Canceled amid COVID-19, the legendary festival celebrates its 54th year with 16 nights of full, streaming concerts from its vaults.
The new Blues Hall of Fame in Memphis opened last Friday (8), after the 36th Blues Music Awards the night before, in front of a sellout crowd of 1500.
The legacy of Robert Johnson is rich and diverse and without his music the blues and rock music in the 20th century would have been far less rich
Discover which blues albums have made it onto our list of 100 greatest blues albums ever, compiled from the internet, magazines and sheer will power!
Def Leppard lead guitarist Phil Collen has formed a new blues band, Delta Deep, whose first album has Joe Elliott, David Coverdale and Paul Cook guesting.
The Blues Hall of Fame is all set to open in Memphis on May 8, with the finishing touches being applied to the long-awaited new facility at 421 Main Street.
He’s the man that played a huge role in helping to shape rock music and in particular the influence of the blues on a whole generation of young British musicians.
‘Bessie,’ the HBO movie starring Queen Latifah as Bessie Smith, will air on the network on May 16, and we have the trailer for it here.
We’re delighted to report that blues titan B.B. King is recovering well after another spell in hospital, and has thanked his fans for their good wishes.
Recordings of the Bluesbreakers line-up of 1967 will be released with the blessing of John Mayall, after being discovered on a fan’s reel-to-reel tapes.
Seasick Steve’s ‘Sonic Soul Surfer’ has debuted at No. 4 in the UK. Watch the creation of ‘Seasick Morph,’ a specially made Aardman model of him.
We’ve pulled together 20 quotes by Louis Armstrong that tell you a lot about himself and his life. Discover the best quotes from Louis Armstrong.
The Blues are all about the individual; at one with their music & feelings, and no better does a guitarist who feels every nuance of the blues.
Hozier will follow the global success of ‘Take Me To Church’ with new UK single ‘Someone New’ on May 11. Watch the video starring Natalie Dormer here.
All across America, in the years after World War 2, radio began taking on an ever greater importance to the music business.
Eric Clapton and Little Richard will be inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame, in conjunction with the 36th Blues Music Awards, on May 7 in Memphis.