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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!

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.
2017 Blues Blast Music Awards

2017 Blues Blast Winners Announced

Blues Blast Magazine subscribers began voting to determine the winners on July 1st, with only one vote per person allowed.
National Endowment For The Arts Heritage 2017 Collage

2017 National Heritage Fellows Announced

"The National Endowment for the Arts is proud to honor these individuals for artistic mastery, as well as a commitment to sharing their traditions."

Grammy Salute To Music Legends 2017™

Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Shirley Caesar, Ahmad Jamal, Charley Pride, Jimmie Rodgers, Nina Simone, Sly Stone, and the Velvet Underground.

Looking Back At Blues’ Biggest Night, The BMAs

Hundreds of performers took the stage to perform an average of two songs each in a flawlessly produced epic presentation with virtually no downtime between the short sets.
Gary_Farmer_Chair Santa Fe Independent Film Festival

Actor/Bluesman Gary Farmer to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Along with his acting and directing credits, Farmer is also the harmonica playing frontman of the band, Gary Farmer & The Troublemakers.
New home of The Blues Foundation

Blues Foundation Moves to Dream Location on South Main

The Blues Foundation is moving to South Main next year, fulfilling a 30-year-old dream for a permanent home to showcase the music and the artists who make it.
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
Keeping The Blues Alive Awards

2011 Keeping the Blues Alive Award Recipients Announced

On the heels of achieving its all-time high membership (quickly approaching 4,000 total), The Blues Foundation will honor 21 individuals and organizations with its 2011 Keeping the Blues Alive (KBA) Award during a recognition brunch on Saturday, February 5, 2011, in Memphis, Tennessee.
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