The creator of what came to be known as the surf rock style, he is best remembered for his 1962 single 'Misirlou,' later featured in 'Pulp Fiction.'
Sir Cliff Richard was also confirmed for the high-profile London festival last month.
The blues figurehead, who has co-produced 'Nobody Told Me,' will be 85 by the time of its February 2019 release.
A selection of pithy and poignant quotations from the career of a founding father of rock’n’roll.
Rush became one of the key exponents of Chicago's 'West Side' sound and influenced generations of players in the process.
These artists may be young in age but in blues years, they’re old souls. Here are just a few of the young artists keeping the blues alive.
John Mayall guests on We're All In This Together, out on 1 September 2017 by the former member of Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Walter Trout.
2017 Peach Music Festival in Scranton, Pennsylvania is scheduled to include all-star tributes to late Allman Brothers founders Gregg Allman, Butch Trucks
The winners of North America's 38th Blues Music Awards have been announced, including Joe Bonamassa, Mavis Staples and Kenny Neal
Cotton also collaborated with a remarkable array of stars of both rock and blues, including Janis Joplin, Led Zeppelin and B.B. King.
Eric Bibb, Bobby Rush, William Bell and Joe Bonamassa are among the artists in the 38th Blues Music Award Nominees.
The all-star tribute event Icon: The Life and Legacy of B.B. King, honouring one of the greatest names in blues history, will be staged on 1 September.
Bobby Rush, now 82 and one of the great names in southern funk-blues, has signed to Rounder and will release the album Porcupine Meat on 16 September.
Next year's third edition of the Keeping The Blues Alive At Sea “floating music festival,” co-presented by Joe Bonamassa, will feature Gregg Allman.
In this episode of uDTV, Kylie Olsson interviews Jaren, Kelby & Neil from The Cadillac Three and the band plays a superb live set in Abbey Road's Studio 3.