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Blues Summit Five The Blues Summit Five will take place at the Delta Chelsea Hotel on January 15-17, 2011. The keynote speaker this year is Washington, DC,’s XM Radio Broadcaster Bill Wax. Showcasing artists are The 24th Street Wailers, catl. Johnny Max, Rick Taylor, Kat Danser, Dylan Wickens, Terry Gillespie, Layla Zoe, Philippe Lafreniere, Richard [...]
This in from Aretha Franklin’s publicist: “Earlier this week, Aretha Franklin was discharged from a Detroit hospital after undergoing surgery that her doctors deemed highly successful! The Queen of Soul is in great spirits and very happy to be home where she will be resting in anticipation of spending the upcoming holiday season with her family. “’I’ve been [...]
The Crossroads Blues Society in Rockford, Illinois, will sponsor a benefit for the Lance Corporal Alec Catherwood Memorial Scholarship Fund on Saturday, January 15, 2011. The benefit will be at the American Legion Hall in Byron, Illinois, and will run from 7 to 11 p.m. JB Ritchie and the Power Blues Band will be playing [...]
The Southern California Blues Society will be presenting Eric Sardinas and The Delgado Brothers for their New Year’s Eve Blues Party & Concert with a sizzling Tex-Mex theme. Show time is 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. Tickets for SCBS members $27.50 /non-members $37.50. The party will be at Nick’s Taste of Texas at 545 N. [...]
2011 Blues Music Awards Nominees Acoustic Album of the Year Bet on the Blues Paul Oscher Booker’s Guitar Eric Bibb Home Sweet Home South Memphis String Band Last Train to Bluesville The Nighthawks You Can Always Turn Around Lucky Peterson Acoustic Artist of the Year Doug MacLeod Eric Bibb Guy Davis John Hammond Paul [...]
The Pocono Blues Festival has been canceled and the promoter, Michael Cloeren, has been let go. The 2011 festival would have been the twentieth Pocono Blues Festival. Read what the company says on our Blues News page.
Our own Sully gives us an introduction to this year’s Grammy nominations in the blues categories. Check out who is nominated for the highest award in music.
STEVE & JEFF SIMON PRESENT ANOTHER AMAZING & HISTORIC BLUES EVENT Steve & Jeff Simon and Radio Woodstock will present BLUESTOCK 2011, a major 3-day Blues festival featuring top Blues artists at Hunter Mountain Ski Center over the weekend of August 26th, 2011. BLUESTOCK 2011 will be a mega-Blues event bringing together a wide [...]
The Blues Foundation Keeps the Blues Alive With Its 30th Annual Awards Ceremony in Memphis this February Honorees Include Key Movers from Around the Globe [For Immediate Release November 9, 2011] Memphis, TN – On the heels of achieving its all-time high membership (quickly approaching 4,000 total), The Blues Foundation will honor 21 individuals [...]