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Musical cross-pollination creates unique and rare artists. On their new release Alive, Sister Lucille presents a potent collection of original modern blues. It’s powerfully delivered with a soulful twang, a mighty rhythm section and sublime guitar work. Sister Lucille features the wedded duo of Kimberly Dill and Jamie Holdren. When they got together their musical worlds collided in a fusion of Country, rock and blues. Alive encompasses the entire band’s influences in American roots music, which include; blues, Country, rock, soul and funk. Sister Lucille has put together a strong and playful set of fresh blues rockers with a little…

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Old Time Used to Be Cleopatra Records Announces June 5 Release of New Album, Blues Comin’ On by Blues Veteran Joe Louis Walker — New Single Out Today — Artist: Joe Louis Walker Title: Blues Comin’ On Single: “Old Time Used To Be” Label: Cleopatra Blues Los Angeles, CA, April 9, 2020 — Soulful blues phenom and Blues Hall of Fame inductee Joe Louis Walker is joined by a host of talented friends and peers on his superb new studio album, Blues Comin’ On. The album features guest performances by fellow blues icons Keb’ Mo’, Eric Gales, and Albert Lee, plus Detroit soul…

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Here’s a new tool in the fight against hunger for the Blues Against Hunger Society’s (BAHS) mission to “give hunger the blues.” BAHS is offering you a chance to win a brand-new Epiphone Slash AFD (Appetite for Destruction) Les Paul Special II signed by Axl Rose, Duff McKagan, and Slash from Guns N ‘Roses (GNR). The guitar has a mahogany body and neck with an Appetite Amber finish over a AAA-grade flame maple top and a Slash “Snakepit” logo on the headstock. It comes with a soft case, cable, and custom picks. You can find more guitar details at the…

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(or however long this lasts) (CLARKSDALE, MS) – Clarksdale welcomes people who travel from all over the world to the Mississippi Delta, the birthplace of the blues. Our downtown has a rich tapestry of venues where you can hear the blues live – all 365 nights a year. As people stop traveling and we work to keep our community safe from the coronavirus, we’re creating new ways of staying connected and keeping the blues alive. ​Introducing… “Live From Clarksdale”   ​Many venues will continue to host live blues.  They’re just taking the watch party online. When venues can’t host live music…

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How COVID-19 is affecting aging roots and blues artists living in poverty & what nonprofit is doing to help. In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, a generous team of Music Maker supporters pledged to match all gifts, dollar for dollar up to $60,000. That’s $120k for musicians in need. Since 1994, Music Maker Relief Foundation (MMRF) has helped over 500 musicians and has been featured on ABC, PBS NewsHour, NPR Weekend Edition, and many more. Through its sustenance program, elderly roots musicians living in poverty are given critical support in the way of monthly grants and emergency funding when needed, all…

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