Rainer’s 40 photographs on display capture not only the behind the scenes magic of those times, but also played a role in the process of championing the rediscovery of what Memphis almost lost.
"Rumble" became a flash point for countless musicians including Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Pete Townshend, Jeff Beck and Elvis Costello.
"Everywhere I go fans keep saying they want me to get out and play again," Betts told the Sarasota Herald-Tribune in December. "I think the time is right."
For the 12th Annual Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival, organizers have once again selected some of the top international, national, regional and local artists to perform.
On March 7th, 2017, GRAMMY-nominated songstress extraordinaire Beth Hart performed an intimate concert at NYC's Iridium Jazz Club showcasing songs from her latest album 'Fire on the Floor' and from throughout her career.
Paul Thorn calls The Biscuit “one of my favorites” and “a wonderful event.” Carolyn Wonderland says it’s like going to Mecca: “You gotta make the pilgrimage because it’s where the music’s real.”
Chicago Drummers Sam Lay and Fred Below will both be inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame on May 9th, 2018 at Memphis' Halloran Centre.
The North Sea Jazz Festival, since its inception in 1976, has become the biggest indoor music festival in the world.
Why did America, in a short span of time, become the cradle of such electrifying global art forms as jazz, blues, soul, country and rock and roll?