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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.

The Tedeschi Trucks Band Fires Up the Orpheum Theatre

Tedeschi Trucks Band, formed by husband and wife, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, might have assembled one of the best touring jam bands ever.

Panny Flautt Mayfield Launches ‘Live From The Mississippi Delta’ at Turnrow Event

'Live From The Mississippi Delta' showcases a rare collection of photographs and stories about musicians from Robert Plant, B. B. King, and ZZ Top to local guitarists playing gigs on the weekend.

2018 KBA Award Recipients Announced

As determined by a select panel of blues professionals, the KBA Awards are presented annually, honoring those who make significant contributions to the genre.

Debra Devi: A ‘Wild Little Girl’ In a Man’s World

"With this record, I'd like to kick that door down, and encourage women in particular to express themselves and stay in touch with that part of themselves."

Trump Sons Chase the Blues with Hotels In The Mississippi Delta

The Trump Organization, run by the sons of President Donald Trump is launching new projects in the Mississippi Delta. The brothers are chasing the blues in the Delta and hoping it will bring enthusiasts to their hotels here.
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Samantha Fish Keeps Moving On With ‘Belle of the West’

We've said it before, and we'll say it again here. 'Belle of the West' is, quite possibly, Fish's finest work to date.

Blue Thumb Records “All Day Thumbsucker Revisited”

For ten years, Blue Thumb Records was one of music's most adventurous and imaginative record labels.
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Ten Perfect Blues Songs For Halloween: Witches, the Devil, and Voodoo, Oh My!

Whether or not one celebrates Halloween, most will agree that there always seems to be a tinge of evil in the air.

Documentary Crew to Film at Robert Johnson Book Event – Fans Welcome!

Friends and fans alike are encouraged to be on hand and share in the excitement!
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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.
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