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...
Michael "Hawkeye" Herman is hosting a "Blues Storytelling" presentation at the Blues City Cafe, located on the corner of Beale and 2nd Street.
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.
For the first time ever, the blues has come to life in a comic book!
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.