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2017 Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement, Trustee Award Recipients Announced

The Lifetime Achievement Award celebrates performers who have made outstanding contributions of artistic significance to the field of recording, while the Trustees Award honors contributions in areas other than performance.
John Nemeth FEATURED

IBC Live: Galaxie Showcase

Performers include John Nemeth, the Bo-Keys, the Rev. Jimmie Bratcher, the Andy T. – Nick Nixon Band, Josh Vowell, Jackie Wilson, Markey Blue, Cumberland Blue and Jesse Black

Chicago Blues: A Living History is Set to Begin Its Latest Venture; Will You...

"We brought together these extraordinary band leaders to honor the past, celebrate the present and to help guarantee the future of the Chicago Blues tradition."

Chris Robinson Brotherhood to Release ‘Barefoot In The Head’

"They say the only people who know true freedom are musicians and gangsters," Chris Robinson says with a laugh.

Van Morrison Will Receive Americana Lifetime Achievement Award

“Mr. Morrison has created a catalog of music that has served as a soundtrack for our lives."

Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival Headliners Include Yardbirds, Robby Krieger

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. — The 28th annual Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival will celebrate great music again this Memorial Day weekend. The event takes place Saturday, May 27th, and Sunday, May 28th,...
Black Music Month - Atlantic Records

National Blues Museum to Celebrate Black Music Month

“We highlight Black Radio because of its significance to our history and the significance of the individuals involved.”

R&B Hall of Fame Looking For a Home in Detroit

Robinson believes Detroit is one of the music capitals of the world and that bringing the Hall of Fame to the city could cement that status.

Inmate Donates His Artwork to Help Local Radio Station Raise Money

During the show, four large portraits of blues legends hand-painted by Willie Hightower, an inmate at MCI, were given to WDIF-LP for the purpose of auctioning to raise money for the station and its charitable causes.

Sam Cooke’s Brother L.C. Cooke Dead at 84

“It’s with a sad heart that I inform you of the passing of our great friend L.C. Cooke whose talents, humanity and charm we shall all miss.”
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