Named one of the greatest guitarists of all time by Rolling Stone, the iconic blues man won 15 Grammys and...
The Music of Cream, featuring members of the blues-rock band's dynasty with special guests, will tour in Australia and New Zealand in May and June 2017.
Louis Armstrong moved to New York in 1924 and began working as a session musician for Blues Divas like Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey and Clara Smith
Eric Clapton started his 2017 live schedule with two warmly-received shows at New York's Madison Square Garden, on 19/20 March, 2017.
Cotton also collaborated with a remarkable array of stars of both rock and blues, including Janis Joplin, Led Zeppelin and B.B. King.
Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady rolled back the years with an electric performance at the Fillmore in San Francisco by Jefferson Airplane “spinoff” Hot Tuna.
To kick off the centennial celebrations of a blues titan's birth, the compilation Whiskey & Wimmen: John Lee Hooker’s Finest will be released on 31 March.
A new production of The Devil's Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith has had its US west coast premiere.
The first appearance on the R&B countdown of the Mississippi blues original came on 5 March 1955.
John Mayall has announced a 36-date UK tour of autumn 2017, starting 17 October in Crawley and ending in Folkestone on 26 November.
John Mayall and his band are continuing their extensive 2017 touring schedule, as plaudits mount for the blues godfather's new Talk About That album.
A career-spanning documentary about the life and times of Eric Clapton is in production, as the guitar giant posts an instrumental tribute to John Wetton.
Bo Diddley could be honoured with a highway in his name, close to his Mississippi birthplace.
‘Sun Records’ tells the tale of the famous foursome of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Sun Records founder, Sam Phillips.
The Blues – Why It Hurts So Good by Dr. Marie Trout, wife and manager of Walter Trout, is published on 3 February and has been acclaimed by John Mayall.
Little Walter recorded Blue and Lonesome in 1959; it would prove to be the inspiration for The Rolling Stones album of blues classics.