SHEMEKIA COPELAND, MIKE WELCH, AND MICHAEL LEDBETTER SCORED BIG AT THE BLUES FOUNDATION’S 40TH ANNUAL BLUES MUSIC AWARDS First-time winners Ben Harper and Sugaray Rayford joined veteran BMA honorees Buddy Guy and Marcia Ball [...]
NEWS: Blues Music Awards Week schedule announced, kicking off May 8th in Memphis. BMA Awards Ceremony, Blues Hall of Fame Induction gala and more!
BLUES MUSIC’S PAST AND PRESENT GREATS WILL BE CELEBRATED DURING BLUES MUSIC AWARDS WEEK, KICKING OFF MAY 8 IN MEMPHIS The BMA Awards Ceremony and Blues Hall of Fame Induction Gala highlight the Blues [...]
THE QUEEN OF SOUL, THE COUNT, AND THE UNCROWNED QUEEN OF THE BLUES ARE AMONG THE MUSIC ROYALTY BEING WELCOMED INTO THE BLUES HALL OF FAME ON MAY 8
Pee Wee Crayton, Moe Asch, and Booker T. & the MG’s join Aretha Franklin, Count Basie, and Ida Cox in The Blues Foundation’s 40th Blues Hall of Fame induction class, which also honors historic [...]
The Blues Foundation’s 35th International Blues Challenge winners announced; more than 200 artists competed in Memphis Jan. 22-26.
THE BLUES FOUNDATION CROWNS MS. HY-C & FRESH START AS BEST BAND AND JON SHAIN AS BEST SOLO/DUO ACT AT THE 35th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL BLUES CHALLENGE More than 200 acts performed in Memphis [...]
40TH BLUES MUSIC AWARDS ANNOUNCED BUDDY GUY, BILLY F GIBBONS, BOBBY RUSH, CANDI STATON, AND BEN HARPER ARE AMONG THE DISTINGUISHED, DIVERSE GROUP OF NOMINEES TO BE CELEBRATED AT THE 40th ANNUAL BLUES [...]
THE BLUES FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES THE RECIPIENTS OF 2019’s PRESTIGIOUS “KEEPING THE BLUES ALIVE” AWARDS The eleven honorees will be feted at the KBA Awards event to be held during the 35th International Blues Challenge taking place [...]
UpperWest Music Group Presents ACROSS THE GREAT DIVIDE A Benefit Concert for The Americana Music Association & The Blues Foundation at The Ace Theatre in Los Angeles on Friday, October 19 [...]
Blues Music Awards winners announced! TAJMO COLLABORATORS TAJ MAHAL AND KEB’ MO’ TEAM UP AGAIN TO WIN SEVEN AWARDS COMBINED AT THE BLUES FOUNDATION’S 39TH ANNUAL BLUES MUSIC AWARDS Rick Estrin scored a trio [...]
The sounds, and the stars, of the blues rule Memphis when Blues Music Week kicks off on May 8. MEMPHIS, Tenn. — There has never been a Blues Music Week quite like [...]
NEWS: THE BLUES HALL OF FAME WELCOMES ROEBUCK “POPS” STAPLES, SAM LAY, MAMIE SMITH, GEORGIA TOM DORSEY AND THE ACES AS ITS NEWEST MEMBERS ON MAY 9 AT THE BLUES FOUNDATION’S 39TH ANNUAL INDUCTION CEREMONY
Historic recordings by Ma Rainey, B.B. King, Joe Turner, Bo Diddley, Albert King, and Booker T. & the MG’s will also be recognized with Hall of Fame induction. MEMPHIS, Tenn. — [...]