Ranking among the IBC’s marquee offerings is the Keynote Panel “Blues as Healer” on February 3. The panel will look at the restorative power that music, especially blues music, can hold.
The collection features 60 photographs of ‘Women of the Blues’ of all ages and ethnic backgrounds representing all styles from southern soul blues to Chicago blues & rock blues.
The Lifetime Achievement Award celebrates performers who have made outstanding contributions of artistic significance to the field of recording, while the Trustees Award honors contributions in areas other than performance.
The blues to me is summed up in Snake Farm. I can’t describe it. You just have to listen to it, and hopefully feel something.
"Well, blues is pretty much a part of everything that I do. ...That music is in my heart, and always will be."
"Well, I’ll tell you; sometimes life can throw you a curve. Take a swing. Who knows? You may hit a home run, but you got to stay in the game."
Entrepreneur, Michael Dorf, has announced that the music of Aretha Franklin will be celebrated with a special benefit concert at Carnegie Hall on March 6th, 2017.
Cale himself is constantly smiling, like a kid in a candy store, about to walk out the door with a pocket full of sweets no one knows he has.