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Blues Music

New Film and Music Project Focuses on Mississippi’s Network of Surviving Juke Joints

“We Juke Up in Here” is latest production from the makers of the award-winning 2008 film “M For Mississippi”
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BREAKING: Famed Helena, Arkansas Blues Club Burns Down

This morning, sad news came from Helena, Arkansas -- the hometown to the celebrated King Biscuit Festival.
Jeff Menteer - The Nature of My Dreams

Jeff Menteer’s "The Nature of My Dreams" – Come True at Last

So what does a song writer aspire to -- what do they dream about? Their own album, right? Such is The Nature of My Dreams.

Juke Joint Festival – Lee Pons Interview

Lee reveals the surprising meaning behind the name of his new album, his upbringing around some of the most famous Jazz cats on the planet, and what makes his rockin' rollickin' blues so powerful. Take a listen!

Juke Joint Festival — Dave Beardsley talks National Blues Museum

Listen up to hear all about the National Blues Museum, the good it's already doing for the blues community, and how one localized blues scene is thriving and exploding with the support of a very successful website.
Reverend Peyton FEATURED

Juke Joint Festival Coverage — Reverend Peyton and his Big Damn Band Interview

The good reverend opened up about his (now formerly) secret upcoming new album, it's (now not secret!) name, and the band's deceptively powerful, unique sound that's made them a major crossover success while maintaining staunchly loyal to the old school blues that was their influence

Juke Joint Festival Coverage – An interview with Reverend K.M. Williams

We got the chance to speak with the powerful Texas cannonball Reverend K.M. Williams, an ordained minister and a striking modern version of old Texas country bluesmen like Lightnin' Hopkins and guitar evangelists like Blind Willie Johnson. Check out what K.M. had to say!
Fiona Boyes FEATURED

Juke Joint Coverage — Fiona Boyes Interview

We sat down at the Juke Joint Festival with the amazing Vizztone recording artist Fiona Boyes, who has a stunning powerhouse voice. We may have coaxed her to to give us an on-air show!
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LIVE from Ground Zero Blues Club

American Blues Scene is on hand live with the Delta Music Experience and the National Blues Museum at the world famous Ground Zero Blues Club for the presentation of an amazing blues event

LIVE From Juke Joint Festival — Interview with Lady A

Lady A is the soul soaked, gospel inspired blues singer from the Seattle-by-way-of-Louisiana area. An amazing singer, Lady A swing by the American Blues Scene tent to speak with us about her latest album,...
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