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Matt Guitar Murphy FEATURED

Matt “Guitar” Murphy Delivers at Black Eyed Sally’s

Ten years removed from a stroke that had doctors saying he wouldn’t be able to play again, Matt “Guitar” Murphy, 81, is proving age and injury can't diminish his skill set.

Lee Pons, an Interview with the Boogie Voodoo Man & the Art of the...

Fascinating blues piano master Lee Pons talks about solo, boogie, and plenty more!
Ridgefield Playhouse

Buddy Guy to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, Connecticut

Only Scheduled Appearance in Connecticut for the Next Six Months

SOUL POWER, The Rumble in the Jungle

Today marks the day, 37 years ago, of a wildly iconic time in History -- the famous Rumble in the Jungle, between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman.
Wyland Blues Planet

Blues Planet – New Global Blues Music for our Environment

Wyland Records has an upcoming album of original blues music from an all-star band of bluesmen, including Taj Mahal, Rod Piazza, and Common Sense vocalist Nick-I, as the Wyland Blues Planet Band
Salgado signed to Alligator FEATURED

Alligator Records Signs Vocalist/Harmonica Icon Curtis Salgado

Alligator Records is pleased to announce the signing of soul singer/songwriter/harmonica icon Curtis Salgado!

Women Rule the Blues — Once Again

Where a decade ago, popular blues-playing women were hard to come by, today, there is no shortage of vastly popular & endlessly talented ladies in the blues. While it took a deplorable seven decades, the timing is perfect.
American Blues Scene Featured Video

Son House singing "Grinnin' In Your Face" Live

Today's video is Son House singing "Grinnin' In Your Face", one of the most haunting and endearing blues songs of all time, to a doubtlessly wide-eyed and mesmerized crowd clapping to his "beat".

Kevin Sutton & The WIRED! Band

The Wired Band is one of the most power-packed bands, trio or not, in the Northwest, and they have won the bragging rights to compete to the IBC in Memphis, representing the Washington Blues Society for the second straight year.
Soldiers at Civil Rights Protest

Beale Street Stories: Sweet Willie Wine

The American Blues Scene welcomes author Preston Lauterbach as a new regular guest writer. This article is from the musings of a colorful character who found himself around Memphis in the fever pitch of the Civil Rights Movement.
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