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Music Festivals and Events

Bridging the Blues Puts the Region’s Musical Treasures on Display

Bridging the Blues, a multi-week celebration of the musical heritage of Memphis and the Delta regions of Mississippi and Arkansas, marks its fifth anniversary with dozens of activities in late September and early October.
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See you at Roots N' Blues N' BBQ Festival in Missouri!

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!

Bluesland Unites! Bridging the Blues Spans Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee

Fourth annual celebration of regional culture features over two weeks of live music and hundreds of musicians
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Fans Outraged at Fee Charged to Artists at Chicago Blues Festival

Blues fans discover merch sales charging incredible merchandising fee, take to social media.

On the Road with Southern Avenue – Smokin’ In Steele BBQ and Blues Festival

Southern Avenue blew the roof off with their brand of soulful Blues and delivered it Memphis style.
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Announcing the 16th Annual Freedom Creek Blues Festival

The Rural Members Association, is proud to announce the 16th Annual Freedom Creek Blues Festival in Aliceville, Alabama, founded by the late, great Willie King.

Spirit of Kansas Blues Festival Line-Up Announced

For the fourth year in a row, the Topeka Blues Society will present a stellar line-up of internationally-renowned artists at its Spirit of Kansas Blues Festival in Topeka, Kansas!

Billy Branch Works Hard to Keep the Blues Alive

"I didn’t have a chance to know Wolf personally, but I had a chance to sit in with Muddy a couple of times."

Juke Joint Festival Kicks off Blues Festival Season 2013

The Juke Joint Festival, Thursday, April 11th through Saturday, April 16th, in Clarksdale, Mississippi is the unofficial blues festival season kickoff, and American Blues Scene will be covering the event in it’s entirety!
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The Blue Note's Richard King talks Roots n Blues Festival

We recently sat down with Richard King, owner of the prestigious live music venue, The Blue Note to talk about this weekend's Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival!
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