The bags were finally packed. The winter weather was cold and snowy. The plane tickets were in hand. Destination: Blues Cruise extraordinaire a.k.a. Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise. The messages were numerous. The cruisers build the excitement for weeks in advance to keep everyone in the “loop” of what is about to unfold. The blues [...]
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Travel the Blues Highway to immerse yourself in the deep history of the blues.
James Brown in historical Augusta, GA American Blues News does have blues news for you! Augusta is the home of the legendary James Brown. You could do a complete James Brown tour when you are in the area! Here are some things for you to see. It should not be a surprise to you that [...]
> (Memphis, Tennessee) As throngs come to Memphis from all over the world for the truly awesome International Blues Challenge, one question is oft heard, “What’s the best place to eat?” As a gourmand and professional trencherman, it is incumbent upon me to attempt to guide my fellow blues players, fans and enthusiasts. If you [...]
For those of you that want to get better at playing the blues, I have just the place for you. For one solid week there is a small campus in Elkins, West Virginia where the blues goes on 24 x 7 for one solid week. This year blues week takes place from July 12 to [...]