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Washington Ave. in Saint Louis was filled with people and the air was electric for the National Blues Museum’s opening. News crews reported, cameras flashed. The mayor and Saint Louis dignitaries were there. So were blues legends Bobby Rush and Shemekia Copeland! Find everything you need to know about the National Blues Museum and how to plan a musical vacation to Saint Louis.
Ronnie Baker Brooks, Royal Southern Brotherhood, Big George Brock, and other blues greats graced a new venue at Saint Louis Bluesweek to play a grab-bag of blues styles to the sweet smell of BBQ and a beautiful, unmatched backdrop.
Once again, the Big Muddy Blues Festival main stage at 700 N. First Street will host a talented and diverse collection of local acts, national headliners and a Grammy winner from the world of Blues, Rock, Soul, Rockabilly and Country.
Actor John Goodman, a Saint Louis native, is the latest high profile personality to advocate the National Blues Museum in Saint Louis in a YouTube video posted today.
The country’s only national museum devoted to Blues music to open in St. Louis makes major announcement!
Ana Popovic, Dr John, Joe Louis Walker, Royal Southern Brotherhood and the leftovers of a hurricane brought out the blues in an incredible festival on an ancient, cobblestone neighborhood in Saint Louis!
This week, Saint Louis is brimming with the blues for the annual Bluesweek Festival! A unique twist on traditional blues festivals, and American Blues Scene will be on hand!
Listen up to hear all about the National Blues Museum, the good it’s already doing for the blues community, and how one localized blues scene is thriving and exploding with the support of a very successful website.
The National Blues Museum has announced the first scholarships to be issued from Honeyboy Edwards Fund for the Blues within the National Blues Museum. These scholarships have been awarded to the Pinetop Perkins Foundation, based in Clarksdale, MS and will be formally presented by the fund founders on April 15th during the Delta Music Experience Gospel Brunch at
The WIRED! Band donated its $2000 1st place band prize to the Campaign for the Blues Hall of Fame.