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Allman Goldflies Band “Goes Pops” in Concert

Dr. David Ott, renowned Panama City Pops Orchestra conductor and widely acknowledged as one of the greatest living composers in the U.S. has written orchestral scores for much of the Allman Goldflies Band's acclaimed debut album, 'Second Chance'.
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Blues Hall of Famer Big Jay McNeely Dead at 91

The "King of the Honkers," McNeely's feverish playing help set the course for rock n roll, and he was driving teens of all races mad long before Elvis hit the scene.
Margo Price plays the Lottery stage on Saturday, Sept. 29.

Roots n Blues n BBQ Brings Cool Tunes, Hot Eats to Stephens Lake Park...

COLUMBIA, MO -- When it comes to music, food, arts and festivals, no place does it quite like Columbia. The 2018 Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival is the quintessential end-of-summertime celebration combining some...
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Alligator Records to Release ‘Journeys to the Heart of the Blues’

Grammy-winning guitarist, vocalist and Blues Hall Of Famer Joe Louis Walker, virtuoso pianist/organist Bruce Katz and next-generation British harmonica ace Giles Robson take listeners on a musical journey of traditional blues.
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Connor Ray Music Set to Release New CD From Houston-Based Duo Dry Johnson

Dry Johnson is comprised of bassist Terry Dry and drummer Matthew Robert Johnson, who collectively have formed the powerhouse rhythm section backing award-winning Texas guitarslinger Mike Zito for almost two years.

4th Annual BB King Symposium September 6th

The 4th Annual B.B. King Symposium takes place this Thursday, September 6th offering a number of inspiring events and discussions unfolding throughout the day.
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Tampa Bay Blues Festival: 25 Years of Blues by the Bay

As one of the first big blues festivals of the season each year, the Tampa Bay Blues Festival is a great way to start your annual blues music experience with a bang!

Dickey Betts Postpones Dates Due to “Mild Stroke”

Dickey Betts, a founding member of the Allman Brothers Band has postponed three upcoming performance dates due to what his doctors have described as a mild stroke.

The Eighth Annual Call and Response Blues Symposium at the 33rd Annual King Biscuit...

Join two blues journalism and preservation legends, Roger Stolle and Don Wilcock, as they dedicate this, their eighth annual Call and Response Blues Symposium, to King Biscuit’s beloved patriarch Sunshine Sonny Payne.
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Blues Hall of Famer Lazy Lester Dead at 85

Lester's fans are world-wide. He was quick with a joke or 10, had no pretense of ego, and was always just one of the guys.
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