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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.

Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady, Hot Tuna, Tour Celebrating Publication of Jorma’s Memoirs –...

Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady, Hot Tuna, head out on tour celebrating the release of Jorma's memoirs, 'Been So Long: My Life and Music'

‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin Dead at 76

With her induction in 1987, Franklin was the first woman earning a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. She sold more than 75 million records over the course of a career that spanned six decades.

‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin Is ‘Gravely Ill’

The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin is reportedly hospitalized and gravely ill. She is surrounded by family and friends in her native Detroit.

Quintessential Juke Joint Po’ Monkey’s Contents to Be Auctioned Off

The contents of Po' Monkey's, one of the last remaining juke joints located just outside of Merigold, Mississippi will be sold at auction.

The Rolling Stones Lend a Hand Gathering Tracks by Blues Pioneers on ‘Confessin’ The...

'Confessin’ The Blues' collects the greatest bluesmen ever and provides a perfect study of the genre. The tracks on the various formats of the release have been chosen by the Rolling Stones in collaboration with BMG and Universal.

Joe Bonamassa Out with ‘Redemption’ in September

"From a producer’s perspective, this is far and away the most challenging and diverse album that Joe has ever made."

Billy F. Gibbons’ Solo Album ‘The Big Bad Blues’ Coming in September

'The Big Bad Blues' is a mix of Gibbons' original tunes along with covers of classics. It will hit the street on September 21st on Concord Records.
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