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Texas Blues

Ally Venable Steps Up on ‘Puppet Show’

Venable is the real deal. 'Puppet Show' would be a mature album for someone twice her age.

John Mayall Cancels Tour Dates Due to Health Issues

"John loves his fans and is sorry to disappoint you, but is looking forward to seeing you soon at a venue near you. In the meantime, your prayers and good vibes are much appreciated!”
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Mike Zito: What’s New and What’s Next

We spoke about the music on 'First Class Life,' what being Rock Blues Artist of the year means to him, and what's next for Mike Zito.

‘Problem Child’ by Dany Franchi Is Texas Flavored Joy

The music is moving and alive with promise, and we wait for every note like it was money. The vocals keep us where Franchi wants us to be: in his crosshairs and captivated.

Kara Grainger Is Enjoying Her Journey and Her Music

"I love doing what I do; performing, being in the studio. It gives me a lot of joy, probably the most in my life. That’s why I’ve been doing it so long."
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Victor Wainwright: Pushing the Envelope With The Train

"When we go out and play this music live, people are just dancing. They’re smiling. Their hands are clapping and their arms are up. That’s our goal. That’s why we do what we do." - Victor Wainwright

Here Are Your 2018 Blues Music Award Winners

Nominees, presenters, and performing artists gather to recognize the year's best. 135 nominees in 26 categories share one thing - their love of blues music.

Blues Music Week 2018 Will Be Like No Other

Blues Hall of Fame inductions, free medical screenings, meet-and-greets with art shows, fundraisers, and of course the Blues Music Awards themselves make for an event filled week!

Robert Cray to Headline the Russian River Blues Festival

This year's exciting lineup is led by five-time GRAMMY® Award-winner Robert Cray and his band, Hi Rhythm.
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Marcia Ball Shines Bright on Her Newest Alligator Release

With her pocketful of Blues Music Awards, five Grammy® nominations, and her title as 2018 Texas State Musician, Marcia Ball isn't resting her on her laurels. She's pounding the keys, belting out the songs, and continues to 'Shine Bright'.
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