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This weekend September 23rd is the late Ray Charles’s Birthday.  We’re going to hear a lot of Ray Charles.  September 28th is the late KoKo Taylor’s Birthday.  We hear a Fast Track Blues Sound Bite from her.  This is a funny story.  The BluesWord of the Week has to do with Hair Styles.  You got to hear it…. Talking about a Throw Back… The Blues Email of the Week is from a Real Doctor that did not like what I conveyed to an emailer from last week.  Bring it on Doc….And throughout the show, we’ll let you know Where They At….Where They At.  Of course, we’ll play the absolute best in Blues and Southern Soul.  Join R-R-Rojene Bailey for BluesTime In The City Where we give you the Blues without giving you the Blues…..This Weekend…


THE BLUESNEWS FROM THE WORLD OF THE BLUESBLUES
FOR THE WEEKEND OF SEPTEMBER 15-16, 2018

It is time for the BluesNews from the World of the BluesBlues for the weekend of September 15-16….2018

The International Blues Challenge Competition will take place in January in Memphis Tennessee…January 22-26 to be exact…It’s put on by the Blues Foundation out of Memphis.  This is where they will have hundreds of Bands from all over the globe competing to see who is the best.  Most bands are sponsored by local Blues Society who stage their own challenges, and the winner of the local challenge move on to Memphis to compete in the big one….. I don’t know exactly what you win, but I do know you get bragging rights for a full year.  If you want to enter your Band, we have a link on the BluesTimeInTheCity.com news page with all of the information.  This is really big, and there are some great bands there.
https://blues.org/international-blues-challenge/#winners

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We talked with The Executive Director of the B.B. King Museum in Indianola Mississippi in the first hour, Malika Pope Lee….This weekend is B.B. King’s Birthday weekend….We asked Ms Pope Lee, what should one expect when they visit the Museum…

(Malika Pope Lee Audio Interview-Go To www.bluestimeinthecity.com)

….Lots of stuff to do and see at the B.B. King Museum… Thank you Ms Malika Pope Lee….Great place for the entire family to visit……

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And that my friends is the BluesNews From The World of the BluesBlues for the Weekend of September 15-16, 2018……

Ro’s Friends