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Inaugural Florida Jazz and Blues Festival Set for This Weekend

"This festival will become an annual event that attracts world-renowned performers, as well as jazz and blues music lovers from across the region and country."
Vasti Jackson takes it to the crowd in Bogalusa.

Sleepy City Becomes a Music Hotspot for the Bogalusa Blues and Heritage Festival

Not a lot happens in Bogalusa, Louisiana, but on Friday, that all changed with a hit festival featuring some of the best performers in the world!

Will Sexton – Don’t Walk the Darkness

You know Sexton is the real-deal because of the way he keeps hitting away at life's curveballs.

‘The Peacemakers’ Debut Hits the Street August 18th

Five of Austin’s top sidemen got together to mix up some Chicago and Texas blues with Louisiana jazz and R&B.

The Cayamo Cruise: 13th Annual “Journey Through Song”

Cayamo’s motto is “A Journey Through Song,” and the slogan is quite fitting. The only time the musical fun slows down a bit is on the days that the ship pulls into port

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.
Elmore James - Dust My Broom

Elmore James Music Takes Flight Again Via All-Star Tribute Album

'Strange Angels: In Flight With Elmore James' does an incredible job of paying homage to songs that are at least 50 years old.

New Sunday Wilde Release Moves Forward by Going Back

Sometimes, in order to move forward, you have to step back. That is exactly what Canadian blues songstress, Sunday Wilde, has done with her new release, Blueberries and Grits.
Sonny Landreth Tintype Promotional Photo by Bruce Schultz

Sonny Landreth Doubles Up On ‘Recorded Live in Lafayette’

Here, the King of Slydeco's work stretches and twists across 93 minutes of full-band acoustic, and electric bottleneck lightning.

Joe Filisko & Eric Noden Bring History to Every Performance

"I think that our music is very flexible."
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