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IBC Coverage: Thursday Recap

Check out the events of Thursday night!
Bob Margolin VizzTone Blues Revue

IBC Coverage: Bob Margolin's Visstone Blues Revue at Rum Boogie

A favorite during the International Blues Challenge every year has been Bob Margolin's Jam at the Rum Boogie Cafe, famously located on the corner of the original Highway 61 and Beale Street. The jam...

IBC Coverage: Wednesday Recap

The preliminary round has started and finished. Beale Street has officially been flooded with blues fans, and the music is in the air!
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IBC Coverage: Semifinals Winners

Find out the band that went on to the IBC Semifinals!

Repatriation in Como, Mississippi

Como to celebrate 'Hill Country Blues' Feb. 3 as the Alan Lomax Collection gives the small town a piece of it's own musical heritage -- recordings made by the famed musicologist decades ago.

IBC Coverage: Michael "Hawkeye" Herman on "Blues Storytelling"

Michael "Hawkeye" Herman is hosting a "Blues Storytelling" presentation at the Blues City Cafe, located on the corner of Beale and 2nd Street.

IBC Coverage: At the Blind Raccoon Showcase

The Blind Raccoon Roots & Blues Showcase at the Superior Bar on Beale starts in several minutes. Blind Raccoon will be showcasing some of the amazingly talented artists that they work with, both Thursday and...

John Lee Hooker Announces 2012 Presidential Candidacy Bid

John Lee Hooker, the dynamic and immortal bluesman who continues to be one of the most influential figures in music, has announced his official independent candidacy for presidency in 2012.
Blues Comic Book Cover

World's First Blues Music Comic Book Hits iPhones, iPods, And iPads, Celebrates Black History...

For the first time ever, the blues has come to life in a comic book!
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American Blues Scene Begins Coverage of International Blues Challenge Tomorrow

American Blues Scene will be covering the event, as we do every year, and will be bringing you up-to-the-minute happenings, including band standings and various workshops on blues every day.
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