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Big Sam's Funky Nation lead a huge throw-down at Mt Tremblant International Blues Fest (Photo: Charlie Frazier)

Mt Tremblant International Blues Festival: Magic on the Mountain

In mid-July, the KBA winning festival, one of North America's under-appreciated gems, took place. It's become the "ski area" version of the Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise
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Kingston Mines Earns 2014 Keeping The Blues Alive Award

The KBA awards are presented by The Blues Foundation to individuals and organizations for having made significant contributions to the blues.

Mavis Staples, Willie Johnson, Magic Slim Among 2017 Blues Hall of Fame Inductees

House, who did preach in church at times, also sang of the hypocrisy he saw in religion with lyrics such as "I'm gonna be a Baptist preacher and I sure won’t have to work."

Winners at the 59th Grammy Awards

The 59th Grammy Awards arrived, bringing change and history...

Crossroads Revisited with Don Wilcock: Johnny Winter

This is the newest weekly feature!! A "Keeping the Blues Alive Award" recipient for Journalism gives readers a cultural and firsthand look back at some of the most historic moments in history!

Harmonica Player Phil Wiggins Honored with NEA National Heritage Fellowship

Today, Phil Wiggins is the only living player of the instrument to hold the prestigious honor of “Master of Traditional Arts.”
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2014 Keeping the Blues Alive Award Recipients Announced

Keeping the Blues Alive Award Recipients Announced

2017 Blues Blast Music Awards Voting Has Begun

Voting to determine the winners continues until August 15, 2017.

Washington Blues Society 2014 Best of the Blues Awards (“BB Awards”) Winners Announced!

The Washington Blues Society’s annual Best of the Blues Awards (“BB Awards”) was held at the Kirkland Performance Center on Sunday, June 29th to honor musicians and artists nominated by blues society members in 29 award categories.

BREAKING: 17th Annual Maple Blues Awards WINNERS

Internationally renowned Canadian blues artists from Coast-to-Coast were honored by their peers at the 17th Annual Maple Blues Awards...
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