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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!
New home of The Blues Foundation

Blues Foundation Moves to Dream Location on South Main

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.
A Grammy Award for Sun Records, Memphis, Tennessee

2010 Grammy Awards Nominations in the Blues Category!

The Grammy nominations have finally arrived and we've got the blues listings!
Hugh Laurie, aka. Dr House

Hugh Laurie, America's Favorite Grumpy Doctor, Releasing New Orleans Blues album

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!
Keeping The Blues Alive Awards

2011 Keeping the Blues Alive Award Recipients Announced

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.

Eden Brent Returns To Charts and Buddy Guy's Living Proof #1 At Radio And...

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...

Legends: Buddy Guy’s Living Proof Top Selling Blues Album, James Cotton #1 At Radio

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...
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