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First Annual Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame Ceremony to take place in April 2024!
The NN North Sea Jazz Festival, the world’s largest indoor music festival, has announced the first wave of artists for…
Escape to a world time left behind with music that’s as timely as it is carrying an American legacy, a Disneyland for blues lovers. This year’s festival begins on Wednesday with an homage to the late Bubba Sullivan, the visionary whose devotion to blues built an event that’s become the gold standard of the genre.
“I promised them all: B.B., Muddy, Sonny Boy as long as I’m alive I’m going to keep the blues alive.” – Buddy Guy
Margo Price joins forces with Mavis Staples and Adia Victoria on “Fight To Make It,” a rousing affirmation of perseverance…
“I didn’t know it’d be the last time, but in my heart and in my mind, Levon will always be with me because I take him everywhere I go.” – Mavis Staples
‘Get It!’ is an exciting set of burners bringing all the style and charm Holmstrom’s trio conjures nightly with Mavis Staples.
Fifty years ago, 23-year-old blues fan Bruce Iglauer spent his meager savings to record an LP by his favorite Chicago blues band, Hound Dog Taylor & The HouseRockers, and founded Alligator Records to release it. Today, Alligator boasts a catalog of over 350 titles, many of which are renowned, award-winning, time-tested classics of the genre.
“The main thread, as I see it, is in the songs, or the stories.” – Rick Holmstrom