An annual outdoor concert festival in Ottawa came to an abrupt and dramatic end when a sudden and violent storm swept through the riverside site, causing the main stage to collapse and sending thousands of spectators scrambling for shelter.
Many blues fans are familiar with the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences' decision this year to remove several categories, including one of only two blues Grammy categories.
Situated in historic downtown Woonsocket, Rhode Island is Chan's Eggrolls, Jazz and Blues, a Keeping The Blues Alive Award Recipient and one of the most inconspicuous & unique blues clubs in America.
The recent commissioning of June to be African-American Music Month by President Obama is extremely significant to the preservation and continuation of Blues' legacy and musical impact.
The American Blues Scene has surpassed a milestone 100,000 visitors in 2011. Thanks to all of our readers for their loyal support!
The Chicago Blues Festival is coming up in less than a month. One of the most popular festivals in the world, this year's event will be filled with larger than life blues on five stages.