Generation Blues applications are due April 1, 2011. This scholarship program allows qualified applicants under the age of 25 to study their instrument of choice at reputable camps, seminars and workshop programs. For more information and to access an application, click here
The Blues Foundation has announced the 2011 inductees for the Blues Hall of Fame, including soulful singer/songwriter/guitarist Robert Cray
, whose immense popularity helped jump start a contemporary blues scene; one of the worldÃ¢Â€Â™s premier acoustic blues artists, singer, guitarist, and harpist John Hammond
; singer/songwriter Denise LaSalle
, who, since her first hit, "Trapped By A Thing Called Love" in 1971, has reigned as the Queen of Soul Blues; Big Maybelle
, whose ...
IBC acts weren't the only blues men and women in Memphis for the International Blues Challenge this year. There was some networking going on! Check out the names of these IBC fans in attendance: Barbara Blue, Eden Brent, Spencer Bohren,Sean Carney, Rich Del Grosso, Theodis Ealey, Zac Harmon, Phil Gates, Billy Gibson, Anthony Gomes, Homemade Jamz Band, Chris James & Patrick Rynn, Colin Linden, Doug MacLeod, Janiva Magness, John Nemeth, Lee Oskar, Jonn Richardson, Shakura S'Aida, Kirsten Thien, ...