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Long-Read Articles

These are articles over roughly 750-1000 words. People who want to invest some time in reading come to this section.

Bernard Allison Gives Us Blues and Then Some

"I always tell people, 'I can not be my father, I can represent the Allison name the best I can.'”

Sexism in the Music Industry – Can This Still Be a Thing?

While sexism, on its face, may seem to affect up-and-coming artists more than those who are more established, nothing could be further from the truth.
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20 Questions With Andrew McGibbon, Jr. of The Bonnevilles

"Then I heard RL Burnside's 'A Ass Pocket Of Whiskey' album which is pretty much my favourite record of all time. It literally changed my life." - Andrew McGibbon, Jr.

Robert Gordon Captures Junior Kimbrough on ‘Memphis Rent Party’

"Tenants who needed to make rent would throw a party where they lived, pushing all the furniture back to allow more room for dancing..."

San Francisco’s Biscuits and Blues Serves Up Good Times

"I go to the IBC every year, and I look at the talent because I get to see them first-hand. Their desire to excel is what I’m looking for."
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Danielle Nicole Steps Out of the Box and Into Herself

Danielle Nicole's 'Cry No More' was released today, February 23rd, 2018, via the Concord Records label and is available everywhere.

Bob Margolin Is Steady Rolling, and Loving Every Minute of It

"I want to honor Muddy and give his fans all I can about him musically and historically, even as I make my own music."

Valerie June Is Connected

Valerie June hears voices. Sometimes it’s a young female voice singing. Other times it’s a child’s voice....

Bettye LaVette – Star and So Much More

"I don’t do anything that will impair me getting into these tight little outfits and hi-heel shoes, and hitting notes that terrify people."

Keeping Live Music Alive at the Florida Jazz and Blues Jam 2018

The Florida Jazz and Blues Jam is an intimate, one-day event. But with six headlining acts, it packs a big punch.
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