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Chicago Blues

Eddie Shaw Dead at 80

Shaw toured the south in a brand new Cadillac with Muddy Waters in 1959 and ‘60, and was Howlin’ Wolf’s band leader from 1972 until his death in ’76.

WORLD PREMIERE “Let It Go” by Bernard Allison

Check out our World Premiere of "Let It Go" by Bernard Allison

Eric Clapton Says He’s Going Deaf

“I mean, I’m going deaf, I’ve got tinnitus, my hands just about work."

Remembering Blues Queen Denise LaSalle

Denise LaSalle was the undisputed "Blues Queen." A singer, songwriter, producer, label owner, mentor, and entrepreneur, her music and her legacy will live forever.

34th IBC Kicks Off January 16th

At IBC there are always opportunities for growth with an abundance of workshops. This year, musicians can learn with Bob Margolin, Bob Corritore, Doug MacLeod, and more!
BMA 2018 Feature

2018 Blues Music Award Nominees Announced

This year, two additional award categories were added, bringing the total to 26. The two new categories are Instrumentalist - Vocals, and Rock Blues Artist.
Elmore James - Dust My Broom

Elmore James Music Takes Flight Again Via All-Star Tribute Album

'Strange Angels: In Flight With Elmore James' does an incredible job of paying homage to songs that are at least 50 years old.

10 More Best Christmas Songs – Blues, Soul, Rock and Roll

Just because Christmas has passed doesn't mean we put away our holiday music...

Sonny Charles Shares 30 Years of Backtrack Blues Band

"I don’t necessarily try to emulate any particular type of singer; I just sing the way it comes naturally to me."

Buddy Guy Helps Fight Cancer and Gives the Next Generation a Hand Up

"Who knows what’s good. It’s like I’m from Louisiana man. People can tell you how good they cook down there all they want but you ain’t gonna know until you taste it."
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