue Thumb Records “All Day Thumbsucker Revisited”

For ten years, Blue Thumb Records was one of music's most adventurous and imaginative record labels.
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Ten Perfect Blues Songs For Halloween: Witches, the Devil, and Voodoo, Oh My!

Whether or not one celebrates Halloween, most will agree that there always seems to be a tinge of evil in the air.
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