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New Orleans Jazz Fest 2020 Lineup Announced

Headliners include The Who, Dead & Company, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Lizzo, Lionel Richie, The Lumineers, Lenny Kravitz and more...

Roomful of Blues Set To Release First Album of New Material in Nine Years

In A Roomful Of Blues, features 13 wide-ranging songs, including nine band-composed originals.

All Of Frank Bey’s Dues Are Paid

It feels a bit early to be talking about best albums of 2020, but I'm ready to commit to Bey.

Thorbjørn Risager & The Black Tornado To Release New Album

The Blues has been in Risager's bloodstream ever since he, at the age of 10, heard something absolutely magical.

Downtown Charlie Brown – Chicago’s Delta

"I’m from the east coast and I grew up on R&B, but blues is where my heart is."

41st Annual Blues Music Awards Nominees Announced

And the 2020 Blues Music Award nominees are…

Exclusive World Premiere Single – Alex Dixon “Nothing New Under the Sun”

“I wanted to do a traditional blues album — all the stuff I used to play when I was younger." - Alex Dixon

Tomislav Goluban – Memphis Light

There are very few blues artists like Gluban and he's doing something new that lots of blues fans are going to want to check out.

Tom Marker- Voice Behind Blues: Living, Breathing, and Talking Chicago Blues

Tom Marker's Blues credentials have been well established in Chicago throughout his 35 year career.

Buddy Guy’s Austin City Limits Hall of Fame Induction

The show was filmed at ACL Live at The Moody Theater in downtown Austin, Texas in October. Guy, along with Shawn Colvin and Lyle Lovett, were honored.
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