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Bill "Howl-N-Madd" Perry -- Painting by H.C. Porter

"The Clarksdale Sessions" from Bill "Howl-n-Madd" Perry; Delta Blues & Much More

The latest from Perry finds the singer exploring his depths while keeping a familiar feel to his trademark sound.

The Blues Journey of Mick Kolassa

I think part of it is that blues is this great big tent, and there's all kinds of blues, and I love all of it.
ben rice band - pour me some whiskey

Thirsty for some Blues? Ben Rice Band – Pour Me Some Whiskey!

Ben Rice Band’s Pour Me Some Whiskey is like a well stocked bar and a brilliant bartender -- you constantly get surprised in the best ways possible!

Bridging the Blues: Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee Join Forces to Celebrate Their Shared Musical...

Second annual event to feature three weekends of live music and hundreds of musicians, from Gregg Allman and Robert Cray to Tim McGraw and Bobby Rush.

Bridging the Blues: From the Delta to Memphis

To connect the musical past to our present, the Mississippi Delta, Arkansas, and the blues metropolis of Memphis have teamed up to create "Bridging the Blues"!! Discover The delta's incredible history!

Grave Marker Dedication for Delta Blues Artist James "T-Model Ford" Scheduled

The gravestone ceremony, reception, and jam for delta blues great T-Model Ford has been scheduled for late May.

An Exhibition – ‘Medieval to Metal: The Art & Evolution Of The GUITAR’

If folks have a chance to experience any touring exhibit of the National Guitar Museum in their hometown, they should jump all over it.

IBC2015: IBC Finalists!

This is not the official list yet, but here's what's coming from the runners. We'll update as we can!  Betty Fox Band Eddie Cotton, Jr. Brat Pack Nico Wayne Toussaint Brian Keith Wallen Ben Rice and Lucy Hammond The Good The...

American Blues Scene is Covering the Blessissippi Concert

Stay tuned -- it's going to be a star-studded delta blues weekend at the American Blues Scene!

Blues Legend Robert Johnson's Son Dies in Mississippi

A son of legendary Mississippi blues artist Robert Johnson won a landmark case for his father's estate, guide the legend's legacy, and never stopped working hard.
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