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Jubilee Showcase DVD Displays Gospel in Brilliance

We recently received "Classic Moments In Jubilee Showcase," a DVD offering up some of the more prestigious segments on what was the long standing Jubilee Showcase, a Chicago-area television show that primarily focused on...
Louisiana Red & Little Victor's Juke Joint - Memphis Mojo

Memphis Mojo by Louisiana Red is a Juke Joint on an Album

For those that haven't had the pleasure of finding themselves in a southern juke joint, this album will show you what your life's been missing. Red floats between slow-droning and searing harmonica fused with mean, mean licks.

Exclusively Sponsor the Blues Top 5 Chart!

American Blues Scene is looking for an exclusive presenting sponsor for our nationally recognized Blues Top 5 chart. The American Blues Scene draws thousands of monthly visitors, and strategic partnerships with key blues sources...
Blues Top Five Weekly FEATURED Josh Garrett

The Josh Garrett Band Clinches #1 Spot on Blues Top Five

The Josh Garrett Band's album String of Problems rose to secure the #1 spot on this week's Blues Top Five chart. The Louisiana-based band narrowly topped Roomful of Blues' Hook, Line and Sinker and the critically...

Austin Blues Legend Doyle Bramhall passes away at 62

Doyle Bramhall, one of the legendary Austin drummers and a noted songwriter, passed away this morning. He was 62.

Cedric Burnside sits in on the Back Porch

We spoke with Burnside about his many talents,his budding new business, playing with Samuel L. Jackson, and, of course, coming up learning the blues with one of the greatest bluesmen in the world; his grandfather.

Introducing the Blues Top Five Chart

ABS has been quiet lately. Why? Because we've been developing an exciting new chart to help bring exposure to the most worthy blues albums every week!

100 Men Hall – Preserving a Mississippi Juke Joint

Author Preston Lauterbach is a regular guest writer. Many readers will recognize Lauterbach as the author of The Chitlin’ Curcuit and the Road to Rock ‘n’ Roll. As much as I enjoy griping about the failure...

EXCLUSIVE Free Download featuring Taj Mahal from Blues Planet

Upcoming album "Blues Planet" has given the American Blues Scene an exclusive Taj Mahal track for our readers to download FREE!

Lee Pons, an Interview with the Boogie Voodoo Man & the Art of the...

Fascinating blues piano master Lee Pons talks about solo, boogie, and plenty more!
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