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. — [...]
NEWS: Winners of International Blues Challenge announced: Kevin “B.F.” Burt, the Keeshea Pratt Band, and more
KEVIN “B.F.” BURT PICKS UP A TRIO OF VICTORIES AND THE KEESHEA PRATT BAND EARNS BEST BAND HONORS AT THE 34th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL BLUES CHALLENGE Artur Menezes, Daniel Eriksen, Fuzzy Jeffries, [...]
BREAKING: 2018 Blues Music Award nominees announced: Taj Mahal, Mavis Staples, Keb’ Mo’, N. Mississippi Allstars among nominees.
TAJ MAHAL, KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD, ROBERT CRAY, NORTH MISSISSIPPI ALL-STARS, MAVIS STAPLES AND KEB’ MO’ NUMBER AMONG THE NOMINEES FOR THIS YEAR’S BLUES MUSIC AWARDS Winners will be announced at the Blues Foundation’s [...]
LITTLE STEVEN VAN ZANDT AND JOHN OATES JOIN MUSICIANS AND FANS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE FOR THE 34TH INTERNATIONAL BLUES CHALLENGE
Memphis will be alive with the blues January 16-20 when The Blues Foundation hosts its annual summit MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Blues Foundation’s 34th annual International Blues Challenge definitely [...]
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Blues Foundation’s 34th Annual International Blues Challenge (IBC) will be held in Memphis, Tenn. along historic Beale Street beginning Tuesday, January 16, 2018. The event will [...]
Blues’ Biggest Night! Joe Bonamassa, Bobby Rush, Curtis Salgado, and The Tedeschi Trucks Band grab multiple wins at The Blues Foundation’s 38th Annual Blues Music Awards!
Photo by Brian Anderson MEMPHIS, Tenn. — An amazing gathering of musicians joined music business professionals and devoted fans on May 11 to honor the best [...]