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Blues Music

Robert Johnson Centennial Feature

Robert Johnson Centennial – Cream Plays "Crossroads"

With less than a week until Robert Johnson’s upcoming 100th birthday, we're releasing a series of videos and articles on Johnson. Today: Cream plays "Crossroads".

New Orleans Jazzfest — Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler!

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, one of the finest, oldest, largest music festivals in the country, starts tomorrow! Nearly half a million people will be descending on the Crescent City!
Trombone Shorty - Backatown FEATURED

"Backatown" by Trombone Shorty — Supafunkrockadellic!

Recent Grammy nominee and New Orleans native Troy Andrews, better known as Trombone Shorty, has been exploding in popularity. His album Backatown is a rockin', funky, horn-heavy good time.
Albert King Featured

Happy Birthday Albert King!

Today is the birthday of the late Albert King, a man who made a flying-v shaped stamp on music that has influenced countless bluesmen and rockers after him.

Natchez Burning: Anniversary of The Rhythm Club Fire

Today is the anniversary of the Natchez Rhythm Club fire, which took the lives of over 200, including a blues band, and inspired countless blues numbers by Howlin' Wolf, John Lee Hooker & many more.
Tyler Bryant

Tyler Bryant, Blues' Next Rock God, Hits the Back Porch

Tyler Bryant, the 20 year old, blues loving musical prodigy, is taking the music scene by storm... and in good reason! We got a few minutes with Tyler, and he had some amazing things to say!
Chicago Blues: A Living History

Chicago Blues: A Living History; The (R)evolution Continues

Chicago, IL, April 8, 2011. Raisin' Music is proud to announce that Chicago Blues: A Living History; The (R)evolution Continues will be available in the US on Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Robert Johnson Centennial Feature

Robert Johnson Centennial: Rory Block, The Lady and Mr. Johnson

In honor of Robert Johnson's upcoming 100th birthday, we're releasing a series of videos, songs, and articles on the iconic blues hero. Today's is the great Rory Block.
Tab Benoit - Medicine

"Medicine" by Tab Benoit Is Powerful Cajun-Man Blues

Tab Benoit, one of the blues' most successful artists in decades, is set to release his latest studio album, and it may well be his best to date.

Seattle-based blues guitarist/songwriter Dudley Taft signs deal with Germany's MIG records

Blues guitarist/singer/songwriter Dudley Taft is pleased to announce a licensing deal with Manfred Schuetz's Made in Germany (MIG) record label.
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