Spring is upon us, and that means Juke Joint Festival is kicking off the festival season! We talked with Roger Stolle of Cathead Folk Art Gallery about the exciting Clarksdale, Mississippi festival.
The Delta Blues Museum broke ground on the exciting new wing, dedicated as the Muddy Waters Addition. The 7,000 sq ft, two-story wing will house new permanent exhibits, and will open in 2012!
Here's a special treat! Buddy Guy, Ronnie Wood of the Rolling Stones, and Johnny Lang, all jamming on one magnificent stage!
The Blues Foundation is moving to South Main next year, fulfilling a 30-year-old dream for a permanent home to showcase the music and the artists who make it.
On the heels of achieving its all-time high membership (quickly approaching 4,000 total), The Blues Foundation will honor 21 individuals and organizations with its 2011 Keeping the Blues Alive (KBA) Award during a recognition brunch on Saturday, February 5, 2011, in Memphis, Tennessee.