Lee Pons, A good friend of American Blues Scene, who we've interviewed last month, just came by and gave us (and all of you!) an early Christmas present! He sat down the other night and pounded out eleven traditional Christmas tracks on his piano, with a blues twist!
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.
The Grammy nominations have finally arrived and we've got the blues listings!
Hugh Laurie is best known for playing the character "House" from the hit TV show of the same name. Many don't know, however, that Hugh is an avid fan of our favorite music, the blues. Hugh announced over the summer that he is recording a New Orleans style blues album!
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.
Original Article By JOSH HATHAWAY BLOGCRITICS.ORG View the original article on blogcritics.org Reposted on American Blues Scene By Glen A. Casebeer/Northwest Music Scene They say you don't know what you've got 'til it's gone but I've seen that work...
Original Article By Josh Hathaway, Blogcritics.org Reposted on American Blues Blog By Glen A. Casebeer/Northwest Music Scene The surge begins for Buddy Guy, who is #1 on the Billboard Blues Albums chart and #2 at...