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Mississippi Blues

An Exhibition – ‘Medieval to Metal: The Art & Evolution Of The GUITAR’

If folks have a chance to experience any touring exhibit of the National Guitar Museum in their hometown, they should jump all over it.
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Tampa Bay Blues Festival: 25 Years of Blues by the Bay

As one of the first big blues festivals of the season each year, the Tampa Bay Blues Festival is a great way to start your annual blues music experience with a bang!
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There’s a New Guitar Slinger in Town and His Name is Ethan Lake

Lake is the new kid in town. A 16-year-old guitarist/singer hailing from Baltimore who chose the blues path, and he's shaking things up.
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World Premiere of “Hard to Stay Cool” From Cedric Burnside

With 'Benton County Relic,' Burnside showcases his electric and acoustic guitar prowess, recording the record in just two days with drummer/slide guitarist Brian Jay in the latter’s Brooklyn home studio.

The Eighth Annual Call and Response Blues Symposium at the 33rd Annual King Biscuit...

Join two blues journalism and preservation legends, Roger Stolle and Don Wilcock, as they dedicate this, their eighth annual Call and Response Blues Symposium, to King Biscuit’s beloved patriarch Sunshine Sonny Payne.
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Jimmy “Duck” Holmes Protege Robert Connely Farr Brings Us ‘Dirty South Blues’

Although Farr currently resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, when he is home you can most likely find him at the Blue Front Cafe in the company of his mentor Jimmy "Duck" Holmes.
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Shemekia Copeland is ‘America’s Child’

What Shemekia Copeland does on 'America's Child' is braid blues, folk, Americana, roots and soul, then bend them like a willow in the wind.

Quintessential Juke Joint Po’ Monkey’s Contents to Be Auctioned Off

The contents of Po' Monkey's, one of the last remaining juke joints located just outside of Merigold, Mississippi will be sold at auction.
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Mark Wenner Brings Us His ‘Blues Warriors’

Any fan of real deal, no b.s., nitty gritty blues, is going to be a fan of 'Mark Wenner's Blues Warriors.' If you don't already have a copy in your collection, get two. Just like in the old days, you might just wear the first one out.

The Rolling Stones Lend a Hand Gathering Tracks by Blues Pioneers on ‘Confessin’ The...

'Confessin’ The Blues' collects the greatest bluesmen ever and provides a perfect study of the genre. The tracks on the various formats of the release have been chosen by the Rolling Stones in collaboration with BMG and Universal.
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