Florida Jazz and Blues Jam 2018

Delta Blues

Discover articles, news, stories, and pictures on Delta Blues, from the lobby of the Peabody in Memphis to Catfish Row in Vicksburg, and music all over the world that was inspired by it.

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‘Smithsonian Rock and Roll Live and Unseen’ Until Now

Joe or Jane Ticketholder, with their Instamatics and Polaroids, sometimes caught images no one but their family and friends have seen - until now.

All Blues All the Time: BuddyGuy.TV Is Back!

Tune in for the likes of Buddy Guy, Guy King, Toronzo Cannon, Corey Dennison, and Melody Angel.
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Muddy Waters Debut Album To Be Reissued

Geffen/UMe is reissuing 'The Best of Muddy Waters' on vinyl, in original mono, for the first time in 30 years.
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EXCLUSIVE World Premiere Mark “Porkchop” Holder’s “Big Boat”

"'Big Boat' was inspired by an Alan Lomax recording of a levee camp song sang by a worker named Joe Savage," Holder told us.

2017 King Biscuit Blues Festival – Day 3

The final two performances were Larry McCray and Warren Haynes’ Government Mule. We can't wait for next year.

2017 King Biscuit Blues Festival – Day 2

All the stages up and down Cherry Street come alive on Friday, filled with buskers and music on all of the eight blocks of the festival.

2017 King Biscuit Blues Festival – First Full Day

The weather was perfect. Crowds were great. The anticipation was electric. The first day of King Biscuit, Thursday, has only one stage with music but...

Adam Gussow Speaks About ‘Beyond the Crossroads: The Devil and the Blues Tradition’ at...

In his book Beyond the 'Crossroads: The Devil and the Blues Tradition,' Gussow examines the role(s) the devil has played in the myths and traditions of the blues since its earliest days.
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Clarksdale Mississippi’s 2017 Deep Blues Festival

Clarksdale, Mississippi's 10th annual Deep Blues Festival announces Benefactor's Ball lineup, busking stage updates, and new 5K Run.

10 Live Albums You Must Own

For many of us, a live album is the next best thing to being there.
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