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Events

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Eddy Clearwater to be Honored During Chicago Blues Festival

"I worked for him for 10 years, two records, 'West Side Strut' and 'Soul Funky.' It was the best ten years of my life. His stature, 6'4" was big, but not as big as his heart." - Lynn Orman Weiss
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Blues Today Symposium at Buddy Guy’s Legends June 7th

As part of Buddy Guy's Legends Blues Fest, the Blues Today Symposium will kick off at 2:00 pm (CDT) on Thursday, June 7th.

Jack White Gives Surprise Concert at DC High School

White is between shows at The Anthem and just showed up with his band, set up, and played a set that lasted about 45 minutes.
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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.
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Directorship of Roots N Blues N BBQ Changes Hands

Julie King Dworski will continue in her position until June 4th, when incoming director Tracy Lane will take her place at the helm of Roots N Blues N BBQ.

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.
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Chris Cain Talks Music, the All-Stars and His Biggest Influence – His Dad

"When I get to play for people, whether it's 10 people like in the old days, or whoever shows up to the clubs and festivals now, I take that home with me every night." - Chris Cain

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.

Bobby Rush Jams with Queens of the Stone Age

What do you get when Queens of the Stone Age invite Bobby Rush onstage? A good time of course!
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