The broad diversity found in this year’s nine “Keeping the Blues Alive” Award recipients reflects the impact that blues music has across the globe
The annual Keeping the Blues Alive Awards recognize the writers, disc jockeys, photographers, record labels, blues societies, music clubs, festivals, and others in the blues world that have played vital roles in advancing the art and commerce of blues.
The Blues Foundation will honor 15 individuals and organizations with its 2015 Keeping the Blues Alive Awards during a recognition luncheon Friday, January 23, 2015, in Memphis, Tennessee
It seems only fitting that Jeff Jensen would have the last word at the 2014 White Mountain Blues & Boogie Festival…
The KBA awards are presented by The Blues Foundation to individuals and organizations for having made significant contributions to the blues.
Our editor forgot to renew our memberships with the Blues Foundation. Publicly admitting it is his karmic retribution for such an unspeakable act, and will hopefully be a learning opportunity.
The Blues Foundation is moving to South Main next year, fulfilling a 30-year-old dream for a permanent home to showcase the music and the artists who make it.
On the heels of achieving its all-time high membership (quickly approaching 4,000 total), The Blues Foundation will honor 21 individuals and organizations with its 2011 Keeping the Blues Alive (KBA) Award during a recognition brunch on Saturday, February 5, 2011, in Memphis, Tennessee.