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New Orleans Blues

King James & The Special Men

King James & The Special Men ‘Act Like You Know’

'Act Like You Know' is only six tracks, but left us feeling like we'd attended every Fat Tuesday party in the city, and all the after parties as well.

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 – 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...
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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Celebrate 50 Year Anniversary

Founding member, and project supervisor Jeff Hanna says, "We really wanted this collection to historically reflect our band's timeline..."
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Lightnin’ Willie No Black No White Just Blues

Lightnin' Willie takes traditional blues narratives, and sets them to a groove that defies sitting still.
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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.
2017 Blues Blast Music Awards

2017 Blues Blast Winners Announced

Blues Blast Magazine subscribers began voting to determine the winners on July 1st, with only one vote per person allowed.
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Louis Armstrong House Museum Celebrates 50 Years of “What A Wonderful World”

Released as a single by ABC-Paramount on September 23rd, 1967, the jazz giant's classic cover still serves as medicine for turbulent times.

Trombone Shorty Shakes Things Up at Red Rocks

He played for what seemed like forever, until falling to his knees to catch his breath; it was amazing to watch.
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Darwen UK Gets New Blues Club

Eddie Valentine, and Sam Cooper purchased the aging edifice in November, 2015, with one thought in mind. They wanted a blues club.
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