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On the Back Porch with Blues Prodigy Tallan Latz

Tallan Latz is the 11 year old blues guitar hero who's rising star shines brighter every day. Tallan is one of those rare souls who's talent and charisma is well beyond his age, and we were thrilled to chat with him!
International Blues Challenge

International Blues Challenge Results!

The winners of the 27th International Blues Challenge are in!
Gary Moore Memorial

Blues-Rock guitarist Gary Moore Passes away at 58

Gary Moore, the legendary Irish blues-rock guitarist, has passed away at age 58. Gary was well known as the guitarist for the band Thin Lizzy.
Tallan Noble Latz

Stay Tuned For Our Interview With 11 Year Old Blues Star Tallan Latz!

Check back soon to catch our chat with 11 year old bluesman Tallan Noble Latz as he discusses Robert Johnson, playing with Walter Trout, and his fantastic journey so far!

Arhoolie Records' Roots Showing on 50th Birthday

Arhoolie Records & founder Chris Strachwitz celebrate 50 years of amazing blues from the legendary roots record label next week!

Welcome to the new AMERICAN BLUES SCENE!

The American Blues Scene's simple mission is to reliably bring the best in blues to blues lovers everywhere.  To that end, we've expanded and enhanced the site! We think this will help blues fans...
Shemekia Copeland

Alligator Releases Shemekia Copeland "Deluxe Edition"

Shemekia Copeland sings straight from the soul. Delivering her songs with an amazing intensity and maturity, she's come to be one of the finest, most-acclaimed female blues and R&B singer of her generation...
Gips Place in Alabama

Gips Place: Where the Cats Play

If you happen to find yourself traversing the dark back streets of Bessemer, Alabama- on any given Saturday night, between the hours of 9PM and ‘whenever AM’ Sunday morning- pause. Listen. If you have...
Blues Music Awards

2011 Blues Music Award Nominees Announced

This year's Blues Music Awards nominations have just been announced!! Included is a partial excerpt from The Blues Foundation:
Lee Pons

Free Blues Christmas Tracks from Lee Pons

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!
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