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Chicago Blues

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The Language of the Blues: BACK DOOR MAN

This week's "Language" article explores one of the most (in)famous blues terms, the BACK DOOR MAN!
Mannish Boys - Double Dynamite

"Double Dynamite" from The Mannish Boys: Explosive

Remember the days when you bought an album and it was like going to a concert without leaving your bedroom? Find out about the latest from The Mannish Boys!

American Blues Scene Officially Endorses Presidential Candidate

It is the mission of this publication to celebrate, expose, & enhance the enriching art form known as the Blues & what it's inspired. It is for these reasons that the American Blues Scene is endorsing a presidential candidate.
Rick Estrin - One Wrong Turn FEATURED

Rick Estrin and the Nightcats Take One Wrong Turn (And It's Awesome)

The love and effort that went into writing and playing this material is evident throughout.
Finger Pickin Blues T-Shirt

Blues Festivals & Jams Deserve Great Blues T-Shirts & Gear

American Blues Scene's official shop, Bluescentric, has a fantastic line of exclusive custom blues t-shirts for you to gear up for your next festival!
Marion James - Northside Soul

"Northside Soul" from Marion James is Overrunning With It

Dripping, overflowing on the floor, lie down and get into it
Chicago Jazz Magazine at Chicago Blues Festival

Chicago Jazz Magazine Responds to Criticism over High Fee at Chicago Blues Fest

The Chicago Jazz Magazine responds to recent dispute over high commission fees.
Chicago Jazz Festival Merch

Fans Outraged at Fee Charged to Artists at Chicago Blues Festival

Blues fans discover merch sales charging incredible merchandising fee, take to social media.
Blues and the Spirit in Chicago FEATURED

Blues & the Spirit II Symposium on Chicago Blues and Gospel

Tonight and tomorrow, Dominican University will present the second biannual Blues and the Spirit Symposium on Chicago Blues and Gospel Music on June 9 and 10 in Parmer Hall, 7900 W. Division Street, River...
Buddy Guy - When I Left Home FEATURED

WIN a copy of Buddy Guy's Autobiography, "When I Left Home"

Enter for your chance to WIN a copy of Buddy Guy's hit new autobiography.
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