8.29 Des Moines Blues and Beer, Pyramid Tomato Fight
Eric Clapton Remembers B.B. King: 'He Was a Beacon' for Blues Fans“He was a beacon for all of us who love this kind of music."
8.23 - 8.24 Evergreen Fair, Poverty Bay Blues & Brews, National Parks
Tonight's JACKtivity: Bring in Mardi Gras With a Little Blues
B.B. King At B.B. Kings In NYC: The Thrill – Not Gone!When B.B.’s left hand jumps to grab his guitar Lucille and plays a few notes, the decades melt away. Also melting: women, who screamed with each note. Add to that list: any guitar player, male or female, in the room. All of who were well aware that the way they play their instrument was influenced by what the man on the stage was doing, decades ago. So it’s a privilege to see that man still doing it today.
How Buddy Guy Got Obama Onstage To Sing 'Sweet Home Chicago' (VIDEO)On February 21, Buddy Guy was part of a group of musicians who performed at the White House as part of a salute to blues music. While Mick Jagger passed the mic off to Obama that night, it was Guy who convinced the president to perform with the group for "Sweet Home Chicago."
Legendary Blues And R&B Singer Etta James Passes Away At 73
Free MP3 Of The Day: George Thorogood & The Destroyers, "Going Back"
Tracing The History Of "Black Betty" - From A Southern State Prison To The Superbowl
Video: Gregg Allman On A&E's "Private Sessions"
Mashup Of The Day: Metallica Meets Smooth Jazz