Free blues events and celebration August 10-12
The longstanding tin-roof garage party that's been a staple of the community and a famous destination for blues fans at large for decades was shut down by police last night.
"We have to make the area and our culture, and our history relevant to young people. It has to tie into current day amenities in some form or fashion."
As thousands of blues fans descend on Beale Street for IBC, find rich & storied history of Beale!
Sonny Terry never thought about a music career. He did well in school, and liked farming. Wanted to grow up, continue his education and have his own farm. But by 18, two separate accidents left him completely blind. All that was left for him job-wise was music...
Ben Rice Band’s Pour Me Some Whiskey is like a well stocked bar and a brilliant bartender -- you constantly get surprised in the best ways possible!
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