Sidemen 640×80

Blues Music

Why YOU Should Support Live Music

Increasingly, live music is often axed by clubs tightening their belts or protecting themselves from lawsuits. Live music, however, is vitally important, and deserves to be fiercely supported.

Behind the Keys – Who Was Blind Tom?

A real life Forrest Gump, Blind Tom was an autistic savant with an unheard of gift of piano. The first African-American to perform in the White House and the "last American slave", his life was enigmatic.
Buddy Guy at Greenwich Town Party

Buddy Guy Wows Crowd at Greenwich Town Party

A mere month from turning 75, the six-time Grammy winner was a ball of energy this past Saturday at the first annual Greenwich Town Party in Connecticut.
Stop Breakin Down FEATURED

A Brief History of "Stop Breakin' Down Blues"

Robert Johnson's famous "Stop Breakin' Down" has been recorded by Clapton, the Stones, the White Stripes & Junior Wells, it's seen it's day in court and, over 70 years, has become a landmark blues song.

Catfish & Cotton; First Road Report from the Delta

This is the first update from Marc & Luc Borms, Belgian brothers who are currently in a search for the blues in the Mississippi Delta for their forthcoming book, Catfish & Cotton.
One Crow Murder

"One Crow Murder" by Ben Prestage; Many Roots, One Man Band

Roots musician Ben Prestage has recently come out with a diverse album that shows off his well-honed multi-instrument skills and broad southern roots influences
American Blues Scene Featured Video

Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band playing "Persimmon Song"

Check out Reverend Peyton's quirky, entertaining music video! In July, Reverend Peyton will be releasing a much-anticipated album solely comprised of Charley Patton music.
Matthew Davidson FEATURED

13 Year Old Bluesman Matthew Davidson up on the Back Porch

Matthew Davidson is the young bluesman that's been popping up all over the map lately! We finally sat down with Matthew to talk about his influences, the blues, and playing in a Mardis Gras parade!
American Blues Scene Featured Video

North Mississippi Allstars Play "Mean Ol' Wind Died Down"

The North Mississippi Allstars, largely composed of the second generation of fine blues dynasties, play a fantastic slide guitar hill country number.

Catfish & Cotton; A 4,500 Mile Pilgrimage to the Mississippi Delta

Going to the Mississippi Delta is an excursion that many fans of music and the blues have made, but two brothers from Europe are making an out of the ordinary journey.
- Advertisement -
201802 John Mayall 300×250