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Here are Your 2017 Blues Music Awards Winners

Here are your winners for the 38th Blues Music Awards.

11th Annual Clarksdale Caravan Music Fest Coming Up

Don't miss your chance to experience the blues, food, and more with the local folks. Visit with old friends and make some new ones!

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Willie Johnson

Johnson was one of the first guitarists to employ distortion, while playing. Most noticeable on, "How Many More Years," this technique marks his place in history as one of the pioneers of electric guitar.

Alligator Blues Fest This Weekend in Oshkosh

Oshkosh, WI - A rare occurrence takes place this weekend at the Grand Opera House in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. More than one half dozen Alligator Records artists will appear in a festival like none other. A...

Blues for Willie Festival Hosts Eden Brent and Vasti Jackson

In a region recognized for an amazing musical heritage, this year's Blues for Willie Festival celebrates with "three days of hot music in honor of blues legend Willie King."

Feature Documentary ‘Two Trains Runnin’ Tells Two Interwoven Stories

Award winning director, Sam Pollard, and producer/writer, Benjamin Hedin, give life to two stories that many of us know, but have never put together.
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Let Grammy Winner Bobby Rush Ease On In

This is the wild world of a Mississippi-Born Icon who paved his own path on music's treacherous trail. Daddy told me on his dying bed Give up your heart but don't you lose your head You came...

Ten Young Stars in the Galaxy of Blues, Roots, & Soul

There are genres in which an artist must rely less on production wizardry, and more on natural-born talent, and dedication to craft.

The Jeremiah Johnson Band Has a ‘Blues Heart Attack’

"I really wanted Blues Heart Attack to be a roller coaster of emotions that reflect the life, heart, and soul of a blue-collar blues man."

Clarksdale Film Festival Celebrates Blues Through Music and Film

Clarksdale, MS - Once again this blues music mecca will come alive, this time with the amazing happenings at the Clarksdale Film Festival, Thursday, January 26th through Saturday, January 28th. This year's events will include...
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