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NEWS: The Blues Foundation names Blues Hall of Fame 2020 inductees: Bettye LaVette, Syl Johnson, Victoria Spivey, Eddie Boyd, George Smith, Billy Branch, Ralph Peer, and more!

This post was originally published on December 19, 2020. The 2020 Class of Inductees will be formally inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in conjunction with the 2022 honorees at the upcoming ceremony [...]

December 9th, 2019|

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 [...]

April 18th, 2019|

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 [...]

March 1st, 2019|

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 [...]

February 4th, 2019|

The Blues Foundation announces the recipients of 2019’s prestigious Keeping The Blues Alive Awards!

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 [...]

November 13th, 2018|
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