The five-times Grammy winning blues man joins a stellar line-up which also includes Van Morrison, Steve Miller Band and Raphael Saadiq.
The blues-soul-rock veteran will combine new songs with covers and some notable guest musicians.
The night's big winners were two blues giants Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo' who won Album of the year for their collaborative album Tajmo.
The former Rolling Stone's Rhythm Kings release an album of outtakes, and he has also named a favourite Dire Straits song.
George Benson, Robert Cray and Dame Cleo Laine were among the roll call of stars receiving honours at the 2018 Jazz FM Awards in London.
The venue hosted Aretha Franklin, James Brown and other greats.
The 1951 instrument, given to him by his brother Jimmie, has a new, unnamed home.
Pioneering blues star Sister Rosetta Tharpe's legendary Decca and Verve catalogue is to be made available to stream and download for the first time.
A new agreement between the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) and curator MajikBus unlocks treasures by Muddy Waters, Johnny Cash and many more.
Blues, roots and R&B legend Ry Cooder has shared the title song from his forthcoming album 'The Prodigal Son' and announced US Tour dates.
A new exhibition Celebrating John Lee Hooker, King Of The Boogie, is set to open at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles on 29 March
The first solo album for six years by the enduringly influential Ry Cooder, The Prodigal Son, will be released by Fantasy Records on 11 May 2018.
Powerhouse blues-rock favourites George Thorogood & The Destroyers will be honoured with three special vinyl LP releases from Capitol/UMe on 30 March 2018.
A comprehensive new reissue campaign is set to bring Rory Gallagher's entire solo catalogue back onto 180g vinyl and CD in March 2018.
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