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"The greatest blues singer in the world will never stop singing." - Bessie Smith

Bessie Smith Honored by Tift Merritt, Abigail Washburn, Haley Bonar and More with New...

The Empress of the Blues: A Tribute to Bessie Smith out November 25th
Jay Sielman (second on left) presents Ghost Town Blues Band with second place band award during 2014 International Blues Challenge

Blues Foundation President and CEO Stepping Down

Jay Sieleman, The Blues Foundation’s President and Chief Executive Officer, announced today he will step down from leading The Blues Foundation organization

St. Louis Blues Society's "Road to Memphis" Challenge, October 19

The coming of fall means one thing for blues fans and bands across the planet: local International Blues Challenge competitions.

New Rory Block "Hard Luck Child" CD Salutes Skip James

“To me, his music, with its intensity and haunting quality, was central to the incredibly powerful style we called Country Blues. After all, blues was often about sorrow, hard times, and heartache.

Call and Response Blues Symposium Looks into The Origins of Delta Blues at The...

Biscuitheads! Discover an incredible symposium where bluesmen and women talk about the blues and it's origins during King Biscuit Blues Festival!
Guitarist Jeff Jensen hands presents one thousand $1 bills, collected from his tip jar, in support of the Blues Hall of Fame.

Green for Blues: Blues Hall of Fame Fund Drive Raises the Roof as Construction...

Blues musicians and fans continue to help "Raise the Roof” to make The Blues Foundation’s plans to make a Blues Hall of Fame a physical reality

Alligator Records President Bruce Iglauer to Receive "Iconic Innovators" Award from AirPlay Direct

APD president Michael Harnett says Iglauer was the first person who came to mind for this new award...

Blues For The Zoo Brings Talent to the Mountains On Sept. 27 2014

Get ready to hear powerful blues in an amazingly scenic Southern California location to benefit the Big Bear Alpine Zoo!

Panama City Beach's Bud Light Great American Blues Festival Set to Launch

The first-ever Great American Blues Festival is bringing in blues favorites, bikes and incredible BBQ!

Excitement Draws for 2014 Jackson Rhythm and Blues Festival

The Jackson Rhythm and Blues Festival presented by xFinity and taking place in the "City with Soul", Jackson, Mississippi is now two months away and excitement is building for the festival
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