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Chuck Brown

Remembering Chuck Brown, Godfather of Go-Go and Bluesman

Godfather of the Go-Go genre and a bluesman to the bone, hard working music legend passes.
King Biscuit Festival FEATURED

See you at King Biscuit Festival in the Delta!

A dedicated blues fan has a tendency to drop everything when a great blues festival rolls around, and we know our priorities! We’re making the trip down to the King Biscuit Festival, in Helena,...

King Biscuit Festival Releases iPhone App

Landmark app helps smartphone users easily plan and navigate festival events. There's something special about this year's events in the delta.

Soul Luminary Leon Ware Dead At 77

His enormous, yet sadly unheralded contributions to the fabric of soul music will be dearly missed.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2018 Announced

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2018 includes Bon Jovi, The Cars, Dire Straits, The Moody Blues, Nina Simone and Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

Breaking – The "Queen of Beale Street," Ruby Wilson Dead at 68

“She was an extraordinary ambassador for Memphis, and soul, and R&B and gospel."

Hugh Laurie & The Copper Bottom Band Live Is Vaudevillian Magic

In staunch defiance of the familiar actors-turned-bad-musicians stereotype, there was a distinct magic in Hugh Laurie and The Copper Bottom Band's live set that evokes the rousing ghosts of a New Orleans vaudeville act.

2016 Blues Hall of Fame Inductees Announced by Blues Foundation

Elvin Bishop, Eddy Clearwater, Jimmy Johnson, John Mayall, and The Memphis Jug Band will each take their places beside performers who have been deemed ...

Etta James Passes Away (1938-2012)

Etta James, the blues giant with the larger-than-life voice, has succumbed to her battle with Leukemia.
Screamin Jay Hawkins FEATURED

Remembering Wild Operatic Voodoo Bluesman Screamin' Jay Hawkins

the story of an opera singer-turned-bluesman who donned wild voodoo-inspired stage garb, became a major influence in shock rock and rap, and raised from coffins as part of his set is something out of the ordinary!
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