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Chadwick Boseman as James Brown in "Get On Up" FEATURED

First Trailer From James Brown Biopic, "Get On Up"

Universal has released the first trailer for its upcoming biopic on the founding father of funk music, James Brown. Get On Up stars Chadwick Boseman as Brown.

Exclusive Premiere – Evan Taylor Jones’ “All Mine”

He is out in the wild, winning hearts and minds with his music the old fashioned way: Performing!
Beale Street, Memphis, Tennessee

Smokin' Memphis Soul & Deep Blues

Memphis is one of the most musically rich cities in the world; home to geniuses like B.B. King, Sam Phillips, and Elvis Presley... names that are just a drop in the bucket of Memphis music. What do the hundreds of other Memphis exports have in common? The Blues.

Bobby Rush Serves Up a Heaping Helping of ‘Porcupine Meat’

This is one that every blues, funk, r&b, or soul lover will cherish.

Interview with Hamilton Loomis out on the Back Porch

We sat down with the hard-working blues and soul man Hamilton Loomis, where he talked about his Stax/Volt influences and bar-b-qin' and being mentored by Bo Diddley.

Delmark Records Founder Bob Koester Sells Label

Today an institution beloved by three generations of fans and having influenced equally as many blues and jazz musicians welcomes new owners.

This Week in the Blues History: Jr. Kimbrough, Buddy Guy, Atlantic Records, Leadbelly, More

A statue for a bluesman, Another's release from one of Louisiana's most notorious prisons, the birth of blues pioneers and icons, and the final appearance of a wildly influential blueswoman...

Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza Scheduled for August

Mammoth Bluesapalooza enjoys a well-deserved reputation for presenting an amazing variety of musicians and musical styles from all over the world.
Tweed Funk at Buddy Guy's Legends (Photo: John Overmann)

WORLD PREMIERE: Tweed Funk's "Blues in my Soul"

Tweed Funk, the soul-soaked blues powerhouse from Milwaukee, Wisconsin has released their music video for the song "Blues In My Soul" from their new album!
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‘Wisdom & Decay’ From Jeff Jensen: His Most Soulful Yet

These years of living in Memphis, and absorbing all the city has to give have touched Jensen's soul. In turn, 'Wisdom & Decay' has touched ours.
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