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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.

Chicago Blues Greats Join Mick Jagger and Keith Richards on ‘Chicago Plays the Stones’

“I was inspired by the challenge to take Rolling Stones songs and turn them into Chicago blues grooves, while at the same time maintaining both the Chicago blues tradition and sound and doing the same for the Rolling Stones songs..."

Career Spanning Tom Petty Box Set Coming in September

“Everyone involved in this project chose each track with tremendous care and deep respect for the body of work Tom Petty created over the course of 40 years."

Creedence Clearwater Revival 50th Anniversary Kicks Off With First Ever Video for “Fortunate Son”

Beyond its anti-war sentiment, "Fortunate Son" is an anthem for the 99%ers. Creedence condensed a critique of elitism and class privilege into three simple, but powerfully defiant words: "It Ain’t Me."
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Blues Foundation Board of Directors Seeks Nominees for At-Large Positions

The nomination process is now open and concludes on July 3rd, 2018. All newly elected board members will be expected to serve a three year term, beginning on October 1st, 2018.
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Boogie Kings Perform Two Special Shows of Boogie Stomp!

"This is American roots music, and it’s blues, boogie, jazz, swing, stride, rock and roll, rhythm and blues, gospel, all those things." - "Boogie" Bob Baldori
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Eddy Clearwater to be Honored During Chicago Blues Festival

"I worked for him for 10 years, two records, 'West Side Strut' and 'Soul Funky.' It was the best ten years of my life. His stature, 6'4" was big, but not as big as his heart." - Lynn Orman Weiss
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Blues Today Symposium at Buddy Guy’s Legends June 7th

As part of Buddy Guy's Legends Blues Fest, the Blues Today Symposium will kick off at 2:00 pm (CDT) on Thursday, June 7th.

Southern Avenue’s Ori Naftaly Has Gear Stolen From His Home

Stolen items include a 2013 Les Paul Gold Top, Naftaly's infamous 2001 Fender Stratocaster covered with stickers, a 2014 Squier Telecaster Blonde and more.
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Tyler Childers Nominated For “Emerging Artist of the Year” at 2018 Americana Honors &...

The nomination follows a breakthrough year for Childers, which saw the release of his critically acclaimed debut album 'Purgatory.'
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