After a fire raged on the property of the legendary Gip's Place, rumors &questions have been swirling as to whether it burned to the ground, or if fire damage destroyed the venue. Luckily, the main venue and Gip's adjourning house came out of the disaster unscathed.
In honor of the passing of Robert Johnson yesterday, this is a video of a discussion with Honeyboy Edwards, the only living person in the world that knew Johnson.
The Mississippi Blues Trail just released a Blues Trail iPhone app, and it is, in short, fantastic. The app has a number of wonderful, complete features that should make any blues fan happy.
Former Allman Brothers Band guitarist Dan Toler has just gone public about his worsening battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis — or ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
34 years ago today, Elvis Presley passed away at merely 42. He was, in effect, the country's first great rock star. But before that, he was a young man from the Mississippi Delta that just wanted to play blues.
Jim O'Neil, the legendary blues researcher and founder of Living Blues Magazine is currently undergoing cancer therapy. He does not have insurance.
Nakia is the Austin-based blues singing rocker that gained national notoriety on NBC's smash hit The Voice. We caught up with Nakia just when he was hitting the road on The Voice tour.