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Chicago Blues

Longtime Friends in the Blues FEATURED

"Longtime Friends in the Blues" by Tail Dragger and Bob Corritore

With the best in that trad. Chicago sound, the album was destined to be a modern Chicago blues hit.
2120 S. Michigan Avenue - the former site of Chess Records and current site of Blues Heaven FEATURED

Dispute over Museum at site of Chess Records Spills Into Public

Some long standing private feelings between the family of past entity of Chess Records and the owners of what has become Blues Heaven Foundation have boiled into the public light.
Buddy Guy at Buddy Guy's Legends FEATURED

Buddy Guy’s Legends Show, January 2012

As you may know, Buddy Guy only plays at his bar, Buddy Guy's Legends, in January of each year. American Blues Scene was on hand to give you a front row seat on the blues party that went down.
STL Bluesweek

Bluesweek Festival in Saint Louis Announces Schedule

Bluesweek, this year supporting the prestigious and exciting National Blues Museum, is the premier Blues Festival in Saint Louis !

Tech Pan Alley: The Wah Pedal

Following with our guitar signal path, here at Tech Pan Alley, we are now passing to the next stage, the stompboxes.
Blues Comic Book Cover

Win a FREE iPad/iPhone edition of the first digital Blues Comic Book

Now you can win a copy of this down-home-tech-savvy blues adventure for yourself! American Blues Scene has two FREE downloads of The Blues: Midnight Adventure. Details within.
White House Blues All Star Event, with Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews & Orleans Avenue, Derek Trucks, Jeff Beck, BB King, Shemekia Copeland, Warren Haynes, Keb' Mo', Susan Tedeschi, and Gary Clark, Jr.

President Obama sings the Blues

Last night, the White House turned into a legendary blues club, and the leader of the free world could not help but join in a little singing of an anthem about his home town.
Toronzo Cannon - Leaving Mood (Delmark Records)

"Leaving Mood" by Toronzo Cannon Knocks one out of Wrigley Field with Great Chicago...

This is Chicago blues -- today’s Chicago -- as good as it gets.

"They Call Me Big Llou" by Big Llou Johnson is Silky, Sultry Blues

They call him Big Llou, the well-known voice of the "Ten Commandments of the Blues" on B.B. King's Bluesville, because he weights 300 pounds -- and he wants the world to know it!

Studebaker John’s “That’s the Way You Do”— A Maxwell Street Revival

From the first track the listener knows this won’t be a bells and whistles experience.
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