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International Blues

34th IBC Kicks Off January 16th

At IBC there are always opportunities for growth with an abundance of workshops. This year, musicians can learn with Bob Margolin, Bob Corritore, Doug MacLeod, and more!
BMA 2018 Feature

2018 Blues Music Award Nominees Announced

This year, two additional award categories were added, bringing the total to 26. The two new categories are Instrumentalist - Vocals, and Rock Blues Artist.

Keeping Live Music Alive at the Florida Jazz and Blues Jam 2018

The Florida Jazz and Blues Jam is an intimate, one-day event. But with six headlining acts, it packs a big punch.
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New Jimi Hendrix Album Drops Next Year With 10 Previously Unheard Tracks

The final volume in a trilogy from the Hendrix archives, 'Both Sides of the Sky' focuses on music recorded between 1968 and Hendrix's death in 1970.
Walter Trout & Eliza Neals at Callahan's August 2017 Feature

Callahan’s Music Hall Will Call it Quits in March

Hosting over 1,500 shows to date, Callahan's has also been home for the Detroit Blues Society's annual Blues Challenge, whose winners advance to the IBC in Memphis.

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.
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Who Was Van Morrison’s “Brown Eyed Girl”?

Whoever she is, she takes us back, time and again, to a happier time in our own lives. For that we'll be ever thankful to Sir George Ivan Morrison.
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Blue Thumb Records “All Day Thumbsucker Revisited”

For ten years, Blue Thumb Records was one of music's most adventurous and imaginative record labels.

21st Annual Maple Blues Awards Nominees Announced

21st Annual Maple Blues Awards nominees have been announced and female blues artists are well represented this year in the instrumental categories.

Gibson to Sell Memphis Factory

The Memphis facility offers tours and builds the iconic hollow-body and semi-hollow bodies Gibson is known for...
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