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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.
2017 Deep Blues Festival Feature

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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Sunday Wilde & Reno Jack Are ‘Two’ of a Kind

'Two' is a raw, deliberately simple recording. No overdubs or fancy studio wizardry. Just real instruments played by real musicians.
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Mavis Staples Ponders What ‘If All I Was Was Black’

Listen to the title track of Mavis Staples upcoming release, 'If All I Was Was Black.' "These songs are going to change the world."
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World Premiere Track From Albert Castiglia

It may not be everyone's cup of tea, but it's a straight up shot of whiskey, with an espresso chaser.
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Kim Wilson Gets Back To Basics

"I'm dedicating this CD to my big brother, James Cotton," Wilson says. "He has always been a great inspiration and a dear friend.
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