Month: December 2011

The Blues Foundation: HART Fund, helping out year round.

The Blues Foundation does more than promote the Blues, run the Blues Music Awards and the International Blues Challenge. It’s charitable arm reaches deep into the community and helps those folks who make their living in the blues when they need it the most. We caught up with Ricky Stevens who works with the HART […]

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Hubert Sumlin Tribute; Rest In Peace Good Sir.

A Hubert Sumlin Memorial Tribute and Benefit Jam was held Tues., Dec. 13th at Fitzgerald’s, a landmark Chicago Blues venue, which had a fantastic turnout from the Blues community! Blues artists, Blues fans, friends and relatives of Hubert Sumlin attending shared their talents and memories of the sorely missed Blues great Hubert Sumlin. Key to […]

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2012 – 33rd Blues Music Awards

The Blues Foundation will present the 33rd Blues Music Awards on May 10, 2012 at the Cook Convention Center in downtown Memphis, Tennessee. Performers, industry representatives and fans from around the globe gathered to celebrate the best in Blues recording and performance from 2009. The Blues Music Awards are universally recognized as the highest honor […]

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