Friends of the Blues

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…

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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 October LRBC was not the only thing going on the final weekend of October. In Chicago at Buddy Guy’s Legends they held the Blues Blast Music Awards. These awards are voted on by the fans and then handed out in a gala event put on by BluesBlast Magazine. I so wanted to be there – but as…

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