December 2011

So with this, our second annual tribute to the releases that we have received at Blues411, and other stuff as deemed appropriate, we salute those artists, friends and fans who have made our second year better than I ever expected. Thank you all. Last year we sat back and poured a Jameson’s, this year we…

Read More Blues411 ‘The Jimi Awards’ for 2011.

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…

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

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…

Read More Hubert Sumlin Tribute; Rest In Peace Good Sir.

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…

Read More 2012 – 33rd Blues Music Awards