In 2008, the B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center, a striking 20,000 square foot, $14 million tribute to the revered bluesman, was opened to the public with great fanfare.
Today's B.B. King video is his live performance, on stage at the B.B. King Blues Club, of the song that brought him to widespread fame in 1952, "Three O'Clock Blues".
The brand new album Brighter Days, a live DVD/CD by JJ Grey and Mofro, is finally out as of today. We recently gave Brighter Days a rave review for it's absolutely wonderful energy and richly soulful sound. It's worth a look.
Before Beverly McClellan ever stepped foot on L.A. soil, she had already put out five albums of soulful and heavily blues infused music. Her latest album that was released just before the rocket left the launching pad contains a song titled "I Can't Hide Me" and this might as well be her theme song.
A dedicated blues fan has a tendency to drop everything when a great blues festival rolls around, and we know our priorities! We'll be covering a great festival in Columbia, Mo this weekend!