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Here Are Your 2018 Blues Music Award Winners

Nominees, presenters, and performing artists gather to recognize the year's best. 135 nominees in 26 categories share one thing - their love of blues music.

Blues Music Week 2018 Will Be Like No Other

Blues Hall of Fame inductions, free medical screenings, meet-and-greets with art shows, fundraisers, and of course the Blues Music Awards themselves make for an event filled week!

Robert Cray to Headline the Russian River Blues Festival

This year's exciting lineup is led by five-time GRAMMY® Award-winner Robert Cray and his band, Hi Rhythm.

Delmark Records Founder Bob Koester Sells Label

Today an institution beloved by three generations of fans and having influenced equally as many blues and jazz musicians welcomes new owners.
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Rich Sherman Gives Us the Lowdown on the Doheny Blues Festival

To the blues community - we're looking forward to this year's Doheny Blues Festival, as well as the future of the event. We're very thankful for twenty years of support, but need the fans to come out, especially this year.

10 Must Have Albums for Record Store Day 2018

Here are the 10 vinyl masterpieces, in alphabetical order, that we'll be looking for on our Record Store Day excursion Saturday. What's on your wish list?

Times Square BB King Blues Club & Grill Closing

"...We feel extremely grateful for the overwhelming support we have received from both fans and artists over the years to create some truly historic and incredible memories in this space."

Lineup Announced for 2018 King Biscuit Blues Festival

Paul Thorn calls The Biscuit “one of my favorites” and “a wonderful event.” Carolyn Wonderland says it’s like going to Mecca: “You gotta make the pilgrimage because it’s where the music’s real.”
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Clarksdale, Mississippi’s 15th Annual Juke Joint Festival

Our choice as one of the Top 5 Best Blues Festivals in Mississippi, the annual Juke Joint Festival is not to be missed.
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Two Chicago Drummers to be Inducted Into Blues Hall of Fame

Chicago Drummers Sam Lay and Fred Below will both be inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame on May 9th, 2018 at Memphis' Halloran Centre.
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