In April of 2010, Robert, Bobby, Alberta, Delouse, and Patricia gathered at the home of their parents, Raymond and Joella Walker to make a recording with Michael Reilly.
Cedric was born and raised in Holly Springs, Mississippi. At the young age of 13, he began touring around the world playing drums with his grandfather, North Mississippi blues legend R.L.
James "Super Chikan" Johnson is a Blues Music Award winning American blues musician, artist and guitar maker based in Clarksdale, Mississippi.
Memphis goes to Nashville for the weekend!
The “Memphis Picnic” at 2017 Americana Fest featuring:
The creator of a singular sound which he dubbed "folk-funk," multi-instrumentalist Bobby Rush was among the most colorful characters on the contemporary chitlin circuit, honing a uniqu
Booker T. Washington White, "Bukka White"
(1900s, presumably 1905 - February 26, 1977)
The Blues Music Awards are presented by the Blues Foundation, a non-profit organization set up to foster the blues and its heritage. More info »
The Blues Foundation's annual IBC has evolved into the nation's biggest and most respected showcase for blues musicians ready to take their act to the n More info »
This week on Beale Street Caravan we visit Ellis Grove Baptist Church in Memphis to experience a night of traditional gospel music featuring The Nonconnah Male Choir, The Hunters Chapel Singers, More info »
AJ Ghent is carrying the instrument, and the soul, of those who came before him –but in a most modern way. More info »
If American old-time music is about taking earlier, simpler ways of life and music-making as one’s model, Abigail Washburn has proven herself to be a bracing revelation to that tradition. More info »
Cynthia Ham, President
Regena Bearden, Vice President
John Pontius, Treasurer
Elizabeth Montgomery Brown, Secretary
Ward Archer, Past President
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