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Bob Margolin VizzTone Blues Revue

IBC Coverage: Bob Margolin's Visstone Blues Revue at Rum Boogie

A favorite during the International Blues Challenge every year has been Bob Margolin's Jam at the Rum Boogie Cafe, famously located on the corner of the original Highway 61 and Beale Street. The jam...

IBC Coverage: Wednesday Recap

The preliminary round has started and finished. Beale Street has officially been flooded with blues fans, and the music is in the air!
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IBC Coverage: Semifinals Winners

Find out the band that went on to the IBC Semifinals!

Repatriation in Como, Mississippi

Como to celebrate 'Hill Country Blues' Feb. 3 as the Alan Lomax Collection gives the small town a piece of it's own musical heritage -- recordings made by the famed musicologist decades ago.

New Exhibit in Chicago Area Brings Chicago Blues to Life

The Blues: From the Heart and Soul brings the sound and feel of the Chicago blues scene to the galleries of the Lake County Discovery Museum in the Chicago area.

IBC Coverage: Michael "Hawkeye" Herman on "Blues Storytelling"

Michael "Hawkeye" Herman is hosting a "Blues Storytelling" presentation at the Blues City Cafe, located on the corner of Beale and 2nd Street.

IBC Coverage: At the Blind Raccoon Showcase

The Blind Raccoon Roots & Blues Showcase at the Superior Bar on Beale starts in several minutes. Blind Raccoon will be showcasing some of the amazingly talented artists that they work with, both Thursday and...

Blues Tools – Fender, Telecaster, and the Birth of the Solid Electric

Welcome to the new gear corner of American Blues Scene, the location for equal measures of both education and entertainment regarding the tools and tackle, implements and equipment, gear and gizmos that make the music we love so much.

John Lee Hooker Announces 2012 Presidential Candidacy Bid

John Lee Hooker, the dynamic and immortal bluesman who continues to be one of the most influential figures in music, has announced his official independent candidacy for presidency in 2012.
Blues Comic Book Cover

World's First Blues Music Comic Book Hits iPhones, iPods, And iPads, Celebrates Black History...

For the first time ever, the blues has come to life in a comic book!
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